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L’Oréal results: best year of growth in a decade

L’Oréal results: best year of growth in a decade

By Lucy Whitehouse

With sales of 26.9 bn euros representing a 7.1% like for like sales growth for the beauty multinational and overall market leader, L’Oréal’s results last year show it has enjoyed the best sales growth in 10 years.

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

From The Editor's Desk

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty trend is taking North America and, increasingly, Europe, by storm. But is it gaining the same sort of popularity in Asia? If so, where are the hot spots for indie beauty?

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over misreporting of potentially unsafe UK cosmetics after Brexit, to Unilever’s expanded transparency programme for ingredients, we take a look at the key updates for safety and regulation so far this year in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

From The Editor's Desk

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

Packaging winners for 2019: ADF & PCD show awards spotlight

Packaging winners for 2019: ADF & PCD show awards spotlight

By Lucy Whitehouse

This year’s ADF & PCD awards were announced last week, with the ceremony presided over by Gilles Baudin, L’Oréal and President of the FEA, Alain Béthune, a packaging expert, and Michel Dupuis of Cojemial Conseils.

How do ingredients companies approach indie beauty formulation?

How do ingredients companies approach indie beauty formulation?

By Simon Pitman

To answer this questions, Cosmetics Design spoke to decision makers at Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients Division, to find out how ingredients providers come up with solutions that suit the specific demands of indie beauty players.