All news articles for June 2014

Biomimetics present beauty brands with a great opportunity

Biomimetics present beauty brands with a great opportunity

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The opportunities in product development that biomimetics offer are exciting, but beauty brands also have to know how to talk to their customers about how these ingredients are helping to better their beauty products.

L'Oreal France chief details positive Cosmetics Europe outlook

Talks with the top: Loïc Armand details his positive cosmetics outlook

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its President for the 2014 -2016 term, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com was given an exclusive interview with the new boss - and his outlook is very positive.

More Korean cosmetics brands eyeing up China

More Korean cosmetics brands eyeing up China

By Lucy Whitehouse

Recent figures have shown South Korea’s beauty market exports faring very well, and now smaller brands are looking to further strengthen their foothold, with their sights apparently set on China.

TTIP US - EU trade talks look positive

EU-US trade talks look positive, and cosmetics is on the agenda

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The European Commission will host a sixth round of EU-US trade talks next month on a new trade and investment deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP; and the outlook is positive as Europe is in a strong position.

India FDA cracks down on cosmetics manufacturers

India FDA cracks down on cosmetics manufacturers

By Michelle Yeomans

The Indian Food and Drug Administration has cracked down on four cosmetics manufacturers in Pune, Sangli, Kolhapur and Solapur after finding them to be operating without valid licences.

Nivea opens first manufacturing plant in India

Nivea opens first manufacturing plant in India

By Lucy Whitehouse

Nivea, a global leader in skin care, has just opened its first manufacturing plant within India, in a move which confirms its efforts to expand in the country are underway. 

Payouts start for Kanebo over skin whitening complaints

Payouts start for Kanebo over skin whitening complaints

By Michelle Yeomans

Japanese cosmetics firm Kanebo is to offer short term compensation payments to 4,000 people who suffered from skin problems after using its whitening products containing the chemical Rhododeno.