All news articles for February 2018

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Spa-style brand Bliss relaunching with a vengeance

By Deanna Utroske

The popular skin care brand has undertaken a complete refresh and will be launching online this month and in thousands of doors in the coming weeks. If all goes according to plan, the turnaround will stand as a case study in how to simultaneously respond...

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Revlon to develop fragrance collection for fashion brand AllSaints

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week Revlon announced a global licensing deal with the London fashion brand, adding AllSaints to an impressive perfume and fragrance portfolio that already includes brands like Juicy Couture, Elizabeth Taylor, and Christina Aguilera.

The Notable Class of 2018, pictured with Linda Levy, president of The Fragrance Foundation (photo courtesy of the Foundation)

The Fragrance Foundation honors 2018 Notables

By Deanna Utroske

Last Thursday evening at an awards event hosted at the LVMH Magic Room in New York City, The Fragrance Foundation honored The Notables of 2018, exceptional rising leaders in the perfume and fragrance industry.

Indie Beauty Profile Dara Levy DermaFlash

Indie Beauty Profile

Dara Levy, DermaFlash

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Dara Levy, the inventor and founder of DermaFlash, explains how she grew her signature spa treatment into a full-fledged beauty brand and why the best business experience is hard won.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is thrilled by the tremendous response we have had for all ten of our Beauty Industry Award categories, but we are responding to numerous requests to extend the deadline by doing just that.

Natural skin care maker Weleda begins full brand turnaround

Natural skin care maker Weleda begins full brand turnaround

By Deanna Utroske

After decades of relying heavily on word-of-mouth here in the US and globally, the natural skin care brand has created its first-ever beauty and lifestyle campaign for the region. And that’s just step one of this year’s complete Weleda brand refresh....

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Nestlé Skin Health expands acne care product line

By Deanna Utroske

Last year the skin care maker introduced its Differin brand of acne treatment gel to the OTC market, after receiving FDA approval to do so in early 2016. Now the brand is adding two new products to the Differin line.

Cosmetics Design's top LATAM stories

Cosmetics Design's top LATAM stories

By Simon Pitman

We are bringing you some of the highlights from our recent Latin American beauty market coverage, which includes interesting moves from brands and suppliers, industry expos and market trends.

Natura aims for bigger footprint in North America

Natura aims for bigger footprint in North America

By Simon Pitman

As a major force in the Latin American cosmetics and personal care market, Natura is firing up its strategy for domination in the Americas by turning its attention to North America.