All news articles for June 2019

Expo Belleza 2019, in photos

Expo Belleza 2019, in photos

By Simon Pitman

One of Latin America's most vibrant cosmetic and personal care events place took place in Medellin, Colombia, highlighting some of the most dynamic and fastest growing brands from a country renowned for its love of both beauty and fashion.

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Capsum brings sustainable natural beauty supply chain indoors

By Deanna Utroske

Each year, the formulation technology company hosts pop-up events in Paris, New York, and LA to showcase their unique microfluidic tech as well as a concept-of-the-year. Capsum’s innovation for 2019 is a self-contained facility where botanical ingredients...

Lori Singer, President of Parlux (photo courtesy of the company)

Lori Singer joins Perfumania as president of Parlux Fragrances division

By Deanna Utroske

Friday, when the company announced the news, also marked the accomplished fragrance and beauty executive’s first day in her new role—a role where she’s expected not only to grow the current Parlux Fragrances global business but also to generate new licensing...

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In Conversation: Cosmetics Design interviews indie brand leaders, PART 2

By Deanna Utroske

One of the best ways to learn is to listen. Last Friday’s Editor’s Spotlight item here on Cosmetics Design was a compendium of 8 video interviews with indie beauty brand founders. Today we’re adding 8 more conversations with entrepreneurs and innovators...

In Conversation: Cosmetics Design interviews indie brand leaders

In Conversation: Cosmetics Design interviews indie brand leaders

By Deanna Utroske

Innovative cosmetics and personal care startups have been making headlines here on Cosmetics Design for years. But not all of our conversations with indie brand leaders are included in the weekly Indie Beauty Profile column. To highlight brands and innovations...

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Socati maneuvers for rapid growth in hemp-extract production business

By Deanna Utroske

Earlier this year, the Oregon-based company acquired cosmetics and personal care ingredient maker Blue Marble Biomaterials; and now Socati has appointed 4 new board members with experience in a range of industries and swiftly expanding market niches....

Sugandh Agrawal, founder of GUNAS

Why is this vegan handbag company getting into the beauty business?

By Deanna Utroske

Thanks to funding from an anonymous angel investor, GUNAS will soon be selling soaps. The company Sugandh Agrawal founded in 2009 is, according to New York City – based financial advisor Neil Mohinani, currently valued at $5 million and by 2025 that figure...

image courtesy of Colgate

Tom’s of Maine to launch fully recyclable toothpaste tube in 2020

By Deanna Utroske

Colgate, the brand’s parent company, announced yesterday that a new tube design has been recognized for its recyclability by the APR. The company intends to update Tom’s toothpaste tubes next year and all Colgate owned brands’ toothpaste tubes with 100%...

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CBD product makers should be mindful of FDA guidelines, says Kline

By Deanna Utroske

Following the FDA's public hearing on Scientific Data and Information about Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds on May 31, the Kline consulting and research firm issued a media release highlighting 3 points of which cosmetics...

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Will new data change beauty makers’ foam formulation strategy?

By Deanna Utroske

An article on the dynamics of collective bubble collapse, published last month in the online peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports, outlines 2 mechanisms by which foams collapse and proposes a next research approach to discover how to formulate more...

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