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Editor’s Spotlight

What is indie beauty anyway?

By Deanna Utroske

Recently, brands featured on the Indie Beauty Profile column have been asked to define or explain their thinking on what makes a cosmetics, personal care, or fragrance brand independent. Here, Cosmetics Design has complied a selection of the replies in...

Cosmoprof Asia 2018, in pictures

Cosmoprof Asia 2018, in pictures

By Amanda Lim

Cosmoprof Asia 2018 shattered records to host its biggest show yet. In case you missed it, this gallery contains some of the highlights of the show.

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

By Deanna Utroske

Call it Blue Beauty, Conscious Business, or a Circular Economy; in any case small beauty brands and multinational cosmetics and personal care corporations are rethinking the status quo and working to ensure that the industry won’t be undone by thoughtless...

Sustainability, science and selling

Sustainability, science and selling

By Natasha Spencer

As sustainable and environmentally-friendly product launches, marketing messages and board-level initiatives gather in pace, cosmetics and personal care brands are innovating technology and packaging to stand out.

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team was at the in-cosmetics Latin America 2018 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week, and in this photo gallery we bring you some of the highlights, including the most important and interesting ingredients and new technology to be...

Are free-from products creating harm or safety?

Are free-from products creating harm or safety?

By Natasha Spencer

Free-from claims are designed to provide reassurance to safety and health-conscious consumers, which, in turn, help build trust and confidence in their purchasing decisions. But are they proving successful? Or is the real harm in the nature of these free-from...

Unilever simplifies its business structure: set to become one legal entity

Unilever simplifies its business structure

By Lucy Whitehouse

Unilever has announced the how it intends to carry out its planned transformation into a ‘simpler, more agile and more focused business’.