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Laura Geller: A beauty brand turnaround case study

27-Feb-2017 - Before being acquired by prestige beauty company Glanasol (a project of former Revlon CEO Alan T. Ennis and equity firm Warburg Pincus), Laura Geller Beauty teamed up with Air Paris. Cosmetics Design checked in with that company’s CEO Dimitri Katsachnias to learn what the rebranding entailed.

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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.

MonoSol launches first pod-pac personal care product

21-Feb-2017 - The polymer-film making company behind such household goods as Cascade Action Pacs and Tide Pods announced this month a first product in this category—a single-use dissolvable pod pac of shaving cream.

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.

Beverage maker Vita Coco will soon sell personal care products

15-Feb-2017 - This week, reports are circulating that Vita Coco has plans to become a billion dollar brand, making and selling more products in more sectors. What began as a coconut-water business is poised to evolve into an all-things-coconut business.

ICMAD and ACI to host Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

15-Feb-2017 - This March in New York City, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors association along with the American Conference Institute are putting on the fourth annual edition of this conference to address the industry's current business and legal issues.  

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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.

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.

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.

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.

For Canadian cosmetics companies Mexico is a land of opportunity, say HSBC report

31-Jan-2017 - A newly published report from The Conference Board of Canada, and commissioned by banking and financial services company HSBC, outlines how Canadian businesses can best navigate the realities of the Mexican economy.

Personal care industry executives meet with Trump

30-Jan-2017 - Last week the new President met with 12 business leaders, among them the CEO of Johnson & Johnson. Cosmetics Design reached out to Gorsky to find out how he’ll be representing the cosmetics and personal care industry in these meetings going forward.

Is there room for innovation in the deodorant category?

30-Jan-2017 - Natural, niche, and startup personal care brands regularly advance new deodorant formats and formulations. Among the latest attempts to disrupt the deodorant market is Switch Fresh, a patented redesign of the conventional container that could significantly reduce post-consumer waste.

Target announces new plan to phase out select chemical ingredients

26-Jan-2017 - The retailer has a timeline in place to make ingredient lists more transparent and suppliers more accountable to consumer expectations. As a result, certain ingredients will be banned from Target altogether.

WestRock acquires Multi Packaging Solutions International

25-Jan-2017 - WestRock is strategically selling and buying businesses to specialize in paper and corrugated packaging solutions. Two deals this week help the company do just that, while continuing to serve the cosmetics and personal care market.

Trump White House moves swiftly against issues of import to the cosmetics and personal care industry

23-Jan-2017 - On Friday, inauguration day here in the States, a lot of changes took place as the Obama administration came to an end and a new team took power. As part of this transition, social and environmental policy pages were removed from the WhiteHouse.gov site.

TricorBraun and Kenra create hair care packaging that can “push the price point”

17-Jan-2017 - The packager and hair care maker worked closely together to develop premium-style containers for Kenra’s new line of Snail CC Creme for hair care products.

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