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July 10, 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…

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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.

ADF&PCD exhibitions
14 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

ADF-PCD: 15th editions

For their 15th edition, the ADF (Aerosols & Dispensing Forum) and PCD (Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design) exhibitions are expanding, and will be held in Pavilion 7.2 at Porte de Versailles on 30 and 31 January 2019. Design, sustainable development and French know-how will be on the focus of this edition.

09 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

Preservatives: who's afraid of the big bad wolf?

Often banned by the consumerist press, they are considered dangerous ingredients although essential to the preservation of cosmetics. During a workshop organised for journalists on 11 December 2018, led by Françoise Audebert, Regulatory and Scientific Advisor and Anne Dux, Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, FEBEA decided to take up the challenge in ...

U'Cosmetics 10th edition
09 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

U'Cosmetics: when art inspires cosmetic innovation

Art can be found in our history and in our daily lives as well as in our know-how. It influences the daily creation of cosmetic products by inspiring new galenic products, new gestures or new packaging. For its 10th anniversary, on March 21, 2019, U’Cosmetics invites you to discover its new ...

The 2019 cosmetic agenda
01 Jan. 2019 Cosmetics news

The cosmetic agenda for 2019

The year 2019 promises to be a great year for cosmetic news. On the agenda: many regulations and new obligations affecting ingredients are being implemented, others (on allergens or microplastics) are in preparation. 2019 will also be the year of new provisions for the use of claims, profound changes at the international level ...

17 Dec. 2018 Cosmetics news

Discover the cosmetics jobs!

Perfumery and cosmetics are a key sector of the French economy. However, its professions and the opportunities they offer are often unknown to the general public. Cosmetic Valley and the Maison des Entreprises et de l’Emploi of the Chartraine agglomeration have created a mobile application to help you discover ...

FEBEA's White Paper What does my cosmetic product contain?
04 Dec. 2018 Cosmetics news

FEBEA responds to apps with a White Paper

It is entitled “What does my cosmetic product contain?”. To this question that consumers are increasingly asking themselves and to which they are looking for an answer with applications for decrypting ingredient lists, the FEBEA (French Federation of Beauty Companies) has decided to answer with this White Paper. Available online ...

European Parliament against microplastics
03 Dec. 2018 Cosmetics news

Microplastics: the European Parliament acts… and makes it known

Microplastics are currently at the heart of all the concerns and attention of legislators around the world. And even if the cosmetics sector only contributes 2% to marine pollution by plastic particles, it is the first to be affected by the ban policies that are being put in place. Europe has ...

L'Oréal-Gjosa innovation
29 Nov. 2018 Cosmetics news

L'Oréal and Gjosa unveil eco-friendly shower and shampoo combination

L’Oréal has teamed up with Swiss start-up Gjosa to invent a way of reducing the environmental impact of washing your hair. The beauty giant and the tech company have unveiled a low-flow showerhead and an easy-rinse shampoo combination that means the amount of water needed to wash the hair ...

ADF/PCD congress
28 Nov. 2018 Cosmetics news

ADF&PCD Paris 2019: packaging in all its forms

ADF&PCD Paris 2019 is a unique concept that brings together two trade shows with strong synergies. Still in pole position, this first packaging event of the year is, without a doubt, the world’s leading professional event on innovation in packaging, aerosols and distribution systems.

White paper of French League against Cancer
27 Nov. 2018 Cosmetics news

A "Toxiscore" on cosmetic labels?

Will there soon be a “marking” of cosmetic products containing ingredients with carcinogenic potential? In any case, this is what the French League against Cancer is proposing to strengthen disease prevention. An initiative suggested first at French level, then harmonised at European level.

Movember's moustache
05 Nov. 2018 Cosmetics news

Movember: moustache month

The month formerly known as November is now the biggest global men’s beauty event in the calendar - but though it may sound frivolous, it has a serious cause. Facial hair is once again under the spotlight, as the 2018 edition of the annual moustache-growing competition begins - all in the name of ...

Chest game
30 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

Cosmetic applications: last talks before war?

