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 - According to market researcher NPD Group, sales of prestige eye makeup products in the US grew by 9%, to US$ 1.1 billion in the twelve months ending December 2013.
06-Mar-2014 - Sales are still on the up for the flavors and fragrance industry in America, and are expected to reach $6 billion by 2017, according to research firm Euromonitor.
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.
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.
05-Mar-2014 - E-commerce has emerged as a strong driving force in the beauty sector according to L2ThinkTank.com. The New York-based agency highlights that while growth in the beauty sector was predicted to stand at 6% in 2013, e-commerce was forecast to witness an impressive 29.1% rise during the period.
05-Mar-2014 - Chicken feathers could have a future in cosmetics. US entrepreneurs claim the protein present in the feathers, keratin could be used in many ways.
05-Mar-2014 - Beauty brand Dove is in hot water with New Jersey residents over its ‘armpit of America’ billboard, and has announced it no longer plans to run the offending ad.
04-Mar-2014 - Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and Procter & Gamble are amongst the biggest personal care players that have been significantly affected by continued currency volatility in Venezuela.
04-Mar-2014 - According to market researcher Mintel’s ‘Global Annual Review of skin care’, the US is following Asia’s lead with personal care device demand, with consumers keen for anti-aging devices at home.
04-Mar-2014 - It is the most valuable fragrance market in the world, and the Brazil sector is expected to continue its rapid growth in both men’s and women’s categories as the affluent population drives fragrance consumption.
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).
03-Mar-2014 - Evonik, one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies, has announced its intention to invest a further $15 million into its US operations in Virigina.
03-Mar-2014 - Naturals ingredients players Sabinsa and its sister company Sami Labs have secured a number of country-specific patents for its portfolio of products, a number of which have skin care applications.
03-Mar-2014 - The FDA has released three documents from the most recent Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) meeting, which discussed nanomaterial safety, and cosmetics testing regulation.
03-Mar-2014 - Fragrance and flavors giant IFF has announced a collaborative venture with Amyris Advance to bring a new generation of renewable fragrance ingredients to the market.
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.
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 - Cosmetic industry association ICMAD is looking for entries for its Cosmetic Innovator of the Year, and is also readying for its Younger Designer Event, which will be held in Santa Monica, next week.
27-Feb-2014 - Marketing tech firm Synqera has reported only 14% of US consumers to be interested in coupons for cosmetics, a sharp comparison to 67% of shoppers preferred them for the likes of groceries.