• What are the pros and cons of plastic and metal aerosol cans? Dr Nora Schiemann, Consultant for Technopolis Group on the evaluation of the European Aerosol Dispensers Directive on request of the European Commission, explains in...

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  • This year’s first ingredients show Cosmetagora was the launch pad for a large number of new anti-ageing and other helpful ingredients, study results and formulation concepts. This January, 175 exhibitors showed their latest...

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  • Imogen Matthews, consultant to In-Cosmetics assessing the latest global trends in natural cosmetics finds that using plant-based food waste can improve the sustainability credentials of brands. In 2016 the global market for...

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  • In his interview with COSSMA, Dr Markus Schwind, enior Marketing Manager Sun Care at BASF, explains that BASF’s R&D has come up with plenty of solutions to make a formulator’s life easier in the challenging field of sun care....

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  • Irina Barbalova from Euromonitor explains what megatrends are impacting on future product development in beauty and personal care. Global Beauty and personal care maintained steady growth. Smart diagnostics are shifting beauty...

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  • Futurologist and Trend Watcher Helga Hertsig-Lavocah, who tracks trends across multiple categories to inspire new product development, tackles the abundance of opportunities provided by the current phenomenon of sleep...

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  • COSSMA's selection of green materials, sustainable tube, glass and dispensing concepts show that the options for sustainable packaging are becoming more abundant. Sulapac is presenting a patented packaging material made from wood...

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  • Imogen Matthews explains why hair care is becoming an increasing focus for global beauty brands and is likely to lead to the expansion of existing consumer routines. She points out why many innovations originate from Asia and...

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  • Amy Falvey from BAMA highlights the innovation potential, new technologies and sustainable solutions that drive the aerosol industry. She explains why dry shampoo is a stand-out product regarding design and innovation and she...

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  • Prof Dr Cornelia M. Keck from the University of Marburg explains to what extent innovative formulations, smart carriers and instrumental cosmetics can help to slow down the ageing process. In this article, you will learn how life...

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