Cognis tapped into a growing market last year with the launch of
two ingredients aimed at fighting the effects of pollution in hair
and skin care formulations - launches that have now been recognised
with innovation awards.
Global direct sales of cosmetic and toiletry products are growing
at a healthy 4 per cent, boosted by the opening up of the China
retail market and an increasing number of opportunities to buy
products over the internet.
German personal care giant Beiersdorf says it wants to achieve a
5.5 per cent of the global market for personal care products by the
year 2010 and will be particularly looking to the markets of China,
India, Brazil and Russia to help...
Body Shop International said that its latest results for the six
months up to 27 August showed new lines featuring exotic community
trade ingredients such as Brazilian babbusu nut oil and Zambian
honey have been a major driving force...
The fact that big names like the Body Shop is now trying to muscle
in on the India market is testimony that the sub-continent will be
an increasing draw for international players. And the latest report
on the countyr's fragrance...
This year's Cosmoprof North America event closes its doors having
attracted just over 25,000 visitors - the same level as last year's
event. With beauty professionals from over 34 countries, the show
centered on bringing...
German ingredients manufacturer Symrise has launched a new range of
botanicals based on Ayurvedic medicine. Growing interest in both
Ayurvedic medicine and natural cosmetic products is leading to a
constant stream of new launches...
The global market for cosmetics and toiletries reached nearly $150
billion (€125m) in 2004, up by more than 4 per cent from 2003,
according to a new study that also highlights major growth in key
A UK dermatological study into the affects of a compound extracted
from Araroba trees claim they have improved the treatment for
psoriasis. Simon Pitman reports on what could prove to be a
break-through for a condition that affects...
The latest group of product launches from Mintel's GNPD testify to
the growing range of skin care products relying on natural
ingredients that include minerals and vitamins in the fight to
maintain healthy and wrinkle-free skin,...