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ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

17-Aug-2017 - ADF and PCD events have been held in Paris for over a decade, and now for the second year running this international trade show for aerosol, dispensing, perfume, and cosmetic packaging professionals is coming to the US, complete with exhibitors, awards, and a full conference program.

Acquisitions boost IFF fragrance results

10-Aug-2017 - IFF has reported strong growth for its second quarter results, with the fragrance side of the business benefiting from recent acquisitions and organic sales growth.

Botaneco opens US innovation facility

10-Aug-2017 - Canada-based seed oils specialist Botaneco has unveiled its newly opened innovation facility dedicated to skin, hair and sun care, in Lambertville, New Jersey.

L’Oréal, Unilever and Henkel: spotlight on three beauty and personal care giants of Europe

10-Aug-2017 - We take a look at the latest from three of the leading personal care giants in Europe.

DuPont and Dow all set for huge merger

09-Aug-2017 - DuPont and Dow Chemical Company have confirmed that they are all set to complete on one of the biggest ever mergers in the history of the chemicals industry - a $147 billion deal.

Specialty stores tap into digital for growth

09-Aug-2017 - Specialty stores such as Sephora and Ulta have been ruling the beauty retail channel in the US in recent years, and a new report by Kline Group shows that digital technology is boosting their growth.

Avon reveals details of CEO handover plan

09-Aug-2017 - On the back of disappointing second-quarter results, Avon has confirmed that current CEO, Sheri McCoy, is to step down in spring 2018.

Peptide development could lead to longer-lasting hair fragrances

08-Aug-2017 - A group of American Chemical Society researchers say they have harnessed peptide properties to develop shampoos with longer-lasting fragrances.

Avon struggles continue as losses mount

08-Aug-2017 - In a continuation of its recent poor performances, Avon again announced a quarterly loss with its most recent, second-quarter statement.

FDA says it does not have the staff to check all imported cosmetics

07-Aug-2017 - A letter from the FDA to a member of congress underling that the organization is understaffed and only has the resources to check a small fraction of cosmetics imports in the US is causing alarm.

Ron Robinson explains how the Apothia brand is engaging younger consumers

07-Aug-2017 - Ron Robinson was at the forefront of a new trend in beauty and fragrances when he launched the Apothia brand in the early 80s. In this video interview Ron explains how he has kept the brand at the forefront by continuing to make the product lines relevant to younger consumers. 

Trends Update: A conversation with Stylus

03-Aug-2017 - In this video interview from Cosmoprof North America, Shannon Davenport, head of US advisory at Stylus, talks with Cosmetics Design senior correspondent Deanna Utroske about next-generation packaging, the trend toward minimal packaging design and clean labels, how Gen Z is influencing beauty, and more!

Ginkgo Bioworks new partnerships focus on enzyme production

01-Aug-2017 - In recent days the biotech company has announced deals with two enzyme producing businesses. While the bulk of what these companies develop and make will be directed to the food industry, there are implications and opportunities here for cosmetics and personal care too.

Supplements could be missing opportunity connected to essential oils, experts say

31-Jul-2017 - Herbal product companies may be missing an opportunity in which essential oils and specific dietary supplements could be recommended simultaneously in condition-specific settings, experts say.

IBE opens in NYC next month – prepare to be inspired by beauty

27-Jul-2017 - The leading independent cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance event returns to New York City this August for its third annual show. IBE 2017 promises to be even bigger and better than years past, a measure of just how much the indie beauty category itself is growing.

CEW hosts sold-out Interpreting Trends Workshop

26-Jul-2017 - The cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care industry professional organization’s career development event late last week in New York City featured insights from Maxwell Luthy of Trend Watching and Larissa Jensen of the NPD Group. And Jennifer Barckley, also of Trend Watching, led a quick interactive innovation workshop.

Strategic Solutions International debuts unprecedented beauty insights tool

20-Jul-2017 - At Cosmoprof North America this month, SSI CEO Romina Brown launched her company’s newest research platform, a cloud-based interface that provides not only the usual cosmetics and personal care figures but also data from the independent beauty supply channel.

The hottest fragrance brands at Cosmoprof North America

19-Jul-2017 - During last week's Cosmoprof North America we combed the Discover Scent aisle, where we spoke to Scott Morgan, founder of Skunk Mandarina, a cannabis-inspired fragrance, as well as Jennifer McKay Newton, founder of Defineme Fragrance, which has just launched a unique hair fragrance.

Cosmoprof North America marketing director talks packaging

18-Jul-2017 - The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Cosmoprof North America marketing director Daniela Ciocan to find out more about what was new at the show this year and to learn a bit more about the event's focus on cosmetic and personal care packaging.

Cosmoprof North America 2017, in photos

13-Jul-2017 - Cosmoprof North America 2017 has closed it doors and the Cosmetics Design team was in full force, combing the aisles for the latest product launches and industry innovations. A focal point of the show floor were the 'Discover' areas, which included focuses on new innovation in the largest area, Discover Beauty, together with areas devoted to ethnic and green products, packaging and scent.

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