28-Jan-2015 - When the seasons change so can our mood or outlook, or even… South Korean men’s skin. A new study by the Inha University College of Medicine claims the factors that can maintain homogeneity of the skin barriers may noticeably change by seasons in the country’s male population.
27-Jan-2015 - A bad hair day can have a big impact and make women avoid doing things like wearing a hat, rolling down a window, or even getting intimate for fear that it will mess up their ‘do’. Apparently this is common, and the driving force behind Procter & Gamble brand Aussie Hair’s latest #DitchTheDrama campaign.
27-Jan-2015 - Swiss ingredients supplier Clariant is to join forces with Brazilian firm Beraca in a strategic alliance that will aim to produce sustainable ingredients for personal care.
27-Jan-2015 - The New Year celebrations already feel like a lifetime ago and 2015 is well underway, so it’s about time we took a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see some of the final snippets from this year…
27-Jan-2015 - Montpellier-based Deinove claims it has reached the first milestone of its green chemistry program, which takes Deinococcus bacteria and develops bio-based compounds for cosmetics.
26-Jan-2015 - The specialty ingredients supplier, which counts the personal care and cosmetics industries among the markets it serves, has announced its latest financial performance results.
26-Jan-2015 - Fragrance and ingredients player Symrise says it is aiming to tap into the fast growing Latin American consumer base with its newly launched Latina Connection program.
23-Jan-2015 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced that bisphenol A, which is used as the starting material of coatings for the inside of packaging cans, including aerosol cans, ‘poses no health risk to consumers.’
23-Jan-2015 - Cosmetics giant L’Oréal is eyeing up fast-growing economies such as Rwanda and Ghana as the European markets are reported to be experiencing shrinking revenues.
23-Jan-2015 - A report that executives from Avon Products are in talks with private equity firm TPG Capital sent shares in the company sharply rising yesterday.
22-Jan-2015 - Procter & Gamble has announced an executive reshuffle that may line up David Taylor to take over from A.G. Lafley in the CEO role, while targeting business realignment focused on flagging personal care sales.
22-Jan-2015 - Two pigments have potential as ingredients in sunscreens as they have been shown to improve sun protection factor and also display antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
22-Jan-2015 - Luxury cosmetics maker, Christian Dior found itself under the media's spotlight this week due to a preservative newly added to its Addict Lip Gloss formulations...
22-Jan-2015 - UK ingredients provider Oat Cosmetics says new research reveals that its Oat Silk texturising ingredient also has exceptionally high levels of skin enhancing lipids.
22-Jan-2015 - University lecturer Dr Mahiran Basri has been recognised for her work in successfully diversifying the use of oils and fats which resulted in an innovation formulated through nanotechnology that is beneficial to cosmetics, and in particular skin care.
21-Jan-2015 - L2’s study from the holiday period, yet to be officially released, suggests UK brands are not effectively targeting consumers who like to buy gifts online.
21-Jan-2015 - It could be something as simple as a spray of deodorant or a splash of perfume on your way out of the door, but it could end up improving your body image, a new study finds.
21-Jan-2015 - With more beauty buyers embracing wellness, cosmetics featuring buzzwords like 'energy' or 'de-stressing' is resonating with consumers.
21-Jan-2015 - While the ruling to end mandatory animal testing for most cosmetics in China came as good news on June 30 - the law only refers to domestic firms, meaning international ‘cruelty free’ brands were faced with having to go against company policy or miss out on the profitable markets.
20-Jan-2015 - Scientists have found that if gold nanoparticles are synthesized with the latex of a native South American plant, then it can enhance the sun protection factor of sunscreens and offer a potent alternative to titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.