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Next-generation natural materials on the rise

Next-generation natural materials on the rise

By Natasha Spencer

Market research company, Frost & Sullivan, reveals that next-generation natural materials are expected to replace traditional synthetic materials in the personal care industry.

Beauty and Fitness part 2: On-the-go make up

Beauty and Fitness part 2: On-the-go make up

By Natasha Spencer

As the beauty and fitness partnership is gaining traction amongst active consumers, we continue our conversation with Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care at Mintel to look at why brands are creating make up solutions...

Beauty and fitness

Beauty and fitness part 1: The new industry collaboration

By Natasha Spencer

As consumers and brands alike have recognised the connection between fitness and beauty in recent years, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Innovation and Insights Analyst, Beauty and Personal Care, Mintel, to see how this trend is developing.

(image courtesy of Pacific Shaving Company and MonoSol)

MonoSol launches first pod-pac personal care product

By Deanna Utroske

The polymer-film making company behind such household goods as Cascade Action Pacs and Tide Pods announced this month a first product in this category—a single-use dissolvable pod pac of shaving cream.

personal care brand Burt’s Bees gets credit for Clorox category growth

Burt’s Bees gets credit for category growth at Clorox

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer products company announced Q2 financial results late last week, and Clorox’s only personal care and color cosmetics brand is responsible for most of the company’s progress in the lifestyle segment.

Indian SSK Group launches new personal care brand

Indian SSK Group launches new personal care brand

By Natasha Spencer

The Indian LED lighting and mobile accessories brand, Shree Sant Kripa (SSK) Group, has launched into the personal care area by promoting new grooming habits for the country’s younger generation through its latest division, Syska Personal Care.

Personal care sector growth

Personal care: Drivers behind the sector's future success

By Natasha Spencer

Business insight providers, Markets and Markets, has released its latest findings on the top 10 care chemicals including colour cosmetics, personal care ingredients, cosmetic pigments and active ingredients, that are set to dominate the market to 2021.

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

In-cosmetics Group reaches for new digital highs

By Natasha Spencer

As the leading personal care ingredient events organiser achieved record-breaking success in 2016, we look ahead to what we can expect from in-cosmetics events in 2017.

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

By Natasha Spencer

The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

What’s next for natural ingredients in APAC?

Gastronomia part 2: What’s next for natural ingredients?

By Natasha Spencer

With companies taking inspiration from the food and drinks industry, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst at Mintel how the sector is impacting ingredient selection, emerging product lines and consumer control.

R&D investment in Asia-Pacific

How brands can evolve in personal care market part III

By Natasha Spencer

Part III: Using science and nature to launch productsIn the final part of our interview, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about how Ashland is responding to regional trends and consumer demands by investing...

Key trends in APAC

How brands can evolve in personal care market part II

By Natasha Spencer

Part II: Key trendsIn our second installment, we spoke to Vito Consiglio, Vice President, Personal and Home Care, Ashland, about the key trends influencing product development and strategic planning within the APAC region.

Male personal care in Asia-Pacific

Male personal care: The market to watch

By Natasha Spencer

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is expected to account for the highest growth rate in the overall male personal care market throughout 2016 to 2022, due to increasing consumer demand from countries including China and India.

DSM awarded fair trade certification

DSM awarded fair trade certification

By Lucy Whitehouse

A leading ingredients supplier, DSM, has announced that one of its sites has been awarded a Fair Trade certification.

Bulldog speaks out in support of UK microbead ban

Bulldog speaks out in support of UK microbead ban

By Lucy Whitehouse

Bulldog for Men, British male grooming brand, has been one of the first to speak out in strong terms in favour of the ban announced on microbeads in the UK, set to come into force from 2017.

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.

India: the market to watch in the next few years

Country Spotlight: India

India: the market to watch in the next few years

By Simon Pitman

For years the market for cosmetics and personal care products in India has shown promise but has not quite lived up to expectations. Now all that is changing as the market booms.

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.

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

By Michelle Yeomans

Exceedingly high-levels of competition in the beauty market means that staying one step ahead of future growth potential is vital. We spoke to Irina Barbalova of Euromonitor International to find out what to look for.

Palm-free ingredient portfolio stands out at in-cosmetics

Palm-free ingredient portfolio stands out at in-cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

Inolex, a Pennsylvania-based personal care ingredient company, is launching a new collection of ingredients at this week’s show in Paris, France, and seeing a terrific industry response to its alternatives to palm oil.

in-cosmetics 2016 opens its doors today!

in-cosmetics 2016 opens its doors today!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The in-cosmetics event opens its doors today in Paris with a focus on innovation and North America as well as with a host of new interactive features.

Pakistan to establish halal FDA

Pakistan to establish halal FDA

By Lucy Whitehouse

Pakistan has announced it will soon be setting up a halal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) body, to regulate the manufacture, accreditation and distribution of halal products in the country, including cosmetics.

Inolex expands in China with new technical facility

Inolex expands in China with new technical facility

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetic and personal care ingredients players Inolex has announced the opening of its new Commercial & Technical Center in Guangzhou, China as part of its expansion plans in the market.

PCHi industry show coming up in China

PCHi industry show coming up in China

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show, one of the key events in the beauty industry annual calendar, is set to take place 1 – 3 March.

Watch Cosmetics Design on CCTV America tonight!

Watch Cosmetics Design on CCTV America tonight!

By Simon Pitman

This evening at 7:45pm, Michelle Makori, the NYC-co anchor for CCTV-AMERICA   will be interviewing me about the biggest trends in the global cosmetics market and what's happening across markets worldwide.

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