Voice of the Industry

DIY beauty trend hits Germany

DIY beauty trend hits Germany

By Lucy Whitehouse

With DIY beauty now regularly called out as a rising trend for the industry, we catch up with one company making strides in this area.

Makeup in Paris opens next month

Makeup in Paris opens next month

By Lucy Whitehouse

A month ahead of this year’s edition of the Makeup in Paris trade show, we take a look at some of the highlights planned for the event.

ECHA’s REACH 2018 spring school happening now

ECHA’s REACH 2018 spring school happening now

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ahead of the REACH chemicals registration deadline in the EU in May next year, the European Chemicals Agency is running a series of interactive webinars to help prepare industry players this week.

DIY beauty trend: a closer look

DIY beauty trend: a closer look

By Lucy Whitehouse

DIY beauty has been in the spotlight lately, and now Google as picked it out as one of four key trends for the industry to watch.

in-cosmetics Global: UK return proves a strong success

in-cosmetics Global: UK return proves a strong success

By Lucy Whitehouse

This year’s in-cosmetics Global personal care ingredients event hosted 8,784 industry professionals, showcasing 100s of new product launches alongside over 130 hours of educational sessions, the event’s organisers confirm.

Mintel analysis on consumer trust in Europe

Mintel analysis on consumer trust in Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

The latest consumer research from Mintel suggests that deteriorating engagement with politics and the media is having a knock-on negative effect on consumer trust in FMCGs companies in Europe.

Focus on South Korea by COSMED: changes in cosmetic categories

Focus on South Korea by COSMED: changes in cosmetic categories

By Marie Magnan, Cosmed Regulatory Affairs Manager.

In this guest article, COSMED, the professional association of the cosmetic industry in France, takes a look at Korea’s impact onto cosmetics categories and how regulation works in the country.

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

By Lucy Whitehouse

The start of this month saw London play host to this year’s edition of in-cosmetics Global, a leading industry trade show bringing together professionals from across the supply chain. Here, we review the highlights from the European region.

Online vs. in-store: Battle of beauty retail (Part 2)

Online vs. in-store: Battle of beauty retail (Part 2)

By Sean Singleton, Managing Director, Your Favourite Story

In these guest articles, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Sean Singleton, Managing Director at digital agency Your Favourite Story, explains how brands can use digital to launch their beauty products effectively. Here, he takes a look...

Customisation and cosmetics – the changing game of make-up

in-cosmetics Global special

Customisation and cosmetics – the changing game of make-up

By Belinda Carli, Director, The Institute of Personal Care Science

In this guest article, ahead of the in-cosmetics Global show next month, Belinda Carli of the Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals what consumers are really looking for when it comes to customisation.

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

L’Oreal wins recognition for gender diversity

By Lucy Whitehouse

L’Oréal has received a Grand Prize for gender diversity, picked out as a winner of the first Gender Diversity Awards to be held by Ethics & Boards and the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable (ICR).

SPIM industry event hosts successful 5th edition

SPIM industry event hosts successful 5th edition

By Lucy Whitehouse

Skin Physiology International Meeting (SPIM) held its 5th edition last month in France, a two day event that looked at the ongoing advances being seen in skin research.

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

5 top functional ingredient launches of 2016

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

2016 was a year that saw an increased focus on fast-to-market formulations, continued growth of the natural sector and a huge explosion in interest in the sensory aspects of a formulation. So… what functional ingredients have caught formulators attention...

Lush pledges to defend digital rights

Lush pledges to defend digital rights

By Lucy Whitehouse

Beauty brand Lush has announced it is joining forces with digital rights organisation, Access Now, in its global campaign to oppose government ordered internet shutdowns.

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

By Lucy Whitehouse

Industry formulators should not create parity products to be in line with their competitors, but instead should strive to create ‘products of the future’, according to an industry leader.

Beiersdorf on male grooming retail

Beiersdorf on how to retail to men

By Lucy Whitehouse

Beiersdorf has spoken of its approach to retailing personal care products to men, as the male grooming category continues to develop.

Inolex appoints new global head of sales

Inolex appoints new global head of sales

By Lucy Whitehouse

Independent, global cosmetics ingredient company Inolex has announced the appointment of Arthur (Art) Knox to take on the role of vice president and global head of personal care sales.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars