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Indie Beauty Profile Mary Futher kaia naturals

Indie Beauty Profile

Mary Futher, kaia naturals

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Mary Futher, founder of kaia naturals, describes a brand that puts “careful thought, scientific research, [and] naturally derived ingredients in every product,” to save her customers the trouble of scrutinizing labels; and...

Natura director reveals all about hair care innovation

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Natura director reveals all about hair care innovation

By Simon Pitman

Hair care is the pivotal part of any cosmetic and personal care player’s portfolio in the Latin American market, so Cosmetics Design caught up with one of the region’s biggest players to find out how to make hair care work in such a competitive market..

Indie Beauty Profile Tina Hedges LOLI Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Tina Hedges, LOLI Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Tina Hedges, founder of LOLI Beauty, offers advice that she’s gained over the course of several entrepreneurial ventures; enumerates how LOLI takes sustainability to the far end of possibility; and explains why the seed of...

Indie skin care brand Well Within launches supplements

Indie skin care brand Well Within launches supplements

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty wellness brand has until now been focused on skin care formulated with natural ingredients. But this summer (as is increasingly common among personal care brands) Well Within added two skin care supplements to their product portfolio.

Indie Beauty Profile Rose-Marie Swift RMS Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Rose-Marie Swift, RMS Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Rose-Marie Swift, founder of RMS Beauty, explains why green beauty brands should focus first on consumer education (and only later on sales and marketing). And, she describes her experience moving from life as makeup artist...

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Givaudan is behind the new H&M fragrance wardrobe launch

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the fast-fashion retailer announced a collection of 25 scents intentionally blended to coordinate with the company’s existing fragrances. The new Eau de Toilette and body mist collection will go on sale next month.

Indie Beauty Profile Jessica Postiglione OLIKA

Indie Beauty Profile

Jessica Postiglione, OLIKA

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Jessica Postiglione, CEO of OLIKA, details the strategy behind the first brand from a company that’s laser-focused on differentiation in the personal care industry. Her company’s Birdie and Minnie are known as much for their...

The Sexiest Beauty: a people-positive cosmetics brand in the making - Heather Fink

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The Sexiest Beauty: a people-positive cosmetics brand in the making

By Deanna Utroske

Industry veteran Heather Fink recently launched her own makeup brand, The Sexiest Beauty. And, even with some 30 years of experience—developing product, building brands, launching marketing campaigns—she acknowledges that as a new beauty brand founder...

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...

Indie Beauty Profile Julia Teren Thesis

Indie Beauty Profile

Julia Teren, Thesis

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Julia Teren, founder of Thesis, makes known just how much time and dedication are required to develop and sustain an indie brand. And, she describes her efforts to build a business on ingredient principles that fall outside...

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