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SCC announces speakers and offers registration discount for 2017 Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

25-May-2017 - This December in New York City, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is set to host the 71st edition of the event, where scientists working in beauty and personal care as well as their colleagues in marketing, sales, and compliance learn about the latest trends and research impacting the industry.

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 Beauty Inc. The group discussed just how their companies are innovating to compete in the current market place.

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 been in New York and LA, but like much of indie beauty itself the show is all about quality over quantity.

Annual PACk event debuts in New York City

22-May-2017 - Last week in Manhattan, design and pre-press agency Diadeis hosted the first annual Packaging Artwork Conference, bringing together professionals in artwork, labeling, merchandising, and packaging concept development to learn and share insights on visual merchandizing for the digital age.

Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson joins Applied DNA Sciences board of directors

18-May-2017 - The supply chain tech company was apparently seeking a board member with significant cosmetics and personal care industry expertise. And Ferguson’s experience with companies like Revlon and Estée Lauder made her the top choice.

10 years and 5,000 products for NATRUE’s Natural and Organic Cosmetics Label

17-May-2017 - The association behind this international standard is celebrating 2 milestones this year, while looking to the future with both optimism and suspicion.

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, unparalleled networking opportunities, and more.

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 brands than last year, and an overwhelming number of honorees made a point of thanking their retail partners.

Luxury cosmetics and fragrance packaging will never be the same

11-May-2017 - LuxePack opened yesterday in New York City and Cosmetics Design was there, taking inventory of the latest trends and launches. According to insiders, ecommerce has forever altered the beauty packaging industry.

Packaging artwork conference to illustrate how cosmetics and personal care brands can win with visual content

09-May-2017 - PACk 2017 is set to take place in New York City this month and is shaping up to be a must-attend event for beauty and personal care industry pros looking to stay up-to-date on design trends, packaging workflow, tech solutions, and regulatory issues.

NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2017, in photos

04-May-2017 - The NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2017 happened this week, coming from Manhattan, NYC for the first time, and in this photos gallery we bring you a selection of highlights from the event. 

What does Homeland Security want with the beauty industry? part 2

04-May-2017 - For cosmetics and personal care companies and those that supply the industry with its ingredients, registration and participation in the program known as CFATS could well be mandatory. And not getting involved could be costly; violating companies can be charged thousands of dollars per day.

What does Homeland Security want with the beauty industry? part 1

03-May-2017 - A department initiative knows as the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program, or CFATS, requires select cosmetics manufacturers as well as ingredient suppliers and distributors to register and comply with security protocol.

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.

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.

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.

Indie Beauty Profile

Camille Varlet, All Beauty Inc

17-Apr-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile Camille Varlet, founder of All Beauty Inc, tells how her years of food and beauty industry experience converged in a single brand and why topical products aren’t the be-all and end-all of skin care.


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.

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.

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