Natural Cosmetic MASTERCLASS:
green certification AND BUsiness openings
May 29-30, 2013
Organic Monitor hosted its first-ever Natural Cosmetics Masterclass
in the Middle East, alongside the Beautyworld Middle East trade show. The Masterclass
comprised two interactive workshops designed for business &
technical professionals in the beauty industry. The
first workshop gave details of the major standards and certification
schemes for natural & organic
beauty products, whilst the second workshop highlighted the business
openings in the global market for such products.
Workshop 1: Taking the Green Certification Route
This workshop gave details of the major natural & organic beauty
standards in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific and other regions. What
standards are most applicable to Middle-Eastern companies looking at
taking the certification route? What are the major ingredient and
formulation issues of adopting such standards?
This workshop guided cosmetic & ingredient companies on how to adopt natural & organic standards. A critical
review was undertaken of raw materials, processes and technical issues
involved in adopting leading standards. Practical advice was given to
brands / companies looking at overcoming the formulation issues
associated with such standards. Features of the
> What are the major international natural & organic standards?
details of European standards, such as
Cosmos, NaTrue, Ecocert, etc.?
> What are the details of North American standards, such as NSF
ANSI 305, NPA, etc.?
Which standards are developing an international following? Why?
What are the differences between the various standards in Europe and
> What are the practical implications of adopting these different
> What are the labelling and certification issues?
> What is the process to get a cosmetic product / ingredient get
> What are the technical issues concerning ingredients, formulations,
> What guidance can be given to companies looking to adopt these
What advice can be given to Middle-Eastern companies looking at
The workshop is designed for product developers, formulators, cosmetic
companies, ingredient suppliers and industry organisations.
Workshop 2: Business Openings in the Global Market for Natural &
Although the global natural & organic cosmetics
market continues to show healthy growth, most sales are concentrated in
Europe and North America. There is considered high potential in other
regions, especially Asia and the Middle East. This workshop gave a global assessment
of the natural & organic cosmetics market, highlighting the business
opportunities to existing participants and new entrants.
Market information was given for the leading
geographic regions, including Europe, North America, Asia and the
Middle East. The
major market developments were highlighted: product & ingredient trends,
market drivers & restraints, retailing issues and consumer trends. Case
studies were given of companies who are successfully riding the
natural wave. Future growth
projections were given, whilst business openings highlighted.
Key features of the workshop:
> What growth is occurring in the global natural & organic cosmetics market?
> What regions and countries have the largest markets?
> What is the potential of the Middle-Eastern market?
> Why are consumers turning to natural & organic products?
> What are the major market & retailing trends?
> What are the product & ingredient developments?
> Who are the leading brands of natural & organic cosmetics?
> What is the future growth potential of this emerging market?
> What are the business opportunities for existing operators &
This workshop are for organisations
realise business opportunities
in the natural & organic cosmetics industry.
The masterclass pack is now available, with complete workshop slides,
for EUR 199. To place an order, please email us