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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.

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.

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.

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.

NSF launches cosmetic product compliance verification service

17-Apr-2017 - NSF International says it is the first organization to off the cosmetics and personal care industry a dedicated product quality, safety and compliance verification service.

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.

Bioplastics packaging poised for massive growth

13-Apr-2017 - The global market for bioplastics packaging is poised to grow at 17% a year over the next five years, as the race to find more environmentally-friendly alternatives gathers a pace.

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.

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.

“Sustainable by necessity” - How biomimicry makes beauty better, part 2

05-Apr-2017 - Cosmetics Design connected with Mark Dorfman of Biomimicry 3.8 in advance of his presentation at next month’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City to find out how biomimetics can be used to make genuinely sustainable personal care and cosmetic products.

ADF & PCD New York opens up its innovation awards for submissions

04-Apr-2017 - ADF & PCD New York has opened up its annual innovations awards for submissions, with the aim of highlighting the very best in dispensing and packaging design and technology.

CEW announces finalists for the Iconic Consumers’ Choice category of the Beauty Insider Awards

04-Apr-2017 - Last week at an invitation-only breakfast in New York City, the Cosmetic Executive Women organization and their media partner Meredith Corporation celebrated the brands and products advancing on to the consumer-judged round of the Iconic Award.

“Elegant and sophisticated chemistries” - How biomimicry makes beauty better, part 1

04-Apr-2017 - Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City next month, Cosmetics Design checked in with Mark Dorfman of Biomimicry 3.8 to find out how and why cosmetic and personal care product innovations can benefit from what nature already knows.

In beauty and personal care, age-old wisdom and up-to-date trends are converging

03-Apr-2017 - Ahead of her marketing trends presentation at in-cosmetics global in London this week, Dominque Assenat, who is head of color, beauty, and accessories at Peclers Paris, answered Cosmetics Design’s questions about all things Nordic and Korean.

Indie Beauty Profile

Katya Hegg, Lyeska skincare

03-Apr-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katya Hegg, founder of Lyeska skincare runs through the distinctive benefits of her company’s signature ingredient and sheds light onto just how nuanced niche beauty brands can be.

Cosmoprof North America launches Beauty Innovation & Design awards

30-Mar-2017 - The Cosmoprof North America team has announced its inaugural Beauty Innovation & Design program, also known as the BeautyID Awards.

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

30-Mar-2017 - Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and a number of events bought to you by the Cosmetics Design team. Check out the video to find out more. 

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