Tag: cosmetics

  • The future of aesthetics

    The future of aesthetics

    What does the future hold for the beauty and aesthetics industries? See what experts say is trending   The beauty industry is big – in fact it’s estimated to be $675 billion big by 2021. By comparison the aesthetics component is a drop in the ocean, coming it at around $17bn by 2023. But where…

  • Is all that glitters good for you: a guide to glitter make up

    Is all that glitters good for you: a guide to glitter make up

    Whether it’s festival time, the festive season or just a big night out – who doesn’t like a bit of glitter to brighten things up a bit? But how safe are these sparkly bits and the glue that sticks them on? Dr Zara Kassam finds out. Who doesn’t love glitter? Our love for glitter dates…

  • Microencapsulation-how it’s changing skincare

    Microencapsulation-how it’s changing skincare

    Good things may now come in small skincare packages. Daniel Judd looks at how packaging ingredients into micro-capsules could benefit your skin. There’s a quiet revolution going on at a cosmetics counter near you. You may have heard the buzzword – micro-encapsulation. It’s a big word for packaging ingredients into tiny capsules that will either…

  • Should you worry if alcohol is in your skincare products?

    Should you worry if alcohol is in your skincare products?

    Should you worry when you see ‘alcohol’ listed as an ingredients in your skincare products? Not necessarily. Zara Kassam explains why. Most of us turn to the internet for advice on skincare these days, but there’s a lot of deceptive information out there – especially when it comes to alcohol in skincare products. It’s easy to…