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Biotech Trends of 2017

Biotech Trends of 2017

By Simon Pitman

Biotech is helping to revolutionise the formulation of cosmetic and personal care products, with huge leaps in the technology serving to enhance product efficacy, reduce costs and lowering the impact on the environment.

How to stop confusing consumers with organic and natural labelling

Special Newsletter: Natural and Organic Labelling

Why consumers struggle with natural and organic labelling and how to fix it

By Simon Pitman

Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out how things can be simplified.

New Zealand to ban microbeads

New Zealand moves forward with ban on microbeads

By Natasha Spencer

Nick Smith, New Zealand’s Minister for the Environment has announced the country’s plans to ban the sale of personal care products containing plastic microbeads.

Natural and organic labelling rise set to continue

Natural and organic labelling rise set to continue

By Natasha Spencer

The global cosmetics industry has seen a considerable increase in the use of ethical, natural and organic labels, which is having a positive effect on the Asia-Pacific market.

Microbeads: UK government announces ban

Microbeads: UK government announces ban

By Lucy Whitehouse

Just days after a parliamentary committee released a review in favour of a ban in the UK, the government has announced any personal care products containing microplastic will be prohibited from sale by the end of 2017.

Eye on the Trends in Asia: Ethical

Eye on the Trends in Asia: Ethical

By Lucy Whitehouse

Four key trends are set to define the Asia Pacific skin care market in the coming period, according to recent research by Euromonitor International. In this mini-series, Cosmetics Design takes a closer look at each: this time, we consider ethical.

In-cosmetics Korea opens its doors next week!

In-cosmetics Korea opens its doors next week!

By Lucy Whitehouse

In-cosmetics is set to open its doors next week in Korea for the second year running, gathering together the industry in one of the world's leading markets for beauty and personal care innovation.

Study links early menopause to everyday exposure – but NOT cosmetics!

Study links early menopause to everyday exposure – but NOT cosmetics!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A new study has linked high levels of chemicals that we come across every day in the environment, plastics, and other household items, with women experiencing menopause 2-4 years earlier – however none of the concerning ingredients studied are used in...

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