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May 16, 2019 | Cosmetics news

Cosmetics and consumer safety: a Cosmetic Valley event

On June 20, 2019, the Cosmetic Valley is organizing a day of conferences dedicated to innovation for consumer safety. But it is actually two events in one, since the congress is preceded by R&D and BtoB meetings designed to bring together researchers and industrialists around concrete projects on the theme of safety.

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Consumer Safety & Cosmetics
16 May 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmetics and consumer safety: a Cosmetic Valley event

On June 20, 2019, the Cosmetic Valley is organizing a day of conferences dedicated to innovation for consumer safety. But it is actually two events in one, since the congress is preceded by R&D and BtoB meetings designed to bring together researchers and industrialists around concrete projects on the theme of ...

The agenda of the CosmeticOBS editorial team
16 May 2019 Cosmetics news

On the CosmeticOBS editors' agenda

Very regularly, the CosmeticOBS editorial team attends different types of events: congresses, exhibitions, press presentations, conferences… Just as regularly, it offers exhaustive reports to its subscribers, with its articles, summaries, videos… So get ready to know…

SEPPIC's Hydralixir
14 May 2019 Cosmetics news

"Vegetable" waters: Seppic's new eco-responsible challenge

Water is an essential component in the formulation of a large majority of cosmetics… but it is also a resource that is becoming rare and precious. To limit its use, and therefore preserve it, Seppic has created a collection of water from algae. The ingredient supplier presented this new product ...

Stéphane Faustin-Leybach – Naos, Elsa Marquier et Jean-Marc Giroux - Cosmed
07 May 2019 Cosmetics news

Purchasing group: Cosmed wins the Golden Trophy

On the occasion of the Purchasing Decision Trophies, held on April 9 in Paris, Cosmed was awarded the Gold Trophy in the “Agility of the Purchasing Function” category. The icing on the cake: it is the only purchasing group in the cosmetics sector to have been awarded at this event.

Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference 2019
06 May 2019 Cosmetics news

New horizons on the agenda of the 2019 Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference

The 2019 edition of the Cosmetics Europe Annual Conference will be held in Brussels on 12 and 13 June. In its plenary and parallel sessions, it will address key topics of the moment for the cosmetics industry: new horizons for Regulation 1223/2009, sustainability, consumers, risk-based safety assessment… Ask for the program!

Effaclar Spotscan
02 May 2019 Cosmetics news

Effaclar Spotscan: the application for monitoring imperfections

Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in France. Nearly 3.3 million people have it. To help them analyze the state of their skin and encourage them to take care of it, La Roche Posay has developed a mobile and free application.

Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference : l'édition 2019
25 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference: the 2019 edition

The annual Beauty of Sourcing with Respect Conference is on your radar for 20 and 21 May in Paris. This is the premier event for the beauty and cosmetics sector to discuss consumer demand for ethical products, how biodiversity – and the deepening loss of it - is shaping the industry, and how companies must develop ...

European Parliament resolution for a comprehensive framework on endocrine disruptors
23 April 2019 Cosmetics news

European Parliament resolution for a comprehensive framework on endocrine disruptors

The European Parliament voted in favour of this resolution on 18 April 2019 by an overwhelming majority. Considering that “there is no valid reason to postpone effective regulation,” MEPs ask the Commission to make, by June 2020 at the latest, legislative proposals to insert specific provisions for endocrine disruptors, similar to those applicable to CMRs, into ...

16 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Sustainability is reaching packaging suppliers

More and more cosmetic packaging professionals are committing themselves to nature and integrating “green” processes into their companies. This is particularly the case since many events such as the Sustainable Packaging Investment Summit and Cosmoprof highlight this trend

Natural & Organic Cosmetics Conference 2019
15 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Authentic and innovative into the future: theme of the upcoming Berlin Conference on Natural Cosmetics

“Authentic and innovative into the future“ is the motto of the Natural & Organic Cosmetics Conference held September 24 & 25, 2019, in Berlin. More than 250 executives from the entire cosmetics industry will focus on essential topics in presentations, panels and discussion groups.

New postponement of Brexit
11 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Brexinfinite: here we go again for a… flexible postponement

It wasn’t March 29, 2019 as planned. It was also not on April 12 as announced. On the night of 10-11 April, EU leaders and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed to postpone the Brexit until 31 October. A flexible period, during which all scenarios are possible.

09 April 2019 Cosmetics news

A soap named desire

It is impossible to walk around the alleys of the Cosmoprof pavilion dedicated to natural cosmetics without noticing the omnipresence of… soap! For the 2019 edition of the Bologna International Exhibition, this iconic product was proudly displayed on many stands. It doesn’t matter the size, the perfume or the origin, as ...

02 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmoprof, "the place to be" pro

2900 exhibitors, 260 000 visitors, about thirty pavilions… Cosmoprof’s figures are enough to make you dizzy. For this edition, considered as the biggest international cosmetics event, all the brands came to Bologna in large numbers from 14 to 18 March 2019. The French also made the trip, determined to defend their colours and expertise to buyers all ...

