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Beauty and Personal Care

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Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble….Latest research from the Mintel Global New Products Database highlights several new skincare products with ingredients that would not be out of place in a witch’s spell. In fact, you may just find snake venom, snail slime, breast milk or even…
Even though the likes of David Beckham and former James Bond, Pierce Brosnan, are now regularly seen advertising men’s skincare, British men are still not getting in touch with their feminine side. In fact, latest research from MINTEL finds that despite the hype, men spent a mere £57 million on…
Beauty is no longer just skin deep. Latest research from MINTEL GNPD Cosmetic Research shows that across Europe over 2,260 ethical cosmetics and skincare products were launched last year alone – an incredible five fold increase on 2006 figures.And 2008 looks set to be another bumper year for the market,…
Millions of Brits today feel that their bodies could do with a bit of an extreme makeover, as MINTEL’s exclusive consumer research finds that almost half of all adults (44%) would consider having cosmetic surgery. That’s an incredible 22 million of us. ” although not everyone who would consider surgery…
Latest research from MINTEL shows that during the course of 2007 almost 1,600 cosmetic surgery procedures were carried out every single day. Indeed, in their quest for the perfect body and eternal youth, Brits put themselves through no less than 577,000 cosmetic operations and treatments this year, up from only…
Latest research from MINTEL finds that black and Asian consumers are not being adequately catered for by the beauty industry. Although the UK’s market for ethnic cosmetics and toiletries has grown by some 24% since 2002, it is still only worth £65 million – less than 2% of the total…
2007 proves to be a record year for global anti-bacterial launchesHeightened levels of ‘germphobia’ have given rise to a huge influx of new products developed to sanitize home, work and public places.According to the MINTEL Global New Products Database (GNPD), new introductions of ‘anti-bacterial’ non-food products increased from fewer than…
Flower power continues to grow, as Brits increasingly see complementary medicines as their treatment of choice, when it comes to healthcare. Recent research by MINTEL shows that, as a nation, we will cough up £191 million on complementary medicines this year alone, a 32% increase in sales since 2002. What…
Once the preserve of wealthy retirees, cruises are set for a face lift, as younger Brits see the appeal of sailing the high seas. Indeed, latest exclusive consumer research from MINTEL shows that well over half (55%) of 19 – 24 year olds would like to go on a cruise…
Once giving up smoking was a case of going cold turkey and having steely will power. But with the English smoking ban just around the corner, latest research from MINTEL finds some interesting global alternatives to help kick the habit, including a squirt of hand gel, a mouth spray that…
We have all heard of making new acquaintances at the supermarket, but it would seem that your local gym could offer just as much match-making potential! The latest exclusive consumer research from MINTEL shows that as many as one in five (19%) private health club members have met good friends…
While in recent years organic food has been creating a storm in Britain’s kitchens, it is now time for beauty products to step into the organic limelight. Latest research from the MINTEL Global New Products Database (GNPD) shows that there have been around 200 new organic and all natural beauty…