Dr. Annelie Struessman of the safety assessment body CONUSBAT spoke to CosmeticsDesign at the recent in-cosmetics event to explain about the challenges faced by companies that are trying to fulfill current safety requirements.
The CosmeticsDesign team caught up with industry expert Irina Barbalova from Euromonitor International, who gave an overview of the industry as it pulls out of recession and highlighted the growing importance of technology.
The CosmeticsDesign team caught up with Dr. Thomas Satzinger, global manager parsols, DSM Personal Care at last week's in-cosmetics show in Milan to find out about the latest developments in the sun care category.
As sustainability continues to dominate dialogue in the cosmetics packaging industry CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com spoke to Biopack to find out how environmental concerns are affecting the sampling and unit dose sector.
Are beauty from within products covered by the health claims regulation? Eversheds lawyer Owen Warnock explains the grey area between beauty and health – and why the lack of clarity may eventually go to court.
Taking antioxidant oral supplements can help enhance the skin’s natural protective properties as well as having beautifying properties, according to Lycored’s wellness and cosmetics director David Djerassi.
Much more is known about how probiotics work in the gut, than for the skin, but it seems there are signals coming from gut micro-organisms to the skin and mucosa that may allow interaction between probiotics in the gut and effects on the skin.
One of the first major hurdles to launching a product in a market outside of the US is ensuring that the product complies with international regulations. Consultant Carl Geffken shines some light on the subject.
Most recent promises had the FDA’s sunscreen monograph arriving in October 2010. As yet there is still no sign, and CosmeticsDesign.com USA spoke to sun care consultant Nadim Shaath about the challenges of working without finalised legislation.
Ilona Haaijer, president of personal care at DSM Nutritional Products, spoke to CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com at the recent in-cosmetics event in Paris to explain how the company is targeting 'mega trends' as a means of expanding in the sector.
Isabelle Bluche, senior manager for non-food and new category development at fairtrade association Max Havelaar gives advice on the best approach beauty companies can take when tackling the complicated area of fairtrade certificaiton.
With smaller companies leading the way on the take up of social media, industry expert and consultant Richard Stacy believes that the time to become involved in this increasingly important marketing tool is now.
Welcome to this seasonal holiday video from Decision News Media.As we prepare to celebrate our tenth anniversary next year and first year as part of William Reed Business Media, we present 10 fun number facts about our company. And, later this week, the...
Beauty foods, beauty from within, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals - with so many terms and so many different types of products within this fast-growing category, defining and positioning those products has never been more important.
As consumers feel the pinch of a global recession they often look to private label goods as a way to save a few pennies. Couple this with the lower overheads and financial outlay offered by contract manufacturers and the sector seems to have a winning...
Bio-based plastic resins are beginning to make their mark on the world of packaging; but, although significant savings are being made on resource use, much still needs to be done to improve end-of-life options.
Chocolates, jams and juices sporting beauty claims are all part of the 'beauty from within' trend tipped for immense growth. CosmeticsDesign explored a number of the latest products and put them to the taste test.
Don’t miss this video interview with Robert Marr, chief operating officer of William Reed Business Media which recently acquired Decision News Media publisher of CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and CosmeticsDesign.com.