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20 March 2019

Brazilian beauty and cosmetics
markets: trends and news

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“We have entered this new market to show we must rethink production and consumerism,” Teodoro Bava, Reload Beleza Positiva

The Brazilian haircare company is the first in the world to reuse plastic mineral water bottles to distribute its products. Plastic is a global problem. According to the UN, approximately 8 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the ocean every year. A survey conducted by Science magazine revealed a worrisome trend that this figure will probably reach 17.5 tons by 2025. “A plastic bottle takes 600 years to decompose at sea, but we use it for no longer than just 20 minutes,” says (...)

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Cosmetic subcontracting: Technature surfs on new consumer expectations

Cosmetic subcontracting: Technature surfs on new consumer expectations 03/18/2019

Riding the current wave for naturalness and thanks to significant investments, the French company specialising in the contract designing and manufacturing of cosmetic products and beauty masks for leading beauty brands, beauty institutes and spas, can now (...)

L'Oréal focuses on skin bacteria research with uBiome

L’Oréal focuses on skin bacteria research with uBiome 03/17/2019

L’Oréal is focusing on skin bacteria with a new scientific partnership. The beauty giant’s Technology Incubator has teamed up with the Silicon Valley-based leader in microbial genomics uBiome to continue its longtime research into the skin microbiome. (...)

Industry buzz
Mary Kay reveals latest research at the 20th World Dermatology Congress
Cosmoprof and Beautystreams announce the winners of the Cosmoprof & Cosmopack Awards (...)
Sephora has a beautiful plan for the US with 35 new store openings this year
Experts’ views
Beauty trends: Green, clean… what's next?

Pascale Brousse
Beauty trends: Green, clean… what’s next?

It is definitely a huge wave. To be desirable, a product should be green, clean, and cool – and preferably the Indie and DNVB [1] way. Green, because naturalness has become “a basic”. Clean, because (...)


in-cosmetics Latin America celebrates biggest event ever

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018 has come to a close and the show’s fifth edition proved to be the biggest and best yet with a record 4,844 visitors across both days of the (...)

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