All news articles for March 2014

Hair care launches at in-cosmetics 2014

Hair care launches at in-cosmetics 2014

By Lucy Whitehouse

The in-cosmetics Innovation Zone will give attendees the opportunity to gain an insight on the latest hair care developments. Take a look at the ingredients set to be showcased at the event next week, right here.

L’Oréal and Beiersdorf 'monitoring' Ukraine crisis

L’Oréal and Beiersdorf 'monitoring' Ukraine crisis

By Michelle Yeomans

European cosmetic companies, including L'Oréal and Beiersdorf are keeping an eye on the current political crisis in Ukraine, but are reporting no disruption to their operations in and exports to the country.

The rise of the silkworm cocoon in skin care

The rise of the silkworm cocoon in skin care

By Michelle Yeomans

Silk cocoon-based skin care formulations are really starting to take off in Asia as consumers seek an alternative way to keep the skin radiant and treat the ageing process.

China authorities fine Nu Skin over sales tactics

China authorities fine Nu Skin over sales tactics

By Simon Pitman

The China government says it will fine Nu Skin in excess of $500k for ‘illegal sales’ and ‘misleading’ consumers and will also make moves to tighten regulations governing direct sales.

Finally! FDA holds public review on OTC plan

Finally! FDA holds public review on OTC plan

By Michelle Yeomans

The Food and Drug Administration will hold a public hearing over the next two days to gather input on its' current process for reviewing over-the-counter (OTC) drugs.

Expert reveals the power of TV in Korean beauty buying

Asia in Focus

Expert reveals the power of TV in Korean beauty buying

By Michelle Yeomans

In this month's Asia in Focus, a series that hones in on the segments offering the most opportunities for the industry right now, we look at the power of Korean TV when it comes to influencing makeup trends and purchasing behaviour.

Get on the ground in Brazil, Euromonitor advises beauty brands

Get on the ground in Brazil, Euromonitor advises beauty brands

By Lucy Whitehouse

Speaking exclusively to Cosmetics Design in this second part of our special on today’s launch of their 2014 data, Euromonitor analysts tell us beauty players should start operating from within Brazil to tackle the country's import tax hurdle.