Exporting natural ingredients for cosmetics to Europe

Europe is an interesting export market for natural ingredients for cosmetic products. The demand for these natural ingredients is increasing. Many new trends on how people live and what they care about create opportunities for exporters.

Specific demands inspire cosmetic companies to replace synthetic ingredients with natural ingredients. Getting ingredients from ethical sources and the right certification are growing in importance. The popularity of food-based ingredients in personal care products is also increasing.

Read our market information and tips carefully. They can help you export natural ingredients for cosmetic products to the European market.

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Natural butters and oils in cosmetics export openings in Europe

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Finding European buyers for your natural ingredients for cosmetics

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Export Value Chain Analysis
Overview of commissioned value chain analyses for the development of business cases

Cosmetics Europe (formerly known as Colipa)
Statistics, annual reports, legislative documents and several guidance papers and recommendations

European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFFCI)
Information about dealing with legislative requirements

ITC Market Insider
News about the worldwide market for essential oils and oleoresins, including information about prices

ITC Standards Map
Information about voluntary standards for natural ingredients

ITC Trade Map
Data about worldwide import and export of natural ingredients for cosmetics