Videos

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

Dow Chemical focuses on multifunctionality and sensorial feel

By Simon Pitman

In this latest video interview with Dow Europe, Stéphanie Sandrock-Beunat, global beauty care strategic marketing manager, explains how the company's latest ingredient launches have been developed around the concept of providing, multi-functionality...

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

Brazil remains a market full of opportunities, says ABIHPEC exec

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Daniel Oliveira, of ABIHPEC's business intelligence unit, who explained that there are still big opportunities in the market for cosmetics and personal care, despite signs of the economy slowing down.

Kline reveals China and Brazil to influence specialty active trends

Kline reveals China and Brazil to influence specialty active trends

By Michelle Yeomans

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Nikola Matic industry manager at Kline stopped by Cosmetics Design's booth to discuss his presentation which focused on specialty actives and what markets we are likely to see innovation coming from next. 

SEPPIC discusses its move into the hair care category

SEPPIC discusses its move into the hair care category

By Simon Pitman

France-based specialty chemicals player SEPPIC is making the move into the hair care category. At the in-cosmetics event we spoke to Lucie Maisonneuve, product and market manager for the company's personal care unit, to find out about the company's...

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

In-cosmetics Hamburg traffic goes through the roof!

By Michelle Yeomans

At the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Cosmetics Design spoke to exhibition manager Cathy Laporte on day 2 about traffic numbers and what features of the show stood out for her this year.

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

In an exclusive interview at the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Beiersdorf R&D corporate director Andreas Clausen tells Cosmetics Design that conversing and sharing ideas with the industry is still leading to some key innovation.

Time for brands to look outside the box

*Cosmetics Vision Special*

Time for brands to look outside the box

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

When it comes to marketing and advertising, brands need to abandon the pre-existing rules that their categories have, and focus on engaging with the consumer and their needs.

in-cosmetics Asia celebrates its most successful event

in-cosmetics Asia celebrates its most successful event

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

in-cosmetics Asia 2013 its most successful show-to-date with 6,007 unique visitors from across Asia and beyond, a 16 per cent uplift compared to 2012 and here is an exclusive CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com video from the show.

Vegetal active developed to eliminate body odour in a safer way

Vegetal active developed to eliminate body odour in a safer way

By Michelle Yeomans

'Quillaja saponaria', an active extracted from the soapbark tree, has until now, been mainly sourced for use in the food industry. Here, Cosmetics Design speaks with Luigi Rigano, consultant at Pera Ingredients, about how this unusual extract...

As demand rises, it’s time for marine ingredient standards

As demand rises, it’s time for marine ingredient standards

By Andrew McDougall and Michelle Yeomans

The demand for marine ingredients in cosmetics has risen over the last few years and Organic Monitor’s Amarjit Sahota tells CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com that it is time to put standards in place to ensure sustainable sourcing. 

Euromonitor warns the industry of BB labelling overuse

Euromonitor warns the industry of BB labelling overuse

By Michelle Yeomans

According to Irina Barbalova, Global Head of beauty and Personal Care research at Euromonitor, the industry needs to take note of the overuse of multifunctionality and BB labelling, as it can lead to the dillution of the original concept of the products,...

Expert highlights make-up trends at in-cosmetics

Expert highlights make-up trends at in-cosmetics

By Michelle Yeomans

As the in-cosmetics show returned to Paris this year, various experts addressed key industry issues like regulation, innovation and what's trending right now. Here, Cosmetics Design caught up with Datamonitor anaylst, Ramaa Chipilkatti about what's...

Nail polish is the new lipstick effect, says Euromonitor

Nail polish is the new lipstick effect, says Euromonitor

By Michelle Yeomans

Last month Cosmetics Design caught up with Euromonitor’s Irina Barbalova at the in-cosmetics event in Barcelona to find out what trends were prevalent in beauty in 2011 and if the future looks bright for this sector... 

Cosmetics Compact: in-cosmetics roundup

Cosmetics Compact

Cosmetics Compact: in-cosmetics roundup

By Andrew McDougall, Simon Pitman, Claire Videau and Michelle Yeomans,

Welcome to the Cosmetics Design Compact, brushing up on the latest industry news – in miniature.

Lionel Genix, marketing manager, Dow Personal Care

Dow Personal Care launches new family of sustainable surfactants

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Lionel Genix, marketing manager for Dow Personal Care, at last week's in-cosmetics event in Barcelona to find out about the launch of a new family of sustainable surfactants and a waterproof polymer.

Solar beauty shines at in-cosmetics 2012

Solar beauty shines at in-cosmetics 2012

By Andrew McDougall and Claire Videau

The in-cosmetics show returned to Barcelona this year, with solar beauty as the key theme, and more products than ever being introduced in the innovation zone.