The beauty industry has a duty to shift dated ideals around ageing and aesthetics, empowering consumers to be confident in their own skin and work towards realistic expectations, says the founder of facial fitness brand FaceGym.
Supplements containing colourless carotenoids offer promise as a dietary intervention for photoprotection and wider skin health at a time when consumers are increasingly turning to inside-out strategies, finds a review.
Human health was the central focus at this year’s CES tradeshow, with swathes of medical tech innovators focused on pain relief, nutrition, sleep and hormones – all of which could ultimately lead to beauty, but only indirectly, says a tech expert.
As the lines continue to blur between beauty and wellness products, Cosmetics Design-USA caught up with Neutrogena’s team of experts at CES about its innovative collaboration with UK-based wellness brand Nourished.
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Spanish luxury beauty and perfume major Puig has announced the acquisition of Kama Ayurveda – a move set to strengthen its Indian footprint and drive presence in the Western wellbeing market, an expert says.
Shaved heads, no eyebrows and messy makeup are some of the latest visuals popping up in beauty as Generation Z emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic looking to flip the lid on dated, traditional narratives.
The probiotics category continues to soar, with e-commerce fiercely fuelling growth and presenting plentiful opportunities for cosmetics, particularly products targeting mood, stress and overall wellbeing, says Lumina Intelligence.
UK-based skin wellness startup Forest Spa Finland has developed a supplement and face serum from a blend of Nordic-sourced adaptogens, both designed to improve overall skin immunity and health from the inside and out, its founder says.
British well-being brand NEOM is partnering with retailer Anthropology to expand into the US market. CosmeticsDesign spoke with NEOM founder Nicola Elliott about the international expansion, the well-being space and the brand's "everywoman"...
There are plenty of opportunities to address immunity in the beauty and personal care space, particularly in developing active topicals, nutrient-dense ingestibles and combined kits that plug beauty routine needs and target holistic health, says Mintel.
Interest in topical and ingestible beauty products that support and even boost immunity is gaining traction, but what science can back up product developments and how much growth potential is there really in this space?
Cosmetics Design recently checked in with travel, beauty, and wellness expert Edyta Satchell to find out how brands can best innovate to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers, and why now is the time to do so.
The COVID19 pandemic has had far-ranging consequences on our lives and wellness, with the most immediate impact being concerns over our overall health both physically and mentally. At the same time, wellness and skin care are converging; and as a result,...
Total wellness is now integral to beauty routines and COVID-19 has driven many consumers to prioritise more ethical brands, add in rising expectations around digital experiences and product quality and 2021 has plenty of important movements to watch,...
Convenience has surged to the forefront of shopping priorities in health and beauty as lockdown measures and social distancing continue during COVID-19, but opportunities remain to offer something beyond the traditional product assortment, says a senior...
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National lockdowns and social distancing measures during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis have forced consumers to consider internal health and wellbeing more carefully, propelling greater expectations from beauty than before, says GlobalData.
Special Edition: Holistic Health & Wellness – Formulating for Wellbeing and Anti-Ageing
Beauty consumers consider holistic wellness as integral to their daily routines, particularly as stress and mental health have taken over the conversation amidst COVID-19, says the associate director of global beauty and personal care at Mintel.
Special edition: Holistic Health & Wellness – Formulating for Wellbeing and Anti-Ageing
Post-pandemic consumers are concerned about health, immunity and wider wellness which will translate into an uptick in beauty products that offer mindful and relaxing rituals to bookend days, says the director of beauty at WGSN.
Knowledge and interest in the skin microbiome continued to gain ground in 2020, buoyed by renewed awareness about holistic health amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe highlights the areas experts in the field are looking...
There is a rising potential for stress-relieving adaptogens in beauty and personal care formulations as consumers seek out products that protect and heal – beyond traditional aesthetics, a beauty expert says.
UK-based cannabidiol (CBD) beauty startup Kloris has secured its first nationwide retail launch through Boots, propelling it into the mainstream wellness market as it moves forward with European expansion efforts, its co-founder says.
What matters to beauty consumers when it comes to a healthy lifestyle? This is the question we are asking in this article by exploring how the cosmetics sector can offer support to prevent and overcome various lifestyle stressors.