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Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

Beauty from Within 2010 conference is Monday

By Katie Bird and Shane Starling

The Beauty from Within conference, brought to you by CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and NutraIngredients.com, is only a week away and will uncover how you can get the most out of this emerging sector.

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

Special Edition : Beauty From Within

Nutricosmetics should be distributed as cosmetics products

By Katie Bird

In the first part of this nutricosmetics series, we explore why edible beauty is tipped for significant growth. But success will only be found if the products are associated with cosmetics brands and sold in selective distribution channels, according...

Dow Personal Care makes customer-centric pledge

Dow Personal Care makes customer-centric pledge

Lionel Genix, marketing director at Dow Personal Care spoke to CosmeticsDesign.com USA to outline how the company has redesigned its business strategy to focus on the customer, as well as outlining some of the company’s latest product launches.

Pushing for sustainable packaging should not bypass materials we already have

Dispatches from PCD Congress

Pushing for sustainable packaging should not bypass materials we already have

By Katie Bird

Highlighting resource use of the packaging and pushing for more recyclable materials might be a step in the right direction but we should not forget petrochemical-based materials that already exist and may have a better environmental profile than those...

Cosmetics Compact: Leafing through the benefits of green tea

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Cosmetics Compact: Leafing through the benefits of green tea

By Katie Bird

The antioxidant properties of green tea have lead many researchers to investigate its potential as an anti-aging ingredient, both for topical application and as a supplement. However, a new study suggests this might not be the miracle extract the world...

Unlocking the potential of social media in cosmetics

Unlocking the potential of social media in cosmetics

By Guy Montague-Jones

Social networking sites like Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook are all places where companies can open up a dialogue with their consumers, but according to innovation agency Maddock Douglas few cosmetics firms are taking full advantage of their marketing...

Organic ingredient launches only just starting to match marketing buzz

Dispatches from suppliers’ day

Organic ingredient launches only just starting to match marketing buzz

By Katie Bird

Organic alternatives to certain synthetic ingredients have been elusive. Peter Boncelet from Earth Supplied Products explains why organic cosmetics have yet to fully live up to the marketing hype but suggests that chemistry is starting to catch up.

Beauty goes 3D at in-cosmetics 2009 in Munich

Beauty goes 3D at in-cosmetics 2009 in Munich

The relationship between the worlds of beauty and architecture is the "in-focus" for this year’s in-cosmetics, set to open its doors in Munich, April 21. Parallels between food and beauty, and cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, are familiar, but...

Cosmetics Compact: Getting to the root of grey hair

Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: Getting to the root of grey hair

Cosmetics Compact brings you the highlights of the sites’ top science. This week we explore why hair turns grey and look at possible mechanisms to fight against the culprit hydrogen peroxide.

Bathroom energy drain sparks new product ideas

Bathroom energy drain sparks new product ideas

By Guy Montague-Jones

Above the buzz of conversation at the busy PCD Congress in Paris, CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Eric Scheid from Henkel to find out how studying the life-cycle of cosmetics can spark green product ideas into life. A shower gel starts life on the factory...

Soil Association defends anti-nanotech stance

Soil Association defends anti-nanotech stance

Soil Association has taken a stand against nanotechnology. Standards and Technical Director Francis Blake explains why the organic certifier said no to nano but is prepared to make exceptions.

Natrue head tackles natural certification

Natrue head tackles natural certification

Julie Tyrrell, the head of Natrue, explains why the Brussels-based lobby group decided to launch a natural cosmetics label onto an already crowded marketplace. Tyrrell also reveals the reasons behind Natrue’s break away from the talks on the harmonization...

Your latest Podcast from CosmeticsDesign

Your latest Podcast from CosmeticsDesign

By Katie Bird

Welcome to your latest news bulletin from CosmeticsDesign.com. In the next three minutes Katie Bird will take you through a distinctly green week in the world of cosmetics. The top stories include the new green chemistry bills in California alongside...

HBA event director discusses trade show highlights

HBA event director discusses trade show highlights

By Guy Montague-Jones

Welcome to your latest edition of PodCast News. On September 9 the cosmetics world will be descending on New York for the HBA Global Expo. In this four-minute bulletin Guy Montague-Jones from CosmeticDesign.com will interview the event director of HBA...

Latest PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

Latest PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

By Katie Bird

Welcome to your latest edition of PodCast News. In this four-minute bulletin hear why L'Oreal has been criticised for its latest hair dye advert, learn how half of all new sunscreen products fall short of full protection and unravel the mysteries...

First PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

First PodCast from CosmeticsDesign.com

By Guy Montague-Jones

Welcome to this first edition of PodCast News. In this four-minute bulletin, hear how cheaper brands are prospering as recessionary clouds gather, learn why a former L'Oreal USA executive believes his employers acted illegally and unwrap the challenges...

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