01 Dec 2023 --- Specialty chemicals provider Evonik unveils Ecohance Soft Baobab oil. Refined from the non-edible seeds of the baobab fruit, it is touted as an eco-friendly addition to Evonik’s Ecohance program in a circular solution for the cosmetics industry.
Beauty alchemy: Innova Market Insights and BDI-BioLife Science highlight key skin care ingredient trends
28 Nov 2023 --- In a year marked by dynamic shifts in consumer preferences, the skin care industry is embracing a wave of natural, effective and sustainable ingredients. Anna Petritsch, product development manager at BDI-BioLife Science, and Sugandha Bandyopadhyay, team lead of BPCH at Innova Market Insights, look deep into the top beauty trends shaping the landscape.
23 Nov 2023 --- Personal Care Insights speaks to Aude le Grand, marketing innovation manager at Cargill Beauty, who addresses technologies used to advance sustainable jojoba cultivation following the launch of the Jojoba Promise. Le Grand delves into how the company plans to measure the initiative’s success and the challenges foreseen in implementing its global program.
Innova Market Insights data suggests that hyaluronic acid is the fastest-growing skin care ingredient globally. From April 2018 to March 2023, Hyaluronic Acid Hydrolysate had an 80% average annual growth. Hyaluronic acid can attract and retain moisture, helping to keep the skin hydrated and plump and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Sustainability is at the forefront of the cosmetics consumer mindset, with 90% of EU shoppers considering sustainability when buying beauty & wellness products. In fact, even in a time when money is tight for many, 15% of beauty consumers in the US and Europe consider sustainability information more important than price, efficacy or product description.The Cargill Beauty Sustainable...
Natural astaxanthin has been dubbed the “red diamond” for its potent antioxidant skin care benefits. Anna Petritsch, product development manager at BDI-BioLife Science, claims astaxanthin is 770 times stronger than CoQ10 and even 6,000 times stronger than vitamin C. She also highlights Astacos OL50, an oleoresin composed of organic jojoba oil and 5% astaxanthin.
Beyond The Headlines: UK ruling on titanium dioxide-free toothpaste ads, NYX’s “duck lips” inspired Spring...
24 Nov 2023 --- This week, UK advertising regulators upheld a ruling against ads promoting titanium dioxide-free toothpaste, on the basis of its safety claims against the whitening agent. NYX Professional Makeup revealed its Spring 2024 Collection, with active lip formulas by the plump “duck lips” internet phenomenon, while Lush dropped a limited-edition perfume version of its...
23 Nov 2023 --- Symrise is dealt another blow in its quest to fend off regulators ordering the cosmetic manufacturer to perform animal testing on two of its ingredients targeting sun care products. The German cosmetics manufacturer appealed a decision by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), which requires the company to conduct animal testing on homosalate and 2-ethylhexyl salicylate...
01 Dec 2023 --- Fasten Packaging, under global beauty solutions provider IBG (Innovative Beauty Group), introduces its next-generation refillable jar concept, Goodloop. The name references a contribution to a circular economy while the launch aims to... Read More
01 Nov 2023 --- This week, Lush unveiled an interstellar digital exhibit at the Outernet art district in London, UK. Arcade Beauty acquired Orlandi’s TruEssence business, while in Japan, Shiseido Company opened the Shiseido Future University. Read More
01 Dec 2023 --- US-based Nu Skin Enterprises opens a manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, after investing approximately US$55 million over the past few years. The facility will increase its personal care production capacity and supply chain... Read More
01 Dec 2023 --- Zara teams up with celebrity hairstylist Guido Palau to launch four hair products that “Glitter in Gold”. The collection features a metallic styling comb, twelve gold bobby pins and two glittered hair products —... Read More
Personal Care Focus : Surfactants and emulsifiers show popularity in baby care
Innova Market Insights data indicates a 9% average annual growth in personal care launches with surfactants and emulsifiers from April 2018 to March 2023. 1 out of 3 launches with surfactants and emulsifiers were in Skin Care, but most of the use of these ingredients was noted in Baby Care.... More
Analysis Feature Top positionings in skin bio-active ingredients innovation
The use of bio-active ingredients for skin health benefits in skin care launches is increasing globally, featuring a +1% compound annual growth rate when comparing July 2018 to June 2019 and July 2022 to June 2023 launches. In the last year, nearly half (46%) of global skin care launches tracked with bio-active ingredients for skin health were Facial/Neck – Moisturizers. During the same period,...View Analysis