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in-cosmetics LATAM director discusses growth of the event

24-Oct-2016 - Despite the crushing economic crisis in Brazil, the in-cosmetics Latin America event has gone from strength to strength. Cosmetics Design caught up with the show director to find out about...

Mary Kay skin care stands out in the global beauty marketplace

20-Oct-2016 - This week, the direct-sales beauty company celebrated being named a top skin care brand. Mary Kay believes innovative formulations and product benefits make the brand distinctive.

Five strange habits of consumers you’re never going to change

19-Oct-2016 - We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits...

Kiehl’s latest in-store promo gives a nod to beauty from within

18-Oct-2016 - This weekend the L’Oréal brand is running a skin hydration promotion that emphasizes the importance of healthy living and the potential of beauty from within.

This year’s SupplySide West ingredient tradeshow was the largest ever

17-Oct-2016 - Boasting a record number of attendees and high industry engagement, the event organizers are looking ahead to 2017 for another show serving a spectrum of industries from dietary supplements to...

Shiseido Americas gets serious about prestige beauty

12-Oct-2016 - The company is grouping related brands to gain a larger presence in the market; and this week announced it has hired an LVMH veteran as president of its new Beauty...

What matters most to women buying cosmetics in the US

11-Oct-2016 - In Mintel’s latest report on US beauty consumer expectations and motivations, analysts and data reveal current insights on how to best engage and educate shoppers as well as how to...

Biotech: Engineering the future of fragrance, cosmetics, and personal care

10-Oct-2016 - From ingredient sourcing through to finished products, biotechnology is changing the way beauty gets made.

United 1 International Laboratories expands to meet demand for cosmetics and nutrition products

05-Oct-2016 - The Texas-based contract manufacturer has been growing exponentially over the past 10 years and company executives point to increased capabilities, new clients, and the global marketplace as reasons why.

NYC’s Javits Center to host 2 major beauty industry tradeshows in 2017

05-Oct-2016 - Both the NYSCC Suppliers Day event and the North American edition of in-cosmetics have announced plans to relocate to the convention center on Manhattan’s far west side, keeping the region’s...

IFSCC 2016 congress kicks off October 30th

04-Oct-2016 - The annual gathering of cosmetic chemists and affiliated beauty industry professionals is just weeks away and the program is packed with scientific educational sessions, technical exhibits, and lively opportunities for...

Rockefeller University debuts beauty science curriculum

03-Oct-2016 - In collaboration with The National Beauty Science Institute, New York City’s Rockefeller University, which specializes in biomedical research, is now enrolling students for its new consumer-facing educational program.

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

Insight from the US: latest in organic beauty

23-Sep-2016 - A market research firm dedicated to retail of organics in the US is set to reveal its insights to a European audience next week.

The new L’Oréal USA headquarters is changing a neighborhood

22-Sep-2016 - In June, the beauty company opened new offices in New York City, just two avenues away from the Hudson River. Now the company has partnered with a local nonprofit to...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

A look back at MakeUp in NewYork 2016

19-Sep-2016 - The B-to-B event for the color cosmetics industry, held its 6th annual show (which included a packaging design competition) this month in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, an area where...

in-cosmetics made its North American debut this month, and here’s what happened

19-Sep-2016 - The bustling international cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade show held it’s first-ever event in New York City recently, and the educational sessions, live demos, trends presentations, award ceremony, formulations...

Beauty from within goes digital: will this reinvent the category?

16-Sep-2016 - A new app is set for launch that aims to tackle the problem the beauty supplements segment has faced in getting consumers to commit to taking products for the timescales...

Ulta Beauty’s omnichannel consumers are changing the business for the better

13-Sep-2016 - Speaking at last week’s CEW Transformational Leaders event at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, the company’s CEO Mary Dillon, reveled just how valuable these shoppers are and how...

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

12-Sep-2016 - 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...

Is interactive email the next big thing in digital beauty sales?

08-Sep-2016 - One company believes that the programing solution could revolutionize ecommerce for makeup and personal care brands. Cosmetics Design caught up with Joe Teplow, founder of Rebelmail, to find out what’s...

Brands heralding the best digital strategies so far this year…

08-Sep-2016 - Digital strategy is top priority for cosmetics brands looking to better connect with consumers and get ahead of the competition. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of those...

Why Primal Pit Paste won Beauty Pitch 2016

07-Sep-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....

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