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Bliss skincare is Kohl’s latest cosmetics partner

26-Feb-2015 - Body treatment products from the spa brand will be available online and in stores next month. And come mid-May, Bliss plans to launch an exclusive beach body treatment kit with the retailer.

Independent Cuban cosmetic entrepreneurs given the go ahead in the US

26-Feb-2015 - Cuba’s independent cosmetic makers have made it onto the new list of products that can be sold in the United States.

Multimedia retailer HSN teams with Bluemercury CEO on natural skincare

25-Feb-2015 - Marla Malcolm Beck launched the M-61 skincare line 5 years ago to meet consumer demand for products formulated without parabens and sulfates as well as free from particular fragrances and dyes.

Ever wondered what sun damage looks like on your skin? New Nivea video shows you

24-Feb-2015 - Nivea is launching an international campaign to increase awareness about the risks of UV radiation with a video showing the effect that UV light has on the skin.

US consumers frustrated as media reports claim 'pink tax' is real

23-Feb-2015 - US female consumers expressed their frustrations last week following reports that the same toiletries marketed at men and women - such as deodorant, are more expensive for women. Cosmetics Design looks into the matter..

Lucas Meyer says phospholipids are the key to sensory success

23-Feb-2015 - The company’s new pledge is to ‘make you happy’, which it aims to do by highlighting sensory expertise that can give the cosmetic formulations the type of textures that has consumers coming back for more.

Cosmetic brands facing more pressure on multifunctional credentials

20-Feb-2015 - As today’s modern consumer seeks to simplify their beauty routines, the general perception is that this simplicity comes at the cost of efficacy, placing more pressure on brands to boost and better communicate product credentials.

Hemp biotech company branches out into cosmetics

19-Feb-2015 - Axim Biotechnologies, a specialist in cannabinoid research and industry hemp product development, has established a Cosmetics Division that will lead to a line of cannabinoid-based products.

Rodan + Fields up for sale?

19-Feb-2015 - The direct sales skin care brand and Wells Fargo are weighing the options, as the company eyes further expansion into international markets.

When women are most fertile they seek variety, so brand marketers take note

19-Feb-2015 - When women are at their most fertile they often seek more options in men, and this also leads to them seeking greater variety in consumer products such as what make-up and which brand to choose; so marketers take note, says a new study.

Google patents personal fragrance device

18-Feb-2015 - Google technologies has secured a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a wearable fragrance emission device that deodorizes the moment body odor occurs.

Chinese New Year spending - Chanel a favourite with shoppers

17-Feb-2015 - As the holiday approaches fast (Feb 19), various luxury brands are investing in increasing their visibility to fight off the competition. Something, perhaps Chanel isn't too worried about, due to its' popularity with Chinese consumers.

Non-GMO cosmetics, a trend in the making

12-Feb-2015 - Non-GMO cosmetics are soon to be a hit, according to analysts, as cosmetic formulations are incorporating more truly natural ingredients, and often follow developments in the supplement markets, which already has a distinct non-GMO segment.

Canadian consumers trust L’Oreal, Revlon, Sally Hanson

12-Feb-2015 - Recent BrandSpark research on Canadian consumer trust of CPGs identified which beauty brands shoppers rely on in each product category.

SC Johnson gets into personal care by acquiring Deb Group

11-Feb-2015 - Previously entrenched in the domestic space with product lines for home cleaning, pest control, and food storage, SC Johnson moves into the industrial personal care supply market.

NO-AD brand launches multifunctional skin care line

10-Feb-2015 - The sun care product company will soon be selling two anti-aging body lotions that integrate the SPF protection NO-AD is known best for.

Rodan + Fields goes international

09-Feb-2015 - The direct-sales skin care company launched operations in Canada this month as a foray into the global marketplace.  

Estée Lauder US color cosmetics sales save the day!

05-Feb-2015 - Despite a drop in demand for Estée Lauder’s heritage brands, US sales were on the up; thanks to new product introductions, holiday sets and expanded distribution in the company’s make-up and luxury categories.

Study links stress to negative impact on ‘healthy’ skin conditions

05-Feb-2015 - The psychological stress of events such as an exam or returning to work after a vacation, could have a negative effect on you skin’s barrier function, a new study shows.

Advancing dry water science means more cosmetics formulations

03-Feb-2015 - Ana Margarida Fernandes has completed research on the creation of stable liquid marbles that comprise water draped in flocculated polymer latexes and stabilized with polyionic liquids.

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