SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Cosmetics Formulation & Packaging in North AmericaEU editionAPAC edition

Headlines > Brand Innovation

Print-a-perm? L’Oréal aims to lead on bioprinting hair

28-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has announced the launch of a partnership aimed at developing the bioprinting of  hair follicles.

Doing More with Bacteria: new innovations from AOBiome and Mother Dirt

22-Sep-2016 - The clinical research company and its consumer products brand are moving bacteria forward, launching new product and advancing research that could change skin care forever.

L'Oréal names NEXT Generation Awards finalists

15-Sep-2016 - The beauty company’s Women in Digital Program honors and encourages entrepreneurs in the tech space. And the NEXT Generation Awards honor women whose tech innovations have the greatest potential to...

How botanical hair care pioneer PHYTO is staying on trend today

14-Sep-2016 - With product formulations that include plant extracts, a company philosophy that respects the body’s ecosystem, and partnerships that have stylists using PHYTO to create trendy eco-friendly looks at New York...

Allies of Skin shakes up skin care with out of the box product claims

08-Sep-2016 - Allies of Skin got a lot of attention at the recent Cosmoprof North America. We caught up with company founder Nicolas Travis to find out more about his new skin...

“Deodorant is the gateway to natural personal care and beauty”

31-Aug-2016 - That’s what Ursa Major, a natural skin care company out of Vermont has found. And it makes sense; once consumers find a reliable product in a category as essential as...

Dr. Hauschka to launch oral care collection

30-Aug-2016 - The longstanding skin care company announced today that at the end of the week Dr. Hauschka’s personal care and beauty product portfolio will include an assortment of natural oral care...

Indie Beauty Expo 2016 outdoes itself

29-Aug-2016 - This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest...

What happens when ingredient innovation, premium skin care, and indie beauty converge?

25-Aug-2016 - Immupure just may be the brand to answer that question. Formulated with the components of colostrum, the skin care collection brings consumer education, product benefits, and agile business to the...

Canadian indie beauty brand makes skin care and soap from icebergs

23-Aug-2016 - East Coast Glow uses glacial water and other local ingredients in its collection of personal care products. It’s a concept, right in line with several current industry trends, that the...

Is Joey New York now focusing on injectables rather than skin care?

22-Aug-2016 - Just days before the popular ‘90s skin care brand ended trading on its reverse stock split, Joey new York announced a new deal with the company behind The Labb Aesthetic Beauty Bar,...

CD Buzz

CD Buzz: Indie Beauty Focus

18-Aug-2016 - Ahead of the Indie Beauty Expo in New York City this month, the Cosmetics Design takes a look at what to expect at the event, as well as what's happening...

Consumer feedback influences product launch strategy at Urban Decay

16-Aug-2016 - The popular beauty press is abuzz with news of a forthcoming nude eye shadow palette from the revered L’Oréal brand. And rightly so—it’s a product consumers themselves asked Urban Decay...

Olympic sponsor P&G making headlines with ad campaign and on-site spa

15-Aug-2016 - The personal care company’s “Thank you, mom” campaign and pop-up spa in the Rio Olympic village are getting legacy P&G brands a fair amount of attention during the games. ...

Max Factor returns to US market

02-Aug-2016 - As of yesterday, the color cosmetics brand from P&G is available (online) in the States for the first time in six years—a test perhaps, to gauge whether the personal care...

Men’s grooming and skin care trends now include multi-masking

28-Jul-2016 - Among consumers spending on masks and driving the skin care subcategory are young men, according to Connecticut-based Mënaji. The company specializes in care and color for men and sees multi-masking...

Jane Iredale discusses how she intends to grow her established color cosmetics brand

21-Jul-2016 - Jane Iredale is one of the most venerated names in the natural color cosmetics category, largely because the brand was the first to establish this category, almost 20 years ago....

Big beauty, small packages

19-Jul-2016 - To keep up with consumer demand for practical, portable makeup, MAC has launched a color cosmetics collection in small, travel-sized packages—a strategy being used to sell more product in the...

Kariderm founder reveals how his brand supports communities in Burkina Faso

18-Jul-2016 - Cosmetics Design recently caught up with the founder and president of Kariderm, a Canada-based natural skin care line that was established off the back of sourcing sustainable ingredients that help...

Religious retailer launches Cupcakes and Jesus cosmetics for teens and tweens

18-Jul-2016 - It’s an exclusive new brand from Family Christian meant to fill consumers’ “need for alternatives from secular…options,” according to the company, which began selling the collection of beauty products, clothing,...

Skinny & Co director gives the low-down on the coconut oil craze

14-Jul-2016 - Cosmetics Design caught up with Monique Wallace, director of sales and partnerships at Skinny & Co, to find out all about the big trend for coconut oil. In this video...

How ingredients from the Dead Sea created leading skin care brand Deluvia

13-Jul-2016 - Deluvia Skincare has been built around ingredients from the Dead Sea with the focus of curing psoriasis.  We spoke to company vice president Ayman Qawasmeh to find out about how...

Six years of research results in the Blue Beautifly skin care range

07-Jul-2016 - Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Vida Karamooz, founder and CEO of Blue Beautifly. The idea for Blue Beautifly evolved from six years of research that included the study of...

Part 2 of 2

Where makeup meets sweat, the science of active beauty

06-Jul-2016 - For the second in this two-part article, Cosmetics Design looks at the new category from a cosmetic chemist’s perspective. Valerie George explains the nuances of beauty product formulations that go...

Part 1 of 2

Where makeup meets sweat, the business of active beauty

04-Jul-2016 - For the first in this two-part article on the new category, Cosmetics Design connected with Courtney Jones Louks, CEO of Sweat Cosmetics, to find out how active beauty is shaping...