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Cosmoprof Asia 2016, in photos

Cosmoprof Asia 2016, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmoprof Asia 2016 event opened its doors in Hong Kong last week. And this year was the first for the "One Fair, Two Event Spaces" concept, which saw the exhibition expanding beyond the Hong Kong Exhibition and Conference Centre on Hong...

in-cosmetics 2016 Paris in pictures!

in-cosmetics 2016 Paris in pictures!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

With day one over and two yet to come of the in-cosmetics Paris trade show, take a look through this gallery at a snapshot of some of the highlights so far...

A sneak peek at some in-cosmetics ingredient launches

A sneak peek at some in-cosmetics ingredient launches

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

It is now less than a week until the doors open at the in-cosmetics event in Paris and with so many new products and concepts to see, we take a look at a small selection of the new ingredient launches at the show.

A pick of the latest colour cosmetics packs

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

A pick of the latest colour cosmetics packs

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

With so much choice in the colour cosmetics category and so many brands jostling for attention, it can be difficult to stand out. Here, market researcher Mintel has picked out its choice of some of the most innovating packs in category to browse through…

PCHi Shanghai 2016, in photos

PCHi Shanghai 2016, in photos

By Simon Pitman

PCHi 2016 opened its doors in Shanghai this month. The ninth edition of the event already demonstrated that preregistration was already well up on the previous Shanghai event two years ago. This gallery brings you some of the highlights from this still...

Pack Peek Gallery - February 2016

Pack Peek

Pack Peek Gallery - February 2016

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

There has been a whole host of new launches, innovations, awards and news from the cosmetics packaging world since the start of the year, and with some shows already under our belts, let’s take a look at the latest in this gallery...

Pack Peek: A new year, new packaging innovations gallery

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek: A new year, new packaging innovations gallery

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

So, a new year is upon us and as 2016 is under way, it’s time for a look at the latest news and innovations from the cosmetics packaging world. Flick through this gallery to have a peek at some of the latest news...

BASF launches its 2017 Colour Trends Collection

BASF launches its 2017 Colour Trends Collection

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Chemicals company BASF has announced its 2017 colour trends collection, this year focusing on four distinct beauty profiles based on cultural drivers as it looks to relate to a global marketplace.

Philip Kingsley trichologist debunks common hair care myths

Philip Kingsley trichologist debunks common hair care myths

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Many hair care myths are shared and passed on among people, and if this is done enough it can have the tendency to stick and then becomes perceived as fact. Consultant trichologist Zoë Passam debunks a few of the most common ones…

Laura Marshall Award for Innovation

Dispatches from SCS Formulate

Laura Marshall Award for Innovation

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

This year’s SCS Formulate event held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry showcased six of the latest cosmetic formulations all in with the hope of taking home the innovation award. Flick through this gallery for a rundown of the finalists and to see who won…

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

Take a look around in-cosmetics Asia 2015...

By Michelle Yeomans

The in-cosmetics Asia event was launched eight years ago, and here CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com reviews the event at the BITEC in Bangkok in this gallery. Take a look...

Pack Peek: Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 special

Pack Peek

Pack Peek: Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 special

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The Luxe Pack Monaco event is the perfect place to showcase the latest innovations and developments for many packaging suppliers. Flick through this gallery to look at a few selected pieces from the 2015 show...

Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 in pictures...

Luxe Pack Monaco 2015 in pictures...

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Luxe Pack Monaco took place last week (October 21-23) showcasing all the latest luxury packaging innovations. Why not flick through the gallery - if you weren't there it will give you an insight of what was on show, and if you were, did you see all...

Pack Peek Gallery: Autumn begins…

Pack Peek Gallery: Autumn begins…

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Summer is over and autumn is upon us, and with many packaging shows already taking place and more to come, it’s time for more news from the cosmetics packaging world. Flick through this gallery to have a peek at the latest news...

in-cosmetics 2015, in photos

Country Profile: Brazil

in-cosmetics 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics Brasil 2015 opened its doors in Sao Paulo yesterday. A bigger venue hosting more exhibitors and hoping to attract more visitors is what organizer Reed Exhibitions has put on for the second year, but it is challenging times in Brazil right...

EC deems three hair dye ingredients safe for cosmetics use

EC deems three hair dye ingredients safe for cosmetics use

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published Opinions on the safety of three hair dye ingredients, deeming all of them to be safe for use in cosmetics products.

