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Formulation Lab Challenge winner, Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive wins in-cosmetics NA Formulation Lab Challenge 2017

By Simon Pitman

Four of the biggest beauty players in the market took up on this year's in-cosmetics North America Formulation Challenge. The four teams were Estée Lauder, Unilever, Shiseido and Colgate-Palmolive, The four teams fought a keen battle during the 90-minutes...

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

Trends Update: A conversation with Stylus  at Cosmoprof NA

Trends Update: A conversation with Stylus

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview from Cosmoprof North America, Shannon Davenport, head of US advisory at Stylus, talks with Cosmetics Design senior correspondent Deanna Utroske about next-generation packaging, the trend toward minimal packaging design and clean...

Firmenich appoints new head of fine fragrance

Firmenich appoints new head of fine fragrance

By Lucy Whitehouse

Firmenich, one of the global leaders in the fragrance and flavour space, has announced the appointment of Jerry Vittoria as its new head of fine fragrance worldwide.

US colour cosmetics paves the way for global trends

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

US colour cosmetics paves the way for global trends

By Simon Pitman

The colour cosmetics market is probably the fastest moving beauty category thanks to new looks with each fashion season. But in recent years it has been the US market that has provided the inspiration.

K-beauty in the West

K-beauty in the West

By Lucy Whitehouse

We take a look at the current state of K-beauty’s impact on the cosmetics market in Europe and the US, speaking to specialist consultant, Ju Rhyu.

Mintel analyst identifies the next generation skin care formulations

Mintel analyst identifies the next generation skin care formulations

By Simon Pitman

At the recent in-cosmeticss Latin America event, Cosmetics Design caught up with Mintel analyst Vivienne Rudd who, among several key trends, identified how the next generation of skin care products is shaping up to be light in texture and ulta-hydrating,...

Dow Chemical highlights the importance of customization

Dow Chemical highlights the importance of customization

By Simon Pitman

Alongside the all-defining sensorial and wellbeing trends, Dow Chemical's Thelma Bayout spoke to Cosmetics Design at the recent in-cosmetics Latin America about how customization is also playing a significant part in formulation development at the...

Avon Products Q1 results

Avon Products Q1 results

By Deanna Utroske

The company made its first quarterly financial report today since having sold the North American business to Cerberus Capital Management.

Oriflame coming to US and Brazil

Oriflame coming to US and Brazil

By Deanna Utroske

The direct-sales beauty company is scouting out new growth markets and has plans to launch operations in both North and South America.

Estee Lauder, executive, appointments, promotions

Estée Lauder promotes three top executives

By Simon Pitman

The Estée Lauder Companies has announced  the promotion of three top level executives as part of an ongoing restructuring of its management team.

Nathalie Roos will take over the Professional Products Division having been a Country Manager in Germany

L’Oréal announces new Executive Committee appointment

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

L’Oréal announces changes in its management as Nathalie Roos is appointed President of the Professional Products Division and is joining the group’s Executive Committee during the course of the 2nd quarter, 2016. 

Cosmoprof Las Vegas video interview: Ancorotti Cosmetics

Cosmoprof Las Vegas video interview: Ancorotti Cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

Italy-based Ancorotti Cosmetics is one of the few companies in the world specializing in mascara. We caught up with the vice president of the North American operations, Mary Aunn Guarino, to find out more.

Avon results continue to be hit by a strong US dollar

Avon results continue to be hit by a strong US dollar

By Simon Pitman

Avon Products revealed that revenues for the current quarter slipped by 17% as the company continues to do battle in the face of a strong US dollar that is impacting its international business.

Avon divides its Latin American business in two

Avon divides its Latin American business in two

By Simon Pitman

Avon Products has announced the division of its Latin American business, which will soon be separated into southern and northern countries as part of aims to strengthen marketing and field management.

L'Oréal attributes European market for slump in sales

L'Oréal attributes European market for slump in sales

By Michelle Yeomans

According to cosmetic giant L'Oréal, the mass market hit an 'air pocket' in western Europe during the third quarter, hitting its' consumer products division, which accounts for almost half of group revenues.

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Innovative technologies and products have revolutionised the hair straightening category and made it one of the most dynamic hair care categories, driven by demand for hair control and lifestyle changes. 

Nivea and Eucerin organic sales up as Beiersdorf continues growth

Nivea and Eucerin organic sales up as Beiersdorf continues growth

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

While emerging markets stuttered for Beiersdorf, as they have for all the main players, the Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie skin care brands saw a lift in sales for the first half of the year, boosting the consumer business segment.

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