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Eve Pearl eyes the next stage in the development of her beauty empire

Eve Pearl talks about her career in color cosmetics and how television and TV shopping has played such a big part in the development of her beauty empire. She also spoke about the development of her latest skin care line and how the internet is evolving as a tool to platform her business.

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

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 care range and the highly creative product claims that seemed to catch everyone's eye. 

Why Primal Pit Paste won Beauty Pitch 2016

It's a catchy name that isn't necessarily synonymous with all things beauty, but maybe that's the very reason why it caught the judge's eye at this year's Beauty Pitch competition. Cosmetics Design caught up with brand founder Amy Cazin to find out more. 

From Power Ranger to skin care entrepreneur: The Jennifer Yen story

At the recent Cosmoprof North America event in Las Vegas, Cosmetics Design got to talk with Power Rangers star Jennifer Yen about how she diversified her acting career to also include a cosmetics business. Her brand Pur-lisse was inspired by her grandmother's beauty regime and was making a splash on the show floor, as she explains... 

100% Pure, one year on from winning Beauty Pitch 2015

It's been a big year for natural skin care player 100% Pure. One year on from winning the Cosmoprof Beauty Pitch 2015 award, which afforded them a cash prize and one year of tutelage, from Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, we find out what this meant for the development of the business.

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor and what to expect in 2017.

Dow Corning's platforms new possibilities for hair styling products

This year one of Dow Corning's hair care strategies has been to target silicone-based leave in products, thanks to its latest award-winning technology which has raised the bar on the possibilities for this type of treatment. 

Clinical data from newly available alternative genomic testing method

Genemarkers CEO Anna Langerveld talked with Cosmetics Design at this month’s NYSCC Suppliers Day about tape strip analysis and the value that gene-expression data adds to cosmetic product development.

Butter-coated powders standout among cosmetics and skin care ingredients

At this year’s NYSCC Suppliers Day event, Cosmetics Design checked in with Stellie Balthazard of Blue Sun International about that company’s butter-coated powder ingredients and the options that manufacturers have as talc falls by the wayside.

A look at TRI-K’s multifunctional anti-aging ingredient

At in-cosmetics Paris, Elzbieta Kaprzyk, director of innovation, research, and development for the company, spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske about Fision WrinkleFix.

Ingredient Launch: Elementis Specialties debuted Meadowderm at in-cosmetics Paris

Senior Scientist Veronika Solotoff spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske about the new anti-aging ingredient.

A new ingredient for scalp care and anti-dandruff products

At in-cosmetics Paris, Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske sat down with Magali Borel, product manager of IFF Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, to discuss that company’s Defenscalp ingredient.

Cosmoprof Las Vegas: 5th Screen Digital takes fragrance sampling to the next level

Cosmetics Design caught up with the CEO of 5th Screen International, Keith Kelsen, who in this interview explains how the company has taken fragrance and put it in a cassette that can be sampled by consumers at the touch of an on-screen button in-store.

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Drom targets fragrance as a memory trigger

We all have certain memories that are triggered by different odors, which is what fragrance specialist Drom is trying to encapsulate with its latest line of fragrances.

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Interview with O.R.G. Skin Care

At the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event Cosmetics Design caught up with Brian Park, founder of O.R.G Skin Care, a line that has evolved out of the fast paced and highly advanced South Korean skin care market.

Cosmoprof Las Vegas video interview: Ancorotti Cosmetics

Italy-based Ancorotti Cosmetics is one of the few companies in the world specializing in mascara. We caught up with the vice president of the North American operations, Mary Aunn Guarino, to find out more.

in-cosmetics Latin America readies to open its doors

Next week the third edition of the in-cosmetics Latin America will open its doors in São Paulo Brazil, marking the evolution of an event that started off purely focused on the Brazil market and is now a major platform for ingredients provider from across the Latin American region.  In this latest edition of CD Buzz we tell you what to expect.

Eve Pearl eyes the next stage in the development of her beauty empire

Eve Pearl talks about her career in color cosmetics and how television and TV shopping has played such a big part in the development of her beauty empire. She also spoke about the development of her latest skin care line and how the internet is evolving as a tool to platform her business.

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

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 care range and the highly creative product claims that seemed to catch everyone's eye. 

Why Primal Pit Paste won Beauty Pitch 2016

It's a catchy name that isn't necessarily synonymous with all things beauty, but maybe that's the very reason why it caught the judge's eye at this year's Beauty Pitch competition. Cosmetics Design caught up with brand founder Amy Cazin to find out more. 

CD Buzz: in-cosmetics North America opens this month

The two-day event makes its New York City debut this month. And in this latest CD Buzz video, Cosmetics Design Senior Correspondent Deanna Utroske covers what attendees can expect and which educational seminars and training sessions are not to be missed.

100% Pure, one year on from winning Beauty Pitch 2015

It's been a big year for natural skin care player 100% Pure. One year on from winning the Cosmoprof Beauty Pitch 2015 award, which afforded them a cash prize and one year of tutelage, from Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, we find out what this meant for the development of the business.