Brexit: the
01 April 2019 Cosmetics news

Brexit: the "No-Deal" scenario is likely to happen on April 12

After the British House of Commons voted again against the EU exit agreement on March 29, 2019, the European Commission announced the “No-Deal” scenario “likely” on 12 April. Without agreement, whether global or sectoral, and without a transition period.

Skin Microbiome
29 March 2019 Cosmetics news

Skin Microbiome 2019: the program

The skin microbiome is so trendy that congresses are entirely dedicated to it. While the 2018 edition was sold out, Kisaco Research is renewing Skin Microbiome in Boston, Massachusetts, from May 29 to 30, 2019. Two days of conferences based on the latest microbiome data, in order to give all the keys to cosmetics industry ...

U'Cosmetics 2019
28 March 2019 Cosmetics news

U'Cosmetics 2019: the winners

For the past 10 years, the University of UCO Bretagne Nord has been organising a cosmetic innovation competition for students. Open to all schools in France and around the world, this competition aims to professionalize as much as possible the cosmeticians of tomorrow. For this new edition, the participants worked on how ...

SignalConso: DGCCRF's new complaints platform
26 March 2019 Cosmetics news

SignalConso: DGCCRF's new complaints platform

In mid-March 2019, the DGCCRF (Direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes - French Directorate General for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control) officially launched a new online platform, SignalConso, for consumers who wish to make a complaint against a professional. Insight from Sylvie Gallage-Alwis ...

26 March 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmoprof 2019: men's cosmetics in full boom!

In recent years, the beards provided have been blooming on the faces of gentlemen. Gone is the three-day hair a little neglected, hello hair cut to the millimeter. Many brands are entering the men’s cosmetics market to meet the new needs of men. This trend was confirmed at the ...

20 March 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmoprof 2019: an Italian show

As every year, the entire global cosmetics industry met from March 14 to 18 in Bologna for the Cosmoprof exhibition. This essential event on the cosmetics scene welcomed nearly 2900 exhibitors and no less than 260 000 visitors, a record edition!

in-cosmetics Global in Paris
19 March 2019 Cosmetics news

What to see at in-cosmetics Global 2019? pro

in-cosmetics Global, the must-attend event dedicated to ingredients and raw materials for cosmetic formulations, is back at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, from April 2 to 4. Suppliers generally take advantage of this event to launch their latest active ingredients, and this 2019 edition will be an opportunity to discover their new products. Focus on ...

Smile Spring 2019
19 March 2019 Cosmetics news

The French and their (poor) oral hygiene

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day on 20 March, Pierre Fabre Oral Care, a leading pharmaceutical company in the oral hygiene segment, and the French Union for Oral Health and Dentistry conducted a major online survey on the French people and their oral hygiene. From which many misconceptions and insufficient ...

11 March 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (7/7) pro

For the eleventh consecutive year, Cosmétagora showcased the latest innovations in cosmetic formulation. Organized on January 15 and 16 in Paris, this event is a very popular event for professionals in the field because all the new cosmetic trends are presented.

Love Beauty and Planet
06 March 2019 Cosmetics news

Sustainable beauty: Unilever is turning green

Environmental issues have allowed many niche beauty brands to emerge and attract consumer favour. The leading cosmetics groups have also decided to go green. The latest, Unilever, has just released its new eco-responsible brand, Love Beauty and Planet.

COSMED 2019 International Meeting
05 March 2019 Cosmetics news

March 22nd: COSMED 2019 International Meeting

On March 22, 2019, COSMED organizes a day dedicated to international regulations of cosmetic products: The International Meeting. A day to master the international cosmetics news in 2019, which will take place in Paris.

Cosmetagora's logo
04 March 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (6/7) pro

The beginning of the year is always a period expected by ingredient suppliers. This is the period during which the Cosmétagora exhibition, dedicated to cosmetic raw materials, is held. For the 2019 edition, which was held in Paris on 15 and 16 January, nearly 150 exhibitors were present to present their new products.

7 things businesses in the EU27 need to know before Brexit
27 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

7 things businesses in the EU27 need to know before Brexit pro

The United Kingdom (UK) will leave the European Union (EU) on Friday 29 March 2019 at midnight. This is exactly two years after it notified the European Council of its intention to withdraw. As of 30 March 2019, the UK will be a third country. Just a month before the deadline, it is urgent that businesses in ...

Cosmetagora's logo
27 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (5/7) pro

The reputation of Cosmétagora is well established. This event has become a reference for the actors of the cosmetics industry. Every year, this show is an opportunity for Ingredients suppliers to present their latest active ingredients. The 2019 edition, held in Paris on 15 and 16 January, was a huge success with more than 150 exhibitors.

Cosmoprof 2019
27 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmoprof: the 2019 edition

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is the leading trade show globally bringing together all areas of the beauty industry, from raw materials to the finished product. The show offers personalized services able to meet different business needs thanks to the fact that it is divided into three different salons, has highly targeted ...

