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CEW(UK) Names 2013 Beauty Award Winners
The winners will be featured in a variety of unique retail opportunities, including through Superdrug, Harrods, QVC and more.
Indian Baby Care Market Expected to Grow into 2015
A report conducted by RNCOS has found growth in the Indian baby care market, which it expects to grow further into 2015. Driving factors include increasing spending power and increasing awareness about baby health and nourishment.
in-cosmetics 2013 Welcomes Record Number of Visitors
in-cosmetics 2013 More than 9,400 visitors and 650 exhibitors flocked to Paris for the April event, featuring the latest ingredients and technologies.
Brands Need to Focus on Consumers to Have Real Green Impact
According to Organic Monitor, beauty companies need to engage consumers for positive change if they are to make a sustainable difference.
FBI-trained Forensic Artist Sketches to Illustrate Women's Perception of Their Own Beauty
Self-perception A short film, Real Beauty Sketches, addresses the issue that more than half (54%) of women globally agree that they are their own worst beauty critic.
CITY Award Entries Due
April 30, 2013, is the final day for submissions for the eighth annual Cosmetic Innovators of The Year—CITY Awards from ICMAD.

Financial News

Revlon Sees Strength in Americas for Q1 2013
Overall, the company recorded net sales of $331.9 million for the first quarter 2013, an increase of 2.1% over first quarter 2012.
Shiseido Net Sales Down 0.7%
The Japanese beauty company saw domestic cosmetic sales down 2.2%, but global sales painted a brighter picture, edging up 0.8% to ¥322.3 billion and growing 2.5% on local currency terms.
P&G Records $20.6 Billion Net Sales for Q1 2013
The company's beauty and grooming divisions still saw rocky growth patterns, with results buoyed by other P&G divisions and cost savings.
Emerging Market Sales Increase 10.4% for Unilever
Underlying sales growth was 4.9%, with emerging markets up 10.4%, while underlying volume growth increased 2.2% with pricing up 2.6%.
Puig Income Up 12% for 2012
For its fragrance division in 2012, Puig also increased its market share to 8.1%, raising it to sixth place worldwide in the selective perfume industry.

Beauty Ingredient News

Launches at in-cosmetics 2013, New Research and Production, and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Late April 2013
Catch up on the new launches from in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, including new beauty ingredients from Croda, BASF, Dow, Evonik, Clariant and many, many more.

Featured Articles

CEW Presents The Estée Lauder Companies’ Dream Team
By: Nancy Jeffries
Jennifer Balbier, Anne Carullo and Karyn Khoury talk innovation and connecting with consumers.
Euromonitor Defines "New Beauty Power" at 2013 in-cosmetics
By: Abby Penning
With the beauty industry seemingly taking the divergent paths of multifuctional or targeted when it comes to product innovation, Euromonitor theorized on how current trends and industry standings will lead to future growth during a presentation at the 2013 in-cosmetics.
Sensory Ingredients: Aesthetics Connect with Consumers
By: Daniela Prinz
Beauty products are increasingly expected to offer an additional emotional value that has a positive impact on consumers’ quality of life, often delivered through sensory aspects.