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CD Buzz: All you will need to know about in-cosmetics Paris, in a short video

CD Buzz: All you will need to know about in-cosmetics Paris, in a short video

The Cosmetics Design team has put together a helpful video preview for in-cosmetics Paris 2016. Just click on the video to learn about some of the highlights from the educational programme, several new features this year, including the formulation lab, some of the key trends to look out for, and a few of the key ingredient launches.

Published: 11-Apr-2016

CD Buzz: focus on CEW demo event

CD Buzz: focus on CEW demo event

Brand innovations, cosmetics industry expertise, and interactive beauty presentations converge at this annual show where professionals scrutinize hundreds of products vying for a CEW Beauty Insider Award.

Published: 04-Mar-2016

The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

In this latest edition of CD Buzz we look at how technology is helping to reinvent our industry, pointing consumers into an increasingly focused direction and enhancing beauty routines to make them more personalized and effective.

Published: 23-Feb-2016

CD Buzz : Latest analysis on the winning digital tactics for beauty players

CD Buzz : Latest analysis on the winning digital tactics for beauty players

In this latest CD Buzz video, we look at what beauty players are doing to capture fickle younger consumers and the type of digital tactics that are really working.

Published: 22-Jan-2016

Top ten cosmetic industry trends to look out for in 2016

Top ten cosmetic industry trends to look out for in 2016

The Cosmetics Design USA team has put together a list of the top ten trends to look out for in 2016 and here they all are in this latest edition of CD Buzz.

Published: 23-Dec-2015

CD Buzz: This is what independent beauty will look like in 2016

CD Buzz: This is what independent beauty will look like in 2016

Indie beauty insiders Jillian Wright, Jessica Richards, and Nader Naeymi-Rad weigh in on the future of this dynamic category with predictions for 2016, commentary on the response from big beauty, and the evolution of the Indie Beauty Expo event. 

Published: 04-Dec-2015

CD Buzz: Video analysis of biotech ingredient and sensorial formulation trends

CD Buzz: Video analysis of biotech ingredient and sensorial formulation trends

Sensorial product formulations are progressing and piggybacking on the wellbeing trend, while biotechnology is benefiting suppliers and manufacturers across categories in dynamic new ways.

Published: 20-Nov-2015

Cosmetics Compact: A mixed bag of results for industry’s top players

Cosmetics Compact: A mixed bag of results for industry’s top players

The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest new headlines from the last few weeks, taking a glance at what has been happening in the cosmetics industry.

Published: 13-Nov-2015

Naturally Australian Products taps into high demand for Antipodean botanicals

Naturally Australian Products taps into high demand for Antipodean botanicals

Jacqui Rathner

Chief Operation Officer - Naturally Australian Products

Naturally Australian Products has grown its product line up from just four products to create a portfolio of nearly 100 botanical-based offerings in the space of a few short years. We recently spoke to company COO Jacqui Rathner who shared the reasons why the business has experienced such a rapid pace of growth. 

Published: 12-Nov-2015

CD Buzz: The latest analysis on P&G, Coty and fine fragrance trends

CD Buzz: The latest analysis on P&G, Coty and fine fragrance trends

In this edition of CD Buzz, the Cosmetics Design USA team bring you the latest analysis on P&G's return to growth strategy and recent developments from Coty, which has announced another major acquisition and plans to reorganize the business, together with news about the latest trends in fine fragrances.

Published: 06-Nov-2015

Rita formulation expert highlights trends driving natural-based ingredients

Rita formulation expert highlights trends driving natural-based ingredients

Tom Keech

Senior Cosmetics Formulator - Rita Corporation

There is no doubt that natural-based formulation is leading the way in formulations trends these days and in this interview with Rita Corporation formulation expert Tom Keech, we discover how sulphate-free surfactants, DDA-free formlas, glucoside-based formulas and finding the right preservatives are amongst the most pressing issues.

Published: 04-Nov-2015

Anthropologist highlights how vegans are major influencers in the cosmetic market

Anthropologist highlights how vegans are major influencers in the cosmetic market

At the side lines of the recent Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Cosmetics Design caught up with Ignacio Garcia Zoppi, co-founder of Tree Intelligence, a business that maps and monitors influencer networks the cosmetics industry. Amongst other focuses for the business, Zoppi explained how vegan consumer patterns and ethics often have a significant influence on the market.

Published: 03-Nov-2015

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Rebecca Blahosky

Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Botanic Innovations

Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients derived from fruit, vegetable, and herb seeds.

Published: 29-Oct-2015

Organic Monitor discusses challenges and opportunities in the huge Brazil naturals market

Organic Monitor discusses challenges and opportunities in the huge Brazil naturals market

Amarjit Sahota

Founder - Organic Monitor

At the recent Organic Monitor Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we spoke to the market research company's founder Amajit Sahota to find out about the challenges posed by the recent economic downtown for the natural cosmetics markets, as well as to discover what opportunities still exist, despite the tougher times. 

