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Nano-sized ingredients small but mighty

Resistance to the use of nanotechnology means new nano-sized ingredients are thin on the ground. A pity, says John Woodruff, as they offer exciting possibilities for the cosmetics industry

Ingredients | SPC

Sustainability and fairtrade provide the green light

Part one, ‘Easy being green’, covered improved methods of extracting actives from plants, biotechnology and green process engineering; part two focuses on sustainability and fairtrade

Ingredients | SPC

Body care product development rings the changes

With moisture alone no longer enough to secure sales, brands are testing the limits of a new relationship with body care

R and D | Body Care | SPC

Innovative sprays that stay

Bernice Ridley and Katie Landon introduce an innovative ‘fly-stay’ polymer that stabilises emulsion systems to provide fine sprays from even viscous creams

Packaging | Sun Care | Manufacturing | SPC

Spanish market fighting the good fight

Spain has endured a tough couple of years and local beauty consumption has yet to return to pre-recessionary levels; however, Spanish labels continue to deliver

Europe | Finance | SPC

The Great British fake off

UK tanning market loses half a million consumers as appeal of dark hues fades

Europe | Sun Care | ECM

ECM Aesthetics 2014 market report

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This report will uncover the latest market trends within the aesthetics market with a key focus on market movements in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Europe | Body Care | Skin Care | ECM

Namnews: Walgreens Boots as a new force in C&T retailing

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Walgreens’ takeover of Alliance Boots has created a company that is a vital partner for C&T brands, says Brian Moore

Europe | North America | Finance | Retail | ECM

ECM Hair Care 2014 market report

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This report will uncover the latest market trends within the hair care market with a key focus on market movements in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Europe | Hair Care | ECM

NARS talks business and artistry on 20th birthday

As cult beauty brand NARS celebrates its 20th birthday, CEO Louis Desazars talks business and artistry with Cosmetics Business

Colour Cosmetics | Skin Care | Pure Beauty

ECM Deodorants 2014 market report

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This report will uncover the latest market trends within the deodorants market with a key focus on market movements in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Europe | ECM

Cosmetics marketing now targets the senses over benefits

As we run out of new ways to talk about the benefits of skin care, the personal care industry is messaging on products’ sensory aspects

Europe | Body Care | Skin Care | Manufacturing | SPC

Brussels relaxes duty free rules

Liquid restrictions liberalisation in airports is welcomed by European retailers, reports Méabh McMahon

Europe | Regulatory | SPC

ECM Body Care 2014 market report

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This report will uncover the latest market trends within the body care market with a key focus on market movements in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Europe | Body Care | ECM

Syria conflict impacts C&T

Paul Cochrane discovers how Syria’s civil war and refugees are affecting the cosmetics sector

Africa ME | SPC