All news articles for February 2019

Indie Beauty Profile Emilie Davidson Hoyt, LATHER

Indie Beauty Profile

Emilie Davidson Hoyt, LATHER

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Emilie Davidson Hoyt, founder of LATHER, shares an outline of her long-running indie brand: an unassuming masstige personal care line that’s meeting the expectations of today’s naturals consumer. She has sound advice for other...

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Charlotte Tilbury to open first US store this summer

By Deanna Utroske

The color cosmetics, skin care, and fragrance brand led by makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury announced the location of its first own-brand retail shop in North America this week. The flagship store is a next step in what has been a steady progression of...

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Qosmedix adds mini beauty packaging division

By Deanna Utroske

The supplier’s new Itty Bitty Beauty offering is a platform meant to simplify the design and packaging selection process for brands looking to add mini sizes to their cosmetics and personal care product portfolio. Qosmedix will launch its new platform...

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What you missed at CEW’s ‘future of cannabis in beauty’ event

By Deanna Utroske

Tuesday in New York City, CEW hosted a panel discussion about cannabis-derived ingredients. Speakers and sponsors from a range of cosmetics, personal care, and wellness brands already doing business in the cannabis beauty space were on hand to talk best...

Edwin Chamorro, founder of Inzunai

Indie Beauty Brand Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inzunai of Colombia

By Simon Pitman

Inzunai forged its name as a provider of ingredient for cosmetics and personal care sourced from the Colombian Amazon. The next logical step for the business was finished products.

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Mary Kay invests in high school entrepreneurship program

By Deanna Utroske

Business leaders from the direct-sales beauty company will mentor students at Lewisville High school near Dallas, Texas. The project, which also has support from local government and a foundation, will teach students to build businesses in real time....

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Can limited-edition packaging work for indie personal care brands?

By Deanna Utroske

OLIKA believes it can. The design-driven consumer goods brand launched 2 years ago and still has essentially one product: hand sanitizer. In late January, OLIKA debuted the first of its Rare Bird Collection, a limited-edition series of OLIKA’s popular...

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CBD personal care maker Green Growth Brands adds ecommerce

By Deanna Utroske

This month the Columbus, Ohio – based cannabis company has opened both physical retail and online retail spaces serving beauty consumers in the US, looking for skin care, bath, and body care formulated with hemp-derived CBD.

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ADF&PCD returns to NYC in 2019

By Deanna Utroske

In mid-September, the North American edition of Easyfairs beauty packaging event will showcase the latest in aerosol, dispensing, perfume, and cosmetic packaging. The 2-day show will feature exhibitors, tours, awards, and educational presentations pertinent...

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the skin’s microbiome a rising trend with the potential to define the direction of skin care and scalp care into the future, exhibitors and visitors will be keeping a keen eye on the latest innovations, launches and research in the space at the upcoming...

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