All news articles for December 2016

Indie Beauty Expo goes to Los Angeles in January

Indie Beauty Expo goes to Los Angeles in January

By Deanna Utroske

The leading personal care and cosmetics event for independent brands is happening in LA next month and will include a new feature called Indie Connect, an educational and networking forum for founders and brand owners.

Outstanding beauty and personal care brand innovations of 2016

Outstanding beauty and personal care brand innovations of 2016

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design has gathered up the most compelling products and technologies we’ve covered over the past year. It’s an assortment of innovations in fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin care developed by multinational corporations, startups, industry...

expert opinion column Two Views developing a color cosmetics palette

Two Views: Developing a color cosmetics palette

By Deanna Utroske

For this installment of Two Views, Cosmetics Design reached out to two creative professionals—Michelle Rotbart, who works with an agency, and Marisa Fazzina, who works independently—to weigh in about the data, knowledge, and intuition that goes into developing...

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

By Natasha Spencer

Spanish fragrance designer and manufacturer, Eurofragance, inaugurates its Singapore plant as part of its corporate strategy to access growth opportunities in APAC.

Living Proof prestige hair care to become a Unilever brand in 2017

Living Proof to become a Unilever brand in 2017

By Deanna Utroske

The multinational consumer goods company announced plans this month to acquire Living Proof, a prestige hair care company best known, perhaps, for being co-owned by businesswoman and actress Jennifer Aniston.

P&G debuts Citizenship Report on sustainability, CSR, gender equality

P&G debuts Citizenship Report

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer packaged goods company’s annual sustainability report has been replaced for 2016 with a Citizenship Report covering environmental sustainability, gender equality, community impact, and more.

The Leaping Bunny Logo for cruelty free products turns 20

The Leaping Bunny Logo turns 20

By Deanna Utroske

It was in 1996 that the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics debuted its rabbit logo for so-called cruelty free products, those made without testing on animals.

Don't forget to make your submission to the Beauty Industry Awards!

Don't forget to make your submission to the Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The first submissions are coming in for the Beauty Industry Awards so you don't want to miss out on getting your own entries into this industry leading competition that will that highlight the very best in ingredients launches, indie beauty products...

New silica plant coming to Tennessee

New silica plant coming to Tennessee

By Deanna Utroske

Chemical maker Wacker announced this month that the company will build a new production facility in Charleston, Tennessee; a project that will expand silica production by over 10,000 metric tons.

TricorBraun prepares for lip balm research project

TricorBraun prepares for lip balm research project

By Deanna Utroske

The package maker announced plans this month to conduct research and gather consumer data that TricorBraun designers will then use to create functional, compelling packaging solutions for lip care.

Ingredient maker J.M. Huber sells off silica business

Ingredient maker J.M. Huber sells off silica business

By Deanna Utroske

In a deal announced this week, specialty chemical company Evonik has acquired the J.M. Huber silica business for more than $600m. It’s a transaction that will up the company’s position as a supplier of silica for many industries, not the least of which...