All news articles for September 2017

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

Unilever will acquire Carver Korea

By Deanna Utroske

The consumer goods company announced the pending deal this week, giving a clear indication that Unilever is  still shifting its brand portfolio more heavily toward personal care and beauty.

Maye Musk (image courtesy of Marina Maher Communications)

Maye Musk signs with CoverGirl

By Deanna Utroske

The color cosmetics brand is making moves to keep pace with consumer expectations. And the opportunity to work with Musk, who will turn 70 in April, is just the latest effort towards that end.

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

By Deanna Utroske

The retail pharmacy chain intends for its 13,000-square foot drugstore to be a destination where tourists and New Yorkers alike will discover a freshly curated selection of health and wellness products as well as a robust assortment of cosmetics and personal...

Coty revives beauty brand founder Sally Hansen

Coty revives beauty brand founder Sally Hansen

By Deanna Utroske

After founding her eponymous cosmetics company in 1946 and working for decades in the beauty industry as a retailer, brand leader, columnist, and more, Sally Hansen was written out of history only to be reanimated by a marketing expert in the 21st century.

Euromonitor analyst highlights the key trends in Latin America

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Euromonitor analyst highlights the key trends in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Euromonitor research analyst Elton Morimitsu spoke to Cosmetics Design about what is happening in the Brazilian beauty market now that it is clearly in recovery, and also points out some of the key trends in the rest of the Latin American market, including...

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 2

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 2

By Deanna Utroske

Part 2 of Cosmetics Design’s look back at last week’s global color cosmetics trade show in New York City is all about the innovative packaging and updated beauty tools shown at the event.

Shiseido skin care research

Shiseido research findings set to advance skin care

By Natasha Spencer

Japanese personal care heavyweight, Shiseido, succeeds in developing and applying two newly-advanced technologies: In Vivo visualisation of dermal capillaries and the involvement of vascular plexus malformation in hyperpigmentation.

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

Last week, the global color cosmetics trade show was in New York City and Cosmetics Design was there taking inventory of the latest offerings from contract manufacturers, formulators, fillers, and accessory suppliers.

Florence Bernardin (left), Eber Bodmer, Charlotte Cho, DK Tché, and Leila Rochet Podvin

K-beauty continues to build momentum in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

A panel of experts speaking at last week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show shared data, insights, and anecdotes explaining why and how the Korean beauty trend is growing in the States.

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

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Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

Indie Beauty Profile Michelle Ranavat, Ranavat Botanics

Indie Beauty Profile

Michelle Ranavat, Ranavat Botanics

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Michelle Ranavat, founder of Ranavat Botanics, talks about the entrepreneurial spirit she seems to have inherited and how that spirit along with her supply chain experience have enabled the Ranavat brand to move from idea...