Cosmetics Design editorial calendar - Your industry needs you!

Cosmetics Design editorial calendar - Your industry needs you!

02-Mar-2015 - Cosmetics Design has plenty of dedicated webinar events and special newsletterslined up for you in 2015. This article highlights what we have in store and also serves as an invitation for event speakers and comment from experts.

Schwan Cosmetics relocates manufacturing from New Jersey to Tennessee

Schwan Cosmetics relocates manufacturing from New Jersey to Tennessee

02-Mar-2015 - Schwan Cosmetics has announced that it is relocating two of its smaller facilities in Piscataway, New Jersey to Tennessee as it tries to consolidate and achieve greater synergies.

Clariant facility in Sulzbach, Germany

Specialty chemical company Clariant receives global ingredient certifications

02-Mar-2015 - The corporation’s cosmetic chemical production at manufacturing sites in and beyond Europe have been certified for Good Manufacturing Processes.

MIT researchers reconfigure complex emulsions

MIT researchers reconfigure complex emulsions

02-Mar-2015 - Double emulsions can be made in large-scale quantitates with mixing processes newly tested and refined by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

27-Feb-2015 - Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from 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 more…

in-cosmetics Brasil gears up for a much bigger second event

in-cosmetics Brasil gears up for a much bigger second event

26-Feb-2015 - Building on the success of last year’s first ever in-cosmetics Brasil, the organizer has changed venues in anticipation of a significantly bigger event.

Bliss skincare is Kohl’s latest cosmetics partner

Bliss skincare is Kohl’s latest cosmetics partner

26-Feb-2015 - Body treatment products from the spa brand will be available online and in stores next month. And come mid-May, Bliss plans to launch an exclusive beach body treatment kit with the retailer.

Independent Cuban cosmetic entrepreneurs given the go ahead in the US

Independent Cuban cosmetic entrepreneurs given the go ahead in the US

26-Feb-2015 - Cuba’s independent cosmetic makers have made it onto the new list of products that can be sold in the United States.

Hain Celestial expands in personal care with Belvedere acquisition

Hain Celestial expands in personal care with Belvedere acquisition

26-Feb-2015 - Natural products company Hain Celestial has increased its footprint in the beauty and personal care arena with the acquisition of Belevedere International.

Dove's 'Real Beauty' campaign is one that has seen the opportunity. (Credit: Unilever)

Natural look trend presents beauty industry with an opportunity not a problem

26-Feb-2015 - The ‘natural look’ trend and campaigns such as the #nomakeupselfie can present an interesting opportunity to cosmetics companies rather than be a threat, providing the industry figures out how to enhance the ‘imperfect’ beauty of the individual.

Personal care container manufacturer Pretium acquires Intertech

Personal care container manufacturer Pretium acquires Intertech

25-Feb-2015 - The plastic bottle maker is shopping for more companies to further grow its technological capacities and market reach.

Bluemercury CEO and M-61 Skincare Founder Marla Malcolm Beck (PRNewsFoto/Bluemercury)

Multimedia retailer HSN teams with Bluemercury CEO on natural skincare

25-Feb-2015 - Marla Malcolm Beck launched the M-61 skincare line 5 years ago to meet consumer demand for products formulated without parabens and sulfates as well as free from particular fragrances and dyes.

CARB deadline registration extended

CARB deadline registration extended

25-Feb-2015 - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has announced an extension to its pending deadline demanding all data for consumers products sold in the state to be registered.

L’Oréal gets pulled up by the FDA on skin care claims

L’Oréal gets pulled up by the FDA on skin care claims

25-Feb-2015 - L’Oréal has received its third warning letter in as many years, this time getting cautioned over product claims for skin pigmentation that should put them in the new drug category.

Sun damage works long after exposure, finds new research

Sun damage works long after exposure, finds new research

25-Feb-2015 - A new market could open up for ‘evening-after’ sunscreen to further protect the skin from damaging ultraviolet rays after a team of Yale-led researchers discovered that much of the damage occurs in the hours after sun exposure.

PCPC announces new Chair and insists collaboration will drive innovation and safety

PCPC announces new Chair and insists collaboration will drive innovation and safety

24-Feb-2015 - The Personal Care Products Council announced today the election of its new board officers, including its new Chair, Thia Breen, Group President of North America for Estée Lauder who takes over from the outgoing E. Scott Beattie.

The UV camera shows how sunscreen protects skin.

Ever wondered what sun damage looks like on your skin? New Nivea video shows you

24-Feb-2015 - Nivea is launching an international campaign to increase awareness about the risks of UV radiation with a video showing the effect that UV light has on the skin.

Hispanic men spend big on fragrance and grooming

Hispanic men spend big on fragrance and grooming

23-Feb-2015 - Data from Nielsen analysts suggests that Latino consumers are making a big impression on the US personal care and cosmetics markets.

US consumers frustrated as media reports claim 'pink tax' is real

US consumers frustrated as media reports claim 'pink tax' is real

23-Feb-2015 - US female consumers expressed their frustrations last week following reports that the same toiletries marketed at men and women - such as deodorant, are more expensive for women. Cosmetics Design looks into the matter..

Lucas Meyer says phospholipids are the key to sensory success

Lucas Meyer says phospholipids are the key to sensory success

23-Feb-2015 - The company’s new pledge is to ‘make you happy’, which it aims to do by highlighting sensory expertise that can give the cosmetic formulations the type of textures that has consumers coming back for more.