All news articles for January 2019

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Formulating for Indie Beauty Special Newsletter

Formulating an indie beauty brand story with regional ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

In the beauty and wellness space, a well-constructed brand story can capture the attention of consumers, buyers, and media. To find out just how regional ingredients can effectively inform and inspire an indie brand and its story, Cosmetics Design checked...

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Editor’s Spotlight

4 must-know beauty trends spotted at IBE LA

By Deanna Utroske

Every day the indie beauty movement gets more sophisticated, the brands more varied, and the innovations more relevant. Cosmetics Design discovered these 4 trends last week at the Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles, California—trends that signal what’s...

Indie Beauty Profile Iris Cherng Honey Belle, Inc.

Indie Beauty Profile

Iris Cherng, Honey Belle, Inc.

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Iris Cherng, founder of Honey Belle, Inc., shares the story of how she and other millennial entrepreneurs are building the businesses they want to buy from. Cherng’s first venture happens to be a skin care and body care brand...

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Amazon’s Q3 health and personal care sales reach $1.7bn

By Simon Pitman

Amazon has reported that its third quarter sales for health and personal care products (HPC) in the U.S. were $1.7 billion in the third quarter and is expected to top this milestone figure in the fourth quarter.

Made Of brand rides boom in baby organic products

Made Of brand rides boom in baby organic products

By Simon Pitman

With major retailers in the US clambering to stock the leading organic baby and toddler personal care products, Made Of is one particular brand that is reaping the benefits.

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

From The Editor's Desk

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

By Simon Pitman

The microbiome trend has taken the industry by storm and Cosmetics Design is homing in on it with a dedicated ingredient category for this year’s Beauty Industry Awards as well as a two-day conference program dedicated to the topic for our inaugural Cosmetics...

Indie Beauty Profile Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD Good Science Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD, Good Science Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD; founder of Good Science Beauty; talks about how her background in advanced drug delivery and the overlooked power of the chemical element Silicon came together in the founding of a skin care...

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GC3 invites green beauty tech startups to apply for upcoming showcase

By Deanna Utroske

The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council is accepting applications for chemistry technology solutions and new ingredients that meet the needs of major companies—needs like UV filters with low aquatic toxicity and naturally derived hair conditioning...

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