Innovation

P&G lead researcher on what Asian beauty consumers want

P&G lead researcher on what Asian beauty consumers want

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a recent report, one of Procter & Gamble’s lead researchers has revealed what she considers to be the key differentiators between Asian and western beauty consumers, and explained how best to target consumers from the APAC region.

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

China tops Kline’s chart for global beauty device innovation

By Michelle Yeomans

The beauty technology segment has been picking up some speed of late and market analyst Kline confirms that creative and price-accessible devices from China have contributed to its record-breaking growth of nearly 15% globally.

Mintel: eye care innovation in Asia

Mintel: eye care innovation in Asia

By Michelle Yeomans

Asia is often viewed as the centre of cosmetic innovation. Here, Mintel rounds up some of the eye care products dominating the region's markets..

Clariant reveals expertise in formulation technologies

Exclusive Interview

Clariant reveals expertise in formulation technologies

By Michelle Yeomans

On the back of specialty chemicals provider Clariant further developing its ‘Secret Code of Beauty’ portfolio, we sat down to discuss how the brand’s investment in innovative technology is enabling it to provide more efficient ingredients.

Dr Shana'a named new R&D head, while Professor Wittern retires

Beiersdorf names new R&D head

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The Nivea skin care maker announces a change in its management for the research and development division as Dr May Shana’a steps in to replace Professor Klaus-Peter Wittern.

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

Beiersdorf: collaboration breeds innovation

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

In an exclusive interview at the in-cosmetics event in Hamburg, Beiersdorf R&D corporate director Andreas Clausen tells Cosmetics Design that conversing and sharing ideas with the industry is still leading to some key innovation.

Hair care launches at in-cosmetics 2014

Hair care launches at in-cosmetics 2014

By Lucy Whitehouse

The in-cosmetics Innovation Zone will give attendees the opportunity to gain an insight on the latest hair care developments. Take a look at the ingredients set to be showcased at the event next week, right here.

Nivea's In-Shower Body Lotion has been one of the past year's success stories

Beiersdorf R&D head says it’s OK to appreciate external innovations

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Traditionally cosmetics companies have adopted a ‘not invented here’ attitude, but big benefits can be gained from changing to a ‘proudly found elsewhere’ mindset and being open with external partners, says Beiersdorf’s head of research and development.

Coty honoured as most innovative company of the year

Coty honoured as most innovative company of the year

By Andrew McDougall

Beauty firm Coty has picked up an award for being the ‘Most Innovative Company in 2011, with products under its Rimmel and Sally Hansen brands recognised as stand out products.