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How to engage with the trade press: top tips revealed

27-Apr-2017 - At the recent in-cosmetics Global tradeshow, CosmeticsDesign presented a workshop on how to engage with the B2B press. Here, we reveal the highlights.

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

26-Apr-2017 - The Netherlands – based specialty chemical supplier announced this week the opening of its newest facility, a laboratory equipped to deliver formulations, testing, and more to clients in the US. And this lab is just the beginning of what IMCD has planned for the region.

Sun Chemical is using science and art to innovate synthetic color for cosmetics

26-Apr-2017 - The performance pigment company launched SunShine Mystic Black at in-cosmetics global earlier this month in London. And to learn about the new pigment and the company’s other innovative dyes and colorants, Cosmetics Design met with Kelly Dobos, Sun Chemical’s technical manager for the America’s region, at the show.

Exclusive interview

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 Lauder Companies, to find out how the multinational beauty company manages sustainability. Part 2 of our Q&A is all about meeting the challenges and communicating the benefits of sustainability.

Exclusive interview

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 Lauder Companies, to find out how the multinational beauty company manages sustainability. Part 1 of our Q&A is all about creating value through sustainability.

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, Tom Ford Beauty, Rodan + Fields, and more.

At L’Oréal, it’s full speed ahead on sustainability

20-Apr-2017 - This Saturday is Earth Day, a global celebration that brings attention to environmental protection needs and initiatives. To coincide with the event, L’Oréal has release its 2016 progress report on the company’s sustainability efforts—known collectively as Sharing Beauty with All.

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 9th, IBE has something for everyone: entrepreneurs, press, consumers, and professionals.  

Can sustainable beauty come to terms with cosmetics and personal care packaging waste?

19-Apr-2017 - In the run up to this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design checked in with speaker Scott Cassel of the Product Stewardship Institute to find out what beauty brands can do better when it comes to post-consumer waste.

Sabine Chalmers is first woman to join Coty board of directors

18-Apr-2017 - Just six months after becoming the world’s third largest beauty company (thanks to the acquisition of what had been P&G’s specialty beauty business) the personal care, fragrance, and cosmetics company has announced the addition of a woman to its previously all-male, eight-member board.

Revlon’s latest leadership change advances company-wide reorganization

18-Apr-2017 - Early this year the global beauty and fragrance company announced plans for a complete reorg, following its 2016 acquisition of Elizabeth Arden. Now the company has hired a chief operating officer with a track record of restructuring.

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 and Last PR, and Laureen Schroeder of Bespoke Beauty Partners explain how a simple narrative translates into media attention and revenue.

NYSCC Suppliers Day 2017 Preview

NYSCC Suppliers Day 2017 comes to Manhattan

13-Apr-2017 - The organizers of the NYSCC Suppliers Day 2017 event will be making their last minute preparations before the event opens its doors at the Javits Center in Manhattan on May 2nd.

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.

FDA to hold public meeting for proposals on international cosmetics regulation

12-Apr-2017 - The FDA has confirmed that it will hold a public meeting on May 25 ahead of the International Cooperation on Cosmetic Regulation (ICCR) meeting, to be held in Brazil in July.

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.

in-cosmetics North America Preview

The second in-cosmetics North America will be bigger and better

11-Apr-2017 - Reed Exhibitions says its second in-cosmetics North America will be expanded, with a new marketing-focused educational program, marketing trails and makeup and sensory bars.

Cosmoprof North America raises the bar on green products

11-Apr-2017 - This year’s Cosmoprof North America event will highlight best in green, eco-friendly, clean, organic and natural products, giving a dedicated platform to one of the industry’s most important categories.

People On The Move

Mary Kay appoints new chief scientific officer

10-Apr-2017 - Direct sales beauty player Mary Kay has appointed Dr. Lucy Gildea as the chief scientific officer for its global operations, putting her in charge of the company's aggressive innovation pipeline.

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