Industry news

Industry news

November 2017

Packaging News - Remodelling the pack

Simon Creasey examines how the personal care sector’s demand for functionality has limited pack innovation

October 2017

Packaging News - James Cooper helps create bespoke Lush packaging solution

James Cropper 3D Products has been appointed by Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics as part of the brand’s commitment to finding ethically sourced packaging.

September 2017

Premiumbeautynews.com - What did happen this summer?

As the news did not really pause this summer, here is back-to-school summary to refresh your memory.

August 2017

Premium Beauty News - Vegan makeup brands in the spotlight this summer

Vegan makeup is gaining traction in the beauty world, as consumers increasingly seek out cosmetics based on botanicals and free from any animal derivatives. We take a look at some of the brands making headlines at the moment.

August 2017

Premium Beauty News - Skincare: Europe and Asia-Pacific lead the way in anti-ageing innovation

Europe and Asia Pacific lead the way in anti-ageing innovation, reveals Mintel. According to the market research firm, over one third of the world’s anti-ageing beauty and personal care products were launched in Asia Pacific in 2016 while Europe still accounts for 40% of the new launches. The rapid ageing of the Japan, Korean and Chinese populations explains the surge of anti-ageing products in the region. However, younger consumers are more and more interested in preventive measures against the first signs of ageing.

August 2017

Beauty Packaging - Innovation and Sustainability Drive L’Oréal’s Packaging

Two global directors of the world’s largest beauty company provide the inside scoop on packaging priorities at L’Oréal.

August 2017

L'Economiste.com- Luxury market: digital, personalized services... Trends

Two trends will characterize the luxury goods market in 2017. While the luxury players privileged the physical meeting of the customer with the product, now the focus is on the digital experience. Nearly 37% of consumers believe that luxury goods and technology will be even more closely linked, according to the fourth edition of Deloitte's Global Powers of Luxury Good.

August 2017

Cosmetics design-europe.com - Amazon beauty sales up 43% across five core markets

A new report on consumables and their sales and growth rates on Amazon has been released by One Click Retail: it finds that beauty sales are up an average of 43%.

July 2017

Business today - Cosmetic brands surging online; market has more than doubled to 6.5 bn since 2010

Indians are now spoilt for choice when it comes to makeup and beauty products as online shopping has literally brought countless brands, both Indian and global, to their doorstep.
Smashbox, Becca, Nyx, Innisfree, Bobbi Brown, Bodyography and Sephora are some of the brands that have started selling in India in the last couple of years.

July 2017

Plastics today - Recycling industry adopts position on use of degradable additives in plastic packaging

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI; Washington, DC) recently passed a series of changes to its policy positions, as well as a new policy on degradable additives in plastics packaging.

June 2017

Bpifrance - The cosmetic industry, a perfume industry

A symbol of French excellence, the cosmetics-perfume sector is the world's number one. Thanks to exceptional innovation potential, it has been growing steadily for 15 years and employs more than 170,000 people.

May 2017

Packaging Digest- 5 advances and packaging trends in the beauty universe

From new beauty tools like application sponges to a digital era that powers personalization and customization, the cosmetics market is leveraging innovation in packaging to delight consumers.

May 2017

Premium Beauty News - Millennial beauty consumers embrace ’the natural look,’ finds Mintel

Today’s American women are embracing their natural beauty. According to new research from Mintel [1], ‘going natural’ is resonating with women as three in five (59 percent) say that they prefer the ’natural look,’ including 54 percent of Millennial [2] beauty consumers.

May 2017

BW Confidential - Gucci unveils new fragrance

Coty has unveiled the first fragrance for the Gucci brand since taking over the license from P&G as part of its acquisition of P&G’s specialty beauty business.

April 2017

Premium Beauty News - L’Oréal: Sustainability targets change the way products are designed

At the halfway mark of its Sharing Beauty With All programme, launched in 2013, L’Oréal has undertaken an in-depth transformation in order to be able to reach its sustainability targets. Among the main achievements: a reduction of 67% in the CO2 emissions of the plants and distribution centres.

April 2017

Webpackaging - When beauty becomes DIY:trends in make-up hacking

When a company releases a new product into the marketplace, there's always an intended use. Just about everything that can be purchased can be modified, stripped, tweaked, re-purposed, or yes, even hacked. Nowhere is the trend bigger than in the world of home furnishing where thousands of people enjoy taking Ikea products and finding a totally different use for a product than what was originally intended. Sometimes intrepid consumers even take multiple products and create glorious Frankenstein structures that are functional, practical, and absolutely innovative.

April 2017

Cossma - Selfie generation helps to increase beauty sales

The selfie generation is helping to drive up sales of cosmetics, according to figures from IRI, a provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers.

January 2017

Packaging Digest - First fully recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic points to new plastics economy

P&G partners with TerraCycle and Europe’s waste management leader to ensure a reliable source of post-consumer recycled plastic—collected from beaches around the world—for bottles of Head & Shoulders shampoo.