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ZOOM on Arnica from Catalonia region (Alta Ribagorça – Lleida Pyrenees).

November 23rd, 2017|News|

The properties of arnica cultivated in that region are different to the arnica found in other environments. The temperature, the humidity and the height among other factors, leads a plant with exclusive characteristics, especially for its anti-inflammatory properties. New applications could be also elucidated. >> See Beauty Cluster Barcelona on YouTube For more info on [...]

Cosmetopea Basket : develop your cosmetics innovative project

November 23rd, 2017|News|

What’s Cosmetopea ? This concept aims to promote innovation in cosmetics by researching new ingredients and active substances of plant origin that could be added to the offer of raw materials already available. It proposes inventorying plants, cosmetic traditions and ancestral beauty rituals that have been passed on by word of mouth for centuries.

Launch of Cosmetics4Wellbeing project (C4W)

November 23rd, 2017|News|

C4W kick off meeting will be held at the end of December at Cosmetic Valley headquarter, in Chartres (France) and will mark the beginning of a 18 months project to set up a common internationalization strategy between 4 clusters : Cosmetic Valley (France), Beauty Cluster Barcelona (Spain), Transylvanian Lifestyle Cluster (Romania) and AEBB (Portugal). More precisely, [...]

CCIN – Report & Perspectives

October 25th, 2017|News|

About CCIN - Cosmetics Clusters International Network cosmeticsclusters.com Launched by Cosmetic Valley in the 2016 edition of the Cosmetic 360 fair in Paris, CCIN wish to share good practices in cosmetics, and work on common projects. CCIN mission: Provide the CCIN members with animation, sharing and cooperation tools for fostering their development from both international [...]

WICCS – REPORT & PERSPECTIVES

October 25th, 2017|News|

66 cluster representants for innovation in cosmetics gathered at Cosmetic 360 exhibition fair: BtoB meetings, valorization of local cosmetics ingredients and know-hows, promotion of collaborative projects Take a look at the pictures >> Take a look at the videos >> Take a look at the program >> WICCS Key numbers 66 participants 32 organizations and [...]

Few examples of areas of expertise of CCIN members:

October 5th, 2017|News|

Aroma: trends and application of encapsulation in the agri-food sector. Taste is a key factor for the success of an agri-food product, conferring a crucial emphasis on flavor and texture. See Pole Pass dedicated workshop >> Lipids and cosmetics.Lipids represent around 70% of the raw materials used in cosmetic emulsions. These lipids or derivatives make [...]

Call for tender “CLUSTER GO INTERNATIONAL”

October 5th, 2017|News|

4 CCIN European members (AEBB, Beauty Cluster Barcelona, Cosmetic Valley and Transilvania Lifestyle Cluster) presented the project “Cosmetics4Wellbeing”, which has been selected, among others, by the European Commission. The project will last 18 months with the objectives of setting up a strong consortium and building a strategy in order to foster SMEs internationalization. We will keep [...]

The rising popularity of personalized makeup and skin care

October 4th, 2017|News|

The rising popularity of personalized makeup and skin care Mintel, a global market research firm, has picked out personalized makeup as one of its top four trends on the decade ahead. As an example, Lancôme, L’Oréal-owned beauty brand has enjoyed success in the US for its customizable foundation. Read more