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A Year in Review: The Biggest Stories of 2018

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With 2018 coming to a close, we wanted to reflect on the past 12 month's biggest news stories from the beauty and personal care industry.

From major acquisitions to color trend forecasts to consumer insights, these were the most-read articles on the Global Cosmetic Industry website in 2018.

  1. Unilever Zeros In On Reckitt Benckiser
  2. The 2020 Color Trend Forecast Has Arrived and We Can Hardly Wait 
  3. Special Report: The State of Beauty, 2018
  4. Estée Lauder Is Taking Deciem to Court
  5. What's that Smell? Just the Sexiest Fragrances of 2019
  6. The Natural & Organic Beauty Consumer: 2008-2018
  7. U.S. Skin Care Market to Reach Nearly $11 Billion in 2018
  8. The Top 5 Trends Driving the Beauty Market
  9. [special report] US Prestige Beauty Sales 2017-2018
  10. Special Report: 5 WellBeauty Trends
  11. 5 Companies Leading the Global Online Beauty and Personal Care Products Market
  12. [special report] The Beauty Consumer 2017-2018
  13. 5 Skin Care Claims on the Horizon
  14. [update] CEW Announces 2018 Beauty Award Winners
  15. U.S. Beauty Sector Will be worth $90 Billion by 2020
  16. tarte Expected to be Black Friday, Cyber Monday's Most Popular Cosmetics Brand
  17. Deciem’s Brandon Truaxe Gets the Axe, Stores Re-Open
  18. Getting the Gen Z Beauty Consumer Mindset
  19. Preferences for Organic/Natural in Beauty and Personal Care See Growth Space
  20. Will J-beauty Overtake K-beauty in 2018?