According to market researcher, Mintel natural ingredients will drive beauty innovation over the next decade as beauty manufacturers work on new generations of products that will satisfy consumers needs for speed and efficacy.
Ingredient suppliers Clariant and Beraca announce that the strategic partnership deal which sees the former acquire 30% of shares in the Brazilian firm’s Health & Personal Care Division, has been completed.
According to Kantar Worldpanel, Filipinos are prioritizing beauty products more as the personal care sector increased by 11 per cent in June 2015 from a year ago, outpacing growth in other megasectors such as food, beverage and household care.
It's been a busy year of expansion for chemicals supplier, Clariant who now intends to acquire a part of Vivimed Labs personal care portfolio to strengthen its Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS) business unit in Asia.
Ever on the lookout for a new affirming marketing message for its personal care products, Unilever’s Dove has launched yet another ‘reality advertising’ video campaign, this time centering on the idea that consumers trust most the beauty advice of loved...
A dynamic population seeking tailored solutions is boosting the cosmetics market in Turkey and the Middle East and many global brands are making the most of the region’s growth, according to market researcher Euromonitor.
The Delhi High Court has been challenged on a notification that requires cosmetics packaging to indicate if it contains any ingredient of animal origin; - a green dot for 'vegetarian' and a red/brown one for 'non-vegetarian'.
France’s Competition Authority (Autorité de la concurrence) has issued a fine to 11 personal and home care companies, which includes L’Oréal, Unilever, and Beiersdorf, over allegations of a conspiracy to rig the prices of products such as shampoo.
Various Korean cosmetics companies have been eyeing up the Islamic markets of late, however getting halal certification before they can target the 1.6 billion Muslim population has proved tricky for some.
Japanese cosmetics is long-regarded as one of the most innovative and fast-paced markets in the world, Euromonitor International research analyst Mariko Takemura explains the driving forces in that segment right now.
Global beauty and personal care has reached a total value of $454 billion in 2013, with Asia-Pacific representing 28% of sales. Here, Euromonitor's Beauty and Personal Care analyst Pei Ying outlines four key trends driving growth in the industry.
Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy says that removing plastic microbeads from cosmetics products and soaps will not compromise performance and calls for more interest to encourage more brands to follow suit.
Natural nail care beauty specialist Safe ‘N’ Beautiful is debuting its new Halal nail polishes at the Beautyworld Middle East international trade fair that is taking place in Dubai from 27-29 May 2014.
On the back of its second quarter results, Energizer says it will split its business into two independent publicly traded companies, one for personal care and the other for its household division, focused on Energizer batteries.
Olay, L’Oréal Paris and Rejoice emerge as the top three digital beauty brands in China and are tipped to make this status count as the country’s digital and social use has seen growth in the last few years.
The BRIC markets have been one of the main driving forces for the cosmetics and personal care market in recent years, particularly during the global economic slump, but the economist who first identified them believes new markets are set to steal the...
Unilever has highlighted its focus on Personal Care expansion by announcing an investment of over €150 million in a new manufacturing plant in Konya, Turkey, to increase its capacity for sustainable growth in the market.
Increasingly it is added functionality, increased efficacy and targeted packaging technology that is tapping into the important trend for more personalised cosmetic products, according to a packaging design expert.
Manufacturers with a beauty focus, such as L’Oréal and Estée Lauder, are better placed to drive growth than those with a cross-industry presence such as Procter and Gamble and Unilever, according to Euromonitor.
The silicone producer is the latest to expand its Asian footprint by broadening its Malaysian industrial efforts in a bid to further integrate new ingredients that it reckons the industry is in need of.
Not-for-profit organisation Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has released a new environmental standard for personal care and cosmetics products to ease consumer concerns over the use of palm oil, toxic chemicals and greenwashing.
The brothers of Indian firm, Paras Pharmaceuticals are making their way back into the personal care sector with their own cosmetic brands which experts believe will be fierce competition for the consumer goods company, Marico who bought out the brothers...