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Trends and shifts in the indie fragrance market

Trends and shifts in the indie fragrance market

By Lisa Wilson

Sugar cubes, saffron, mimosa, galbanum, plum blossom, heliotrope, sweet mint, nectar, benzoin, and animalic effects of all kinds (overdosed, of course) are just a sampling of the notes indie perfumers are playing with, as witnessed in recent independent...

Symrise enjoys ‘seamless’ first quarter results

Symrise enjoys ‘seamless’ first quarter results

By Lucy Whitehouse

Symrise, a major flavours, fragrances and ingredients player, has released its Q1 results for 2017, and described itself as having “seamless continued its strong performance from the previous year”.

image courtesy of Scent Trunk

Is there a digital solution for fragrance retail?

By Deanna Utroske

The newly launched Scent Trunk thinks so. And the team behind this online custom fragrance maker believes they’ve got it. Cosmetics Design connected with William Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk to find out what makes this latest beauty subscription service different.

Five strange personal care consumer habits

Five strange habits of consumers you’re never going to change

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits somehow hard-wired into our brains that even the most seasoned Cosmetic Chemist finds...

Progressive beauty app launches not to miss in 2016

Progressive beauty app launches not to miss in 2016

By Michelle Yeomans

The evolution of complex and clever beauty apps helping the industry to better connect with consumers has not slowed down in 2016. Here, Cosmetics Design rounds up the most exciting developments of the year so far…

Montblanc drives Inter Parfum growth in Europe

Montblanc drives Inter Parfum growth in Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

Inter Parfums recently announced its second quarter results, and the global fragrance company says its performance in Europe has been lead by its leading Montblanc brand.

Symrise launches app for its fragrance Genealogy

Symrise launches app for its fragrance Genealogy

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Symrise announces that it is launching its own mobile app to offer a smart device experience of its Fine Fragrance genealogy, which is a complete overview of the most popular fragrances of today as well as the past four decades.

CPL Aromas and Michelin starred chef collaborate for new perfume

CPL Aromas and Michelin starred chef collaborate for new perfume

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

If a Michelin-starred chef offered to cook for you, I am sure you would eat it; but what if they were to formulate a perfume for you? Well, now you can find out as CPL Aromas has teamed up with Jason Atherton for the new Boadicea the Victorious fragrance.

Study points to new active compound that could control body odour

Study points to new active compound that could control body odour

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists have found that the cyclic oligosaccharide beta-cyclodextrin is capable of interacting with different components in sweat and body secretion and this could position it as an active for use in body care formulations and deodorants.

Seven Scents reveals the sweet smells for 2016

Seven Scents reveals the sweet smells for 2016

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Looking to find out what the smells of summer 2016 will be? Well look no further according to fragrance firm Seven Scents, as it reveals the three sweet smells it forecasts and how this has helped inspire the latest Imperial Leather shower range.

Men showing heightened interest in fragrance use

Men showing heightened interest in fragrance use

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

It turns out men don’t just splash on anything on their way out the door, they actually pay close attention to their fragrance use – so much so, that they plan ahead when it comes to perfume purchases.

Seven Scent reveals winter fragrance trends

Fragrance Focus

The latest trending fragrance flavours revealed!

By Michelle Yeomans

According to fragrance experts Seven Scent, intense versions of current favourite ingredients including dark rose, rich berries and spirit-inspired aromas will be the most influential in next winter's fragrance collections.

Cosmoprof presents the perfume Oscars

Cosmoprof presents the perfume Oscars

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna hosted the 24th edition of the International Award organised by Accademia del Profumo; recognising the leading perfume innovations of the year. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com takes a look at the winners…

Global fragrance market to reach $15.6 billion by 2019

Global fragrance market to reach $15.6 billion by 2019

By Michelle Yeomans

According to market researcher Ceresana, global revenues in the fragrance industry are to continue to develop at dynamic rates in the next eight years as demand from consumers in both developed and emerging countries rises.

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