Anti-Aging / Skin Whitening

Nicole Tyrimou, Euromonitor analyst

Euromonitor analyst identifies key male skin care trends

By Chris BARKER

Men's skin care markets are becoming polarized between the simple and the complex, as Euromonitor beauty and personal care analyst Nicole Tyrimou identifies the key trends in this developing cosmetics field as simplicity and multi-functionality.

FDA issues new warning on mercury cosmetics

FDA issues new warning on mercury cosmetics

By Chris BARKER

The FDA has issued a warning on 15 illegal skin whitening products, many of containing dangerous heavy metals, discovered being imported into the Philippines.

Future Beauty Trends: Finding the right target

Guest Blog

Future Beauty Trends: Finding the right target

By Imogen Matthews

The recent Beauty Futures Forum conducted by trends forecasting agency 'The Future Laboratory' identified what we can expect next in terms of original concepts and different ways of targeting beauty consumers post-recession. Here, our expert...

Nu Skin makes further investment as Operation China ramps up

Nu Skin makes further investment as Operation China ramps up

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Having announced plans to invest more in China and with sales booming in the region, as per its financial results released earlier in the month, Nu Skin will now look to finish the building of its Innovation Park in Shanghai.

Datamonitor insight into anti-ageing trends

An insight into anti-ageing: R&D is vital

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientific backing is to have a big say in the future growth of the anti-ageing arena as manufacturers look to meet more consumers and create a feeling of trust, according to Datamonitor International Consumer Insights analyst Daniel Bone.

Asian demand for Donkey milk in cosmetics has risen

Donkey milk cosmetics - crème de la crème for Asian consumers

By Michelle Yeomans

Cleopatra swore by it, bathing daily in asses' milk as part of her beauty regime. Now the spotlight is back on it as Asian cosmetics consumers, particularly those in Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea and China are said to be favouring it in anti-ageing...

Merck launches new skin care actives

Merck launches new skin care actives

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Ingredients supplier Merck has launched new cosmetics actives and invited CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com down to give us an exclusive insight on the skin care ingredients.

Kanebo's 'slow' product recall: blame Kao

Kanebo's 'slow' product recall: blame Kao

By Chris BARKER

The Japanese company has been accused of not responding fast enough to skin whitening complaints, however Cosmetics Design spoke to reps that reveal its parent company Kao had to give them the nod first.    

Skin lightening trend in Asia boosts global market

Skin lightening trend in Asia boosts global market

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Skin lightening has long been a trend in Asia and is set to continue to boost the global market in the next five years, according to Global Industry Analysts’ latest report.

Plant stem cell technology tipped to take off

Plant stem cell technology tipped to take off

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Plant stem cell technology is expected to help propel the global cosmeceutical market forward over the coming years, according to the latest report from RNCOS.

Research group unearths new info on photo-ageing damage

Research group unearths new info on photo-ageing damage

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Scientists have provided an objective index for evaluating the degree of progress of dermal tissue changes caused by photo-ageing and revealed for the first time that elastin abnormality develops in the lower dermis during the early stages.

Governments at UN forum agree on treaty to tackle mercury emissions

Governments at UN forum agree on treaty to tackle mercury emissions

By Michelle Yeomans

After meeting at a UN forum last week, global governments have agreed on the first legally binding, global treaty to tackle mercury pollution after a recent UNEP report revealed that emissions were on the up particularly in Africa, Asia and South America.

Laser test developed to test anti-aging product efficacy

Laser test developed to test anti-aging product efficacy

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Researchers in Taiwan have developed a process with a new laser technique to identify the signs of aging and may help provide an index for measuring the effectiveness of 'anti-aging' skin products.