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Japanese natural and organic trends

Euromonitor International reveals Japanese natural and organic boost

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese cosmetics consumers demand “healthier, safer and more ethically conscious products” resulting from changing lifestyles, which is generating growing interest in the natural, organic and environmentally-friendly cosmetics areas.   

in-cosmetics Korea launches product trails

in-cosmetics Korea launches product trails

By Natasha Spencer

As in-cosmetics Korea 2017 approaches, we take a look at the latest moisturisers, natural actives, anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle names and items revealed in the event's new product trails.

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.

Sulwhasoo to open first Paris store

Sulwhasoo prepares to open first Paris store

By Natasha Spencer

AmorePacific-owned Sulwhasoo enters the Parisian marketplace by getting ready to exclusively launch at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, France, in September 2017.

CDIB Capital invests in L&P Cosmetics

CDIB Capital invests in L&P Cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

South Korean facial skin care name, L&P Cosmetics, receives an undisclosed sum from CDIB Capital, the private equity arm of China Development Financial.

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

Special Newsletter - Indie Brands

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty category has been leading the way when it comes to ground breaking and innovative products, so we at Cosmetics Design thought it a good idea to pick out some of the best.

Cell therapy innovation set to reverse impacts of ageing

Exclusive interview

Cell therapy innovation set to reverse impacts of ageing

By Natasha Spencer

As anti-ageing solutions evolve to meet growing demands around environmental concerns, we spoke to Lee Buckler, President and CEO, RepliCel Life Sciences, about how its latest cell technology aims to transform hair and skin care.

Kao: Ethics over profits?

Kao: Ethics over profits?

By Natasha Spencer

For the 11th consecutive year, chemicals and cosmetics name, Kao, is voted as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’.

CIDP pursues anti-pollution and sun care substantiation claims

CIDP pursues anti-pollution and sun care substantiation claims

By Natasha Spencer

The Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique (CIDP), a Mauritius-based private and independent Contract Research Organisation (CRO), focuses on blue light study protocol and its personal care developments after obtaining ISO-certification.

Supplier efficacy data drives anti-pollution claims

Supplier efficacy data drives anti-pollution claims

By Natasha Spencer

With anti-pollution brands focusing on new stories to generate brand and product interest, we asked Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science, how pollutant-protection research and claims are changing.

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

By Simon Pitman

Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and...

China celebrates first PCHi Fountain Awards

China celebrates first PCHi Fountain Awards

By Natasha Spencer

The 10th edition of the Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show held its inaugural Fountain Awards and revealed 30 award recipients.

Is plum poised to be the next big beauty oil?

Is plum poised to be the next big beauty oil?

By Simon Pitman

Beauty oil is one of the biggest skin care trends right now, as consumers opt for simpler and more natural regimes. But with a wide variety of choice, has plum oil been overlooked?

Next-generation natural materials on the rise

Next-generation natural materials on the rise

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company, Frost & Sullivan, reveals that next-generation natural materials are expected to replace traditional synthetic materials in the personal care industry.

Indie Beauty Profile Claire Mitchell ECO. Modern essentials

Indie Beauty Profile

Claire Mitchell, ECO. Modern essentials

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Claire Mitchell, director of ECO. Modern essential talks about how her international business experience helped her grow the brand’s global reach and how wellness, natural beauty, and consumer trust intersect in today’s personal...

Active beauty trend

Active beauty: Making health and fitness look good

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company, Mintel, reveals that active beauty is set to be a dominant trend in 2017, as companies invest in tools and applications that encourage consumers to focus on health, fitness and beauty.

Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

What customization means to the personal care industry

By Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should brands and formulators be doing to customise their offerings? Here are a few options to consider…

L’Oreal Thailand opens green distribution centre

L’Oreal Thailand opens green distribution centre

By Natasha Spencer

As L’Oreal Thailand opens its green distribution centre at TPARK Bangna, the sustainability-driven facility is Asia’s first LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver level green distribution centre, reported business publication...

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to clue in on the categories where we most want to see more submissions....

Halal popularity goes global

Halal popularity goes global

By Natasha Spencer

The halal cosmetics market is expected to rise to $52.39 bn (€48.9 bn) by 2021, up from $26.47 bn (€24.7 bn) in 2016, global technology research and advisory company Technavio, reports.

Personal care sector growth

Personal care: Drivers behind the sector's future success

By Natasha Spencer

Business insight providers, Markets and Markets, has released its latest findings on the top 10 care chemicals including colour cosmetics, personal care ingredients, cosmetic pigments and active ingredients, that are set to dominate the market to 2021.

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

You have a great formulation idea but now that you are about to put that idea into action, what is the best to get it to market as quickly as possible. What's the best approach?

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