Market Trends

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is putting time and money into the research, development, and marketing of skin protection ingredients. Cosmetics Design checks in with Fabienne Bizeray, marketing manager of skin and sun, and Marc Eeman, a skin care application...

Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

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Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

By Natasha Spencer

While APAC remains behind the US and Europe in terms of habitual fragrance use, we asked Philip Hwang, Brand Strategy Director at Brandimage, how the region is developing the sector.

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

By Deanna Utroske

Since early this year, Cosmetics Design has been publishing the Indie Beauty Profile column weekly, showcasing the inspiring work of cosmetics and personal care entrepreneurs and their innovative brands. Now after nearly 30 installments, we pause to reflect...

This year’s upcoming in-cosmetics Asia, the region’s leading personal care ingredients event, will delve into the colour cosmetics space and highlight just why the APAC market is expected to surpass the US.

"APAC will replace the US as leading colour cosmetics region by 2020", in-cosmetics Asia to explore

By Natasha Spencer

This year’s upcoming in-cosmetics Asia, the region’s leading personal care ingredients event, will delve into the colour cosmetics space and highlight just why the APAC market is expected to surpass the US.

Florence Bernardin (left), Eber Bodmer, Charlotte Cho, DK Tché, and Leila Rochet Podvin

K-beauty continues to build momentum in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

A panel of experts speaking at last week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show shared data, insights, and anecdotes explaining why and how the Korean beauty trend is growing in the States.

Chinese selective spending habits

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Chinese selective spending habits part I: What the economy means for beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Market research agency, Mintel, reveals how urban Chinese consumers are more selective spenders in 2017, so we caught up with Laurel Gu, Research Director, and Jessica Jin, Associate Beauty Director to find out why this is and the impact this is likely...