Published: 28-Oct-2015

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

Shai Sheffer

CFO - Salvona

At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is helping to take active ingredients and product efficacy to new heights. 

Published: 26-Oct-2015

CD Buzz: News and analysis from the California Suppliers' Day

CD Buzz: News and analysis from the California Suppliers' Day

The California chapter of the SCC has just rounded off the latest biannual edition of its Suppliers' Day for the West Coast. The Cosmetics Design team was at the event and in this latest CD Buzz video we take a look at the challenges and opportunities companies are facing in this market, with a particular focus on the still growing natural and organic market, some of the regulatory hurdles companies are facing, the hottest product launches and important trends such as skin aging prevention. 

Published: 23-Oct-2015

in-cosmetics brasil organizer eyes expansion into a pan-Latin American event

in-cosmetics brasil organizer eyes expansion into a pan-Latin American event

Lucy Gillam

Director - in-cosmetics Group

The Cosmetics Design team spoke to in-cosmetics group director Lucy Gillam at the recent event in Sao Paulo. A considerably expanded event, we learnt how the event has grown into a go-to for the Brazil market in just two short years and how Reed Exhibitions now has ambitions to expand it into a pan-Latin American event. 

Published: 22-Oct-2015

Expert highlights trends and technologies at in-cosmetics brasil

Expert highlights trends and technologies at in-cosmetics brasil

Belinda Carli

Director - Institute of Personal Care Science

During the recent in-cosmetics brasil  Cosmetics Design caught up with Belinda Carli of the Institute of Personal Care Science, who highlighted some of the most interesting trends and new product launches at the event, including an advanced anti-aging ingredient based on stem cell technology, as well as a number of products that are targeting 'neurocosmetics'.

Published: 21-Oct-2015

Mintel analyst says opportunities still exist in Brazil, despite the downturn

Mintel analyst says opportunities still exist in Brazil, despite the downturn

Vivienne Rudd

Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care - Mintel

Cosmetics Design caught up with Mintel analyst Vivienne Rudd to find out what is going on in the massive Brazil market. And despite the economic downturn, it seems that sun care, hair colorant, deodorants and the men's grooming category will continue to offer manufacturers opportunities.

Published: 13-Oct-2015

Reserveage Organics founder credits Gelita with firming up science supporting beauty-from-within

Reserveage Organics founder credits Gelita with firming up science supporting beauty-from-within

Reserveage Organics, a company built first upon the benefits of the antioxidants found in wine grapes, is expanding rapidly into the beauty-from-within category, which founder Naomi Whittel says is finally taking off in the US.

Published: 02-Oct-2015

Cosmoprof Las Vegas: Takasago VP discusses the importance of fragrance in branding

Cosmoprof Las Vegas: Takasago VP discusses the importance of fragrance in branding

Paul Ireland

Vice President - Takasago International

Cosmetics Design caught up with Paul Ireland, vice president at Japan-based fragrance specialist Takasago International, who shared his opinions about the importance of fragrance in branding, as well as the constant research and development of new fragrance molecules as a means of maintaining momentum in the industry.

Published: 27-Aug-2015

Cosmoprof Las Vegas: Bliss Skincare reveals plans to break into color cosmetics

Cosmoprof Las Vegas: Bliss Skincare reveals plans to break into color cosmetics

Mike Indursky

President - Bliss World

Bliss World skincare and spa company president Mike Indursky spoke to Cosmetics Design about the evolution of the business into a broader range of products that will include a full range of color cosmetics as part of its development as a lifestyle brand.

Published: 26-Aug-2015

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Air Aroma targets brand awareness through fragrance

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Air Aroma targets brand awareness through fragrance

Lauren Boothby

Fragrance Consultant - Air Aroma

At the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event Cosmetics Design caught up with Lauren Boothby, who is a leading fragrance consultant at Air Aroma, a company specialized in providing scent marketing strategies to companies in a wide variety of commercial fields.

Published: 25-Aug-2015

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: CollegeFashionista.com founder talks about youth beauty trends

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: CollegeFashionista.com founder talks about youth beauty trends

Amy Levin

Founder - CollegeFashionista.com

At the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event Cosmetics Design was lucky enough to catch up with Amy Levin, founder of CollegeFashionista.com - a site dedicated to college fashion and beauty trends.

Published: 20-Aug-2015

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Interview with Dr. Russo Skincare

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015: Interview with Dr. Russo Skincare

Dr. Luca Russo

Founder - Dr. Russo Skincare

Cosmetics Design caught up with London-based Dr. Russo Skincare founder Dr. Luca Russo to find out about the unique sun protection actives he has incorporated into his newly launched skin care cleansing line.

Published: 18-Aug-2015

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