23-May-2013 - The continued rise of skin care beauty devices worldwide is being driven by the fact that consumers are feel they are getting additional efficacy to boost and work in union with topical products.
23-May-2013 - As consumers become more concerned about personal care and the ingredients that are found in cosmetics amidst media scare stories, the natural and organic cosmetics market has seen solid growth, boosting the skin care category.
23-May-2013 - Luxury fragrance and cosmetics player Coty has formed a joint-venture with a major cosmetics distributor in Brazil, in a bid to expand its footprint in the country.
23-May-2013 - L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon has announced a series of key executive appointments, all of which will take effect from 1st of July, this year. The appointments all include key executives who all have a significant history in the company, including Nicolas Hieronimus being appointed as president of all the company's selective divisions, Jochen Zaumseil to head up the Western Europe market and Alexis Perakis-Valat to head up the Asia Pacific Zone. Click through the photo gallery to read the details.
23-May-2013 - YSL Beauty, which has been part of L’Oréal Luxe for over four years, has made the mutual decision not to renew its license agreement with Stella McCartney.
23-May-2013 - The big challenge to the beauty packaging industry is differentiation as it becomes more difficult to make a product stand out, according to Mintel’s senior global packaging analyst, Benjamin Punchard.
22-May-2013 - Luxe Pack New York 2013 was billed by the event organizers as the biggest show to date. The additional exhibition floor space providing for an extra 20 exhibitors, combined with an extended conference program and Mintel's Innovation Zone combined to extra a large crowd, indicating that a predicted attendance of 3,000 people looked certain.
22-May-2013 - The acquisition of Rexam’s Personal Care business, finalized at the start of the year, has allowed beauty packager Albéa to take on a new strategy and enhance its solutions for the cosmetics market.
22-May-2013 - Target is back in the courts again as it, alongside Estée Lauder informs federal officials that they cannot agree on whether MAC cosmetics, at the core of their battle are, as alleged, fake.
22-May-2013 - Biodiversity is reshaping the beauty industry as consumers are more clued in and company approaches begin to change, according to the Union for Ethical BioTrade.
22-May-2013 - Although the market for silicones in the personal and health care market continues to grow, the potential for further expansion is being held back on account of market maturity and environmental concerns, a new market report reveals.
21-May-2013 - According to the most recent research from market analysts Digital Luxury Group, cosmetic brands like MAC, Chanel and Dior were among the top 50 most searched for luxury brands in Brazil.
21-May-2013 - Ah, the glamor of the cosmetics industry! The NYSCC Suppliers Day 2013 opened its doors for two days last week in Edison, New Jersey, with the event billed as the largest to date. Exhibitors were once again crammed into every nook and cranny, while a marquee tent was once again employed to provide much-needed room for catering services.
21-May-2013 - Avon Products has given the job of president of its North America operations to Pablo Munoz, building on his experience with Tupperware Brands.
21-May-2013 - In an inter-US agreement, Garden State bioEnterprises (GS bioE) has adopted OriginOil's harvesting technology as a key component of its proprietary production system for the high-value product Astaxanthin, which is used in cosmetics.
21-May-2013 - A lot is expected from the emerging markets in the cosmetics industry, and the global perfume segment is no exception, as under-penetration and innovative product launches are tipped to drive the market.
21-May-2013 - As the Chinese cosmetics market becomes increasingly desirable for international brands, knowledge of evolving consumer behaviour is invaluable to those investing in the region. Here; Renee Hartmann, co-founder of 'China Luxury Advisors' gives an insightful overview of the market.
20-May-2013 - Having once been viewed as complex, more and more cosmetics brands are finding themselves committing to sustainable palm oil as consumer demand for ethically and environmentally sound products increases.
20-May-2013 - Sea Tech Bioproducts, a company that specializes in sourcing marine ingredients and novel actives for the cosmetics industry, has broken new ground for US based companies in that they no longer have to import from Europe.
20-May-2013 - At the most recent LuxePack event in New York, packaging experts outlined how a brand can best translate itself across language and culture borders. Here, Cosmetics Design highlights the key steps the industry can take to maximize its efforts in this area.