All news articles for December 2018

in-cosmetics Global readies for Paris 2019

in-cosmetics Global readies for Paris 2019

By Simon Pitman

The 30th edition of the leading formulation and ingredients for the beauty and personal care industry will take place place when in-cosmetics Global opens its doors in Paris on April 2nd, 2019.

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

The Cosmetics Design 2019 Trends Video

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

Are beauty consumers growing tired of social media?

From The Editor's Desk

Are beauty consumers tiring of social media?

By Simon Pitman

If a new report from TABS is anything to go by beauty consumers are losing interest in social media as a go-to for purchasing decisions. Here we take a closer at the data and try to find out what is next.

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

By Simon Pitman

Although the annual TABS color cosmetics report indicated that consumers had less intention to buy, it appears that e-commerce and some drug stores are carving out a greater share of the retail market.

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Editor’s Spotlight

What is indie beauty anyway?

By Deanna Utroske

Recently, brands featured on the Indie Beauty Profile column have been asked to define or explain their thinking on what makes a cosmetics, personal care, or fragrance brand independent. Here, Cosmetics Design has complied a selection of the replies in...

Top Ingredient and Product Launch Predictions: 2019

Top Ingredient and Product Launch Predictions: 2019

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

Looking to the year ahead, we ask industry expert Belinda Carli, Director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, what her predictions are for the top launches and trends tipped to define the beauty industry in 2019.

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Editor’s Spotlight

AR and AI technology is changing beauty consumer behavior worldwide

By Deanna Utroske

Color cosmetics brands of every size are leveraging app or site-based augmented reality and artificial intelligence to create consumer touch points where product discovery, data collection, marketing, and retail transactions exist simultaneously. Here...

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Avon is launching a K Beauty collection

By Deanna Utroske

In partnership with the Korea-based beauty platform management company Bonne, Avon has developed a K Beauty product line. It’s an example of the direct sales beauty maker’s strategic decision to work with more industry partners and cater to regional market...

Indie Beauty Profile Laura Rudoe Evolve Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Laura Rudoe, Evolve Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Laura Rudoe, founder of the small-batch, artisan personal care brand Evolve Beauty, gives us a good insider understanding of why independent brands are so ingenious. And, she describes building a hand-made products business...

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French luxury beauty packager Metapack opens NYC showroom

By Deanna Utroske

Founded in 1998, the company expanded to Hong Kong in 2003; brought its design consultancy, tech development, and packaging engineering capabilities to the US in 2013; and in recent weeks has opened a showroom in New York City to develop the Metapack...

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Trend Watch: pre-sport probiotic skin care

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s SCC Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase in New York City, Roelmi HPC launched its latest personal care and beauty ingredient. Aective is a biotech-derived molecule that provides microbial defense as well as skin moisturization and elasticity...

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