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Beauty subscription service Birchbox turns 7

21-Sep-2017 - The cosmetics and personal care products sampling business celebrates its seventh anniversary this month with a collectible box series and customer appreciation offers.  

Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 will open 10 beauty specialty stores this year

21-Sep-2017 - In collaboration with the retail real estate company GGP, Forever 21 has plans for over a dozen stand-alone beauty boutiques meant to deliver the experiences and products that millennial and...

in-cosmetics Latin America Show Video

in-cosmetics Latin America show director reveals what is new this year

21-Sep-2017 - Cosmetics Design caught up with in-cosmetics Latin America show director Daniel Zanetti to find out about his expectations for this year's show, the all-important exhibitor numbers and what is new...

Young Living fined for using illegally sourced essential oils, highlighting issue of supply chain transparency

20-Sep-2017 - Young Living, a multilevel marketing company that sells products based on essential oils, has entered into a plea agreement for illegally trading in oils from endangered species. The company will...

Study supports efficacy of hyaluronan for wrinkle reduction

20-Sep-2017 - Twelve weeks of supplementation with hyaluronan – also known as hyaluronic acid – may improve the “luster” of the skin and reduce wrinkles, says a new study from Japan.

Agnes B. Chapski to lead Sandow’s Beauty Engine

20-Sep-2017 - This week the media company, which specializes in design, beauty, fashion, and luxury, announced that Chapski will join Sandow as president of both its Beauty Engine brand services venture and...

Technology and the future of beauty

20-Sep-2017 - Tuesday at this week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show in NYC, a standing-room-only conference session featuring speakers from L’Oréal, Google, and Peclers Paris, outlined how tech tools,...

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Projections for future K-beauty evolution in the US part II: Innovators leverage digital and societal influences

20-Sep-2017 - After exploring how new experiences are set to dominate K-beauty in the US , we spoke to David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel about how innovations using social...

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

19-Sep-2017 - A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic...

“If we as beauty companies want every woman to buy our products…”

19-Sep-2017 - Jamie Kern Lima, speaking at this year’s CEW Achiever Awards, urged beauty leaders to change the way images and models are used to market cosmetics and personal care products to...

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Projections for future K-beauty evolution in the US part I: New experiences dominate

19-Sep-2017 - Experiential beauty, anti-ageing and moisturisation benefits, along with the safety of cosmetics are hot points of interest for the US markets, David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel revealed. ...

ABC shines light on tainted ingredients with book chapter on essential oil adulteration

18-Sep-2017 - The American Botanical Council is continuing to shed light on the issue of the adulteration of botanical ingredients by making available a book chapter on the adulteration of essential oils. ...

ADF&PCD team up with Packaging Innovations and Pentawards for 2018 show

18-Sep-2017 - The 2018 US edition of the ADF&PCD tradeshows will deliver more exhibitions, more speakers, more awards, and more inspiration than it has in its first two years running here in...

Indie Beauty Profile

Katy Foxcroft, Tancream

18-Sep-2017 - In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katy Foxcroft, co-founder of Tancream, explains how she and her team have worked to develop a new category within sun care.

SC Johnson to acquire Method soap brand

18-Sep-2017 - The household chemical and product maker announced the forthcoming transaction late last week. It’s a deal that will add Method’s hand and body soaps to the SC Johnson portfolio. ...

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

18-Sep-2017 - With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128  provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we explore how...

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

15-Sep-2017 - Depending on whom you ask, personal care and cosmetic regulations in the US are overly nuanced, too convoluted, or not exacting enough. All the same, trends and marketing strategies have...

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Why consumers struggle with natural and organic labelling and how to fix it

15-Sep-2017 - Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out...

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Soil Association on COSMOS certification: 'Consider long-term strategy'

20-Sep-2017 - We caught up with the Soil Association, the UK's leading farming charity and organic certification body, on the COSMOS certification, the current state of the natural and organic beauty market, and...

in-cosmetics Latin America focuses on marketing initiatives for ingredients players

14-Sep-2017 - Reed Exhibitions will be opening up the in-cosmetics Latin America event in Sao Paulo, Brazil next week, with a focus on how formulation players can leverage their brands.

Color cosmetics line Fenty Beauty is changing the rules for celebrity brands

14-Sep-2017 - The long-anticipated makeup collection from singer, actress, and business woman Rihanna launched globally late last week and is a real entrepreneurial departure from both the indie-startup approach and the one-off...

Finalists announced for 2017 L’Oréal Women in Digital NEXT Generation Award

14-Sep-2017 - This week, the beauty powerhouse announced the three brands that are still in the running for L’Oréal’s annual award honoring tech innovations that are set to change the cosmetics and...

A new consumer engagement strategy emerges for Coty color cosmetics brand CoverGirl

13-Sep-2017 - In recent weeks, the at mass beauty brand has gotten serious about influencers and opened an interactive NYC pop-up shop. Now the brand has announced Issa Rae as its latest...

Counteract Coalition wants to reinvent cosmetics and personal care industry regulations

13-Sep-2017 - The newly formed group, comprising 15 brands and companies (both big and small), made its debut Tuesday in Washington DC. The Counteract Coalition is there to influence the course of...

Pujolasos launches standard skin care packaging options for the US market

13-Sep-2017 - The accelerating pace of beauty product launches today have motivated suppliers of cosmetics and personal care packaging to not only offer more customization solutions but also more turnkey options. And...

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