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Trend Spotting: formulating beauty products with the mushrooms of the world

Editor’s Spotlight

Trend Spotting: mushrooms of the world

By Deanna Utroske

The use of mushrooms in beauty product formulations has been an emerging for years. But now it seems that the prolific fungi are gaining real popularity with skin care consumers. Certainly, the natural cosmetics and personal care movement can take some...

The beauty industry’s stake in worldwide wellness

Editor’s Spotlight

The beauty industry’s stake in worldwide wellness

By Deanna Utroske

According to the Global Wellness Institute’s 2018 report, wellness is now a $4.2 trillion business; and the beauty, personal care, and anti-aging categories account for $1,083bn of that figure. Here, Cosmetics Design looks at brands and trends navigating...

Gemstones in beauty: An Asian-inspired trend that’s yet to hit Asia

Gemstones in beauty: An Asian-inspired trend that’s yet to hit Asia

By Amanda Lim

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but it is semi-precious stones that are carving a niche for themselves in the world of beauty. Ironically, says Sharon Kwek of Mintel, this trend has yet to take root in Asia, where gemstones and crystals are part and...

The skin care category you may have missed

Editor’s Spotlight

The skin care category you may have missed

By Deanna Utroske

Lip care and lip color have grown in recent years; and some might say that lip products now comprise a stand-alone category—one that epitomizes the multifunctional formulations blurring the boundaries of beauty today. Here Cosmetics Design takes a closer...

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