Madame C.J. Walker Beauty Culture is a brand that takes its name and inspiration from a women well known as a self-made millionaire in the US—a beauty entrepreneur innovating at the turn of the twentieth century.
Following publication of a study of how hydrolyzed salmon roe proteins exfoliate in contrast to glycolic acid, the New York City–based skin care company Restorsea has seen an uptick in press coverage, including a Q & A with company founder Patti Pao...
Brand innovations, cosmetics industry expertise, and interactive beauty presentations converge at this annual show where professionals scrutinize hundreds of products vying for a CEW Beauty Insider Award.
Today, more and more brands respond to direct consumer feedback, and the Arizona-based clinical skin care company is no exception. Theraderm just launched a collection of twice-daily products following user requests.
The fashion brand’s latest project takes a cue from the presentation packaging and careful distillation processes commonly associated with spirits, a strategy the company founder believes will capture the attention of discerning men.
Building on the immense success of last year’s Professional Beauty Association Beauty Pitch, part of the Cosmoprof Las Vegas event, the organizers have recently opened up for entries to this year’s competition.
The up-to-date product line will help the brand reach new consumers and bodes well for the men’s category as a whole—a reliable brand like Cetaphil catering to this demographic only corroborates market research projections for the category.
By this time next month, the retailer’s Conscious product line will be available in select stores, aiming to meet consumer demand for portable products, unisex fragrances, certified natural beauty items, and more.
Shiseido has sought to make skin care techniques and treatments ‘even more enjoyable and beautiful’ by developing Omotenashi Sound, aesthetic music software that enhances the power of touching the skin, in what the firm calls ‘acoustic beauty care.’
The go-to hack for customizing nail colors is a mixture of eyeshadow and clear polish. Now Rungh, a DIY nail brand, is selling kits of pigment and polish to find out if the market is ready for home-blended lacquer.
As the market for online cosmetics continues to return healthy growth rates, beauty marketers could still be extending their digital reach further by tapping into apps to promote brands, new research says.
Speaking at a sold-out CEW event last night in New York City, Calvin McDonald, Americas President and CEO of the prestige beauty retailer, shared the inside story of Sephora’s reimaged concept store on San Francisco’s Powell Street.
U°Thermic is a start-up skin care company responsible for Coldscreen, a brand that promises to moisturize dry winter skin as well as making the more unusual claim of helping to retain warmth on chilly winter days.
Specialty biotechnology company Silk Therapeutics announced late last month that the US Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for its non-GMO, stable liquid silk protein. Cosmetics Design connected with that company’s CEO, Greg Altman, to get the...
The skin care maker Silk Therapeutics was granted a patent this week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and plans to continue innovating new technologies and uses for its signature material.
On October 21st, Cosmetics Design Asia will extend its coverage of the cosmetics and personal care industry on the Asia Pacific region with a Mandarin version that caters to the 800 million speakers around the globe with updates on the industry's...
New data suggests that consumers stockpile beauty products, neither repurchasing nor disposing of makeup that has expired, and one color cosmetics brand is betting that half-size volumes are the answer.
Cosmetics Design caught up with Katharine L’Heureux, founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, to take a closer look at where the naturals category is headed, how big brands are getting involved, and what formulators can do to keep pace.
Well ahead of any trend, Katharine L’Heureux, the enterprising founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, saw the opportunity to elevate natural skin care. She spoke with Cosmetics Design about distinctive packaging, where the naturals category is going, and how...
Vloggers have shown their mettle again, with Michelle Phan's startup beauty subscription service having just been valued at a reported $800m by TPG Growth and Sherpa Capital, and securing a $100m Series B funding round.
The 2015 Indie Beauty Expo showcased 80 independent beauty and personal care brands during a full-day event in the city last week. Every product shown was formulated without 20 “potentially toxic ingredients” because, as event co-founder Jillian Wright...
Cosmetics Design caught up with Paul Ireland, vice president at Japan-based fragrance specialist Takasago International, who shared his opinions about the importance of fragrance in branding, as well as the constant research and development of new fragrance...
Brand leaders, company founders, and industry experts take the stage Thursday in New York City for the first Indie Beauty Expo, and in addition to their presentations the event connects buyers, press and passionate consumers with leading independent makeup...
If recommendations from friends, experts and influencers sell beauty products and social media is hosting the biggest consumer conversation ever, why not curate a collection based on all that valuable banter?
At the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event Cosmetics Design caught up with Lauren Boothby, who is a leading fragrance consultant at Air Aroma, a company specialized in providing scent marketing strategies to companies in a wide variety of commercial fields.
Cosmetics Design caught up with London-based Dr. Russo Skincare founder Dr. Luca Russo to find out about the unique sun protection actives he has incorporated into his newly launched skin care cleansing line.
The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Andrew Grella at the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event. At just 23 years old, Grella has established his own line of makeup for men and in this interview he tells the story.