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Has the cosmetics industry hit an innovation rut?

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Has the cosmetics industry hit an innovation rut?

By Simon Pitman

One of the best ways of measuring future industry trends and innovation is a trip to in-cosmetics Global, an event that shines a light on what the next generation of products will look like. But this year, pinpointing something truly new was hard to do.

Asia reprises place as global industry innovator, study reveals

Asia reprises place as global industry innovator, study reveals

By Natasha Spencer

Clarivate Analytics, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, releases its annual study revealing the globe’s top 100 global innovators, with Asia taking the top spot.

Chinese strategic agreement for Apocynum plant cosmetics

Chinese strategic agreement focuses on plant-based cosmetics

By Natasha Spencer

Leading Chinese plant-based producer, Shineco, and biomass refining company, Beijing Zhongke Biorefinery Engineering Technology, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement to create the Institute of Chinese Apocynum Industrial Technology Research...

Shiseido creates Shiseido Venture Partners

Shiseido to invest millions in beauty startups

By Natasha Spencer

As Shiseido prepares to invest up to ¥3 billion (€24.8 mn) in start-up ventures, the cosmetic giant’s new team will be on the lookout for technologically-advanced concepts and innovations that complement its existing portfolio and operations.

Cosmetics Design launches Beauty Industry Awards!

Cosmetics Design launches Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is delighted to announce the launch of its regional and global Beauty Industry Awards, the first award of its kind to recognize achievements in the entire spectrum of formulation expertise.

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

Estée Lauder exec on innovating for the future

By Lucy Whitehouse

Industry formulators should not create parity products to be in line with their competitors, but instead should strive to create ‘products of the future’, according to an industry leader.

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