Packaging & Design

Cosmoprof Awards recognise innovation

Cosmoprof Awards adds Beauty Circle Awards to the agenda

By Natasha Spencer

Cosmoprof Asia 2017, the favourite Asia Pacific (APAC) event that reveals the latest trends and novelties in the cosmetics industry, prepares for new awards to recognise cutting-edge developments in the region.

Nexgen Biotechnologies opts for digital labelling

Nexgen Biotechnologies opts for digital labelling

By Simon Pitman

Biotechnology ingredients provider Nexgen has opted for Thinfilm’s NFC solutions as a means of enhancing its global supply chain to provide heightened security and distribution transparency.

Male skin care and sheet masks K-beauty

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Male skin care and sheet masks part II: K-beauty in the US

By Natasha Spencer

Currently, in the US, there appears to be a disconnect between K-beauty trends and their adoption in the Western marketplace. We continued our conversation with David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel on how it can build...

Fearful free from claims

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Free from claims part I: Full of fear

By Natasha Spencer

Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science, highlights how today’s cosmetics and personal care brands are centring on including negative ‘free from’ claims that are creating misplaced fear in consumers.

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

By Deanna Utroske

Both companies serve the cosmetics and personal care industries (among others). But this deal advances WestRock’s business in Australia, where Hanapak is well established in the consumer packaging market.

Gift experience in beauty and cosmetics

Gifting part I: How brands can leverage the experience

By Natasha Spencer

In association with MEC, The Hurun Research Institute releases its 'China HNWI Gifting White Paper 2017’, citing its findings on gifting and high net worth individual (HNWI) demands in China.

Anti pollution in hair care and colour cosmetics

Anti-pollution breaks into hair care and colour cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

With the effects of pollution remaining a prominent concern for conscious consumers, we ask Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel, how companies are maximising innovation to achieve industry longevity.

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