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Sephora launches Biossance skin care from Amyris

28-Feb-2017 - The biotech firm has been forging strategic partnerships across sectors and making headway in the cosmetics and personal care industry for some time. Now, Amyris has its new Biossance branded...

Concept II Cosmetics takes flight with delegation to South Africa

28-Feb-2017 - The private label bath and body care maker is among a group of business leaders participating in an economic development trade mission between the State of Florida and South Africa.

Natural Products Expo West opens next week

28-Feb-2017 - The annual cross-industry event focused on all things natural, organic, and non-GMO gets underway in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday March 8th. Among the personal care brands set to make news...

Indie Beauty Profile

Brian Duangpichakul, Kinx

27-Feb-2017 - In his Indie Beauty Profile, Brian Duangpichakul founder of Kinx explains how an industrial products pro gets into the beauty business and gives a glimpse of how his brand envisions...

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....

The Fragrance Foundation launches online learning program

27-Feb-2017 - The Fragrance Academy course syllabus is now online, and the foundation is welcoming registrants for its self-paced program in perfume industry fundamentals.

Analysis

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...

Cosmetic Chemists! SCC issues call for papers

23-Feb-2017 - In advance of the Society for Cosmetic Chemists’ 71st annual scientific meeting, a call for submissions has gone out. The society is accepting proposals from scientists working across the industry,...

Opinion

Two Views: Beauty product development

23-Feb-2017 - There are many ways to build a better beauty product. In this installment of Two Views, Alyssa Lindsey Ceto, who works with contract manufacturer Colorado Quality Products, and Tamar Lara...

Perricone MD announces big uptick in doors thanks to partnerships with Ulta and Nordstrom

22-Feb-2017 - The anti-aging skin care company is expanding distribution to reach millennials where they shop with personal care products developed to deliver on current consumer expectations.

Sahi Cosmetics claims thousands in funding at Michigan Business Challenge

22-Feb-2017 - The independent beauty brand founded by Shelly Sahi won the competition’s top honor this year. Her color cosmetics line caters to “women of Hispanic, Indian, Arabic, Asian, and Mediterranean decent...

Digital tech and influencers get credit for Amway financial results

22-Feb-2017 - The direct-sales company’s 2016 results are positive in terms of retail strategy. Where beauty and personal care are concerned it’s a different story, though beauty-from-within shows promise.

The Cosmetics Design anti-pollution forum is today!

22-Feb-2017 - The industry is buzzing over this trend and with over 1,000 subscribers signed up for our event today it is clearly not one to miss.

IFF financial report shows a lift in fragrance sales for the quarter and the year

21-Feb-2017 - The corporation’s 2016 fragrance business benefited from new captive ingredients, acquisition, innovation in sustainability, and more.

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...

The Fragrance Foundation honors ten industry leaders of the future

21-Feb-2017 - Last Thursday evening at the LVMH Tower in New York City, the foundation held its third-annual event celebrating The Notables, accomplished millennial executives working in every facet of the fragrance...

PCHi welcomes new dermo and natural cosmetics platforms

21-Feb-2017 - Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) has opened its doors to celebrate its 10th birthday. To mark a decade of the PCHi 2017 conference and exhibition, there will be a...

As 1980s beauty trends resurface, illustrator Lisa Frank gets into the makeup business

20-Feb-2017 - Just wait long enough, and everything comes back in to style. Lisa Frank never left, but she’s now planning to launch a collection of color cosmetics, tools, and accessories expected...

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...

Indie Beauty Profile

Marie Drago, Gallinée

20-Feb-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée shares advice on who to talk to before taking a personal care product line to market and rattles off an...

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.

Natural personal care maker Yes To gets $8 million cash infusion

16-Feb-2017 - The California-based company is on track for rapid expansion and will be using the funding to scale the brand quickly and further establish Yes To as a leading clean beauty...

Augmented Reality helps fine tune make-up choice

16-Feb-2017 - Canada-based augmented reality beauty player Modiface has launched a new technology that aims to match up optimal make-up to suit different lighting conditions.

Will cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade between Australia and the US come undone in the age of Trump?

15-Feb-2017 - To find out how business on the ground is fairing since this country’s new President had his ‘worst call by far’ with a foreign leader, Cosmetics Design caught up with...

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...

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