What the Passing of the Latest Reform Act Means for the Safety of Cosmetics

Thanks to a new reform act, brands will be held to higher cosmetics safety standards — and consumers look to reap the benefits from the most significant changes in cosmetics safety regulations in more than 80 years, such as manufacturing regulations, asbestos testing for products made with talc, and bans on chemical additives.

TABS Survey Indicates Possible Cosmetics Recession

The cosmetics industry is on the precipice of recession, suggests TABS Analytics’ 5th Annual Color Cosmetics Study. The most impactful result would be a reduction in the number of product launches and M&A deals in the years to come.

NPD: Q3 Prestige Beauty Sales +8%

“‘Tangible beauty,’ with the immediacy of results in appearance and experience, is the force accelerating the biggest trends in prestige beauty today.” – Karen Grant, Global Beauty Industry Analyst, The NPD Group

Cosmopack Tackles The Future of Beauty

A presentation by Sophie Maxwell, Futures Director for Pearlfisher, discussed the power of personalization and how it will create the future of optimized beauty. She cited several leading pioneers, including Organovo, Bite Beauty Lab, Korea’s Way Personal Skincare Companion and Australia’s SkinDNA.

Cosmopack Attracts Beauty’s Power Players for NY Event

Beauty’s newest B2B event has attracted beauty’s power players to head up educational sessions for show attendees. Cosmopack International Business Forum & Exhibition looks to offer participants networking opportunities and educational sessions in the contract manufacturing, machinery and technology, primary and secondary packaging and raw materials sectors.