Cosmetics Industry

Coming clean: how to respond to product claims scrutiny

Coming clean: how to respond to product claims scrutiny

By Caroline Cardoso

Regulatory authorities are taking seriously certain claims about cosmetics products, and companies must ensure compliance while also remaining competitive, says Caroline Cardoso, head of cosmetics at ProductLife Group.

César Peñaloza, general manager Programa de Transformación Productiva

Country Profile: Colombia

Colombia turns to the cosmetics industry to help diversify the economy

By Simon Pitman

Too much focus on energy and commodities has left the Colombian economy vulnerable to global economic cycles. But with a renewed emphasis on diversification, the country’s cosmetics and personal care sector is in the spotlight.

IFSCC back in France: a triumph for the SFC

IFSCC back in France: a triumph for the SFC

By Lucy Whitehouse

The annual IFSCC cosmetology event is taking place in Paris, and according to its chairperson, the move to return the industry show to France marks a success for the Société Française de Cosmétologie (SFC). 

L'Oreal France chief details positive Cosmetics Europe outlook

Talks with the top: Loïc Armand details his positive cosmetics outlook


As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its President for the 2014 -2016 term, was given an exclusive interview with the new boss - and his outlook is very positive.

Industry experts discuss sustainability at the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Paris

Are we approaching sustainability in the wrong way?


Call it a buzzword, call it a trend, call it a responsibility. Sustainability has long been at the forefront of consumer goods markets; but now a number of cosmetics industry professionals are questioning whether it is being approached from the right...


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