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BrandSpark’s awards data highlights opportunity for personal care and beauty brands in Canada

20-Mar-2017 - The annual consumer survey not only turned out a list of this year’s Best New Product Award winners but also indicates several places where brands can leverage current buyer behavior...

Nordic beauty brand OleHenriksen relaunches

20-Mar-2017 - “With the brand relaunch, it’s now easier than ever to achieve the Ole Glow and become your own skincare expert,” says the brand’s namesake. Henricksen also believes that the update...

Selfie style: how the consumer hunger to be picture-perfect is impacting cosmetics

17-Mar-2017 - In this trend special, we take a look at why and how ‘selfie culture’ is impacting on colour cosmetics.

CEW Product Demo paves the way for Beauty Insider Awards

15-Mar-2017 - The CEW got its 2017 Beauty Insider Awards off to a high profile start with its annual Product Demonstration, which platforms over 900 products competing for the prizes.

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit returns to NYC in May

14-Mar-2017 - This Spring, Organic Monitor is hosting the North American edition of the event in New York City. Presentations will cover topics ranging from plant-based ingredients, ecologically friendly packaging materials, and...

Beauty Industry Award Regional Winners

And the winners of the Regional Beauty Industry Awards are…

09-Mar-2017 - The Cosmetics Design team has been left stunned by response to our inaugural Beauty Industry Awards, and the results of the regional competitions are now in.

Shiseido Americas acquires creative agency JWALK

09-Mar-2017 - With this deal, the global beauty company brings both creative and digital design services in-house to better each brand's communication with consumers. 

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

Colour Cosmetics – a vibrant category offering plenty of opportunity!

08-Mar-2017 - The colour cosmetics category has never been more dynamic or more diverse, and still underscores lots of opportunity. And the latest Cosmetics Design special newsletter focuses on what is happening...

How K beauty is shaping the Asian colour cosmetics category

07-Mar-2017 - In our first Cosmetics Design Asia special newsletter of the year, we are focusing on evolving trends and industry developments that impact the growing colour cosmetics sector in APAC.

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.

Trending beauty: ‘masking’ top searched skin care term

07-Mar-2017 - Google has revealed that so far this year, ‘masking’ has been the most searched skin care trend, confirming the rising global enthusiasm for face masks.

How can skin care brands stand out on the digital shelf?

02-Mar-2017 - A new report from managed analytics company Ugam endeavors to answer that question by exploring the state of skin care online today and the valuable role statistical analysis can play...

Guest article

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...

Natural Products Expo West opens next week

28-Feb-2017 - The annual cross-industry event focused on all things natural, organic, and non-GMO gets underway in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday March 8th. Among the personal care brands set to make news...

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.

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. ...

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