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Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

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Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

Among the trends Cosmetics Design is watching in the Americas region this year is the influx and popularity of brands and ingredients from Oceana. Case in point: Black Chicken Remedies, the once tiny Australian organic skin care and wellness brand founded...

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

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The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

DSM showcases beauty formulas made for chemists, consumers, and Instagram

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DSM showcases beauty formulas made for chemists, consumers, and Instagram

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s in-cosmetics North America event, DSM wasn’t showing new ingredients but rather chose to feature new ways to work with familiar inputs and deliver benefits that are very much in vogue with contemporary trends, regulations, and formulator...

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part II

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

By Simon Pitman

Regenerative agriculture is slowly making inroads into the consumer mindset but still remains a mystery to most. To get to grips with the concept this article takes a look at the most important element: the soil.

Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

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Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

By Deanna Utroske

Indie cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands (and their agency allies) have been speaking up about the packaging services they need for success. Industry suppliers are responding. At last week’s BeautyX Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design...

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

How can fragrance brands keep up with the pace of change? Rhona Stokols Perfumariē

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How can fragrance brands keep up with the pace of change?

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview with Cosmetics Design, fragrance industry expert Rhona Stokols (a partner at the innovative venture known as Perfumariē) talks about how the business of scent is changing and how savvy perfumers, suppliers, brands, etc. are gathering...

Jeanine Recckio can see the future of beauty

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Jeanine Recckio can see the future of beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview, Cosmetics Design sits down with beauty futurologist Jeanine Recckio of the Mirror Mirror Imagination Group to explore how she works; how smart brands can stay relevant and on-trend by adapting insights from any and every industry...

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