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LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: New Body Costa Rica

By Simon Pitman

For our first ever LATAM brand profile we bring you the low-down about New Body Costa Rica, a start-up with a line consisting of sunscreen, after sun and soaps, all made by hand.

Why is the Teami tea brand selling skin care at Ulta Beauty?

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Why is this tea brand selling skin care at Ulta?

By Deanna Utroske

Since launching as a beverage brand in 2013, Teami Blends has expanded into skin care and continues to grow its beauty product portfolio. At the month’s Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles, California, Cosmetics Design sat down with Adi Arezzini, co-founder...

Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA 2019

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Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA

By Deanna Utroske

In 2015 Marie Drago founded a new kind of personal care brand, one that promised to be “revolutionary skincare with a patented complex of pre, pro and postbiotics to support your skin's microbiome.” At this month’s Indie Beauty Expo event, Cosmetics...

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3 out-of-the-box beauty tools from indie brands

By Deanna Utroske

Most skin care tools coming to market now are high-tech electronics or digital devices. However at this month’s BeautyX Summit and Indie Beauty Expo events in Los Angeles, California, Cosmetics Design learned about 3 beauty tools made of simple metals...

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4 must-know beauty trends spotted at IBE LA

By Deanna Utroske

Every day the indie beauty movement gets more sophisticated, the brands more varied, and the innovations more relevant. Cosmetics Design discovered these 4 trends last week at the Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles, California—trends that signal what’s...

Indie Beauty Profile Iris Cherng Honey Belle, Inc.

Indie Beauty Profile

Iris Cherng, Honey Belle, Inc.

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Iris Cherng, founder of Honey Belle, Inc., shares the story of how she and other millennial entrepreneurs are building the businesses they want to buy from. Cherng’s first venture happens to be a skin care and body care brand...

Indie Beauty Profile Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD Good Science Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD, Good Science Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Dr. Suzanne Saffie-Siebert, PhD; founder of Good Science Beauty; talks about how her background in advanced drug delivery and the overlooked power of the chemical element Silicon came together in the founding of a skin care...

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Will waterless hair wash from OWA upend the category?

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty startup led by Kailey Bradt is preparing to launch its first product—a powder shampoo—in the weeks ahead. What this means for the hair care category is yet to be seen. But Moondust Hair Wash is already distinctive. Cosmetics Design checked...

TōN Cosmetics President Vicki Barillaro (right) and co-founder Maria Barillaro

Indie Beauty Profile

Vicki Barillaro, TōN Cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Vicki Barillaro, president of TōN Cosmetics, describes how her direct-to-consumer makeup brand is helping shoppers find the perfect shade of red, nude, or pink lipstick with a quick online test. And, she outlines a series...

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Editor’s Spotlight

2019 Goals: Building on the wisdom of indie beauty brand founders

By Deanna Utroske

The Indie Beauty Profile column is moving…to Fridays! But before going ahead with that, Cosmetics Design is looking back over a selection of the business advice that featured cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brand leaders have shared over the past...

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