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Derma e skin care launch targets anti-pollution trend

02-Jul-2015 - The Purifying skin care range from derma e is a new line of skin care products that incorporates some interesting ingredients, but what really makes it interesting is its focus...

The rules to social media brand engagement and follow through

01-Jul-2015 - Although a cosmetic brand might have a high level of social media engagement, ensuring that this leads to real advocacy of brands often means going that extra mile, a new...

Social media engagement with cosmetic brands is ‘all about the quality’

30-Jun-2015 - A new survey of social media habits in the US finds that when it comes to cosmetic brands, users should be measured according to the quality of engagement.

The blueprint for indie beauty success

29-Jun-2015 - Cosmetic Executive Women, a global industry professional organization, brought together CEOs from 3 top independent cosmetic and skin care brands for its recent newsmaker forum event in New York City,...

Organizers of 2015 #Beauty20 Awards seek nominations

25-Jun-2015 - The third New York #Beauty20 Awards will be announced on November 5th, and ahead of that, organizers innoCos Events are looking for nominations.

Korean beauty and tech come together in the Way personal skin care gadget

23-Jun-2015 - The internet of skin is nearly here, thanks to the Seoul-based start-up Way, which will launch a digital tool that monitors and helps manage skin this November.

Hollywood actors are teaming up with non-toxic beauty brands

23-Jun-2015 - Gwyneth Paltrow joined forces with Juice Beauty and Jessica Alba partnered with The Honest Company on a new color cosmetics line. The actors are involved financially and creatively with the...

Credo cosmetics opens a flagship store

22-Jun-2015 - Sephora changed mass-market beauty, and now one of the company’s early leaders is expanding his promising online naturals venture beyond the web to a California storefront. 

PBA and Cosmoprof NA announce Beauty Pitch Final Five

08-Jun-2015 - The Professional Beauty Association and Cosmoprof North America have announced the five finalists for the inaugural Beauty Pitch competition for cosmetics brand innovation.

Skyler Brands claims next generation anti-aging launch

04-Jun-2015 - Skyler Brand Ventures, which calls itself an R&D incubator for the cosmetics industry, says that its ERASA XEP-30 combines some of the most cutting edge science of any product launched...

Gauging healthy skin against the face of a child

02-Jun-2015 - One independent skin care company is out to raise the bar in the anti-aging category by lowering the customary age of youthful beauty.

Can celebrities cash in with men’s skincare?

01-Jun-2015 - This month actor Rob Lowe launched a product line called Profile, which expands men’s grooming routines beyond before- and aftershave items to include serums and more.

SoapBox builds a cosmetic empire on the back of charity

28-May-2015 - SoapBox started five years ago, simply selling one line of soap and has since expanded into a full line of soap bars and liquids on the success of its ‘hope...

IOPE takes bio-science expertise to China

21-May-2015 - In an effort to become the ‘No.1 global bio-functional brand', Amorepacific's IOPE is moving into China with two stores in June.

LuxePack 2015 spotlights ingenuity

20-May-2015 - Packaging and design industry leaders take bold steps, spending on technology, innovating truly new containers, and shrewdly reinventing the way brands communicate with consumers.

Beauty consumers trust loved ones most: Dove moves in to capitalize

13-May-2015 - Ever on the lookout for a new affirming marketing message for its personal care products, Unilever’s Dove has launched yet another ‘reality advertising’ video campaign, this time centering on the...

Patent for technology designed to prolong botox cosmetic effect

11-May-2015 - Enhance Skin Products says a US patent and trademark has been granted for technology it developed for the use of hyaluronan and bioactive glass to enhance the effects of dermal...

Sustainable Living Plan paying off for Unilever, driving growth and cost efficiency

07-May-2015 - The Dove skin care maker claims that by integrating sustainability into its business it is driving growth, cost efficiency and resilience for the future: proof that the company’s Sustainable Living...

Custom and local nail care products gain momentum

05-May-2015 - Catering to consumers shopping for personalized, exclusive brands, polishes made by beauty entrepreneurs are trendy with women and influencing the men’s makeup category too.

Probiotic products gaining traction in the anti-aging marketplace

29-Apr-2015 - The live bacteria cultures popular as supplements in the wellness industry are becoming more common place in topical personal care products.

From kitchen start-up to offers from Sephora in under a year

28-Apr-2015 - An organic cosmetics range that was started in the kitchen of a young entrepreneur has sealed celebrity endorsements and is being stocked in major retail chains, all within the space...

Procter & Gamble forges R&D partnership to improve Gillette shave

14-Apr-2015 - In an effort to build on the world’s number one selling shaving brand Procter & Gamble says it has joined forces with research and development outfit Stark Industries in an...

Nivea introduces in-flight lip and skin care options

14-Apr-2015 - Never one to stagnate in its travel retail business, Beiersdorf has launched its first range of market exclusive Airline sets under its Nivea brand to be sold in-flight.

New Addition!

Welcome to Brand Innovation – the latest addition to our news coverage

08-Apr-2015 - We are introducing an exciting addition to our news categories called "Brand Innovation". The new category has now gone live across all three of sites - Cosmetics Design Europe, USA...

Banana Boat goes multifunctional for new sun care launches

02-Apr-2015 - Leading sunscreen brand Banana Boat has launched three new products on the market that tap into growing trend for multifunctional sun care.

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