Brand Innovation

Glossier to open permanent store in Los Angeles

Glossier to open permanent store in Los Angeles

By Sian Gardiner

Fast-growing skincare and makeup brand Glossier is set to open its second permanent bricks and mortar presence in
backdrop, in a bid to continue its Instagram-worthy reputation.

Indie Beauty Profile Kellie Chen Fytt Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Kellie Chen, Fytt Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Kellie Chen, co-founder of Fytt Beauty, explains why hers is a preventative skin care brand with a focus on good health. And, she takes great care describing the Fytt Beauty customer, with specifics that make it quite clear...

Indie Beauty Profile Catkin Wemyss Bodmer BRYT Skincare

Indie Beauty Profile

Catkin Wemyss Bodmer, BRYT Skincare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile Catkin Wemyss Bodmer, founder of BRYT Skincare, calls attention to how valuable the right retail partnerships can be and thoughtfully explains the connection she sees between skin care, health care, and beauty.

Indie Beauty Profile Terry Zickerman Love Sun Body

Indie Beauty Profile

Terry Zickerman, Love Sun Body

By Deanna Utroske

In his Indie Beauty Profile, Terry Zickerman, CEO of Love Sun Body, explains why he sees alternative ingredients and the challenge of developing more globally compliant personal care products as an opportunity for indie brands

#07 Edition Pallette by Roxette Arisa (image courtesy of the brand)

What happens when beauty influencers influence brands?

By Deanna Utroske

To gain a bit of perspective on the ins and outs of co-creation, Cosmetics Design connected with Mariya Nurislamova CEO of Deck of Scarlet, a digital-first direct brand that creates a new color cosmetics palette every other month in cooperation with a...

Indie Beauty Profile Nasime Yazdani Seaside Medical Technologies

Indie Beauty Profile

Nasime Yazdani, Seaside Medical Technologies

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Nasime Yazdani, founder of Seaside Medical Technologies, hints at all the useful insights she’s gained by listening to reviews and consumers. And, she outlines how her brand’s distribution strategy is shaping up in the modern...

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

Special Newsletter: Colour Cosmetics

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

By Simon Pitman

Since the advent of BB creams, multifunctional color cosmetic products have evolved to the point where almost every product in the category has various claims.

image courtesy of L’Oréal

L’Oréal debuts new personalized skin care tech

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty maker chose to announce its new SkinCeuticals product and counter-top formulating technology at the 2018 Fast Company Grill in Austin, Texas (an event for influencers and innovative thinkers that coincides with the SXSW conference and festivals)....

Evolution of app technologies in colour cosmetics

SPECIAL NEWSLETTER: COLOUR COSMETICS

Evolution of app technologies in colour cosmetics

By Lucy Whitehouse

From augmented reality and artificial intelligence, to shifting trends in digital retail, we take a look at how app technologies are shifting colour cosmetics trends and behaviours.

Indie Beauty Profile Julianne Robicheau Robi Luxury Skin Care

Indie Beauty Profile

Julianne Robicheau, Robi Luxury Skin Care

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Julianne Robicheau, founder of Robi Luxury Skin Care, explains why natural, luxury, and affordable are not mutually exclusive terms. And, she talks about the important role that confidence plays in building a cohesive beauty...