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What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

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What does soil health have to do with the Cosmetics Industry?

By Simon Pitman

A huge body of scientific evidence makes it hard to deny that pollution from the agricultural industry has contributed significantly to global climate change, but what might perplex some is how this is connected to the cosmetics and personal care industry.

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

By Simon Pitman

As part of the move towards more natural-looking hair styles, Latin American consumers are all out for natural hair care solutions and product launches.

CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

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CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has taken the cosmetics and personal care world by storm over the past year or so, evinced by a plethora of new product launches across all major markets.

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How the CBD trend is unfolding in Europe

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol (CBD) skin care has already taken the US market by storm, and it is starting to make a splash in European markets too, underlined by a recent spike in new product launches containing the ingredient.

Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

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Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

Among the trends Cosmetics Design is watching in the Americas region this year is the influx and popularity of brands and ingredients from Oceana. Case in point: Black Chicken Remedies, the once tiny Australian organic skin care and wellness brand founded...

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

8 top predictions for sustainable cosmetics in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Ecovia Intelligence has revealed its picks for the top trends and drivers set to define sustainable beauty and personal care in the coming year. We reveal the specialist research consulting & training company’s predictions in this Editor’s Spotlight.

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

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The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

By Simon Pitman

The microbiome trend has taken the industry by storm and Cosmetics Design is homing in on it with a dedicated ingredient category for this year’s Beauty Industry Awards as well as a two-day conference program dedicated to the topic for our inaugural Cosmetics...

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

Beauty Industry Awards 2019

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The clock is ticking on the closing date for entries to the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards. With last entries excepted no later than February 8th that leaves just three weeks to enter.

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

From The Editor's Desk

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

By Simon Pitman

Looking ahead to 2019, the Cosmetics Design team has a packed year ahead for its subscribers, including new face-to-face events, webinars, special editions and in depth event coverage.

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

The Cosmetics Design 2019 Trends Video

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

The 2019 Beauty Industry Awards are open!

By Simon Pitman

The third annual Beauty Industry Awards is open for entries, with the Cosmetics Design team inviting entries for ten categories representing all aspects of the industry, from finished products through to formulation.

Water reduction in beauty: a major future craze?

Water reduction in beauty: a major future craze?

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a German personal care brand explicitly called Stop The Water While Using Me! to L’Oréal’s recent partnership to rinse out shampoo with five times less water, water reduction in beauty is a trend causing a serious splash. We explore its potential...

Tea Time: 3 indie brands brewing up beauty

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Tea Time: 3 indie brands brewing up beauty

By Deanna Utroske

A wide variety of tea-derived inputs is used in personal care product formulations, most often for their antioxidant activity. Green tea, white tea, fermented black tea, matcha, blue tea (which is really butterfly-pea flower and lemongrass), and other...

Beauty ingredient maker Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is looking to the marine environment and biotechnology as a sustainable alternative to conventional personal care ingredient manufacturing. And having acquired Prince Edward Island – based Nautilus Biosciences at the start...

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Here are some of the photo highlights of a the busy in-cosmetics North America event, where there were many new ingredient launches, a strong conference program and underlying themes such as the adaption to the needs of indie beauty formulators. Click...

Trend Spotting: vinegar beauty treatments

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Trend Spotting: vinegar beauty treatments

By Deanna Utroske

Vinegars have been used globally for centuries in cooking, medicine, cleaning, and personal care. Now with consumers’ interest in naturals, blend-it-yourself products, and time-honored traditions, vinegar is showing up quite often in skin care, hair and...

The big business of natural beauty ingredients

Editor's Spotlight

The big business of natural beauty ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

Acquisitions and launches in the natural cosmetics and personal care ingredients space have been coming along pretty steadily for the past year or so now—evidence that the natural beauty is no longer restricted to the fringes of the industry. Here, Cosmetics...

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