All news articles for May 2019

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Editor's Spotlight

Who is the indie beauty consumer?

By Deanna Utroske

The indie beauty continues to grow; and while direct-to-consumer brands, pop-up shops, and makers markets are still very much a part of indie retail landscape, most major department stores, beauty specialty shops, and countless lifestyle boutiques carry...

Natura lines up financing for potential Avon bid

Natura lines up financing for potential Avon bid

By Simon Pitman

Industry observers have been buzzing over the prospect of Natura buying up Avon Products, but with several firm financing options said to be in the pipeline, the acquisition is looking more likely.

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4 beauty trends seen at 2019 Cosmoprof NA preview event

By Deanna Utroske

Tuesday morning in New York City, the organizers of Cosmoprof North America hosted a press preview event, featuring 25+ brands and manufacturers that will be at this summer’s show. Cosmetics Design was there, and these are the formulation, packaging,...

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Hair Care Innovation

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Hair Care Innovation

By Simon Pitman

In the second part of a two-part article, we bring five of the most recent and innovative hair care launches in the fast moving and very advanced Latin American market.

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

From The Editor's Desk

Here is why the skin microbiome trend is here to stay

By Simon Pitman

Skin microbiome continues to be one of the hottest trends in the industry right now, which is why Cosmetics Design has devoted its inaugural Summit entirely around this topic. But is it a flash in the pan trend?

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IBMG makes Indie Beauty Expo purely B2B and adds supply side event

By Deanna Utroske

Today, the Indie Beauty Media Group announced it’s closing the consumer discovery portion of its IBE events to better focus on the business needs of exhibiting brands. And at IBE NY this August, the group will debut a new face-to-face event—Uplink Live—connecting...

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Indie Beauty Innovators Awards open for entries

By Deanna Utroske

The annual CITY awards facilitated by ICMAD have been rebranded for 2019 and are now accepting entries for products, brands, and people across some 14 categories.

Indie Beauty Profile Nickie Nougaisse, Curls Dynasty

Indie Beauty Profile

Nickie Nougaisse, Curls Dynasty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Nickie Nougaisse, founder of Curls Dynasty talks about building a solution-based hair brand for people with textured hair, specifically for people with dry hair issues and those who are transitioning from a chemically relaxed...

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