Personal care

Covestro showcases film formers at in-cosmetics

A man holding a surfboard for Covestro’s sun care campaignCovestro will be showcasing innovative beauty solutions based on polyurethane raw materials of the Baycusan brand at in-cosmetics Global, taking place in London from 4 to 6 April.

Global personal care and cosmetics packaging markets expanding

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies reports plastics is the most popular material for personal care packaging, but cartons are showing solid growth.A new market assessment report by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) predicts 5.5 per cent annual growth for the global personal care packaging market through 2019.

India, China and Brazil fastest growing market for personal care packaging

Cosmetics cases_pumps_and_sprays_are_forecast_to_grow_ahead_of_the_global_personal_care_packaging_market_average_rateA new report examines packaging trends behind the massive growth forecasted in the global personal care market, which is predicted to grow by 4.9 per cent by 2018.

Increased demand for combo kits

A recently published research from Euromonitor International shows the sets and kits category for personal care products in South Africa received significant support over the past two years. This was a result of leading market participants in fragrances, colour cosmetics and skin care responding to the value proposition demanded by cash-constrained consumers.

Men’s grooming a growing, lucrative sector


Mens grooming_kit_from_AshlandAshland’s new Groom ‘n’ Go formulation kit offers men a comprehensive personal care regimen in less time. Its consumer research within the men’s grooming market suggests men want a comprehensive regimen to maintain a healthy look and great hygiene.

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