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Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part II

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

By Simon Pitman

Regenerative agriculture is slowly making inroads into the consumer mindset but still remains a mystery to most. To get to grips with the concept this article takes a look at the most important element: the soil.

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

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Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

By Deanna Utroske

At Cosmoprof North America last week, Molly Nover-Baker, beauty director at Pour Moi Skincare, sat down with Cosmetics Design editor Deanna Utroske to discuss the brand’s content-forward approach, the importance of accessible consumer education, upcoming...

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Special Newsletter: NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joel Mantelin, global marketing manager for biofunctionals at Ashland Specialty Ingredients at the recent NYSCC Suppliers' Day to find out more about the company's latest ingredient launches, including a new stem cell based...

Ashland showcases its sustainable aloe vera sourcing in Mexico

Special Newsletter: NYSCC Suppliers Day

Ashland showcases its sustainable aloe vera sourcing in Mexico

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joe Torella, vice president, skin care and business intelligence, Ashland to find out more about the company's very interesting sustainable aloe vera sourcing project in Mexico.

Genomatica debuts bio-based butylene glycol at in-cosmetics global

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Genomatica debuts bio-based butylene glycol at in-cosmetics global

By Deanna Utroske

At the 2018 in-cosmetics global event in Amsterdam, Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske spoke with Lisa Kennedy, Director of Business Development at biotech development company Genomatica, about their first personal care ingredient.

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

Beauty Trends 2018

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in each of the three regions we cover - Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Be sure to watch this video so you can clue into what to expect in 2018 and stay one step ahead...

BKolor Makeup & Skincare scoops Cosmoprof Asia prize

BKolor Makeup & Skincare scoops Cosmoprof Asia prize

By Simon Pitman

BKolor Makeup & Skincare won the top prize for the Compack Asia awards in the skin care category for a product offering that company founder Mario De Luigi refers to as a "magic product". Cosmetics Design caught up with the company boss...

Cosmopack Asia director discusses show highlights

Cosmopack Asia director discusses show

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmopack Asia show director Rossano Bozzi to find out about all the developments at the expanded packaging event, held in Hong Kong recently. This year's innovations included a full make-up compact production line,...

Formulation Lab Challenge winner, Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive wins in-cosmetics NA Formulation Lab Challenge 2017

By Simon Pitman

Four of the biggest beauty players in the market took up on this year's in-cosmetics North America Formulation Challenge. The four teams were Estée Lauder, Unilever, Shiseido and Colgate-Palmolive, The four teams fought a keen battle during the 90-minutes...

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

Trends Update: A conversation with Stylus  at Cosmoprof NA

Trends Update: A conversation with Stylus

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview from Cosmoprof North America, Shannon Davenport, head of US advisory at Stylus, talks with Cosmetics Design senior correspondent Deanna Utroske about next-generation packaging, the trend toward minimal packaging design and clean...

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Cosmoprof North America marketing director Daniela Ciocan to find out more about what was new at the show this year and to learn a bit more about the event's focus on cosmetic and personal care packaging.

Dow unveils massive formulation pipeline following merger

Dow unveils massive formulation pipeline following merger

By Simon Pitman

Following the merger of Dow Chemical and Dow Corning the companies have now combined their research and development capabilities to highlight its "innovation powerhouse'. In this video interview Stephanie Sandrock-Benaud explains how this led...

DSM launches focus on different aspects of skin care

DSM launches focus on different aspects of skin care

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with DSM's new head of marketing and innovation to find out about the company's new skin care launches, which focus on taking UV filters to the next level, a new active ingredient and a concept targeting blue light. 

New DNA-based technology ensures formulation integrity

New DNA-based technology ensures formulation integrity

By Simon Pitman

At the recent in-cosmetics Global, we caught up with Barbara Brockway, who explained about how the latest technology from Applied DNA Sciences can be used to ensure formulation integrity throughout the supply chain. Brockway is director of personal care...

The best ingredient launches from in-cosmetics Global

in-cosmetics Global

The best ingredient launches from in-cosmetics Global

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Belinda Carli, director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, to find out about the most interesting launches at the event, as well as the milestone that her school has now reached.

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

By Simon Pitman

Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and...

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to clue in on the categories where we most want to see more submissions....

Beraca launches a pequi-based ingredient for curly hair

Beraca launches a pequi-based ingredient for curly hair

By Simon Pitman

Beraca got the attention of formulation professionals at the recent in-cosmetics Latin America event with the launch of a hair smoothing ingredient that is sourced from the Amazon. The company's research and development expert Juliana Tibero Checon...

Mintel analyst identifies the next generation skin care formulations

Mintel analyst identifies the next generation skin care formulations

By Simon Pitman

At the recent in-cosmeticss Latin America event, Cosmetics Design caught up with Mintel analyst Vivienne Rudd who, among several key trends, identified how the next generation of skin care products is shaping up to be light in texture and ulta-hydrating,...

Dow Chemical highlights the importance of customization

Dow Chemical highlights the importance of customization

By Simon Pitman

Alongside the all-defining sensorial and wellbeing trends, Dow Chemical's Thelma Bayout spoke to Cosmetics Design at the recent in-cosmetics Latin America about how customization is also playing a significant part in formulation development at the...

Skinny & Co director gives the low-down on the coconut oil craze

Skinny & Co director gives the low-down on the coconut oil craze

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Monique Wallace, director of sales and partnerships at Skinny & Co, to find out all about the big trend for coconut oil. In this video interview Wallace talks about why consumers are buying it, how the company sources...

Vida Karamooz, CEO and founder of Blue Beautifly

Six years of research results in the Blue Beautifly skin care range

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Vida Karamooz, founder and CEO of Blue Beautifly. The idea for Blue Beautifly evolved from six years of research that included the study of ayurveda  medicine and herbalism, resulting in a line that is both sustainable...

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

By Michelle Yeomans

Exceedingly high-levels of competition in the beauty market means that staying one step ahead of future growth potential is vital. We spoke to Irina Barbalova of Euromonitor International to find out what to look for.

A look at TRI-K’s multifunctional anti-aging ingredient

CD Buzz: Fision WrinkleFix

A look at TRI-K’s multifunctional anti-aging ingredient

By Deanna Utroske

At in-cosmetics Paris, Elzbieta Kaprzyk, director of innovation, research, and development for the company, spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske about Fision WrinkleFix.

Presperse focuses on the growing optical trend

Presperse focuses on the growing optical trend

By Simon Pitman

The optical trend has evolved into a significant part of the skin care and colour cosmetics categories that continues to evolve to bring new effects for consumers, explains Heidi Lebel, marketing director at Presperse.

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