Fragrance

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the skin’s microbiome a rising trend with the potential to define the direction of skin care and scalp care into the future, exhibitors and visitors will be keeping a keen eye on the latest innovations, launches and research in the space at the upcoming...

Iberchem announces big jump in sales

Iberchem announces big jump in sales

By Simon Pitman

Spain-based fragrance and flavours players Iberchem says that despite some significant challenges in 2018, the company performed well financially, growing sales at a very strong rate.

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.

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

By Lucy Whitehouse

The fragrance division from Givaudan, a major player within the ingredients market for beauty and personal care, has announced the launch of a new family of fragrance precursors that will expand its offering when it comes to longer lasting and more sustainable...

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.

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

By Lucy Whitehouse

With halal beauty a rising focus for brands, formulators and ingredients suppliers alike, we speak to companies working in the space to find out why the trend is rising, and how they are responding.

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ecovia Intelligence has revealed its picks for the top trends and drivers set to define sustainable beauty and personal care in the coming year. We reveal the specialist research consulting & training company’s predictions in this Editor’s Spotlight.