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Green Cosmetics

Green Cosmetics

Sustainability has developed from an industry buzzword to a necessity for cosmetics firms, with developments in green chemistry, formulation and packaging. Here Cosmetics Design looks at the latest news and innovations in green cosmetics.

Vitabrid C12 launch marks first exclusive Korean beauty brand in Barneys New York

16-Aug-2017 - Active Vitamin C-based hair and skin care name, Vitabrid C12, hits US shelves with an exclusive retail agreement with luxury speciality retailer, Barneys New York.

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Ayurvedic beauty in India part II: A way of life

16-Aug-2017 - The Indian government and leading brands recognise the potential of Ayurvedic beauty and are supporting its growth, Shreyansh Kocheri, Senior Research Analyst at Euromonitor International explains.

in-cosmetics Asia puts the spotlight on face mask innovation

16-Aug-2017 - Face masks have become big news throughout Asia, offering consumers a convenient DIY skin care treatment that helps to improve the appearance of pores, remove excess oil and hydrate the...

Inolex develops China's Centre of Excellence

08-Aug-2017 - Natural ingredient producer, Inolex, welcomes new staff and increases lab capabilities at its hub in Guangzhou, China.

New Zealand Secret enters luxury skin care market in Singapore

07-Aug-2017 - New prestige, natural skin care company, New Zealand Secret, makes its debut in Singapore to appeal to consumers' high-end shopping habits.   

Azelis builds Australia and New Zealand profile with Chemcolor acquisition

02-Aug-2017 - Speciality chemical distributor and supplier, Azelis, makes inroads in the Oceanic cosmetics region with its purchase of manufacturer and formulations supplier, Chemcolor.

Trilogy enters into ownership deal with Lanocorp

01-Aug-2017 - Scented candle and beauty product manufacturer, Trilogy, is set to purchase a controlling share of Australian and New Zealand natural skin care cosmetics competitor, Lanocorp.  

A hair and skin care line made from rice bran. And that includes the packaging!

24-Jul-2017 - At the recent Cosmoprof North America event we caught up with a spokesperson for the Taiwanese brand Reise. What is different is that not only is the Taiwanese hair and...

Camlin Fine Sciences acquires Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances

24-Jul-2017 - Performance chemicals manufacturer, Camlin Fine Sciences, and its subsidiary company, CFS Europe, gain a 51% stake in Chinese enterprise, Ningbo Wanglong Flavors and Fragrances (Wanglong).

The hottest ingredient launches at in-cosmetics Korea

18-Jul-2017 - Following up from the inspirational in-cosmetics Korea 2017, what were some of the key trends we’ve seen emerging in this region, and actives being launched set to dominate in the...

Shiseido joins teamLab on live art exhibition

18-Jul-2017 - The Japanese personal care leader, Shiseido, and creative artists group, teamLab, collaborate to launch a digital art exhibition.

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New Zealand skin care line goes the extra mile for natural ingredients

17-Jul-2017 - Girl Undiscovered is a new natural skin care line out of New Zealand that has raised the bar for natural ingredients with its 100% WILD concept.

P&G, BASF and Cargill partner to produce sustainable certified coconut oil in the Philippines and Indonesia

05-Jul-2017 - BASF, Cargill, Procter & Gamble (P&G), and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have collaborated to create and push production of a sustainable certified coconut oil (SCNO) and transparent...

Nars loses cruelty-free status?

03-Jul-2017 - As Nars moves into the Chinese market, where animal testing is mandatory, previously loyal supporters opt to boycott the famed brand.

Young Living Essential Oils taps into Indonesia

27-Jun-2017 - Leader in the personal care segment, Young Living Essential Oils, marked its expansion into Indonesia with a grand opening and 1,500 attendees in Jakarta.

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Micellar technology simplifies hair washing routines

26-Jun-2017 - In our Q&A with Andrew McDougall, Global Haircare Analyst at Mintel, we asked what the new, innovative technology has to offer formulators, brands and consumers on the market, and how...

What does it take to launch a probiotic skin care range?

21-Jun-2017 - We caught up with BeBe & Bella probiotics skin care founder Allison Krebs-Bensch to find out more about what it takes to launch a brand in this rapidly evolving space....

Vacuumed pores make it onto skin care to-do list

20-Jun-2017 - Skin vacuuming is the latest trend to hit Korea and Asia-Pacific as consumers seek to improve their skin’s appearance.

Probiotics skincare – a small niche with massive potential

20-Jun-2017 - The probiotics trend is one of the fastest growing in the skin care category right now, mainly because it simultaneously hits on key consumer demands that include wellness and natural.

BTS and VT Cosmetics collaborate to launch sun care cushion

19-Jun-2017 - Korean pop group, BTS, and VT cosmetics sun care name release its sun essence cushion.

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar – June 21st

15-Jun-2017 - As part of our seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, we are bringing you a carefully curated discussion panel to shine the spotlight on the fast evolving...

Save the date for our 2017 Skincare Ingredients conference – June 21st

14-Jun-2017 - Cosmetics Design is readying its seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, a chance to keep up to date on trends, network and stay on top of this...

Chinese strategic agreement focuses on plant-based cosmetics

14-Jun-2017 - Leading Chinese plant-based producer, Shineco, and biomass refining company, Beijing Zhongke Biorefinery Engineering Technology, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to create the Institute of Chinese Apocynum Industrial Technology...

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Korea conducts research to develop natural and organic cosmetics standard

12-Jun-2017 - As in-cosmetics Korea prepares to welcome regulators and formulators from around APAC and the globe, we spoke to Min-sun Kim, Cosmos assistant, Control Union Korea about the efforts to reach...

Euromonitor International reveals Japanese natural and organic boost

07-Jun-2017 - Japanese cosmetics consumers demand “healthier, safer and more ethically conscious products” resulting from changing lifestyles, which is generating growing interest in the natural, organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics areas.   ...

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