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Cosmetics Design to talk Beauty & Bacteria at AIRS Conference

By Deanna Utroske

May 31 and June 1 in Barcelona, Spain, the Institute for the Advancement of International Rehabilitation Standards is hosting a second International conference on Genomics and Microbiomics. And Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske will be there, speaking...

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New research from Mary Kay shows skin care benefits of fruit extracts

By Deanna Utroske

At this month’s annual meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Mary Kay associate principal scientist Tiffany Carle presented research data on a serum that the company’s R&D team created using a combination of 5 vitamin-C rich fruit...

HCT Group launches recyclable color cosmetics packaging at Luxe Pack New York 2019

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HCT Group launches recyclable color cosmetics packaging

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s Luxe Pack New York event it seemed as if everyone was showing some sort of greener, cleaner beauty packaging. To meet the growing demand for environmentally friendly packaging, HCT has begun making compacts in recyclable, recycled, and...

Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

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Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The market for CBD skin care is rapidly opening up in Latin America thanks to a growing acceptance by regulators in countries like Colombia and Mexico, pointing to plenty of opportunities

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Hair Care Innovation

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Hair Care Innovation

By Simon Pitman

In the first of a two-part series focusing on innovation in the all-important Latin American hair care market, we look at a series of products that focus on the the specific needs of the Latin American consumer.

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CEW Beauty Awards highlight industry trends

By Deanna Utroske

At last week’s CEW Beauty Awards luncheon event in New York City, the organization honored brands in over 45 categories and in doing so, showcased several top industry trends: probiotic care, wellness products, indie brands, sustainability initiatives,...

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Personal care startup OLIKA hires CEO

By Deanna Utroske

The design-forward brand announced changes to the OLIKA leadership this month, along with plans to expand the business beyond its signature Birdie and Minnie hand sanitizers.

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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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