Notes from Professional Beauty London: The Bright Side of 2015

Professional Beauty London 2015

Professional Beauty London 2015
Photo credit: Professional Beauty London

On February 22 and 23, 2015, professional beauty aficionados gathered at the Excel Exhibition Center in London to get acquainted with the latest trends and product innovations in professional skin care, nail care, and, for the first time, hair care expected to blossom throughout the beauty year of 2015. Continue reading

All Roads Lead to Synthetics on the Global Lubricants Market

synthetic lubricants, finished lubricants market, Low viscosity SAE 0W-XX passenger car motor oil (PCMO) accounted for under 5% of the total global PCMO demand in 2014. This grade is forecast to increase to over 7% by 2023, according to the recently released LubesNet Database.

Moreover, 5W-XX and 0W-XX combined account for about 40% of the finished lubricant market in 2014, according to the latest Global Lubricants: Market Analysis and Assessment report. The continuing global migration to lower viscosity grade PCMO will result in higher penetration of synthetics, semi-synthetics, higher revenues, and, conversely, longer oil drain intervals and suppressed overall PCMO growth. Continue reading

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Energy Newsweek, Energy Trends, Energy Articles, Trends impacting Energy Industry Continue reading

VIVANESS 2015: More Natural Every Year

VIVANESS 2015: More Natural Every Year

VIVANESS 2015: More Natural Every Year

With the growth of the natural and organic cosmetics segment in Germany accounting for 14% in 2014, the German Nurnberg Messe is the perfect setting for such an event as VIVANESS – International Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care. Over 200 natural personal care companies presented their products at the fair, and we were invited to present in the educational session Consumer Insights – worldwide; How Natural and Organic cosmetic gains ground. While there, we also picked up a few highlights and product trends from the show. Continue reading

Rx-to-OTC Switch Environment Heats Up

Rx-to-OTC Switch Environment Heats Up

Rx-to-OTC Switch Environment Heats Up

With the publication of FDA’s NSURE (Nonprescription Safe Use Regulatory Extension) in February 2012, the pharmaceutical industry has been buzzing with potential for new switches, using unique approaches and technology to support the approval of new switches and safe use of consumer OTC medications.

“There is excitement and new Rx-to-OTC switch possibilities being evaluated in the United States like we have not seen in years,” says Laura Mahecha, Industry Manager, Healthcare. “Kline has been analyzing and forecasting switches for decades. Our most recent research, Rx-to-OTC Switch Pipelines USA: Competitive Assessment, has shown th Continue reading

Sexual Wellness Manufacturers are in the Mood for Love

Sexual Wellness USA

Sexual Wellness USA

With the opening of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, based on the best-selling book series by E.L. James of the same name, it seems like sex aids, toys, pharmaceuticals, and supplements are everywhere. Television advertisements for erectile dysfunction medications air on a regular basis. Retailers and online sites are embracing consumer interest in adult toys. There are increased sections of brick-and-mortar stores devoted to sexual enhancement supplements, condoms, personal lubricants, and vibrating devices. Continue reading

Free Webinar – All Hands on the Trending Professional Nail Care Market

Professional Nail Care

Professional Nail Care

Innovations in gels, long-wear lacquers, and removal technology help the professional nail care market continue to shine. In 2014, the global market is estimated at nearly $1.2 billion, with positive growth forecasts and still untapped opportunities. Continue reading

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