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L'Oréal hair care earns Cradle to Cradle certifications

23-May-2017 - Biolage R.A.W. Nourish shampoo and conditioner from L'Oréal USA have attained high marks from the third-party certifying body for environmental and social responsibility.

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Coppertone—a legacy sun care brand fashioning a future through consumer trust, greater transparency, and innovative textures

22-May-2017 - Cosmetics Design reached out to Lisa Perez, marketing director at Coppertone, to learn how Bayer’s well-known sunscreen brand is strategically repositioning itself, educating consumers, and updating its products to keep...

Gattefossé launches new corporate website in English

18-May-2017 - Just last month the cosmetics and personal care ingredient maker opened its North American Technical Center of Excellence in New Jersey. And today, Gattefossé is going live with a newly...

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DIY beauty trend hits Germany

18-May-2017 - With DIY beauty now regularly called out as a rising trend for the industry, we catch up with one company making strides in this area.

Call for Nominations: L'Oréal seeks women in tech to reinvent beauty for the digital age

17-May-2017 - The L’Oréal NEXT awards are open for nominations. And like the women that have gone before them, this year’s finalists will gain significant exposure, access to venture capital, professional guidance,...

“Green isn’t a trend, it’s mandatory”

17-May-2017 - At this month’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City, environmental responsibility took center stage. But the priorities of individual personal care brands and industry stakeholders vary widely.

CEW celebrates this year’s top beauty and fragrance products

16-May-2017 - Last Friday in New York City, Cosmetic Executive Women held the organization’s annual Beauty Insider Awards. Apropos of the current cosmetics market, more award categories were dedicated to indie beauty...

Sniffing out the future of fragrance

15-May-2017 - Customized perfumes and blend-it-yourself beauty, once the stuff of only boutiques and kitchen beauticians, are becoming more mainstream thanks to innovative indie brands and strategic acquisitions by big beauty. Sue...

Is the ‘always on’ digital lifestyle impacting on beauty trends?

12-May-2017 - We spoke to Hannah Symons, beauty and personal care analyst at Euromonitor International, on social media-driven beauty trends.

The Makeup Show NYC showcases trends, welcomes indie brands, and adds Pro Awards

11-May-2017 - The annual show, “a place where professionals gather…and brands launch new product,” took place last Sunday and Monday in New York City, drawing over 7,000 credentialed pros.

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Essential facts on the essential oils boom

09-May-2017 - The essential oil market in the US has grown 200% since 2012. 45% of the consumers in question are new, having started using EOs 1 – 2 years ago or...

Suppliers’ Day chair highlights new venue and innovation

28-Apr-2017 - On May 2nd the NYSCC Suppliers’ Day is opening its doors in the heart of Manhattan for the first time, having moved from its traditional venue in Edison, New Jersey.

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Estée Lauder Companies shares sustainability best practices, part 2

26-Apr-2017 - Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City this May, Cosmetics Design connected with Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée...

How blue and infrared light affects the skin: the future of the antipollution beauty?

26-Apr-2017 - The impact of infrared and blue light (from screens) on the skin is an area that the anti-pollution trend is tipped to move into next: we ask an expert about...

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Estée Lauder Companies shares sustainability best practices, part 1

25-Apr-2017 - Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City this May, Cosmetics Design connected with Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée...

Rising cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care leaders honored with CEW Top Talent Awards

25-Apr-2017 - Cosmetic Executive Women president Carlotta Jacobson calls the seven mid-career women who received the award this year, “the future of our industry.” The 2017 winners come from L’Oréal Paris, Sephora,...

CVS to institute new testing requirements for dietary supplements

24-Apr-2017 - As part of a corporate makeover, CVS Pharmacy says it intends to institute new standards for the dietary supplements it sells that will include specific testing requirements.

Anti-pollution is massive but complicated. Here’s why

21-Apr-2017 - The anti-pollution trend is possibly one of the hottest topics in the beauty industry right now, but as it continues to boom its evolution is far from being clear cut.

Indie Beauty Expo is headed to Dallas, Texas

20-Apr-2017 - The premier cosmetics and personal care industry event for startups and independent brands has expanded to include a full three-day show in culturally and commercially vibrant northern Texas. Opening May...

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Anti-pollution cosmetics consumers seek visual clues

17-Apr-2017 - Belinda Carli, Director of Institute of Personal Care Science, puts forward the importance of seeing the effects of the environment for the growth of the anti-pollution sector.

Opinion

Two Views: The business implications of a beauty brand story

13-Apr-2017 - This installment of Two Views features experts in PR and beauty brand building on the value of story in today’s cosmetics and personal care market.  Stephanie Scott, CEO at First...

Food, beauty and drink: increasing crossover

13-Apr-2017 - The influence of the closely neighbouring industries of beauty, food and drink on each other is continuing to develop, according to research firm GlobalData.

US naturals market: fast growth, segmentation and ethical claims

12-Apr-2017 - The US naturals markets is continuing to grow at near double-digit rates driven by a number of underlying trends, including ethical claims and continued segmentation, according to Ecovia Intelligence.

in-cosmetics Global

Mintel highlights biggest trends at in-cosmetics Global

12-Apr-2017 - Mintel global beauty analyst Charlotte Libby discusses the top four trends driving the cosmetics and beauty market at last week's in-cosmetics Global event, in London.

‘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.

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