Photoshop study shows perceptions of beauty around the world

Photoshop study shows perceptions of beauty around the world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A study commissioned by UK make-up retailer Superdrug asking female graphic designers around the world to Photoshop a female form by making her, in their opinion, more attractive to other citizens of their country has shown how different perceptions are...

Pack Peek August 2015 Gallery

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek August 2015 Gallery

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Summer is in full swing, and while we can all be forgiven for having a week or two off for holidays, it seems this does not stop the cosmetics packaging world from being as busy as ever. Flick through this gallery to have a peek at the latest news...

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015, in photos

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015 event closed its doors yesterday, wrapping up a highly successful event that proved to be a great promotional platform for the U.S. cosmetics industry thanks to the hard word of the Cosmoprof organizer team.

50 shades of lipsticks

Strap: Lip Colour of the Year

50 shades of lipsticks

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Heathrow airport has teamed up with World Duty Free and beauty expert Alice Hart-Davis to release the inaugural International Lipstick Colours of the Year Report, which reveals the lipstick looks people are wearing across the world, right now, and the...

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

Euromonitor insight

Southeast Asia's top 4 markets: how to tap into consumer purchasing power

By Michelle Yeomans

Euromonitor has revealed ASEAN's four largest markets – Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia to be key for multinationals looking to enter the AEC. This gallery compiles the firm's detailed insights into Southeast Asian consumers’...

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

Bernstein Analysis

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

In its recent report on the Global Beauty and Personal Care (B&PC) industry, Bernstein Research noticed an interesting occurrence of over- and under- performing at Beiersdorf, and while there is no alarming worry for the company at this stage, the...

How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

How YOU can navigate China's regulations on imported cosmetics

By Michelle Yeomans

In an effort to standardize cross-border e-commerce procedures, China's Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) is set to release detailed regulations for the industry. This Cosmetics Design gallery breaks down the...

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

Asia in Focus

Foam, gel and oil textures - Asia's new wave of formulations

By Michelle Yeomans

What makes cosmetics exciting today for both Asia's R&D formulators and consumers alike? Well, regional expert Florence Bernardin says layering textures, particularly in skin care products has been providing inspiration as well as the sensorial...

What’s hot and what’s not in UK beauty 2015

What’s hot and what’s not in UK beauty 2015

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Market researcher Mintel has released its British Lifestyles 2015: At the Intersection of Tradition and Globalisation report; and in it, has taken a look at the winners and losers for 2015 based on its data.

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

Asia in Focus

Futuristic beauty devices - like you've never seen!

By Michelle Yeomans

In Asia, massage has been traditionally deep rooted in beauty routines which has given modern day cosmetic players like Chanel, Dior and La Mer, food for thought when developing new age skin care devices for local markets.

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics has just closed its doors on the biggest and most eventful show in its 25 year history at the Fira Gran Via expo hall. And here we bring you some of the show highlights in our latest photo gallery.

A Shanghai supermarket. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

By Michelle Yeomans

As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets on the region alike, it can be tricky to know which product will...

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see...

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

Beards are a growing market in men’s grooming

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Last year the trend of facial hair seemed to take off and the beard is a ubiquitous sight on any busy high street across Europe and the US; and rather than hurting the men’s grooming sector, there is an opportunity for brands to target and capitalise...

Pack Peek gallery: A new year, new packs!

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek gallery: A new year, new packs!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The New Year celebrations already feel like a lifetime ago and 2015 is well underway, so it’s about time we took a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care,...

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

By Simon Pitman

Christmas and the holiday season can often seem like a license for the creatives in the cosmetics industry to let rip. And some of the launches highlighted in this special gallery from Mintel are certainly evidence of that.

Pack Peek: A look at the packaging news as the year ends

Pack Peek: A look at the packaging news as the year ends

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

As 2014 draws to a close we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see some of the final snippets...

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

Influenced by nature – natural ingredients in use today

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Natural skin care goes back thousands of years to when the Ancient Egyptians used treatments for a variety of skin conditions and with the category still being popular today, we take a look at some of the more popular naturally-derived ingredients and...

Sustainable Beauty Awards 2014 Winners

Sustainable Beauty Awards 2014 Winners

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Organic Monitor has announced the winners of its 2014 Sustainable Beauty Awards, giving recognition to organisations pushing the boundaries of sustainability in the beauty industry. Here we take a look at the victors as they collect their prizes.

What’s next from Japan?

The latest product innovations in Japan..

What’s next from Japan?

By Michelle Yeomans

Asia accounts for over 35% of the global natural and organic personal care market, and Japan is one of the major driving forces thanks to a change in consumption attitude. 

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