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in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics North America show director Daniel Zanetti talks about what was new at this year's event as well as how key industry trends such as color cosmetics growth and indie beauty are impacting business

Algae has a big role in the future of global beauty

Editor’s Spotlight

Algae has a big role in the future of global beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Marine-derived ingredients are on the rise in cosmetics and personal care product formulations. In particular, algae from every corner of the ocean is being used as both an ingredient and an ingredient factory. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a quick look...

5 ways biotech is working for the fragrance industry

5 ways biotech is working for the fragrance industry

By Deanna Utroske

Scientists have made tremendous progress with biotechnology in recent years. Chemical ingredients and inputs produced for the cosmetics, personal care, and perfume industries are starting to come from biotech rather than petro-chemical technologies. To...

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...

in-cosmetics LATAM director gives insight into the 2018 event

in-cosmetics LATAM 2018

in-cosmetics LATAM director gives insight into the 2018 event

By Simon Pitman

During last weeks in-cosmetics Latin America event I spoke with show director Daniel Zanetti to find out all about what was new at this year's event, some of the key trends, and how exhibitor and visitor numbers looked.

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team was at the in-cosmetics Latin America 2018 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week, and in this photo gallery we bring you some of the highlights, including the most important and interesting ingredients and new technology to be...

So what was BASF doing at Cosmoprof North America?

So what was BASF doing at Cosmoprof North America?

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Ido Kadman, Marketing Communications Manager at BASF Care Chemicals, to find out what the company was doing at Cosmoprof North America, one of the industry's biggest events, but also one that is very much...

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

4 novel facial scrub, exfoliator, body polish ingredients seen at IBE NY 2018

4 novel scrub ingredients seen at IBE NY 2018

By Deanna Utroske

Indie Beauty and personal care brands are known for innovation, which means that last week’s Indie Beauty Expo in New York City was a good place to learn about the creative ways brands are formulating scrubs, polishes, and exfoliators now that microbeads...

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