The development of cosmetic and toiletry brands can take years to
build up, but a copycat brand can destroy all that work in just a
short period of time. And a new report finds that increasingly it
is premium brands that are being...
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.
Italian botanicals manufacturer Indena and Japanese cosmetics giant
Kanebo have joined forces to develop an olive fruit extract
designed to provide moisturizing and anti-ageing properties for the
skin care category.
Nanotechnology has been making the headlines recently prompting
CosmeticsDesign.com to take a look at the latest personal care
launches on the market that feature the technology. And it seems to
be in Asia where nano cosmetics seem...
California's Diamond Lotus Essentials is introducing a new organic
source of Helichrysum oil, which is said to contain high levels of
the compound behind its reputed anti-bruise and scar-reducing
US chemicals player Lonza has launched Geogard Ultra, a product
that aims to meet the growing demand for alternative cosmetic
preservatives that are free of potentially harmful and toxic
properties. The product is also said to be...
Beiersdorf says that the recent launch of its Nivea branded men's
skin whitening range in the Asian market has been a significant
success, following in line with the boom in men's skin care
products throughout the region.
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...
Procter & Gamble has signaled that it plans to make more use of
palm oil in its shampoos and detergents instead of relying mainly
on crude oil, which likely to be subject to volatile price changes
in the future.
European cosmetic makers have been quick to catch on to the
promises made by 'wonder ingredient' CoQ10 with a throng of
products hitting the market in the last five years, according to
Mintel. Nonetheless, supply issues...
Hyaluronic acid has made the jump into the global cosmetics market
with the launch of the Estee Lauder's Perfectionist skin care
range. With the ingredient already proving a hit in the US market
for cosmetic, nutritional and...