24-Apr-2015 - Scientists have upped the ante in the battle against counterfeit products by inventing sophisticated fluorescent inks that could be used as multi-coloured barcodes for consumers to authenticate products that are often counterfeited, and are ‘virtually impossible’ to replicate.
24-Apr-2015 - Inter Parfums has become the latest in an increasingly long list of cosmetic players that have been hard hit by the continued buoyancy of the US dollar against international currencies.
24-Apr-2015 - 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.
24-Apr-2015 - After recent reports suggest that Procter & Gamble may sell off a number of its beauty brands, with Unilever, Henkel and Coty waiting in the wings, market researcher Kline says it could represent a great opportunity for potential buyers.
23-Apr-2015 - Magnolia scent could become the next hot fragrance ingredient after research underscored the fact that it is a unique pheromone receptor – a much sought after quality in this competitive category.
23-Apr-2015 - L’Oréal has announced that in the space of ten years it has been able to cut half of its CO2 emissions from its production and that its Sharing Beauty with All programme is on track for further progression.
23-Apr-2015 - French ingredients supplier Induchem has introduced the first active ingredient to the market which is activated by a new layer of the skin, the stratum microbium.
23-Apr-2015 - The in-cosmetics event celebrated its 25th anniversary in Barcelona last week, and did so by welcoming a record 8,578 unique visitors to Gran Fira, Barcelona; the highest number for any event outside of Paris, in the exhibition’s history.
23-Apr-2015 - The emerging Asian economies are lucrative new markets, but with legislation changing at a fast pace, it can be challenging keeping up to date on requirements. Here, regulatory specialist Alain Khaiat reveals the latest developments..
22-Apr-2015 - The developer of a compound added to polylactic acid (PLA) has said it is in ‘advanced discussions’ around the technology.
22-Apr-2015 - The natural beauty and nude make-up trends were popular at the start of the year and it seems British consumers are seeking a healthy natural glow through a back to basics regime, which has seen cleanser and face mask sales chart double-digit growth.
22-Apr-2015 - When Burberry took its beauty business in-house in April 2013 all eyes were on to see how one of the world’s best known fashion brands would position itself in the beauty market and it has definitely helped according to its new product development team.
22-Apr-2015 - If it featured and was trending at the in-cosmetics Barcelona event, there is no doubt that it was noted by beauty consultant and blogger, Imogen Matthews. Attending the Marketing Trends programme throughout the three day event, Imogen picks out her key highlights, including the Asianification of beauty, the Middle East, and packaging innovation...
21-Apr-2015 - BASF Beauty Care Solutions and biotech firm GENEL have teamed up to identify a specific microRNA suspected to be involved in the melanogenesis process and could see a breakthrough in products that treat skin conditions such as hyperpigmentation.
21-Apr-2015 - We speak with Tommy Kong to find out more about China market regulations and the type of strategies that are most effective for entry into the vast and still fast-growing market.
21-Apr-2015 - As the multicultural beauty product segment continues to outpace the overall U.S. market’s growth for cosmetics, mainstream brands are investing in varied ranges to cater to this demand.
21-Apr-2015 - Sustainability has long been an industry trend and natural and organic fit into that well, says the Soil Association, and now that products are being proven to be just as effective we are seeing more trust and demand in the market.
21-Apr-2015 - The weak euro provided a ‘very positive currency impact’ for L’Oréal’s first quarter sales after the market slowed in Europe, with acceleration expected later in the year.
21-Apr-2015 - On speaking with Dr Alain Khaiat at in-cosmetics Barcelona, he directed Cosmetics Design's attention to his relationship with StartletDerma, whose work with sea anemones has led to a new method in collagen delivery.
21-Apr-2015 - With emerging markets slowing down, attention has turned to core businesses and untapped markets such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. Cosmetics Design caught up with Euromonitor to discuss new growth hot spots.