All news articles for September 2015

Millennial Beauty: it’s not a generation, it’s an imperative

Millennial Beauty: it’s not a generation, it’s an imperative

By Deanna Utroske

Today, women of all ages shop for cosmetics with a fresh curiosity and digital sophistication. This week in New York City, CEW brought together industry experts to analyse how leading brands and modern consumers interact in real time.

North American market for thioglycolates to skyrocket

North American market for thioglycolates to skyrocket

By Deanna Utroske

The ingredient, central to hair removal products and useful in other personal care items, will be increasingly in demand through 2023, according to new data from Transparency Market Research.

Will small packages sell more cosmetics?

Will small packages sell more cosmetics?

By Deanna Utroske

New data suggests that consumers stockpile beauty products, neither repurchasing nor disposing of makeup that has expired, and one color cosmetics brand is betting that half-size volumes are the answer.

Beauty brands send too many emails!

Beauty brands send too many emails!

By Deanna Utroske

One marketing services company has new data on open rates and send volumes that could help beauty brands adjust their consumer email strategies to greater effect.

Kahina Giving Beauty is an all-natural skin care line inspired by Morocco and made in the US using 100% organic and fair trade argan oil.

Part 2 Of 2

Developing naturals for an upscale market

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design caught up with Katharine L’Heureux, founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, to take a closer look at where the naturals category is headed, how big brands are getting involved, and what formulators can do to keep pace.

New ideas for managing soy usage

New ideas for managing soy usage

By Deanna Utroske

In hopes of limiting the impact soy has on forested areas, the Consumer Goods Forum has just published a document meant to help personal care and cosmetic companies make informed choices about their soy supply chains.

Katharine L’Heureux, Founder, Kahina Giving Beauty

Part 1 of 2

Packaging naturals for an upscale market

By Deanna Utroske

Well ahead of any trend, Katharine L’Heureux, the enterprising founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, saw the opportunity to elevate natural skin care. She spoke with Cosmetics Design about distinctive packaging, where the naturals category is going, and how...