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Ingredient maker Evonik targets the active beauty market

21-Jun-2017 - The specialty chemical company showed an expanded collection of market-ready prototypes, known as the Active Lifestyle Concept, at the NYSCC Suppliers Day event earlier this year in New York City....

L’Oréal backs Time Inc.’s new social video brand, The Pretty

20-Jun-2017 - The new content initiative is sponsored exclusively by L’Oréal consumer brands and will leverage the knowhow of several Time Inc. beauty editorial teams. Among The Pretty’s debut series is one...

Can botanical skin care find a niche in the OTC market?

15-Jun-2017 - CEO Mike Centola and his colleagues at Haus Bioceuticals are banking on it. And with the newly minted credential of the National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition, the company is...

Save the date for our 2017 Skincare Ingredients conference – June 21st

14-Jun-2017 - Cosmetics Design is readying its seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, a chance to keep up to date on trends, network and stay on top of this...

Cover Girl encourages consumers to take beauty into the streets

12-Jun-2017 - The color cosmetics brand, owned by Coty, launched a new campaign this month that it’s calling #ProjectPDA, which is designed to make it more socially acceptable to apply makeup in...

L’Oréal launches an in-house app to welcome new hires

08-Jun-2017 - The beauty maker’s Fit Culture App is the first of its kind, a global digital tool that introduces new L’Oréal employees to the ins and outs of company culture—a culture...

Beauty brands are big business for ecommerce platform solution providers

07-Jun-2017 - This week, eBrand Commerce launched a new turnkey ecommerce platform and services offering meant for small and medium brands. And the company’s announcement features its work with beauty clients so...

FounderMade beauty event features education, attracts investors, and showcases innovative brands

05-Jun-2017 - The full-day beauty discovery and conference event in New York City last Friday was a lively, well-attended event where new and growing beauty and personal care brands, led by spirited...

CPNA conference presentation gazes into the future of cosmetics

05-Jun-2017 - At this year’s Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) event one conference presentation that you won't want to miss out on is a roundtable discussion on how the future of the industry is shaping up....

Special newsletter - Indie brands

How brands, big and small, are appealing to consumers’ emotions

05-Jun-2017 - Welcome to the latest special edition newsletter on indie brands, looking at how organisations are striving to understand consumer emotions to drive new product developments and marketing techniques.

Au Naturale Cosmetics has a whole new look

01-Jun-2017 - The green beauty brand, founded by Ashley Prange, worked closely with creative agency Base Beauty to update its logo, primary and secondary packaging, store displays, as well as the messaging...

Social media moguls: how independent beauty brands have the edge on the internet

31-May-2017 - Compared to more traditional, larger beauty players - with some notable exceptions, including L’Oréal - indie beauty brands have generally been leading at the forefront of the industry when it...

Cosmoprof North America bags Presidential Award

31-May-2017 - This time the Cosmoprof North America team has won the President’s E-Award for Export Service thanks to its contribution in helping to grow US exports.

Indie Beauty Expo leverages PR to grow the show and exhibiting cosmetics and personal care brands

31-May-2017 - The event first appeared on the scene in New York City in 2015 and has been growing in size, scope, and significance ever since. Just off their first Texas show,...

Household products company SC Johnson moves the needle on ingredient transparency

30-May-2017 - As part of its new skin allergen transparency initiative, SC Johnson now features an online ingredient index. And there are plans to provide consumers access to more comprehensive ingredient information...

CEW event highlights the role of brick-and-mortar retail in an omnichannel world

24-May-2017 - At yesterday evening’s Beauty Insider Series event, Reinventing Retail Stores, executives from Ulta Beauty, Walgreens, and Cos Bar spoke on a panel moderated by Jenny B. Fine, editor of WWD...

Retail buyers and local cosmetics and personal care brands flocked to IBE Dallas

24-May-2017 - This month the Indie Beauty Expo added a third city to its annual series of events around the US. In Dallas, Texas, exhibitor numbers weren’t as high as they have...

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...

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