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor and what to expect in 2017.

CD Buzz: Indie Beauty Focus

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 in the fast-paced world of indie beauty, where the innovation is at and how these players are now the prize possessions for the acquisitive multinational players.

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

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. Cosmetics Design was lucky enough to catch up with the brand's founder, Jane Iredale, who among a number of topics, discussed the challenges of extending the market reach for an already established brand. 

Marie Thadal talks about taking over as NYSCC chair in 2017

Marie Thadal will be next year's Chair for the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. We spoke with Thadal to find out about her reaction to the appointment and what she has planned for the organization in the year ahead.

Ray Ordiales talks about his stint as chair of the NYSCC

Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Rey Ordiales, the out-going Chair for New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetics Chemists. During the conversation he spoke about the challenges that the role has presented in the course of the past years, his biggest achievements, and how the Suppliers Day 2016 event went.

Kariderm founder reveals how his brand supports communities in Burkina Faso

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 rural communities in Burkina Faso, in West Africa. Now the company is looking to extend its footprint beyond the domestic market and the U.S. market is at the top of the list. 

CD Buzz: focus on CEW demo event

Brand innovations, cosmetics industry expertise, and interactive beauty presentations converge at this annual show where professionals scrutinize hundreds of products vying for a CEW Beauty Insider Award.

Naturally Australian Products taps into high demand for Antipodean botanicals

Naturally Australian Products has grown its product line up from just four products to create a portfolio of nearly 100 botanical-based offerings in the space of a few short years. We recently spoke to company COO Jacqui Rathner who shared the reasons why the business has experienced such a rapid pace of growth. 

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients derived from fruit, vegetable, and herb seeds.

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is helping to take active ingredients and product efficacy to new heights. 

CD Buzz: News and analysis from the California Suppliers' Day

The California chapter of the SCC has just rounded off the latest biannual edition of its Suppliers' Day for the West Coast. The Cosmetics Design team was at the event and in this latest CD Buzz video we take a look at the challenges and opportunities companies are facing in this market, with a particular focus on the still growing natural and organic market, some of the regulatory hurdles companies are facing, the hottest product launches and important trends such as skin aging prevention. 

CD Buzz: Brazil focus ahead of in-cosmetics and Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

The Brazil market is facing significant economic challenges right now. Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit and in-cosmetics in Sao Paulo, we take a look at the state of play in the market there and focus on what we will be looking out for when we attend the two events.

CD Buzz: Indie Beauty Focus

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 in the fast-paced world of indie beauty, where the innovation is at and how these players are now the prize possessions for the acquisitive multinational players.

How the search for sustainable palm oil took one supplier to Ecuador

Cosmetics Design recently spoke to Gay Timmons, the founder of ingredient supplier Oh Oh Organic, to find out about how her quest to find sustainable and ethically produced palm oil took her to the South American country of Ecuador.

The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

In this latest edition of CD Buzz we look at how technology is helping to reinvent our industry, pointing consumers into an increasingly focused direction and enhancing beauty routines to make them more personalized and effective.

Top ten cosmetic industry trends to look out for in 2016

The Cosmetics Design USA team has put together a list of the top ten trends to look out for in 2016 and here they all are in this latest edition of CD Buzz.

CD Buzz: This is what independent beauty will look like in 2016

Indie beauty insiders Jillian Wright, Jessica Richards, and Nader Naeymi-Rad weigh in on the future of this dynamic category with predictions for 2016, commentary on the response from big beauty, and the evolution of the Indie Beauty Expo event. 

CD Buzz: Video analysis of biotech ingredient and sensorial formulation trends

Sensorial product formulations are progressing and piggybacking on the wellbeing trend, while biotechnology is benefiting suppliers and manufacturers across categories in dynamic new ways.

CD Buzz: The latest analysis on P&G, Coty and fine fragrance trends

In this edition of CD Buzz, the Cosmetics Design USA team bring you the latest analysis on P&G's return to growth strategy and recent developments from Coty, which has announced another major acquisition and plans to reorganize the business, together with news about the latest trends in fine fragrances.

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients derived from fruit, vegetable, and herb seeds.

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is helping to take active ingredients and product efficacy to new heights. 

CD Buzz: California focus and the Suppliers' Day event

Ahead of the California Suppliers' Day event, we take a look at how the ever-progressive California market is shaping up these days and what to look out for at the event.

CD Buzz: The latest on the Coty-P&G deal and packaging trends

The Cosmetics Design video news feature CD Buzz debuts here with a look at how the Coty-P&G deal is serving to re-shape the industry as well as our stance on the changing landscape of personal care and cosmetics packaging.

Key Industry Events

in-cosmetics Latin America

Sao Paulo / Conference and exhibition

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29th IFSCC 2016 Congress

Orlando, FL / Conference and exhibition

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The Healthy & Natural Show

Chicago / Conference and exhibition

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