All news articles for August 2016

Indie Beauty Expo 2016 outdoes itself

Indie Beauty Expo 2016 outdoes itself

By Deanna Utroske

This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest go-to event for trend spotting, business deals, and much more!

The guide on how to get palm oil right

Special Focus: Palm Oil

The guide on how to get palm oil right

By Simon Pitman

Palm oil is an essential ingredient for cosmetics and personal care players, and if it’s sourced sustainably, it’s hard to beat both in terms of carbon footprint and efficacy.

China FDA clarifies new sunscreen labelling rules

China FDA clarifies new sunscreen labelling rules

By Simon Pitman

After CFDA recently unveiled new guidelines for the labelling of Sun Protection Factors (SPFs). Now the Chinese authorities have moved to clarify the measures after some confusion arose.

2016 - a momentous year for the halal segment in Asia

2016 - a momentous year for the halal segment in Asia

By Michelle Yeomans

In 2016, Cosmetics Design witnessed brands and governments in non-Muslim majority countries in Asia become more eager than ever to invest and grow the halal industry. Here, we take a look at the markets that were most interested and the new bills being...

Brexit and the UK cosmetics industry: a view from CTPA

Guest article

Brexit and the UK cosmetics industry: a view from CTPA

By CTPA

In this guest article, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) outlines what the Brexit vote means for the UK cosmetics industry and how companies should be responding.