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Anti-pollution beauty lagging behind in Europe

In regions such as Asia and the United States anti-pollution beauty and bodycare has broken into the mainstream, but according to Mintel, Europe is still trailing way behind. In her piece Beauty Spot: Anti-pollution beauty – Why Europe needs to step it up, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd says that despite the perils of urban pollution being […]

October 16, 2017 Continue Reading
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Superfoods soar in popularity, says Mintel

Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) has highlighted the continuing popularity of superfoods, revealing that between 2011 and 2015 there was a massive 202% increase globally in the number of new food and drink products launched containing the terms ‘superfood’, ‘superfruit’ or ‘supergrain’. The research found that in 2015 alone there was a 36% rise […]

May 18, 2016 Continue Reading
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Mintel sees beauty and food boundaries blur with gastronomia

Mintel’s study of Global Beauty and Personal Care Trends to 2025 has highlighted the trend of ‘gastronomia’ which it says is driving consumer interest in natural ingredients as people are becoming more involved in creating their own beauty products. Brands are reacting to consumer interest in pure and natural ingredients, says Mintel’s Charlotte Libby in […]

April 4, 2016 Continue Reading

Most Brits see themselves as healthy

According to new research from Mintel, only one in six Brits (15%) consider themselves as being either somewhat or very unhealthy, with 50% of the nation describing their general health as either very or somewhat healthy. In its Healthy Lifestyles UK report, the market intelligence agency found that the health of the nation actually shifted […]

January 11, 2016 Continue Reading
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McDonald’s introduces organic burger in Germany

McDonald’s in Germany is offering a 100% organic burger for a limited period in an attempt to revamp its image and appeal to its health-conscious customers. The McB burger will be produced from meat sourced from organic farms in Germany and Austria. This follows the fast-food chain’s announcement that it will use eggs from cage-free […]

October 30, 2015 Continue Reading

Seasonality: the latest trend in beauty

Mintel Beauty & Personal Care has highlighted seasonality as a key trend in the beauty sector, saying that the seasons are now defining beauty regimens. Manufacturers are increasingly producing ranges that offer defence against the effects of specific weather conditions, with seasonal products accounting for as many as 11.1% of all beauty and personal care […]

April 8, 2015 Continue Reading

World Vegan Day just around the corner

To kick off World Vegan Month, World Vegan Day will take place on 1 November, celebrating all things vegan, the demand for which has rocketed in recent years. Each year the event commemorates the coining of the term vegan and the founding of The Vegan Society in November 1944. This World Vegan Day will see […]

October 24, 2014 Continue Reading
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Gluten-free beauty claims on the increase

Gluten-free credentials are increasingly finding their way into the UK beauty sector, with a 22% increase in the use of the gluten-free claims in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a blog by Mintel’s Lucy Cornford. With only 1% of launches specifically highlighting their gluten-free credentials on pack, she says that the potential […]

August 13, 2014 Continue Reading
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Gluten-free beauty claims on the increase

Gluten-free credentials are increasingly finding their way into the UK beauty sector, with a 22% increase in the use of the gluten-free claims in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a blog by Mintel’s Lucy Cornford. With only 1% of launches specifically highlighting their gluten-free credentials on pack, she says that the potential […]

August 12, 2014 Continue Reading
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Mixing it up

Mixologiste is predicted to be the next key beauty trend for 2014 according to Mintel, which says that manufacturers are creating new combinations which blur the lines between beauty technology, overlapping skincare, hair care and colour cosmetics. “Mixologiste is fast becoming the stand-out trend that spans all beauty and personal care categories … While manufacturers […]

February 25, 2014 Continue Reading
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