Nutricosmetics

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

We attended this year’s Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, the global edition of the Cosmoprof series of trade events for the beauty industry. From probiotic claims, to CBD oil, to high end male grooming including colour cosmetics for men, the show played...

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a new fermented-honey prebiotic ingredient to a ‘groundbreaking’ new soap noodle, in this Editor’s Spotlight, we look back at the biggest innovations seen recently within formulation and science for the beauty and personal care industry.

in-cosmetics Global education programme revealed

in-cosmetics Global education programme revealed

By Lucy Whitehouse

Heading back to France for this year’s in-cosmetics Global edition, the major beauty and personal care ingredients trade show says it is returning to ‘the cosmetics heartland’.

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...

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

By Lucy Whitehouse

The UK’s cosmetics trade association has asserted that “cosmetic products will continue to be safe after Brexit”, following recent media coverage that suggested standards on safety for beauty may slip in the UK once it leaves the EU.

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the potential of the skin’s microbiome offering totally new avenues for formulation, product development and brand launches, our first Cosmetics Design Summit will be dedicated to Skin Microbiome Innovation.

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.

How is indie beauty shaping up in Europe?

Editor's Spotlight

How is indie beauty shaping up in Europe?

By Simon Pitman

The first ever Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) to take place in Europe has just been wrapped up in London, a small event that showcased some of the leading brands targeting the market there.

Beauty ingredient maker Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is looking to the marine environment and biotechnology as a sustainable alternative to conventional personal care ingredient manufacturing. And having acquired Prince Edward Island – based Nautilus Biosciences at the start...