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Belleza Y Salud 2018, in photos

Belleza Y Salud 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

This photo gallery contains some of the highlights from the recent Belleza Y Salud event. Held in Bogota, Colombia, the event is growing as a destination for brands, both from Colombia, the Latin American region, as well as for international brands wanting...

How personalisation continues to reinvent fragrance

Fragrance Science & Innovation Special Newsletter

How personalisation continues to reinvent fragrance

By Simon Pitman

Trying to generate renewed interest in fragrances is one of the biggest challenges for this category, evinced by waning sales of the most popular scents. So how to reinvigorate things?

Coty reformulatesWella  hair color adding ME+ to Koleston Perfect

Coty reformulates another hair color brand, adding ME+

By Deanna Utroske

Monday evening in New York City, Coty executives, R&D leaders, and creative professionals hosted a launch event for the newly reformulated professional color product Koleston Perfect with ME+. But the new hair color is about more than a technology...

Indie Beauty Profile Andrew Glass Non Gender Specific

Indie Beauty Profile

Andrew Glass, Non Gender Specific

By Deanna Utroske

Andrew Glass, founder of Non Gender Specific, reminds entrepreneurs just how often they might be told, “that is a horrible idea,” before the business takes off. And, he describes the beginnings of a skin care brand that’s aspiring to be right for everyone....

event image courtesy of Fashion Snoops

Fashion Snoops trend immersion event returns to NYC

By Deanna Utroske

In early November, the trend forecasting agency Fashion Snoops is holding a full-day event in New York City, previewing coming color and culture trends that will impact fashion, home, design, and beauty in the years ahead. In-house FS experts and guest...

Indie Beauty Profile Andrew Glass Non Gender Specific

Indie Beauty Profile

Andrew Glass, Non Gender Specific

By Deanna Utroske

In his Indie Beauty Profile Andrew Glass, founder of Non Gender Specific, reminds entrepreneurs just how often they might be told, “that is a horrible idea,” before the business takes off. And, he describes the beginnings of a skin care brand that’s aspiring...

“There is nothing natural in this perfume!” Aurora Carrara, artistic director of Italian fragrance brand UERMI

“There is nothing natural in this perfume!”

By Deanna Utroske

Friday morning in New York City, Aurora Carrara, artistic director of the Italian fragrance brand UERMI, talked press, influencers, and bloggers through a collection of scents inspired by fabrics and materials such as latex (which provoked this article’s...

4 independent brands that have disrupted the deo business

Editor’s Spotlight

4 independent brands that have disrupted the deo business

By Deanna Utroske

Personal care isn’t the flashiest or most glamourous segment of the industry. But many an indie brand in recent years has launched with innovative versions of the daily staple that is underarm deodorant. Here, Cosmetics Design looks a small selection...

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of October, AkzoNobel completed a deal selling its specialty chemical business (which supplies the cosmetics and personal care industry with an array of ingredients) to the Carlyle Group and GIC. With a new name, Nouryon is moving forward...

image courtesy of Persona

Persona launches a beauty supplement

By Deanna Utroske

The customized vitamin brand, backed by L Catterton, launched two new dietary supplements and a mobile app this month. It’s the latest in a long line of recent pill and capsule launches from wellness and skin care brands getting in on the beauty-from-within...

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