IMPAG celebrates its 100th anniversary
26 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

IMPAG celebrates its 100th anniversary

In 2019, IMPAG celebrates its 100th anniversary, and can look back on an eventful and successful history, in which the company has steadily grown and continually rediscovered itself. Employees, customers and partners will be enjoying all kinds of anniversary-related festivities all throughout this special anniversary year.

The microbiota in the spotlight at Cosmetagora 2019
21 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

The microbiota in the spotlight at Cosmetagora 2019 pro

The cosmetics industry’s interest in the skin microbiota has already been strong in recent years. The trend was further confirmed at the Cosmetagora exhibition, held in Paris on 15 and 16 January 2019: many exhibitors proposed new ingredients to influence the balance or regulation of the microbiota, and to meet cosmetic claims as diverse ...

18 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (4/7) pro

For its 11th consecutive year, cosmetic ingredient suppliers met at Cosmétagora on January 15 and 16, 2019. For two days, 150 exhibitors thrilled the Champerret area with their latest cosmetic innovations. On the program, new active ingredients to fight against blue light, preserve the skin microbiota or even and many others… enough to delight all ...

beautypress's logo
14 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

When beautypress opens its doors to us!

2019 starts strong for beautypress. On February 7, the platform organized its first event of the year for journalists and beauty influencers.
On the program, a multitude of pretty cosmetics brands and plenty of new products. You weren’t there? No problem, the camera of the CosmeticOBS has snuck between the stands ...

The 2019 COSMED Regulatory Meeting
13 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

March 21: COSMED 2019 Regulatory Meeting pro

On March 21, 2019, the association of SMEs in the cosmetics sector COSMED is organizing a day dedicated to French and European cosmetic product regulations: the Regulatory Meeting. A day to master the latest regulatory developments in cosmetics that will take place in Paris.

12 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (3/7) pro

For its 11th edition, the Cosmétagora exhibition brought together no less than 150 exhibitors in Paris on 15 and 16 January 2019. Now a must for professionals in the cosmetics industry, this event is the ideal place to discover the latest cosmetic trends.

Sigma's logo
12 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

Terminus: a European project that addresses a global environmental challenge

On 30 and 31 January, the meeting to launch the European Horizon 2020 Terminus project (Grant Agreement 814400) was held at Sigma Clermont’s premises. The engineers school from Clermont (Franbce) is the coordinator of this project, which aims to revolutionize the recycling and reuse of multilayer plastic packaging used in the agri-food and cosmetic sectors. It ...

Logo Cosmetic Valley
11 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

Clusters labelled by France: Cosmetic Valley is one of them pro

The verdict has been announced. French Prime Minister Édouard Philipe unveiled the list of competitiveness clusters approved by the government for the 2019-2022 period. Out of 56 competing clusters, only 48 were selected: Cosmetic Valley is one of them.

07 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

Dityspray revolutionizes aerosol pro

Shaving foam, deodorant or dry shampoo, cosmetics are no longer counted as an aerosol. However practical it may be, this system, sometimes composed of flammable propellant gases, does not always have a positive environmental impact. But that was before! At the ADF/PCD exhibition in Paris on 30 and 31 January, Jean-Luc Beurq, from ...

The anti-blue light active ingredients of Cosmétagora 2019
05 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

The anti-blue light active ingredients of Cosmétagora 2019 pro

Among the main trends identified at Cosmétagora, held in Paris on 15 and 16 January 2019: the fight against the effects of blue light on the skin. Many exhibitors offered cosmetic raw materials designed for this purpose, all with protection claims and anti-ageing effects. Presentation of some of them.

Glass packaging praised by the Millenials
05 Feb. 2019 Cosmetics news

Glass packaging praised by the Millenials

According to an independent study on consumer behaviour commissioned by FEVE, the European Container Glass Federation, three out of four European Millenials prefer glass to any other material for beauty products, cosmetics, perfumes and pharmaceutical products. Glass thus seems to be the solution to seduce this generation, fan of beauty ...

29 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

The new formulas of Cosmétagora (1/6)

The Cosmetagora exhibition was held in Paris on 15 and 16 January 2019. This event organized by the SFC was a great success for its eleventh edition. Nearly 150 suppliers came to present their latest innovations. An opportunity for visitors to discover new cosmetic trends.

22 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

Cosmetagora 2019: what's new in cosmetic formulas?

For its 11th edition, the exhibition organized in Paris on 15 and 16 January by the French Society of Cosmetology (SFC), brought together nearly 150 exhibitors. In a few years, this event has become a must, both for ingredient suppliers who present their latest active ingredients and for visitors who discover innovative raw materials, trends and new ...

Luna Fofo
15 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

What is the value of Foréo's Luna Fofo cleaning brush?

In recent years, the trend has been towards electric brushes to cleanse the face. It is well known that a pair of hands is all it takes to succeed in this manoeuvre, but Foréo nevertheless offers, like many brands, its own version of this trend, the Luna Fofo.