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L’Oréal Unveils New Indian Research and Innovation Center
The new center will represent a €140 million investment from 2011 to 2016 to better understand beauty needs of Indian consumers and develop products especially for them.
Professional Nail Care Market Explodes Aided by Product Innovation
The introduction of more than 30 important new gel products in the past two years—consequently raising the recognition of gel products—has helped spur the market's strong performance, according to Kline.
Young Men Love the Convenience of Buying Beauty Products Online
A new report from Mintel shows the love for shopping for beauty online, especially among young male consumers, who appreciate the convenience and availability of products on the Internet.
Mintel and EIU Team Up to Investigate FMCG Trends for 2013
The research looks at key trends for the future of different fast moving consumer good (FMCG) categories in emerging markets and the U.K. and U.S. For the U.S., for example, the report shows beauty showing a resurgence.
Nivea Gets a New Global Design
The Beiersdorf skin care brand is getting revamped look for 2013.
Birchbox Launches in the UK
The beauty subscription is taking orders in the U.K beginning January 10 and will ship its first U.K. boxes on January 16.
Axe to Send Brand Fans to Space
In a partnership with astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the Space Expedition Corporation, Unilever's Axe is giving customers a chance to travel to space.
Love Your Skin Event Helps Kick Off 2013 at Ulta
The event, which takes place annually at the beauty specialty retailers, will focus on better skin care habits for the coming year.

Featured Article

Natural Selection: Opportunities for International Brands in Fast-developing Markets
By: Irina Barbalova, Euromonitor International
As the natural marketplace continues to be one of the beauty industry’s largest opportunities, brands big and small are competing for the attention of consumers around the globe, with special attention going to those in emerging markets.

Beauty Ingredient News

Acquisitions, Awards and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Early January 2013
Learn about the latest acquisitions from Croda, Clariant, Pilot Chemical and more, as well as people news, innovative launches and awards in the beauty ingredients business.

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Feb 25-27, 2013 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
F4SS Emerging Trends Conference