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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...

Paptic: not paper, not plastic, but a biodegradable alternative?

Paptic: not paper, not plastic, but a biodegradable alternative?

By Lucy Whitehouse

Packaging players are under increasing scrutiny from consumers, regulators and manufacturing customers alike to offer increasingly sustainable plastic packaging solutions: Paptic is one innovation offering a solution in this space.

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...