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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Can celebrity fragrances capitalize on the scent wardrobe trend?

30-Jun-2016 - At least one fragrance maker is betting the answer is ‘yes.’ Parlux Fragrances has just launched the 20th perfume in the Paris Hilton collection and is touting it as anything...

Estée Lauder brands bring prestige beauty to travel retail in Texas

27-Jun-2016 - Aveda, Jo Malone London, and MAC Cosmetics are all opening boutiques in a Texas airport that cater to today’s spend-on-go consumer.

OPI moves into the retail business with first UK flagship

24-Jun-2016 - OPI Nails has ventured into the retail space with its first flagship spa in the UK where it will offer luxury manicures and pedicures as well as a fully stocked...

Celebrity Angela Bassett launching skin care for dark complexioned women

23-Jun-2016 - Next month, the collection developed in collaboration with Dr. Barbara Sturm will go on sale. While the cosmetics and personal care industry at large seems to be grappling with just...

‘Don’t be afraid to tell consumers ‘no you’re not right’ - Glossybox MD

17-Jun-2016 - Beauty sampling provider Glossybox is not afraid to ask customers to unsubscribe from its online platforms should they become persistent in giving ‘abusive’ or ‘aggressive’ feedback on its social media...

The Beauty Pitch 2016 finalists have been announced

13-Jun-2016 - Winners of the 2nd annual competition will be decided in Las Vegas, Nevada, latter this month in conjunction with the Professional Beauty Association’s Beauty Week events and Cosmoprof North America....

Infusers — a whole new category of beauty product

09-Jun-2016 - A unique, reusable delivery system that promises to optimize cosmetic science and applicator design for results far beyond what creams or wet masks can provide, infusers are the creation of...

L'Oreal leads the way for beauty marketing on Snapchat

07-Jun-2016 - L’Oreal has launched a 'lens’ on Snapchat, a social media platform increasingly favoured by millennials, in an industry-leading move that again confirms the company’s digital clout .

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