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Brian Duangpichakul, Kinx

27-Feb-2017 - In his Indie Beauty Profile, Brian Duangpichakul founder of Kinx explains how an industrial products pro gets into the beauty business and gives a glimpse of how his brand envisions...

MonoSol launches first pod-pac personal care product

21-Feb-2017 - The polymer-film making company behind such household goods as Cascade Action Pacs and Tide Pods announced this month a first product in this category—a single-use dissolvable pod pac of shaving...

As 1980s beauty trends resurface, illustrator Lisa Frank gets into the makeup business

20-Feb-2017 - Just wait long enough, and everything comes back in to style. Lisa Frank never left, but she’s now planning to launch a collection of color cosmetics, tools, and accessories expected...

Indie Beauty Profile

Marie Drago, Gallinée

20-Feb-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée shares advice on who to talk to before taking a personal care product line to market and rattles off an...

Augmented Reality helps fine tune make-up choice

16-Feb-2017 - Canada-based augmented reality beauty player Modiface has launched a new technology that aims to match up optimal make-up to suit different lighting conditions.

Beverage maker Vita Coco will soon sell personal care products

15-Feb-2017 - This week, reports are circulating that Vita Coco has plans to become a billion dollar brand, making and selling more products in more sectors. What began as a coconut-water business...

Indie Beauty Profile

Cynthia Besteman, Violets Are Blue

13-Feb-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, skin care brand founder Cynthia Besteman tells Cosmetics Design about the distribution deal that had her walking on air, reveals just how practical she really...

Procter & Gamble launches DUO body wash platform

13-Feb-2017 - This month, three of the company’s personal care brands introduce a new cleansing format that promises to be a mix of bar soap, body wash, and bath puff.

Why beauty brands are latching on to the boutique retail segment

08-Feb-2017 - The boutique beauty segment has gone from strength to strength, as more and more consumers choose to shop in a more curated and personalized environment that meets their expectations of...

Before and after images can help boost the natural beauty category - Kline expert

06-Feb-2017 - Proving how effective natural cosmetic and personal care products are is one of the biggest barriers for many players, but a new market report from Kline Group underlines how before...

Is there room for innovation in the deodorant category?

30-Jan-2017 - Natural, niche, and startup personal care brands regularly advance new deodorant formats and formulations. Among the latest attempts to disrupt the deodorant market is Switch Fresh, a patented redesign of...

Sahi Cosmetics participating in University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator

25-Jan-2017 - The color cosmetics startup is among only five businesses invited to join the Winter 2017 cohort of the Desai Accelerator, a program designed to help passionate entrepreneurs, like Sahi Cosmetics...

The pick of the technology crop, from CES Las Vegas

10-Jan-2017 - This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas January 4 - 8, featured eight companies at the event’s dedicated ‘Beauty Tech’ marketplace space, all demonstrating a variety of...

Sunday was National Winter Skin Relief Day

09-Jan-2017 - It seems there’s a day of celebration for nearly everything. And now, thanks to the parent company of CeraVe Skincare, January 8 has indeed been officially declared National Winter Skin...

Burt’s Bees launches beauty-from-within product line

04-Jan-2017 - The personal care and cosmetics brand announced this week its move into the functional food category.  It’s a significant initiative for the Clorox-owned brand, one that could help determine what...

Outstanding beauty and personal care brand innovations of 2016

22-Dec-2016 - Cosmetics Design has gathered up the most compelling products and technologies we’ve covered over the past year. It’s an assortment of innovations in fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin care developed...

Has the next generation of makeup applicator arrived?

01-Dec-2016 - Molly Cosmetics would like to think so. That company’s SiliSponge is making waves in the popular beauty press and generating quite a bit of buzz in the digital and social...

Can new DIY natural beauty brand Oleum Vera disrupt skin care and body care?

29-Nov-2016 - Launched just this week Oleum Vera is the latest brand from MMTUM, a company based in Montreal, Canada, that’s creatively commercializing DIY for an array of industries.

Victoria Beckham set to expand presence in beauty and skin care

25-Nov-2016 - Following the success of her recently released makeup collection with beauty giant Estée Lauder, Victoria Beckham is reportedly looking to expand her presence in beauty, and move into skin care....

Korean retailer Peach & Lily introduces skin care range

21-Nov-2016 - Korean beauty giant, Peach & Lily, launches its skin care brand, which features its new face mask collection.

Ulta Beauty partners with yet another brand blurring the line between skin care and color cosmetics

17-Nov-2016 - Colorescience announced this week that a selection of the company’s sun care / color products will be sold at Ulta.com—a sign, perhaps, of both company’s belief that consumer interest in...

Multifunctional Marketing: How L’Oréal is launching product and using digital to reach all women

15-Nov-2016 - With a single initiative, the company is setting a new standard for addressing beauty consumer expectations with branded content, a modern approach to aging, personalized skin care, and more.

Rekze Laboratories is moving scalp wipes into the hair care category

25-Oct-2016 - Until recently scalp wipes have been basically skin care for the head (like Bee Bald’s Refresh wipes for the head and face). Now the anti–hair loss collection from Rekze has...

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FragranceLock: a beauty innovation that promises to bolster perfume—the product and the category

05-Oct-2016 - The first product from Beauty Boost Inc. redefines whitespace in the fragrance marketplace and is already winning awards. Cosmetics Design spoke with company president Francine Gingras to find out what...

Arbonne launches skin care application tool

04-Oct-2016 - The direct-sales beauty company has just announced its latest product, a device called the Genius Ultra meant to more effectively apply Arbonne anti-aging skin care.

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