Sun Tanning

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

Crown Laboratories acquires self-tanning brand Vita Liberata

By Deanna Utroske

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...

Sunless tanning in APAC

Sunless tanning: Is there a niche?

By Natasha Spencer

While sunless tanner sales rise in the West, we spoke to Jane Jang, Senior Beauty Analyst at Mintel on why the market remains still in Asia as consumers opt for ‘reverse tanning’ instead.

Sun tan tattoos don’t have to be harmful if done the self-tan way

Sun tan tattoos don’t have to be harmful if done the self-tan way

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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...

Texture and innovation drive UK’s self-tanning market on

Texture and innovation drive UK’s self-tanning market on

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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...

Analysing the motivations behind sun tanning and UV exposure

Analysing the motivations behind sun tanning and UV exposure

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

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...

Asia’s skin whitening market is often misunderstood

Asia’s skin whitening market is often misunderstood

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The skin whitening market in Asia is a booming one but it is also one that can be misunderstood, particularly in the West or where cultural, social, and physiological behaviour is different.

Merck launches new skin care actives

Merck launches new skin care actives

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Ingredients supplier Merck has launched new cosmetics actives and invited CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com down to give us an exclusive insight on the skin care ingredients.

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