All news articles for May 2018

IFF partners with fragrance ink player Amkiri

IFF partners with fragrance ink player Amkiri

By Lucy Whitehouse

IFF has announced its partnership with Amkiri on its Visual Fragrance Technology: a new ‘ink’ that can be drawn on the skin that also delivers a long-lasting fragrance.

How Kao’s brand portfolio is shaping up

How Kao’s brand portfolio is shaping up

By Natasha Spencer

Kao first entered the beauty scene in 1887. For more than a century, the Japanese beauty heavyweight has launched a multitude of brands to attract its domestic and global consumers.

Chemyunion and the Latin America advantage in the beauty business

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Chemyunion and the Latin American advantage in the beauty business

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s in-cosmetics global event, Cosmetics Design sat down with Sérgio Gonçalves, international business director at Chemyunion, to learn about a new ingredient that could win out in the illusive yet ever-promising men’s skin care market; what...

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Debra G. Perelman ascends to CEO at Revlon

By Deanna Utroske

Last Wednesday, Perelman became president and CEO of the multinational beauty company. Her overarching objectives are to accelerate Revlon’s growth and foster disruptive and innovative change from within the cosmetics and personal care company.

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

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Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joel Mantelin, global marketing manager for biofunctionals at Ashland Specialty Ingredients at the recent NYSCC Suppliers' Day to find out more about the company's latest ingredient launches, including a new stem cell based...

Ashland showcases its sustainable aloe vera sourcing in Mexico

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Ashland showcases its sustainable aloe vera sourcing in Mexico

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joe Torella, vice president, skin care and business intelligence, Ashland to find out more about the company's very interesting sustainable aloe vera sourcing project in Mexico.

Genomatica debuts bio-based butylene glycol at in-cosmetics global

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Genomatica debuts bio-based butylene glycol at in-cosmetics global

By Deanna Utroske

At the 2018 in-cosmetics global event in Amsterdam, Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske spoke with Lisa Kennedy, Director of Business Development at biotech development company Genomatica, about their first personal care ingredient.

Using culture as a marketing method

Using culture as a marketing method

By Natasha Spencer

Storytelling is having a dramatic impact on how indie brands are crafting, communicating and connecting communities both online and offline. In this special focus on how Asia-Pacific brands of today are marketing themselves, we look at how culture is...

a PerclersParis book as seen at Suppliers Day

3 inventive display formats seen at Suppliers Day

By Deanna Utroske

At this month’s cosmetics and personal care tradeshow in New York City, exhibitors ranging from ingredient makers to trend consulting agencies showcased their wares in meaningful ways—ways that say as much about the business behind the booth as the actual...

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Cosmetics and personal care suppliers honored at 2018 CEW Beauty Awards

By Deanna Utroske

The organization’s annual beauty awards expanded this year to celebrate not only innovative brands and products and perfumers but also—for the first time—packaging and ingredient suppliers as well.Cosmetics Design was there to see the 2018 winners, of...

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BeautyTech Meetup arrives in New York

By Deanna Utroske

The global beauty technology Meetup community founded by Odile Roujol launched a New York City chapter this week. A next, panel event in already in the planning stages for later this summer; and gauging from the turnout at this week’s gathering, there...

Indie Beauty Profile Ikram Elharti Sahara Rose

Indie Beauty Profile

Ikram Elharti, Sahara Rose

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Ikram Elharti, founder of Sahara Rose, describes how she’s building a skin care brand that’s intentionally encouraging consumers and entrepreneurs alike to pursue their ambitions.

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