21-Oct-2014 - L'Oreal signed this week to acquire the multicultural beauty brand and plans for it to continue under current leadership while making full use of its expertise in the multicultural beauty sector.
21-Oct-2014 - The men’s grooming market often promises great potential to manufacturers and brands in the UK could find increasing interest in male make-up products thanks to the ‘mansome’ revolution.
21-Oct-2014 - Symrise is strengthening its presence in the fast-growing West African with a new location in Lagos, Nigeria which will cover the Scent & Care and Flavour & Nutrition segments.
21-Oct-2014 - Packaging players in the beauty industry are gearing up for the annual Luxe Pack convention, due to take place next week in Monaco: here, Cosmetics Design runs you through the highlights.
20-Oct-2014 - The benefits of snail mucus on the skin have been known to the cosmetics industry for a while, and having seen a big trend in Korea, it is now heading to American shores and is expected to be the ‘newest fad’.
17-Oct-2014 - Chemicals company Clariant has launched its latest Plantasens Abyssinian Oil ingredient designed for both skin and hair applications.
17-Oct-2014 - Following a study where Russian and French consumers were found to favour 'glowing' benefits from base care products, DSM has launched a new marketing concept around naturally glowing skin.
17-Oct-2014 - French lavender farmers have complained loudly about warning labels for cosmetic and fragrance products containing lavender oil, but it seems like regulators are going through with the move regardless.
17-Oct-2014 - DSM’s Personal Care Business Unit announces a new management appointment as Gaëlle Bathany-Di Mascio joins as Head Global Key Account Management.
16-Oct-2014 - Dow has recently teamed up with the research and development team for Unilever’s Lifebuoy soap, tackling the challenge of incorporating controlled release technology to enhance ingredient efficacy.
16-Oct-2014 - How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today, and just what state are those sectors in? The scientific and technical arm of the EC now has a dedicated website to regularly assess progress in this area.
16-Oct-2014 - Thanks to tourism, both the UAE and Saudi Arabiaa cosmetics markets are booming.
16-Oct-2014 - The annual SEPAWA congress is currently taking place in Fulda, Germany, and one of the world’s largest fine chemical players, BASF, has chosen the event to platform its latest personal care launches.
15-Oct-2014 - A recent lawsuit in California brought against a cosmetics brand for slack-fill highlights the pitfall this area presents. Lawyer to the cosmetics industry, Angela Diesch, points out how to avoid this potentially expensive mistake.
15-Oct-2014 - The company announced this week its intentions to further limit water use and packaging as well as to take advantage of more renewable materials by 2020.
15-Oct-2014 - The Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety has ruled UV filter 1,1'-(1,4-piperazinediyl)bis[1-[2-[4-(diethylamino)-2-hydroxybenzoyl]phenyl]-methanone (HAA299), safe at a concentration of up to 10% in sunscreen products.
15-Oct-2014 - UK-based ingredients and fragrance company CPL Aromas says it has reported record revenues off the back of particularly strong sales in emerging markets worldwide.
15-Oct-2014 - UC Berkeley scientists have taken proteins from nerve cells and created a biological version of a synthetic coating used in everyday liquids such as cosmetics, to keep small particles from clumping together.
14-Oct-2014 - Companies across the country have been defending themselves against consumer class actions challenging advertising for cosmetics, report three leading law experts from the practice Sidley Austin LLP.
14-Oct-2014 - Switzerland-based Clariant has launched a new ingredient based on extract from the Abyssinica seed sourced in Africa and targeting the hair, skin, lip and sun care segments.