Decryption applications are all the rage. And for good reason, in a single gesture, they make it possible to lift the veil on the composition of everyday products. While this promise of transparency is enthusiastically welcomed by consumers, the cosmetics industry is denouncing the dissemination of sometimes erroneous information. The ...

Social networks
24 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

Social networks: cradle of influence

From dawn to night, we swear by them. Whether it is to communicate, share your daily life or get informed, they are absolutely everywhere, and even shake up our consumption habits. Facebook IQ conducted a study to highlight the role of social networks, from discovery to buying.

22 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

Questioning of cosmetic applications: Clean Beauty's response

New episode in the debate on the relevance of cosmetic applications proposing to decipher ingredient lists: Candice Colin and Dr Claire Gagliolo, co-creators of the Clean Beauty application, denounce the “amalgams” contained in the FEBEA press release calling for “transparency and scientific rigour”*.

Vocal assistants
17 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

Voice assistants: new challenges for beauty brands pro

Virtual assistants are everywhere. Google, Alexa, Siri and many others are now integrated into the way we consume digital. If they make life easier for users, they can be a challenge for manufacturers, including beauty professionals. Indeed, the challenge is to become a leading brand in the world of voice ...

Beauty press'logo
16 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

When press relations become easier

Whether for a journalist or a brand, it is not always easy to reach the right target in time, due to the lack of qualified contact. To meet this recurring need, Webportalis has created Beautypress, an online platform for brands and beauty media to meet.

CosmeticOBS's 10th anniversary
15 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

OMG, 10 years!

There we are… The wheel is turning and time is passing, and CosmeticOBS is officially 10 years old. Since its first articles published online in 2008, our information portal has changed a lot. Over the days (and now years), it has grown, been enriched with sections and dossiers, has gradually accumulated many references ...

Organic cosmetics
08 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

Organic cosmetics please French women

The “organic”-labelled cosmetics offer is growing day by day and is fills up the hygiene and beauty departments. In order to better understand the behaviour and expectations of consumers in terms of natural cosmetics, Nuoo box (beauty box specialized in organic products) conducted a study in partnership with IFOP.

Pinterest's beauty trends
03 Oct. 2018 Cosmetics news

What are the most popular beauty trends of 2018?

Whoever has never used Pinterest should report himself! This very popular social network is the main source of inspiration for many people. Cooking, sports, fashion, everything goes there, including cosmetics. The platform has just published its report on the beauty trends most sought after by users in 2018.

Parfums&Cosmétiques's congress
18 Sept. 2018 Cosmetics news

16th Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress: the programme

As every year, the Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress is held in Chartres on 14 & 15 November 2018. Organized by the Cosmetic Valley, this event is the flagship event for players in the cosmetics industry. Two days of conferences are planned to allow industry and the authorities to discuss regulatory ...

woman buying stuff online
17 Sept. 2018 Cosmetics news

Selective perfumeries: when online and retail work hand in hand

Today, consumers have the choice between buying from their sofa or going to the shops. Far from competing with each other, these two options are both popular with consumers, for plenty of reasons.

13 Sept. 2018 Cosmetics news

September 30, 2018 : L'Oréal Paris transforms the Seine into a giant catwalk

After having taken over the Champs-Elysées last year for a spectacular show, L’Oréal Paris strikes even harder by organising its next fashion and beauty show on… the Seine. Open to all, the event will be held on 30 September at 2pm at the Port of Solferino (Paris 7e).

Skin diagnosis
11 Sept. 2018 Cosmetics news

The skin diagnosis is still popular!

As we know, the trend is not new, but it continues to be emulated on the beauty planet. Today, nobody can still composes the beauty routine at random, it is the nature of the skin that dictates it. Here are two different methods to carry out an analysis of your ...

11 Sept. 2018 Cosmetics news

Naturkosmetik Branchencongress: the 2018 edition

The 11th conference on natural and organic cosmetics will be held in Berlin on 25 and 26 September 2018. Two days of conferences are planned to address the hottest topics of the sector.