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The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

By Simon Pitman

The third annual Beauty Industry Awards is open for entries, with the Cosmetics Design team inviting entries for ten categories representing all aspects of the industry, from finished products through to formulation.

Water reduction in beauty: a major future craze?

Water reduction in beauty: a major future craze?

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a German personal care brand explicitly called Stop The Water While Using Me! to L’Oréal’s recent partnership to rinse out shampoo with five times less water, water reduction in beauty is a trend causing a serious splash. We explore its potential...

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

Editor's Spotlight

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

By Simon Pitman

Exporting cosmetics to China is a big goal for many European cosmetic and personal care players but one that has been traditionally hindered by bureaucracy. But things may have just got a little easier.

Symrise freshens up its online image

Symrise freshens up its online image

By Simon Pitman

Germany based ingredients and fragrance provider Symrise has freshened up its portal to the world with a complete redesign and relaunch of its website.

L'Oréal makes key executive appointments

L'Oréal makes key executive appointments

By Simon Pitman

L'Oréal has announced a number of new executive appointments, including the position of chief financial officer, and a new head of the company’s Luxe division.