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DSM highlights current and future trends in sun care

DSM highlights current and future trends in sun care

By Andrew McDougall

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.

Biopack focuses on sustainability for sample packaging

Biopack focuses on sustainability for sample packaging

By Katie Bird

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.

The grey area between beauty claims and health claims

The grey area between beauty claims and health claims

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.

Oral antioxidants can have 'beautifying' properties

Oral antioxidants can have 'beautifying' properties

By Simon Pitman

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.

Probiotics may send signals from gut to skin

Dispatches from Beauty from Within

Probiotics may send signals from gut to skin

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.

Navigating regulation differences for international markets

Navigating regulation differences for international markets

By Simon Pitman

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.

Where is the FDA’s sunscreen monograph?

Where is the FDA’s sunscreen monograph?

By Katie Bird

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.

CosmeticsDesign.com USA at HBA

CosmeticsDesign.com USA at HBA

By Katie Bird and Claire Videau

Next week the CosmeticsDesign.com USA team heads to New York for the HBA Global Expo 2010.

Lush opens up on ethical business practices

Lush opens up on ethical business practices

By Simon Pitman

Lush strategic storyteller Sarah McCartney lifts the lid on the importance of ethical business practices and explains how following these principles helped to shape the way the business operates.

DSM targets growth in men's grooming category

DSM targets growth in men's grooming category

By Simon Pitman

DSM Nutritional Products spoke to CosmeticsDesign.com USA at the recent in-cosmetics show in Paris to reveal its plans to target growth in the men's grooming category.

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

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...

Lifting the lid on what defines the beauty foods category

Lifting the lid on what defines the beauty foods category

By Simon Pitman

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.

Beauty foods and drinks: In good taste?

Beauty foods and drinks: In good taste?

By Katie Bird and Guy Montague-Jones

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.

Meet Our New Owners

Meet Our New Owners

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.

ISP describes how business reorganization will affect R&D

ISP describes how business reorganization will affect R&D

ISP recently announced a reorganization of its business with the aim of making its research and development operations more efficient. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to marketing director Joël Mantelin to discuss how the changes will affect the speed to market...

Organic certification boom results in confusion and lawsuits

Organic certification boom results in confusion and lawsuits

By Guy Montague-Jones

Several new organic and natural standards have been launched over the last 18 months on both sides of the Atlantic. CosmeticsDesign.com talked to Amarjit Sahota, director of Organic Monitor, to get under the skin of the “certification wars”.

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

By Guy Montague-Jones

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has snared some of the biggest cosmetics names in regulatory traps because of their advertising claims. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Chris Gummer from Cider Solutions to discover who is to blame for...

Do nanoparticles penetrate the skin?

Do nanoparticles penetrate the skin?

By Katie Bird

According to Professor Tilman Butz who led the NANODERM project, the answer to is no, not in healthy human skin. The project looked at the dermal penetration of titanium dioxide nanoparticles and Butz concludes that as they don’t seem to cross the skin...

Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Video highlights from the fun side of in-cosmetics

Walking, not quite talking bottles and a pigment stop were just a few of the oddities to be found at this year’s in-cosmetics show in Munich. The CosmeticsDesign.com team walked the floor among the new ingredients and product releases to put together...

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