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Institute of Personal Care Science: Top trends in 2017

18-Jan-2017 - As big brands focus on their new year strategies and development plans, we take a look at the Institute of Personal Care Science ’s projected trends and how they are...

Cosme Tokyo 2017 to showcase Made in Japan cosmetics

18-Jan-2017 - This year’s Cosme Tokyo 2017 will place particular importance on promoting products formulated, developed and marketed on its home soil.

Innisfree collaborates with POSPi and Bank of China to launch mobile payment in China

18-Jan-2017 - AmorePacific-owned beauty brand, Innisfree, collaborates with mobile retail solutions company, POSPi, and Bank of China, to launch its mobile point of sale (POS) solution in Chinese branches.

Wei Beauty launches new anti-pollution skin care solution

17-Jan-2017 - The China-based beauty brand expands its product portfolio to offer a Golden Root Multi-Action Anti-Pollution Mist, aimed at lowering the impact of pollution on the skin.

Moana Skincare teams up to target Europe and the Middle East

17-Jan-2017 - New Zealand-based organic skin care brand, Moana Skincare has entered into a partnership agreement with active ingredient developer Aqua Bio Technology (ABT).

New Zealand moves forward with ban on microbeads

17-Jan-2017 - Nick Smith, New Zealand’s Minister for the Environment has announced the country’s plans to ban the sale of personal care products containing plastic microbeads.

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

16-Jan-2017 - You have a great formulation idea but now that you are about to put that idea into action, what is the best to get it to market as quickly as...

P&G targets zero waste from manufacturing

16-Jan-2017 - As the New Year got underway the CPG and personal care company announced an initiative to further reduce, recycle, and repurpose manufacturing waste. It’s a strategy that presents both new...

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

16-Jan-2017 - As the leading personal care ingredient events organiser achieved record-breaking success in 2016, we look ahead to what we can expect from in-cosmetics events in 2017.

AmorePacific enters Middle East market

16-Jan-2017 - The South Korean beauty leader has teamed up with retail franchise operator, Aishaya Group, to expand its presence in the Middle East.

Shiseido creates new advertising campaign for 2017

16-Jan-2017 - The New Year sparks a new marketing message for the Japan-based beauty powerhouse as it seeks to emphasise the power of beauty from within.

Opinion

Two Views: Digital democratizes beauty

12-Jan-2017 - For this installment of Two Views, Cosmetics Design reached out to digital entrepreneurs— Jessica Pritchett and Jihan Thompson—in an effort to better understand how technology is expanding the reach and...

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Less than four weeks left to submit for the Beauty Industry Awards

11-Jan-2017 - The count down to the first ever Cosmetics Design Beauty Industry Awards is well under way and there are now less than four weeks to go for the cut off...

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Palm oil usage part II: Thinking beyond the RSPO

11-Jan-2017 - In the second part of our interview with Alexis Maisonet, Marketing Analyst and R&D Innovation Technician at Bentley Labs, we spoke about the short and long-term implications of continuing to...

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What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

11-Jan-2017 - Looking ahead to the next 12 months, we spoke to David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel about this year’s top packaging trend predictions.

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China’s cosmetics and consumer trends in 2017 part II: A new technological era

11-Jan-2017 - As China strives towards maximising its opportunities through the use of dynamic and intuitive technologies, we asked Delon Wang, Manager of Asia Pacific Trends at Mintel, what we can expect...

L’Oréal pays over $1bn to acquire Valeant skin care brands

11-Jan-2017 - The beauty leader is buying three affordable, skin care brands that will substantially boost L’Oréal’s revenue in the active cosmetics category in the US market.

Trend Watch: Cosmetic and personal care ingredients borrowed from Traditional Chinese Medicine

10-Jan-2017 - It’s a trend that unites global beauty rituals with homespun wisdom. And the long-standing practice and emerging science that substantiate the benefits of TCM ingredients appeals to beauty consumers worldwide....

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Palm oil usage part I: Its impact on the environment

10-Jan-2017 - As the use of palm oil remains commonplace in the cosmetics industry, we spoke to Alexis Maisonet, Marketing Analyst and R&D Innovation Technician at Bentley Labs about the damaging effects...

Korean cosmetics brand sues Japanese artist for copyright infringement

10-Jan-2017 - W.Lab, a Korean cosmetics retailer, has countersued Yoshitomo Nara over the use of an image that features on the company’s W-Honey Beam Cushion make-up product range.

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China’s cosmetics and consumer trends in 2017 part I: A change of pace

10-Jan-2017 - As China has enjoyed strong growth in recent years to become the world’s second largest market, we spoke to Delon Wang, Manager of Asia Pacific Trends, Mintel, on market research...

Water conservation part II: What’s next for sustainability?

09-Jan-2017 - Market information provider, Mintel, releases data on the emerging trend that will see the beauty and cosmetics industries prioritise conserving water and encourage consumers to do the same.

Shiseido scoops coveted Marie Claire award

09-Jan-2017 - Japanese beauty front runner, Shiseido, picks up the renowned Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté accolade for its smart Synchro skin lasting liquid foundation.

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

09-Jan-2017 - The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Johnson & Johnson at work on skin care that modulates bacteria

05-Jan-2017 - The multinational company has partnered with a biotech firm specializing in probiotic skin care and cosmetics as part of its new JLINX program.

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