All news articles for May 2018

Indie and Fragrance: a business partnership with sillage

Special Newsletter: Indie Brands

Indie and Fragrance: a business partnership with sillage

By Deanna Utroske

Niche, startup, and independent brands are proliferating in beauty and fragrance alike. Here Cosmetics Design takes a look at several indie fragrance brands with proven or probable longevity in the market.

Au Naturale founder talks about expansion plans

Au Naturale founder talks about expansion plans

By Simon Pitman

This brand is one of the biggest recent successes in the Indie Beauty space and the CosmeticsDesign team was lucky enough to catch up with company founder Ashley Prange to discuss the growth of the business.

Who’s disrupting beauty now?

Who’s disrupting beauty now?

By Deanna Utroske

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but in the beauty business world it can also be the fiercest form of competition. At last week’s CEW event in New York City, niche brand leaders from L'Oréal and Unilever took the stage to share insights...

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Indie Beauty Expo Dallas 2018 happened last week and here we bring you some of the highlights from this small but innovation-filled event. Exhibitors included indie beauty players from all over the country, including home-grown companies from Texas.

Natural beauty ingredient maker Earthoil acquired by Univar

Natural beauty ingredient maker Earthoil acquired by Univar

By Deanna Utroske

In a deal expected to close this month, the global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor is buying Earthoil from Treatt. It’s a strategic move by Univar to further its natural, personal care ingredient business worldwide.

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