All news articles for August 2018

The ADF&PCD packaging tradeshow returns to New York City in September

The ADF&PCD packaging tradeshow returns to New York City in September

By Deanna Utroske

Next week, a joint event, bridging the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum with a show dedicated to the packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics, and Design, returns to New York City for the third time, and comprises exhibits, awards, and educational programing—programming...

Alkaglam refillable mineral spray puts skin care chemistry in consumers’ hands

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Alkaglam mineral spray puts skin care chemistry in consumers’ hands

By Deanna Utroske

Indie brand founder Michelle Vidal patented her spray technology after years of researching the composition of thermal springs around with world and testing canned facial mists already on the market. At last week’s IBE New York event, Cosmetics Design...

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part II

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

By Simon Pitman

Regenerative agriculture is slowly making inroads into the consumer mindset but still remains a mystery to most. To get to grips with the concept this article takes a look at the most important element: the soil.

Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

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Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

By Deanna Utroske

Indie cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands (and their agency allies) have been speaking up about the packaging services they need for success. Industry suppliers are responding. At last week’s BeautyX Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design...

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

4 novel facial scrub, exfoliator, body polish ingredients seen at IBE NY 2018

4 novel scrub ingredients seen at IBE NY 2018

By Deanna Utroske

Indie Beauty and personal care brands are known for innovation, which means that last week’s Indie Beauty Expo in New York City was a good place to learn about the creative ways brands are formulating scrubs, polishes, and exfoliators now that microbeads...

LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

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LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

By Deanna Utroske

At last month’s beauty and personal care industry tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cosmetics Design sat down with Tony Kemeny, founder and inventor at LBK Nails to discuss his reinvention of the nail polish bottle cap—a version that lets consumers test...

Indie Beauty Profile Shiva Tavakoli Joon Haircare

Indie Beauty Profile

Shiva Tavakoli, Joon Haircare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Shiva Tavakoli, co-founder of Joon Haircare, outlines her retail growth strategy for the brand. And she shares her tips for keeping a new beauty business focused on what matters most.

Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

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Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmeceuticals brand was showing both nail care and skin care kits at Cosmoprof North America this year. And a key feature of both kits is the imagery, icons, and text that Dermelect is using to share benefit, safety, and ingredient information with...

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