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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.

Analysis

Where politics and beauty meet

23-Feb-2017 - New leadership took over the United States not two months ago, and already executive orders, emerging policy platforms, and the pandemonium of an experiment in business-tycoon-as-government-official have warranted a new level of coverage in a cosmetics and personal care trade publication like Cosmetics Design.

Cosmetic Chemists! SCC issues call for papers

23-Feb-2017 - In advance of the Society for Cosmetic Chemists’ 71st annual scientific meeting, a call for submissions has gone out. The society is accepting proposals from scientists working across the industry, on the supply side of the beauty business as well as on the finished goods side.

Digital tech and influencers get credit for Amway financial results

22-Feb-2017 - The direct-sales company’s 2016 results are positive in terms of retail strategy. Where beauty and personal care are concerned it’s a different story, though beauty-from-within shows promise.

IFF financial report shows a lift in fragrance sales for the quarter and the year

21-Feb-2017 - The corporation’s 2016 fragrance business benefited from new captive ingredients, acquisition, innovation in sustainability, and more.

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 business from oil houses through to brands.

A new headquarters for New Avon

20-Feb-2017 - After nearly one year as a stand-alone company, the North American social selling beauty company has announced the location of its new offices here in New York City. Soon hundreds of New Avon staff will move from the East Side to Lower Manhattan.

Pratt annual gala to honor Batallure beauty founders

16-Feb-2017 - The annual Pratt Institute Art of Packaging Award Gala will this year honor the Batallure brand and its founders for their commitment to beauty packaging design.

Guest article

Making your mark: Brand management issues for the cosmetics industry

14-Feb-2017 - Because  brand identity is so important for beauty and personal care companies while the market continues to be more crowded, it becomes even more important to establish a differentiated, strong brand and diligently protect it.

After completing merger with the P&G beauty business, Coty reports Q2 financials

14-Feb-2017 - Now among the biggest cosmetics and personal care companies in the world, Coty announced promising results while acknowledging that there are growing pains ahead.

Renowned beauty editor Linda Wells accepts senior executive roll at Revlon

13-Feb-2017 - As of today, the founding editor in chief of Allure magazine is Revlon’s chief creative officer, a post that will see Wells engaged with every brand in the cosmetics and personal care company’s portfolio. 

Procter & Gamble launches DUO body wash platform

13-Feb-2017 - This month, three of the company’s personal care brands introduce a new cleansing format that promises to be a mix of bar soap, body wash, and bath puff.

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What customization means to the personal care industry

13-Feb-2017 - Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should brands and formulators be doing to customise their offerings? Here are a few options to consider…

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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 was alive and buzzing, despite the bitter cold. Here, I share a selection of the trends I saw at the exhibition and at the city’s countless parfumeries.

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 fit into the larger beauty marketplace.

Why beauty brands are latching on to the boutique retail segment

08-Feb-2017 - The boutique beauty segment has gone from strength to strength, as more and more consumers choose to shop in a more curated and personalized environment that meets their expectations of a brand experience.

Attendee registration opens for first New York City edition of NYSCC Suppliers Day

07-Feb-2017 - The annual personal care and cosmetics ingredients trade show has long been held outside the city in Edison, New Jersey, a town central to many ingredient and manufacturing facilities, but little else. This year, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists brings the event to NYC.

Canadian consumers support transparency in personal care product labeling, study finds

07-Feb-2017 - The non-profit environmental advocacy organization Environmental Defence released findings this month that consumers in Canada would be more than receptive to complete ingredient listings on household, cosmetic, and personal care product packaging.

Estée Lauder reports uneven Q2 financials across the Americas region

06-Feb-2017 - Many brands saw a sales increase in North America; the lift in Latin America was not as significant, while in Canada, sales were flat. Globally, skin care and fragrance did well. Hair care did not.

Before and after images can help boost the natural beauty category - Kline expert

06-Feb-2017 - Proving how effective natural cosmetic and personal care products are is one of the biggest barriers for many players, but a new market report from Kline Group underlines how before and after shots can really help.

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