07-Mar-2014 - Nanosilver, found in certain cosmetics and other consumer goods, can penetrate the skin and cause damage, according to a scientific research project carried out in Denmark.
07-Mar-2014 - Although mobile shopping is on the up, a new report by research firm eMarketer suggests that beauty brands need to optimize their mobile shopping platforms in Europe if they want to profit.
07-Mar-2014 - Braun’s signing of actress and model Jessica Alba signals that personal care devices are responding to the increasing demand for a ‘beauty’ brand identity.
06-Mar-2014 - Matching the right product and ensuring consumer engagement is vital to staying ahead in beauty e-commerce, and mobile is tipped to grow in the next few years.
06-Mar-2014 - German chemicals firm Schülke & Mayr has scooped the Zemea Innovation Award with its sensiva PA 40 additive; an antimicrobial stabilizer blend used in skin care products.
06-Mar-2014 - Opportunities are ripe for cosmetic brands to cater to mother and baby as specific changes pre and post pregnancy sees demand rise for more specialised or natural based formulas.
06-Mar-2014 - Germany has seen unexpected positive retail growth so far this year across the board, with particularly strong sales in the cosmetics sector, according to the country’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
06-Mar-2014 - Global consumer goods manufacturer Unilever has partnered up with the University of Cambridge to further the university’s Sustainability Leadership programme (CPSL) with the recent launch of its first seminar in Asia.
05-Mar-2014 - The Cosmetics Vision event gets under way today, promising three days of industry discussion on innovation and sustainability and how these are a source of commercial advantage for cosmetics manufacturers.
04-Mar-2014 - A host of senior cosmetics industry decision makers from around the world will meet up in Cannes, France, today, as the inaugural Cosmetics Vision opens its doors.
04-Mar-2014 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has requested that limits be introduced on the use of aluminium in antiperspirant deodorants and other cosmetics.
04-Mar-2014 - Biotech ingredients suppler Soliance has launched a new concept, multifunctional and customisable face masks, which taps into a number of growing industry trends.
04-Mar-2014 - Cosmetics contract manufacturer Joko has changed its to Nuco, a move its says reflects the fact that it has re-focused its business strategy through increasing its footprint in the R&D area.
04-Mar-2014 - Chinese scientists have developed a novel way of extracting musks from cosmetics through a combination of supported liquid extraction (SLE) and solid-phase extraction (SPE).
28-Feb-2014 - A new study claims that ordinary hair conditioner is just as effective at getting rid of hair lice as specialist nit-removal.
28-Feb-2014 - UK-based personal care contract manufacturer Swallowfield says that after returning the business to profitability, it is now refocusing its strategy on high growth areas.
28-Feb-2014 - Science-based research company DSM has announced a change in its personal care unit leadership, with Wilfrid Gambede set to take on senior vice president and executive committee member roles for DSM Nutritional Products.
28-Feb-2014 - Clinical research group Venn Life Sciences has acquired the rights to LabSkin, a skin substitute that behaves just like the real thing, as it moves to cater to cosmetics since the sweeping EU ban on animal testing.
27-Feb-2014 - Whether green is always best for the consumer and the environment will form the focus of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, confirming the rising profile of green concerns within the industry.
27-Feb-2014 - The European Commission has published its recommendation of Givaudan’s assay for skin sensitivity testing which will, in turn, facilitate scientific discussions at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in view of developing test guidelines for skin sensitization.