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Mintel Highlights Multifunctionality for 2014 with Mixologiste Trend

Jane Henderson, global president of Mintel’s beauty and personal care division, explains, “Mixologiste is fast becoming the stand-out trend that spans all beauty and personal care categories. This is a key mega trend, in development for the last year or so, but we are set to see it really accelerating in 2014."

Layered Color-travel Pigments for a V-shaped Facial Appearance

The present article discusses facial powder containing specific layered color-travel pigments that give a color-flop effect due to light reflectance at different angles. In particular, layering a bluish silver pigment with a sienna pigment is shown to highlight the forehead, cheek and nasal bridge while shading the jaw, chin and alar base of the nose, consequently imparting a slim-looking appearance.

Radiant Orchid Blossoms as Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014

Serving as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Pantone hue Radiant Orchid—a mix of fuchsia, purple and pink—has been named 2014's color of the year.

Symrise Awarded for Innovation by SEPAWA

Symrise’s multifunctional stabilizer SymSave H (INCI: Hydroxyacetophenone), launched in July 2013, was awarded the SEPAWA association's Innovation Award 2013 during the group's recent event, held in Fulda, Germany.

Read the Label: Bumble and Bumble Spraychalk

One of the first mainstream temporary hair colors to come to market is the Bumble and Bumble's spraychalk. This product is a “wild, quick-dry tinted hairspray for a splash of color and style” that comes in various colors. This column will review the ingredient listing for functionality.

Sustainability Push from Consumers Required for Manufacturers to Respond

At recent European and Asia-Pacific events, a number of speakers suggested that consumer behavior was becoming a major barrier to sustainable development in the beauty industry.

Almost Magic

As I write this, I have just made a bold appearance in Rio de Janeiro; and no, this has nothing to do with topless beaches. At the 2013 IFSCC Conference, colleagues were surprised by my feisty new auburn hair color, formerly a light blonde. In fact, some did not recognize me. My bold appearance even made its way into a media demonstration at the L’Oréal Research Center, although to show hair damage, but still. . . Cosmetics & Toiletries' latest collection of articles is also all about appearances.

Layered Color-travel Pigments for a V-shaped Facial Appearance

The present article discusses facial powder containing specific layered color-travel pigments that give a color-flop effect due to light reflectance at different angles. In particular, layering a bluish silver pigment with a sienna pigment is shown to highlight the forehead, cheek and nasal bridge while shading the jaw, chin and alar base of the nose, consequently imparting a slim-looking appearance.

Lucas Meyer Debuts Hair Therapy Formulations

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced a collection of hair therapy formulations. Included in the set of hair formulations are: Radiant Repairing Shampoo, Radiant Hair Conditioner, Time Control Hair Lotion and CC Hair Cream.

Ashland Introduces Men's Grooming Formulation Kit

At SCS Formulate in Coventry, UK, Ashland introduced a formulation collection for men's grooming. The Groom ‘n’ Go formulation kit offers men a comprehensive personal care regimen in less than 30 min.

New Beauty Opportunities on the Horizon

Areas of ethnic beauty product development, beauty devices, and fashion and other non-beauty brand partnerships are where beauty brands need to look to make revenue gains, according to Euromonitor.

Lucas Meyer Debuts Hair Therapy Formulations

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced a collection of hair therapy formulations. Included in the set of hair formulations are: Radiant Repairing Shampoo, Radiant Hair Conditioner, Time Control Hair Lotion and CC Hair Cream.

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