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‘Game-changing’ beauty trends for 2020

11-Apr-2017 - Global trend authority WGSN has identified four ‘significant movements’ that it believes will change the face of today’s beauty industry.

Why Clinique isn’t (exactly) resting on its laurels in the age of Indie Beauty and All Things Digital

06-Apr-2017 - Late last month in New York City, CEW hosted a sold-out newsmaker forum featuring Jane Lauder, global brand president of Clinique—and, yes, granddaughter of Estée Lauder, founder of the skin...

Florida salon owner Jodi Dery makes a bold move in to personalized hair care

21-Mar-2017 - New beauty and personal care brands regularly gain market entry by winning at the latest consumer trend. This is precisely what Cloud 10 Hair Care is aiming to do with...

Ten beauty entrepreneurs earn spots in this year’s Sephora Accelerate program

09-Mar-2017 - The announcement of the new cohort came yesterday, which was, as luck would have it, International Women’s Day. It’s the second year running of the company initiative to support women...

Is Amazon the beauty industry’s secret collaborator?

07-Mar-2017 - Craig Romero, co-founder of the indie skin care brand OZNaturals uses the online retail site to outguess consumer expectations, identify winning ingredients, and crowdsource actionable feedback.

Is there a digital solution for fragrance retail?

07-Mar-2017 - The newly launched Scent Trunk thinks so. And the team behind this online custom fragrance maker believes they’ve got it. Cosmetics Design connected with William Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk...

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Forecasting the digital future of cosmetics and personal care retail

02-Mar-2017 - 2017 is going to be exciting, but challenging for beauty and personal care companies as they adjust to rapidly changing consumer behavior.  How consumers shop, explore, and discover brands is...

The Fragrance Foundation launches online learning program

27-Feb-2017 - The Fragrance Academy course syllabus is now online, and the foundation is welcoming registrants for its self-paced program in perfume industry fundamentals.

The Fragrance Foundation honors ten industry leaders of the future

21-Feb-2017 - Last Thursday evening at the LVMH Tower in New York City, the foundation held its third-annual event celebrating The Notables, accomplished millennial executives working in every facet of the fragrance...

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.

Researchers from North Carolina State University develop wearable, wireless skin hydration sensor

01-Feb-2017 - The team’s findings are slated for publication in the Wiley journal Advanced Healthcare Materials and are likely to have applications in not only health monitoring but in cosmetics and personal...

Shiseido acquires US customization player MatchCo

23-Jan-2017 - Shiseido has continued to expand its international and US footprint with the acquisition of MatchCo, a California-based developer of customized digital tools used in personalization beauty regimes.

The Fragrance Outlet leverages digital to grow in store and online

19-Jan-2017 - With plans to lift its store count by more than 10% this year and to create a seamless cross-channel shopping experience for consumers, the fragrance and beauty retailer has expanded...

Opinion

Two Views: Digital democratizes beauty

12-Jan-2017 - For this installment of Two Views, Cosmetics Design reached out to digital entrepreneurs— Jessica Pritchett and Jihan Thompson—in an effort to better understand how technology is expanding the reach and...

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Less than four weeks left to submit for the Beauty Industry Awards

11-Jan-2017 - The count down to the first ever Cosmetics Design Beauty Industry Awards is well under way and there are now less than four weeks to go for the cut off...

Coty to buy 60% of popular cosmetics and skin care ecommerce platform

11-Jan-2017 - The beauty company announced plans Tuesday to partner with the mobile-first social selling platform Younique. 

Women’s Marketing Inc. and Seurat Group reveal data on ‘How Women Buy Beauty Today’

04-Jan-2017 - The two companies recently presented findings on current consumer behavior when it comes to gathering product and trend information, going online or into stores to shop, and making the final...

Emily Weiss’s beauty brand Glossier just raised millions in series B funding

01-Dec-2016 - With this investment, the digitally native skin care and makeup company has plans to take its community global, open retail stores, and launch product in additional personal care and cosmetic...

Facebook releases data from Beauty Buyers Survey

28-Nov-2016 - The media and social networking company sees all things digital moving from the desk top to mobile devices. And Facebook seems to hope that its newest data on beauty consumers...

Ulta Beauty planning new ecommerce distribution facility

21-Nov-2016 - To keep up with online cosmetic and personal care product orders, the company is preparing to build a new facility in the Western US. And Fresno, California, is the likely site....

Beauty and personal care brands celebrated for mobile marketing innovation

17-Nov-2016 - The Mobile Marketing Association’s 2016 Smarties awards singled out top campaigns from every industry, and companies including L’Oréal, Unilever, and Coty were among the winners.

The Beauty of Virtual Reality: selling cosmetic and personal care ingredients in the digital future

10-Nov-2016 - At this month’s IFSCC event in Orlando, Florida, two suppliers incorporated VR technology into their booths to attract the attention of chemists and formulators. The experiences were quite different one...

Almost Omnichannel: QVC to launch new dedicated retail beauty network

25-Oct-2016 - The television shopping channel has evolved as media and consumer buying habits have. And at the end of October, QVC will debut a new multichannel beauty-only retail network for today’s...

Organ-on-chip technology will be moving out of the lab and into the commercial market

20-Oct-2016 - This week, Emulate announced new funding and research partnerships that will advance the technology, which has significant potential for cosmetic and personal care development and testing.

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.

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