All news articles for October 2018

The skin care category you may have missed

Editor’s Spotlight

The skin care category you may have missed

By Deanna Utroske

Lip care and lip color have grown in recent years; and some might say that lip products now comprise a stand-alone category—one that epitomizes the multifunctional formulations blurring the boundaries of beauty today. Here Cosmetics Design takes a closer...

Prom Peru makes debuts at Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud 2018

Prom Peru makes its debut at Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

The Peruvian goverment's Department of Manufacturing Diversity, Prom Peru, had a big stand on the show of this year's Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, This was the first time the organization had exhibited and we spoke to Melissa Vallebuona...

Key trends from independent beauty brands in Europe

Key trends from independent beauty brands in Europe

By Lucy Whitehouse

What are the defining trends among independent beauty brands in Europe, and what is the current state of the indie beauty market in the region? We discovered key insights at last week’s Indie Beauty Expo in London.

Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud

Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Juan Carlos Castro Lozano, executive director of the ANDI National Business Association of Colombia Chamber of Personal Care Products to find out how the organization has been helping to make the Belleza Y Salud event more...

Holly Cardinali to lead CPL Aromas US market growth

Holly Cardinali to lead CPL Aromas US market growth

By Deanna Utroske

This month the British fragrance company announced Cardinali’s new role as Business Development Manager for its USA division, making CPL the latest in a string of global fragrance makers to solidify plans to advance and expand business in the United States.

Kuida Colombian CBD skin care range launches at Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud

Kuida Colombian CBD skin care range launches at Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

A major new skin care range based on CBD oil was launched at the recent Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, Called Kuida, and launched by Colombian company Khiron, the new range has significant financial backing and looks set for a strong start.

Indie Beauty Profile Dr. Isfahan Chambers Harris Alodia Hair Care

Indie Beauty Profile

Dr. Isfahan Chambers Harris, Alodia Hair Care

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Dr. Isfahan Chambers Harris, founder of Alodia Hair Care, describes putting her scientific expertise to work to solve her own hair care challenges. And, sharing a bit of her personal background, she encourages would-be entrepreneurs...

image courtesy of EPARA

Editor's Spotlight

EPARA and the rise of luxury skin care for women of color

By Deanna Utroske

This week in New York City, indie founder Ozohu Aodh and Essence magazine beauty director Julee Wilson introduced the luxury natural skin care line EPARA to a room of industry editors and influencers ahead of the brand’s retail debut in the US. EPARA...

H La Cosedora Nail Art co-founder talks about reinventing stamping

Belleza Y Salud 2018

H La Cosedora Nail Art co-founder talks about reinventing stamping

By Simon Pitman

At the recent Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, Cosmetics Design was lucky enough to catch up with Juan Diaz, co-founder of H La Cosedora Nail Art, a company that is striving to reinvent the increasingly popular trend for nail stamping.

Colombian coffee-based scrub and mask brand aims big

Belleza Y Salud 2018

Colombian coffee-based scrub and mask brand aims big

By Simon Pitman

A brand new brand on the Colombian market, Mae Selva has been built around coffee as the base ingredient for a range of masks and scrubs. We spoke to co-founder Felipe Paros to find out about the brand's ambitions for the future.

Geltor shows bio-tech collagen at in-cosmetics North America

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Geltor shows bio-tech collagen at in-cosmetics North America

By Deanna Utroske

The new bio-design company is focused on developing proteins for consumer-facing industries like cosmetics and personal care. And at this month’s in-cosmetics trade show in New York City, the Geltor team was talking up its first ingredient, N-Collage....

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Here are some of the photo highlights of a the busy in-cosmetics North America event, where there were many new ingredient launches, a strong conference program and underlying themes such as the adaption to the needs of indie beauty formulators. Click...

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