All news articles for February 2019

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Maria Natureza

By Simon Pitman

As part of the move towards more natural-looking hair styles, Latin American consumers are all out for natural hair care solutions and product launches.

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SOL Global’s new venture will add cannabis beauty

By Deanna Utroske

The international investment firm has formed a subsidiary dedicated to hemp, CBD, and THC-free cannabinoid and has plans develop or acquire cosmetics and personal care brands in this space.

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Lisa M. Edwards to join board of directors at Colgate-Palmolive

By Deanna Utroske

The Salesforce executive will take her seat at the table March 1st; and later this year 2 board members will retire. The leadership changes come at a time of transition for Colgate: the consumer products company’s next CEO takes his post in April.

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LATAM Special Edition: Natural Hair Care

Mintel highlights the hottest natural hair care launches

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American region has always been about hair care, so combine that with the naturals trends and you have a segment of the market that is alive with new product launches and innovation.

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NYSCC to host event for aspiring cosmetic chemists

By Deanna Utroske

Next month, the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is bringing together speakers from 4 major North American universities for a half-day event entitled Cosmetic Science in Academia.

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Aptar continues outreach to indie beauty brands with new site

By Deanna Utroske

The packaging company launched its new site for startups and standalone cosmetics and personal care brands at this week’s Luxe Pack event in Los Angeles, California. It’s the next iteration of Aptar’s Indie Boutique offering.

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Beauty brush maker Anisa International opens LA studio

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmetic brush design and manufacturing company announced its formal expansion to the West Coast late last week. Anisa International, of course, collaborates with numerous customers in the area, but with this latest venture the makeup brush company...

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Amazon continues to attract indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

This month, Pour Moi Skincare announced plans to start selling on the multinational ecommerce platform—a move that more and more cosmetics and personal care startups are making since Amazon launched its dedicated indie beauty shop last summer.

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