Simplicity, functionality and personality: key trends in cosmetics packaging
While consumer demand for green packaging is growing, it is still of secondary concern compared to the main priorities of simplicity, functionality and personality, according to Benjamin Punchard, head of packaging research at Euromonitor.
Greentech launches 3 new actives for personal care
Active ingredients supplier Greentech launched three new actives for personal care at in-cosmetics this month.
New ingredient to reduce age spots launched by Mibelle
Lightening age spots without changing the colour of surrounding skin is the claim Switzerland-based ingredients supplier Mibelle makes of its new ingredient.
Growth in ‘beauty-from-within’ paving way for ‘skincare you wear’
Growth in the beauty-from-within sector and technological breakthroughs in ingredient delivery systems could help the ‘skincare you wear’ trend take off in 2010, according to an analyst at Datamonitor.
Mood-enhancing cosmetics and ‘turbo beauty’ set to be big in 2010
Mood-enhancing cosmetics, a new, a results-focused vision of natural and the development of ‘turbo beauty’ are set to be key beauty trends for 2010.
ISP uses predictive computer models to investigate new ingredients
Computer models that predict how an ingredient will interact with a cell and its proteins are being used by ISP to investigate new ingredients and their effects.
Skin care brand Simple targets travel agent with promotional partnership
UK skincare brand Simple has teamed up with travel agent Tui Travel to promote its products at foreign exchange counters of Thomson and First Choice.
Eastman showcases green emollient esters
dispatches from suppliers' day
Chemicals giant Eastman is using Suppliers’ Day to promote its emollient esters platform for leave-on skin care products.
Personalised UV protection arrives in Canada
DermaDNA, a system that measures an individual's DNA damage
resulting from UV radiation and recommends a skin care regime
accordingly, has been launched in Canada.
Jan Marini fights discoloration rather than wrinkles
Jan Marini Skin Research has launched an anti-aging product that
promises to make the skin appear younger by fighting discoloration
rather than wrinkles.
S. Black brings multi-functional adsorbent powder to UK
Fuji Corporation has chosen S. Black to distribute its Magnesium
Aluminum Silicate (MAS) powder with high adsorption properties in
the UK and Ireland.
Teen market further targeted by Johnson and Johnson
Johnson and Johnson is releasing a moisturizing skin care range
designed for teens who do not suffer from problem skin in an
attempt to cash in on the increasingly affluent young consumer
Beiersdorf hails anti-ageing powers of folic acid and creatine
Folic acid and creatine are potential treatments for photoaged
skin, says Beiersdorf in a recent study on the efficacy of one of
its latest anti-ageing formulations.
P&G claims hair color breakthrough will transform industry
Procter and Gamble (P&G) claimed today to have made a hair
coloring breakthrough that will transform the future of the
category and persuade more women to color their hair at home.
Prestige skin care and make-up look strong for 2008
The prestige beauty market continues to out-perform an otherwise
flat market as US consumers rush to treat themselves to expensive
anti-aging creams and metallic effect color make-up.