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ATEM founder Susan Im is a member of the Female Founders Collective

Indie Beauty Profile

Susan Im, ATEM / Fifteen Degrees

By Deanna Utroske

ATEM is where modern-day entrepreneurship and K Beauty converge. In her Indie Beauty Profile Susan Im, founder of ATEM and co-founder of the skin care brand’s parent company Fifteen Degrees, talks candidly about indie beauty as a consumer-led movement...

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This Month in Fragrance: September 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Fragrance makers big and small from Latin America, Asia, and the States were in the headlines on Cosmetics Design this month. Here are the highlights, including an Indie Beauty Profile of Georgia-based Othús Perfumery, 3 new fragrances from Shiseido,...

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A new brand uses hair tissue analysis to customize vitamin packs

By Deanna Utroske

The recently launched Paragon Vitamins business promises to personalize consumer vitamin plans using a hair sample, a quiz, and an algorithm. While not a beauty supplement brand, per se, Paragon is the latest in a long line of new nutrient brands encouraging...

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DMK Skincare launches probiotic product line

By Deanna Utroske

This month the paramedical skin care brand launched a collection of microbiome beauty products developed for people with acne, eczema, and other skin conditions as well as for people on long-term antibiotic regimen. The DSK Skincare Enbioment Microbiome...

The five biggest trends at in-cosmetics Latin America 2019

The five biggest trends at in-cosmetics Latin America 2019

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American market for beauty and personal care has seen huge strides in both innovation and growth. And although it is not a world leader in trends, there is still plenty going on to keep the industry busy.

in-cosmetics Latin America 2019, in photos

in-cosmetics Latin America 2019, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The sixth edition of the in-cosmetics Latin America event bought a raft of new products launches, highlighted big changes and saw some key new features to the show, some of which we have highlighted in this gallery.

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Evonik Venture Capital regularly invests in beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In 2012, the specialty chemical company established an in-house venture capital firm. Over the intervening years, the company has invested in nearly 20 businesses, many of which promise to influence the future of the cosmetics and personal care industry....

biophile skincare: because fermentation is the future of beauty

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biophile skincare: because fermentation is the future of beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s IBE NY event, co-Founders Alison Cutlan and Grace Fooden were giving press, influencers, and industry insiders at the show a sneak preview of the probiome beauty brand they are launching this fall. In this video interview with Cosmetics...

Dr. Marc Ronert and Janna Ronert, founders of Hush & Hush

Indie Beauty Profile

Dr. Marc Ronert and Janna Ronert, Hush & Hush

By Deanna Utroske

In their Indie Beauty Profile, Profile Dr. Marc Ronert and Janna Ronert, founders of the luxury beauty supplements brand Hush & Hush, describe how they identified an opportunity in the wellness supplements market and emphasize how valuable the right...

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