Friends of the Earth has recently released a report on the presence
of nanotech particles in sunscreens, appealing to consumers to
lobby the industry and calling for a moratorium on products
As more and more skin care and vitamin manufacturers tap into the
growing trend for alternative beauty options, the cosmeceutical
industry is booming - however, the UK is lagging behind other
countries in Europe due to strict regulations...
Micro-segmentation is a key trend within the beauty industry,
following strong consumer desire for multi-functional products –
however, industry professionals have warned of a backlash against
this trend, as 'back-to-basics'...
A new review conducted by the University of Michigan claims that
tooth-whitening products do what they claim, but that the effects
are only short-term, with the effects of longer-term use still
In recent years one of the key developments in western European and
North American markets has been extensive and continued
segmentation of categories or microsegmentation. But the latest
market research suggests that consumers might...
Favorable demographics are helping to drive strong growth in the US
cosmetics and toiletry industry, with the needs of the graying baby
boomer generation, males and different ethnic groups leading to a
growth in demand for both natural...
Following the recent seminar that discussed the use of potentially
harmful ingredients in cosmetics and toiletries and their more
environmentally-friendly alternatives, Louise Sheridan explored
the organic certification process for...