Sun Care

In 2023, Nivea enjoyed a record-breaking year for Beiersdorf, while its derma brands Eucerin & Aquaphor also saw strong sales

Beiersdorf CEO on record-breaking 2023 sales

By Kirsty Doolan

Nivea saw record-breaking sales in 2023, which offset the disappointing performances for La Prairie and Chantecaille. The CEO shared his action plan to boost these luxury brands.

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid offers many skin health benefits when incorporated into topical formulations, from UV damage protection to collagen maintenance [Getty Images]

Special Edition: ACTIVE BEAUTY – VITAMINS, MINERALS AND PLANT POWER

The topical promise of vitamin C for skin health: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Topical cosmetic application of vitamin C is more effective than oral supplementation when targeting skin health, but challenges remain around stability and absorption, finds a review.

L’Oréal sees opportunity in sun care with skin care benefits

L’Oréal sees opportunity in sun care with skin care benefits

By Deanna Utroske

Scientists working at the beauty maker’s Research and Innovation facility in Clark, New Jersey, published an article in JDD earlier this year on the relationship among ceramides, UV radiation, and skin barrier function. Now the company’s CeraVe brand...

The line of two sunscreens and after-sun lotion has been designed to withstand the 'highly active' lifestyles of military personnel but also the extreme conditions associated with outdoor sports (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Advances in sun protection - skin science and ingredients innovation

Military precision: Danish startup launches ‘extreme condition’ sunscreen brand

By Kacey Culliney

Danish startup Operators Skincare has developed a line of sun care products to withstand extreme conditions and highly active lifestyles experienced by military personnel and cater to needs in outdoor adventure sports.

Beiersdorf working hard to get in shape for summer… 2016

Beiersdorf working hard to get in shape for summer… 2016

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The sun care market is a very competitive one and can be a difficult one to innovate in which is why Beiersdorf is already ramping up its efforts for next year, as CEO Stefan Heidenreich says it has to do more. 

Innovative brands are advancing multifunction sun care

Sun Care Special Newsletter

Innovative brands are advancing multifunction sun care

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design checked in with a couple of experts to discover how the latest products in this category are driving sales by inspiring more consumers to use sun care products every day while simultaneously meeting some basic cosmetic and skin care requirements.

Sun care segment branching out with multifunction and anti-ageing

Sun care segment branching out with multifunction and anti-ageing

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the summer season now in full swing, brands are mobilizing to respond to the seasonal focus on sun care, with 2014 seeing several key trends coming to the fore in the category, including anti-ageing, multi-functionality and the courting of specific...