Late last week the pharmaceutical and consumer products company announced it has acquired the organic sunless tanning and skin care brand founded by CEO Alyson Hogg. Crown Laboratories sees the global brand as a fitting addition to their existing sun...
Ingredient supplier DSM says that the Erythrulose self-tanning enhancement ingredient can meet the demand of people wanting to temporarily ‘tattoo’ their skin, rather than by exposing skin to dangerous levels of sun as has been shown in the recent ‘sunburn...
The UK may be subject to a number of ‘bad weather’ jokes but that doesn’t leave Brits looking pale as the self-tanning products market is set to maintain strong growth thanks to a host of innovations in galenic formulations and a strong influence from...
In Europe and the West, tanned skin can be seen as desirable and a sign of good health or wealth, and even beauty, and according to a university researcher, the motivations behind tanning can be influential between using safer product alternatives or...
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is warning about the dangers of unlicensed Melanotan based tanning injections and nasal sprays for the those consumers attempting a quick-fix pre or post-holiday tan.
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association has reiterated the safety of fake tans despite recent news reports questioning their key ingredient, DHA. Here, Cosmetics Design brings you up to date on the latest news, reaction and information around...
Sun care is fast becoming a key topic this year and as consumers become more educated on the potential dangers of sun exposure, protection has emerged as a key trend to drive the market in Western Europe.
The announcement that sunbeds are as carcinogenic as cigarettes was seen by many as proof that the fashion for a tan is fading, but preparations for a revolutionary rush on very high SPF factors may not be necessary.
Texas-based Mystic Tan says it has enhanced the delivery of its
sunless tanning product with the incorporation of MyMyst System, a
dispenser that relies on single-use cartridges to provide a
more even spray coverage.
SolarChem Labs has launched an anti-aging cream formulated to help
repair skin damage specifically caused by sunbathing, in a move
that aims to bridge the gap between maintaining a tan and
preventing the sun damage that can lead to...
Water is invariably the key ingredient in the vast majority of
liquid-based personal care products, but now a US sun care provider
has decided to include holy water from Lourdes, France, in its
sunless tanning product.
Independent US cosmetics player Aromaleigh has launched a new
foundation range aimed at female consumers with pale skin – in a
bid to capitalize on the current backlash against the lucrative
fake tan industry.
Sales of sunless tanning products fell markedly last year,
characterizing an erratic sales pattern since 2002 that may have
been exacerbated by the mixed message many products in the category
seem to convey.
A new approach to self-tanning is revolutionising the category in
the UK. Johnson's Holiday Skin self-tanning body lotion was
launched last year but has already carved out a significant niche
in the market thanks to its more...
Cocoa beverages and food rich in flavanols could thicken skin and
reduce reddening by 25 per cent, say German scientists - research
sure to be welcomed by Europe's burgeoning oral beauty products
Reflecting the growing trend towards multi-functional targeted sun
protection, UK-based retail giant Tesco has launched a
comprehensive range of new sun care products aimed at a wide
variety of individuals.
L'Oreal has announced the acquisition of Spanish sunscreen maker
Delial, in the same week that it unveiled more in-depth details for
its financial performance, division-by-division - moves that
showing a confidence in the company's...
In Japan two leading cosmetic companies have announced the launch
of new skin care formulas in the same week. Kanebo has developed a
vitamin-B skin whitening product, while Kao has unveiled a formula
that claims to tighten skin pores,...