Cosmetic and personal care product manufacturers have the opportunity to add additional benefits to product formulations through the use of Robertet ActiScent options, including ‘anti-aging’, ‘slimming’ effects and more.
After ongoing speculation about changes to animal testing rules in the UK, the government has banned the issuing of licences for animal testing for chemicals that are used as ingredients in cosmetics, but animal rights advocates say this action still...
Multinational fragrance house Eurofragance has made promoting diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) a priority business objective and says this move has helped it retain talented staff, improve client relationships and solve problems more easily.
Job changes and board appointments are an inevitable part of the shifting tides of the cosmetic and personal beauty care industry. In this recurring segment, CosmeticsDesign looks at recent and notable employment changes within these business areas.
Trends in ingredient innovation wax and wane with consumer demand. Still, this year’s convention saw upcycling, vegan collagen, and neuroactive ingredients and active fragrances as some of the most compelling shifts in cosmetics and personal care product...
Fragrance giant Givaudan says it has overcome the challenges of translating the scent of petrichor, defined as the smell that comes from the ground when rain falls after a dry period, into a new product called Geogaia.
Michael Malul London will now serve consumers in twenty-four countries through collaboration with international DTC eCommerce company ESW, who solves multiple pain points for the company’s global brand expansion.
Beauty consumers today expect all claims to be scientifically substantiated and see great value in expert-led insights, strategies that will prove key as the value of products are increasingly called into question, says the head of beauty at Mintel.
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Beauty will soon transition into industry 5.0 where mixed reality and interconnected drones and exoskeletons will favour the human element, enabling brands to integrate societal values and wellbeing in a smart and efficient way, says an executive from...
Whilst the fragrance category has continued to show dynamism and growth in the past year, the number of new concept launches has stagnated, with growth instead coming from existing lines extensions and flanker brands, says market trends firm Circana.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from March 2023 shows interest in the future of tech, concerns around cosmetic claims and greenwashing and navigating through the cost-of-living crisis.
CosmeticsDesign will kick off 2024 with a brand-new event exploring how the latest innovations and market trends will shape the future of the beauty and personal care industry and its next generation of consumers.
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Next-generation sun care, thinking local, the value of waste, menopause wellness and the importance of clinical proof-points are the top five beauty trends this year, being driven by an era of intentional consumption, says trend forecaster Beautystreams.
Long-lasting products, mood-boosting offerings and engaging experiences are more important than ever as consumers navigate the ongoing cost-of-living crisis globally, says the head of beauty and personal care research at Mintel.
Brand transparency regarding environmental sustainability remains a top priority for cosmetics and personal beauty care consumers, and companies should be working to meet consumer demand, advises report.
Cosmetics and personal beauty care product companies can directly engage with consumers requiring more information before making a purchase – and 1:1 texting provides an opportunity to establish that relationship quickly.
Beauty brands and retailers must invest in continuous relationship building with consumers via personalised, algorithmically orchestrated digital experiences across every step of the shopper journey, says the CEO of Finnish tech firm Revieve.
To ensure product formulations are safe and effective for end users, skin care product manufacturers may soon be able to rely on the GARDskin assay to determine if an active ingredient is a potential photoirritant to consumers’ skin.
The beauty and personal care industry must acknowledge weaknesses and address them, because the gap between industry and consumers continues to widen, plagued by poorly backed claims and a raft of misinformation online, warns a cosmetic claims consultant.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from February 2023 shows interest in legislation around PFAs and microplastics, animal-free safety testing and predictions on hair care and biotech promise.
Understanding how consumers source information and techniques to reach targeted demographics is paramount to launching effective branding and marketing strategies in the cosmetics and personal beauty care spaces in 2023, according to Anna Mayo, Vice President...
The level and breadth of expertise and experience across the global membership of the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS) is something very unique in the field of animal-free safety testing and should fuel serious, true change, its...
The firm behind the artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) features adopted by Japan’s Shiseido and a raft of Indian retailers says personalised experiences are key to give brands and physical stores the edge in an ultra-competitive marketplace.
As consumer demand for natural ingredients in personal beauty care products continues to rise, cosmetics manufacturers are considering replacing synthetic preservatives with natural alternatives – but at what cost?
Leading beauty and personal care title CosmeticsDesign has unveiled a fresh look across its three regional websites across the USA, Europe and Asia that aims to improve useability and navigation of its content.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from January 2023 shows interest in expert insight on upcoming regulatory change, beauty tech launches, skin microbiome and botanicals science, and future consumer trends.
The European Union (EU) will see ambitious and radical environmental regulations take form in the coming years, and so beauty and personal care must be ready for the sectoral impact of these, says the director-general of Cosmetics Europe.