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Sara Vincini
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: Southern Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report spotlights four countries in Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece). It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights local beauty


Theresa Yee
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: UK & Northern Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report focuses on the UK market and Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark). It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights


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Logsitock is revolutionising in-store stock for increased consumer experience

Left without a viable professional option during the Covid crisis, Alexis Bourget - founder of Logistock - ventured into pharmacies, and decided to develop a system to improve stock management and shelves turnaround in order to increase consumers' experience. With its system, shelves can be replenished and stock can


Sara Vincini
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New packaging solutions serving the growing hair care segment

There's no doubt that the hair care industry has undergone a huge transformation in the past few years. Today, it represents the second-largest cosmetics market after skincare, offering an ever-expanding range of products and solutions to suit all hair types and needs. While the largest segment of the


Sara Vincini
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Skinification, Scalp care, and Sustainability: an overview of the top 3 hair care trends

Hair care is the second segment of the beauty and personal care market, after skincare, and is rapidly growing with a +4.8% annual growth (CAGR) between 2020-2023, approaching nearly $12 billion today. Attention to health, skinification, product heritage, and scientific background are the elements that will provide the backdrop


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New launches and developments from Lumson

Lumson, Italian supplier of technical and high-performing packaging solutions for the cosmetics industry, recently showcased several innovations in lipstick and makeup, alongside new glass and aluminium solutions with sustainability and versatility at their core. Currently, Lumson’s lipstick portfolio includes 14 solutions/ranges that embody versatility, technical and productive know-how,


Eva Lagarde
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"Hair Care needs technical packaging that works like magic", says Cécile Pompili from Lumson

With a global value of $106.91 billion in 2024 – forecasted to reach $213.47 billion by 2032, at an annual growth estimated at 10.4% – it’s safe to say that the hair care market is experiencing strong growth.  Within this segment, scalp care, skinification, and sustainability are already


Eva Lagarde
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When hormonal health is the new wellness with Valerie

Valerie - not your neighbour’s name - but, a new beauty supplement brand, will launch in the UK, in July 2024, aiming at women in perimenopause. Co-founded in December 2023, with R&D spanning back over two years, by beauty retail expert Wizz Selvey and wellness guru Olly


Eva Lagarde
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L’Occitane en provence, impact native?

The French native beauty brand started its sustainability journey with regards to packaging since its beginnings in 1976. Since the beginning in 1976, when the founder put in place a deposit system in shops for glass containers. The brand always had a sustainability ethos from the sourcing of its natural


Eva Lagarde
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The Unseen launches mascara with algae-based black pigment

UK beauty trailblazer, The Unseen, is unveiling a groundbreaking bio-based black pigment sourced from upcycled algae waste biomass. This innovative pigment, developed over a span of five years in collaboration with Living Ink Technologies, a specialist in eco-friendly pigments and inks, marks a significant leap in sustainable cosmetics. Algae as


Eva Lagarde
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When tinctorial plants colour lips with Le Rouge Français

Founded in 2020 by Elodie Carpentier and Salem Ghezaili, Le Rouge Français is embracing the language of luxury while providing exquisitely green formulations. Sourced from tinctorial plants, all pigments or dyes are botanical, making it a patented, natural and make-up brand. The range is vegan and certified organic, with formulas


Sara Vincini
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Waste Not, Want Not - How Matsos Transforms Fashion Waste into Luxurious Cosmetics Caps

It’s no secret that the fashion industry has its own challenges when it comes to pollution and waste, especially when looking into fast fashion. It is estimated that 92 million tons of textile waste are produced annually globally, which makes up around 7% of the world’s total amount


Eva Lagarde
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New EU rules to reduce, reuse and recycle packaging

On Wednesday 24th April 2024, The European parliament adopted new measures to make packaging more sustainable and reduce packaging waste in the EU. The regulation, which aims to tackle constantly growing waste, harmonise internal market rules and boost the circular economy, was approved with 476 votes in favour, 129 against


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Longevity and Biomimetism were among the trends at InCosmetics in Paris

InCosmetics was back in the event calendar in Paris this year with a vivid exhibition and a packed 3 days. Innovations seemed less strong in appearance, but deep in Research and Development in my opinion. In other words, innovations may have looked a bit pale to the untrained eyes but