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Khiron and Dixie brands JV targets Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Leading Colombian/Canadian CBD cosmetics player Khiron has teamed up with US-based Dixie brands in a venture aimed at expanding the CBD cosmetic category in Latin America.

2019 CEW Female Founders Award winners (left to right): Errett, Renfrew, Twine, Tsai, Gores Ireland, and Hewitt

CEW honors indie beauty brand founders

By Deanna Utroske

Last month in New York City, the professional organization Cosmetic Executive Women held its first Female Founders Awards event, celebrating the brands and business built by Amy Errett, Lauren Gores Ireland and Marianna Hewitt, Gregg Renfrew, Vicky Tsai,...

Indie Beauty Profile Maya Ivanjesku, LaFlore Probiotic Skincare - Dakota Biotech and microbiome-friendly skin care

Indie Beauty Profile

Maya Ivanjesku, LaFlore Probiotic Skincare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile Maya Ivanjesku, chief scientific officer at LaFlore Probiotic Skincare, shares insight in to the challenges of building a microbiome skin care brand and offers personal care startup founders refreshingly honest advice about...

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: H la Cosedora Nail Art

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: H la Cosedora Nail Art

By Simon Pitman

Nail art is a rapidly growing trend in the Latin American market and Colombian player H la Cosedora is riding the wave by embarking on a regional expansion of the business.

How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

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How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

By Simon Pitman

It is the biggest event on the calendar for the worldwide cosmetics and personal care ingredients market, but the fact that is so enormous can also make it daunting and difficult to navigate.

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Dove wants media images to represent women as they are

By Deanna Utroske

Today, the Unilever personal care brand announced a partnership with Getty Images and Girlgaze that makes a new library of stock photos available to media and advertisers for license. With its new #ShowUs initiative, Dove wants to expand the conventional...

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Costa Rica agrees to drop tariffs on Korean cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The governments of Costa Rica and South Korea have signed a trade agreement that triggers the Central American Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, dropping tariffs on Korean cosmetic imports.

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LG Household & Health Care brings Kbeauty to Canada

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week the Seoul, South Korea – based cosmetics, household, and beverage company announced that it’s bringing the VDL Cosmetics brand to the North American market, opening flagship retail, a pop-shop, and launching a new color collection.

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in-cosmetics Global 2019 welcomes indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

At next month’s in-cosmetics global tradeshow in Paris, beauty startups and independent personal care brands will have a clear path to follow and an easier time connecting with ingredient suppliers that are offering low order volumes and other services...

Bolden Co-Founders Ndidi Obidoa (left) and Chinelo Chidozie

Indie Beauty Profile

Ndidi Obidoa and Chinelo Chidozie, Bolden

By Deanna Utroske

In their Indie Beauty Profile, Ndidi Obidoa and Chinelo Chidozie, co-founders of Bolden, outline a mass market skin care brand for women of color that has garnered shelf space at a major US retailer and neatly defined a large consumer base.

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