All news articles for February 2018

What’s the environmental beauty reality in 2018?

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What’s the environmental beauty reality in 2018?

By Natasha Spencer

Creating a balanced life is gathering rapid pace in 2018. This stems from everyday life, where “not only are people feeling the stress of busy lives, they are also increasingly aware that poor environments affect their health,” said Matthew Crabbe, Regional...

Online spending in China is at its peak

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Online spending in China is at its peak

By Natasha Spencer

China is seeing a real transformation when it comes to the frequency of purchases made online, as consumers seek cost-effectiveness, convenience and efficiency. We explore what impact this will have on physical in-store shopping and overall customer service...

Japanese algae name enters the UK

Japanese algae name enters the UK

By Natasha Spencer

Algae-based beauty brand, Sun Chlorella, appeals to the natural, organic and environmentally-focused global trends by venturing onto the UK market.

Silicone developments are appealing to the ANZ personal care market

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Silicone developments are appealing to the ANZ personal care market

By Natasha Spencer

As leading speciality chemicals and food ingredients supplier, Azelis, becomes Australia Momentive’s exclusive distributor, we spoke to Camiel Huisman, Managing Director Australia, Azelis on what we can expect from Australia and New Zealand’s personal...

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is thrilled by the tremendous response we have had for all ten of our Beauty Industry Award categories, but we are responding to numerous requests to extend the deadline by doing just that.

Kao achieves Japanese ethical company first

Kao achieves Japanese ethical company first

By Natasha Spencer

Leading cosmetics name, Kao, is the only Japanese company to make it onto the World's Most Ethical Companies list for the twelfth year in a row.