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...
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.
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...
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.
As the first ever in-cosmetics event in Latin America opened its doors in Sao Paulo, Brazil yesterday, the Cosmetics Design was there to capture the moment, bringing you some of the highlights in this photo gallery.
With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting and innovative emerging brands.
According to Mintel, there are many opportunities to drive sales in the mature shampoo/conditioner market, from more beauty-enhancing/functional men's shampoos to products featuring positive and aspirational benefits for older women.
The digital age is upon the beauty industry and will be a ‘game-changer’ according to the industry’s biggest cosmetics manufacturer, who has been driving forward following the launch of its Makeup Genius virtual mirror app earlier this year.
Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for beauty brands as it is visual, connects with the consumer, takes advantage of the power of the hashtag, and lets people see behind the scenes of some of...
According to market researcher Mintel, consumers are continually looking for ways to save time and growth opportunities for colour cosmetics products lie in creating products which are quicker and easier to use to appeal to modern women.