All news articles for June 2019

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Athletic apparel maker lululemon launches personal care

By Deanna Utroske

The Canadian company announced its move into the new consumer goods sector just this week. lululemon’s initial personal care product portfolio is small but carefully targeted to meet the needs of the brand’s active consumers.

photo courtesy of Codex

3 reasons Codex’ first beauty line will do well

By Deanna Utroske

Codex is a global beauty collective with plans to bring numerous science-backed, clean beauty brands to market. The collective’s first line, called Bia, launched just this week and is already a brand worth watching.

image via Mink

The Mink Beauty portable makeup printer is here

By Deanna Utroske

Well, almost here. The 3D-printer that promises to turn digital images into ready-to-wear color cosmetics is available on pre-order and will be in consumers' hands in 2020.

3 takeaways from The Global Beauty Tech Forum

3 takeaways from The Global Beauty Tech Forum

By Deanna Utroske

At yesterday’s Global Beauty Tech Forum in New York City, technology leaders, brand executives, retail experts, and consumer media pros took the stage to discuss current and emerging digital technologies—technologies that are transforming the cosmetics,...

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

From The Editor’s Desk

Is CBD hair care set to make a big splash?

By Simon Pitman

CBD skin care is shaping up to be one of the biggest trends of 2019, but is the buzz translating into product launches that target the hair care market?

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...

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