All news articles for March 2019

4 novel beauty innovations seen at Beauty Squared: Botanical Signature packaging, Moi Cosmetics with CBD, espinache spinach skin care, Sway mask an...

4 novel beauty innovations seen at Beauty Squared

By Deanna Utroske

This week’s Beauty Squared event in New York City features 20+ indie brands, all orbiting the mindful beauty space. Here Cosmetics Design looks at 4 brands doing things differently in packaging, color cosmetics, skin care, and personal care.

CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

From The Editor's Desk

CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has taken the cosmetics and personal care world by storm over the past year or so, evinced by a plethora of new product launches across all major markets.

Elena Amato packaging design

Guatemalan designer creates sustainable cosmetics packaging

By Simon Pitman

Packaging designer Elena Amato has created bacterial cellulose sheets using a mixture of natural and sustainable materials that are said to provide a good alternative to plastic packaging for personal care products.

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Aptar partners with Odore on fragrance sample distribution platform

By Deanna Utroske

The internet-of-things sampling platform company announced the partnership last month—a deal that gives Aptar and its beauty dispensers business reach in the digital retail space as well as an additional service Aptar can offer existing and prospective...

Natura posts strong full-year 2018 results

Natura posts strong full-year 2018 results

By Simon Pitman

Natura & Co revealed that all three of its business divisions – Natura, The Body Shop and Aesop – posted strong full-year 2018 results, capped off by a robust fourth quarter.

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Editor's Spotlight

Is indie hair care catching up with skin care?

By Deanna Utroske

Skin care has long been the standout category among independents, but other categories are gaining ground and hair brands both new and established are moving to capitalize on the momentum and popularity of the global indie beauty movement.

Indie Beauty Profile Aneela Zaman, Zaman Skincare

Indie Beauty Profile

Aneela Zaman, Zaman Skincare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile Aneela Zaman, founder of Zaman Skincare, gives insight into the challenges and joys of building a skin care business today, illustrates the importance of taking good advice and disregarding imprudent opinions, and describes...

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