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Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

in-cosmetics Latin America

Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

US colour cosmetics paves the way for global trends

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

US colour cosmetics paves the way for global trends

By Simon Pitman

The colour cosmetics market is probably the fastest moving beauty category thanks to new looks with each fashion season. But in recent years it has been the US market that has provided the inspiration.

Oriflame coming to US and Brazil

Oriflame coming to US and Brazil

By Deanna Utroske

The direct-sales beauty company is scouting out new growth markets and has plans to launch operations in both North and South America.

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.

Sephora accused of racial e-profiling

Sephora accused of racial e-profiling

By Michelle Yeomans

Beauty retail giant Sephora has been accused by four women of Chinese descent of racial profiling. They claim the brand closed down Asian customers’ accounts during a 20% off sale, due to a belief that they would have resold discounted products for a...

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

Hair straightening no longer a one-size-fits-all category

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Innovative technologies and products have revolutionised the hair straightening category and made it one of the most dynamic hair care categories, driven by demand for hair control and lifestyle changes. 

Bulldog eye roll on wins Men's Health Award

Bulldog wins 3rd consecutive US grooming award

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Bulldog Skincare For Men continues its successful rollout in the states after picking up the Men’s Health USA Grooming Awards in the Face category for its Original Eye Roll-On product.

Minnesota takes the lead in banning Triclosan

Minnesota takes the lead in banning Triclosan

By Simon Pitman

The state of Minnesota may have set a precedent by becoming the first in the United States to ban the anti-bacterial agent triclosan from use in a range of cosmetic and personal care products.

Estée Lauder sees slowdown in Asia

Estée Lauder sees slowdown in Asia

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has reported a sales slowdown in its second quarter in Asia, particularly in China and Hong Kong, along with weakness in Korea.

Clarins builds momentum in China thanks to commerce site

Clarins builds momentum in China thanks to commerce site

By Michelle Yeomans

According to the luxury skin care group, since the launch of its China-specific commerce site back in September, initial sales in the country have exceeded expectations, reaching double-digit growth in the first half of the year alone.

Boots boosted by US sales, eyes further expansion in Asia

Boots boosted by US sales, eyes further expansion in Asia

By Simon Pitman

Boots Alliance says that sales of its No 7 Protect and Perfect brand in the United States has given a significant boost to help drive a successful quarter for the retailer and beauty provider, while it is also testing out expansion into the Asia market.

Symrise expands its presence in Latin America

Symrise expands its presence in Latin America

By Michelle Yeomans

Symrise has announced the opening of its 'Center of Excellence' near São Paulo, which has been in progress over the last twelve months in an effort to strengthen its presence in Latin America.

New trend emerges as natural & organic brands expand onto mass markets

New trend emerges as natural & organic brands expand onto mass markets

By Michelle Yeomans

According to research carried out by Organic Monitor, natural & organic brands on the North American market are making inroads in mass market retailers and encouraging supermarkets to develop private label ranges as shelf-space in natural food shops...

L’Oreal sees luxury boost as mass market dips

L’Oreal sees luxury boost as mass market dips

By Andrew McDougall

The French cosmetics giant has released its third quarter figures with revenue rising thanks to strong luxury sales, masking over a drop in demand from the mass market.

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