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Market Trends

Are you looking to know which markets are the most lucrative, emerging and how the developed markets are getting on? Or maybe what segments are doing best or which areas are tipped for future growth?

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Perricone MD announces big uptick in doors thanks to partnerships with Ulta and Nordstrom

22-Feb-2017 - The anti-aging skin care company is expanding distribution to reach millennials where they shop with personal care products developed to deliver on current consumer expectations.

The Cosmetics Design anti-pollution forum is today!

22-Feb-2017 - The industry is buzzing over this trend and with over 1,000 subscribers signed up for our event today it is clearly not one to miss.

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...

PCHi welcomes new dermo and natural cosmetics platforms

21-Feb-2017 - Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) has opened its doors to celebrate its 10th birthday. To mark a decade of the PCHi 2017 conference and exhibition, there will be a...

Guest article

Fragrance notes from Paris

09-Feb-2017 - I just returned to the States from Paris where I attended Maison&Objet, the prestigious design, home and decorative accessories show. It was Design and Haute Couture Fashion Weeks, so Paris...

The Trump Effect is already altering the personal care and beauty market

08-Feb-2017 - According to trends and insights shared at a Global Wellness Institute event last week in New York City, the new administration is directly influencing spa-style product brands and where they...

Three approaches to Korean Beauty for the US market

08-Feb-2017 - Monday in New York City, CEW hosted a panel on the K-Beauty Boom. Industry leaders from Glow Recipe, Sephora, and Amorepacific US shared insights into the latest trends and innovations...

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

07-Feb-2017 - The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to...

in-cosmetics Global 2017 to feature a makeup bar

02-Feb-2017 - At this year’s event in London, color cosmetics ingredient makers have the opportunity to showcase new technologies, ingredients, and prototypes. For visitors it’s a chance to discover what the ingredients...

Opinion

Two Views: Effective natural color cosmetics

02-Feb-2017 - It’s time again for Two Views on one compelling beauty topic—in this installment, Cosmetics Design asked two indie makeup brand founders how they’re creating natural color cosmetics that work. ...

Unilever launches women’s anti-dandruff shampoo

26-Jan-2017 - The company’s Dove brand has just announced a new collection of hair care products positioned to compete directly with P&G’s popular Head & Shoulders brand of anti-dandruff shampoo....

Sourcing personal care ingredients from hemp getting easier

26-Jan-2017 - As more states make headway on farming and research initiatives, more hemp and hemp derivatives will make their way to market as beauty and personal care ingredients. Recent government actions...

Want to get the latest, global perspective on the anti-pollution trend?

25-Jan-2017 - CosmeticsDesign is gearing up to host an interactive web forum with global industry experts on the ongoing rise of the anti-pollution (or protection) trend.

Antipollution trend ‘no doubt here to stay’ in beauty, says Euromonitor

19-Jan-2017 - Maria Coronado, ingredients associate with market research firm Euromonitor International, has spoken about the current state of the anti-pollution trend.

P&G brand Braun to update styling and grooming portfolio

18-Jan-2017 - This month the brand is launching new and improved men’s grooming tools to keep up with current consumer expectations and deliver the latest shaving, trimming, and styling technology.

Department stores in the UK thank beauty for boosted sales

18-Jan-2017 - Debenhams, a leading department store chain in the UK, has used the strong recent performance of its beauty offerings to defend the future of the retail format.

P&G launches Preneur, an experimental retail incubator

17-Jan-2017 - Increasingly today, established cosmetic and personal care companies are launching startup residency programs and R&D incubators. P&G is taking the notion a step further.

EcoTools relaunch coincides with the brand’s anniversary

16-Jan-2017 - The beauty brush subsidiary of Paris Presents Inc. announced a new collection of tools as well as a new brand logo, new packaging, and a refresh of the brand’s entire...

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...

Hot topic

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...

Trend Watch: Cosmetic and personal care ingredients borrowed from Traditional Chinese Medicine

10-Jan-2017 - It’s a trend that unites global beauty rituals with homespun wisdom. And the long-standing practice and emerging science that substantiate the benefits of TCM ingredients appeals to beauty consumers worldwide....

‘Your Skin, Your Story’ campaign from L’Oréal evokes consumer genomics ads

09-Jan-2017 - The multi-channel ad campaign hit the airwaves yesterday during The Golden Globe Awards event. And while the product has nothing to do with DNA, the new messaging has a lot...

Nature’s Gate launches professional hair care

05-Jan-2017 - This week the personal care company announced its natural professional collection of shampoos and conditioners, and outlined the national distribution partnership that will make it all happen.

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...

2016 fragrance packaging trends that will still matter in the New Year

21-Dec-2016 - Novelty beauty packaging comes and goes, but a few trends Cosmetics Design covered this year will carry over into 2017—for fine fragrance and perhaps some other categories as well.