Eco-friendly, ethical personal care products are likely to prove
one of the biggest worldwide trends in 2008, alongside toiletries
that smell good enough to eat, masstige personal care products,
mineral make-up, and more interactive...
As growth in conditioner sales drives the US shampoo and hair care
market, a new report shows that bright packaging is winning
consumers over as confusion rules when it comes to production
Although the market for cosmetics and perfumes in France remains
Western Europe's largest, significant growth, particularly in the
UK and Spain, means that the market there is rapidly taking on a
new and more dynamic appearance.
Women are apparently abandoning the habit of doing their nails in
the privacy of their own home in favor of professional nail care
services, a move that is hitting domestic retailers and
manufacturers not involved in the professional...
The number of colour cosmetics launched on to the worldwide market
grew by 25 per cent in 2004. The latest figures from the Mintel
reveal that almost 60 new products were launched in the category
each day, with colour variety and...
European cosmetic makers have been quick to catch on to the
promises made by 'wonder ingredient' CoQ10 with a throng of
products hitting the market in the last five years, according to
Mintel. Nonetheless, supply issues...
Mirroring the extraordinary growth of the organic food market, the
cosmetics market now looks set to undergo a similar revolution,
with the latest report suggesting that the UK and the US markets
are now the most advanced.
The latest new product launches in the body care category are
reflecting the increasing move towards natural ingredients.
Simon Pitman reports on a category that is continuing to
develop increasingly sophisticated functional products...
Low consumer spending and rising unemployment dampened western
Europe's largest market for hair care products in 2004, with a
shift towards economy products and discount outlets contributing to
a small decline in market value,...
Spurred by magazines, young girls, now use cosmetic more than ever,
shows a new Mintel research. Further to this analysts believe that
plans to place teen cosmetic brands in school vending machines may
push sales even more.
"Get sexy lips with once a day application". You may not believe it
but this is a beauty product ad targeted to men. Beauty products
companies have identified men as another sales growth driving
opportunity with new research...