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CD Buzz: Indie Beauty Focus

CD Buzz

CD Buzz: Indie Beauty Focus

By Simon Pitman

Ahead of the Indie Beauty Expo in New York City this month, the Cosmetics Design takes a look at what to expect at the event, as well as what's happening in the fast-paced world of indie beauty, where the innovation is at and how these players are...

The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

CD Buzz

The increasingly crucial role of technology in beauty

By Simon Pitman

In this latest edition of CD Buzz we look at how technology is helping to reinvent our industry, pointing consumers into an increasingly focused direction and enhancing beauty routines to make them more personalized and effective.

CD Buzz: This is what independent beauty will look like in 2016

CD Buzz: This is what independent beauty will look like in 2016

By Deanna Utroske

Indie beauty insiders Jillian Wright, Jessica Richards, and Nader Naeymi-Rad weigh in on the future of this dynamic category with predictions for 2016, commentary on the response from big beauty, and the evolution of the Indie Beauty Expo event. 

CD Buzz: The latest analysis on P&G, Coty and fine fragrance trends

CD Buzz

CD Buzz: The latest analysis on P&G, Coty and fine fragrance trends

By Simon Pitman

In this edition of CD Buzz, the Cosmetics Design USA team bring you the latest analysis on P&G's return to growth strategy and recent developments from Coty, which has announced another major acquisition and plans to reorganize the business,...

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

By Deanna Utroske

Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients derived from fruit, vegetable, and herb seeds.

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

The low-down on sub-micron encapsulation

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

By Simon Pitman

At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is helping to take active ingredients and product efficacy to...

CD Buzz: The latest on the Coty-P&G deal and packaging trends

CD Buzz: The latest on the Coty-P&G deal and packaging trends

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design video news feature CD Buzz debuts here with a look at how the Coty-P&G deal is serving to re-shape the industry as well as our stance on the changing landscape of personal care and cosmetics packaging.