Market Trends

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2017

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2017

By Deanna Utroske

At last week’s beauty ingredient tradeshow in New York City, industry suppliers, product developers, marketers, researchers, any other personal care pros converged. And Cosmetics Design was there to see how trends such as protection and detox, fermented...

Curbside Beauty: Sephora’s beauty truck tour

Curbside Beauty: Sephora’s beauty truck tour

By Deanna Utroske

Today’s the last day for the rolling experiential pop-up that’s bringing makeup tips, tricks, and samples to college campuses. The road trip is a joint project of the Sephora Collection brand and Clique Media Group’s college fashionista.

CEW event brings digital beauty pros together to learn from the best

CEW event brings digital beauty pros together to learn from the best

By Deanna Utroske

Beauty’s digital, tech, and marketing insiders flocked to CEW’s Connected Consumer Conference last week to hear the experts discuss how brands are using the latest tech tools to engage with consumers today. And Cosmetics Design was there to find out what’s...

 Why culture is proving influential in fragrance marketing

Fragrance Special Newsletter

Why culture is proving influential in fragrance marketing

By Natasha Spencer

In our special newsletter on fragrance, science and innovation, we explore how culture is proving a popular brand story for many companies in APAC, to help communicate values and appeal to changing and growing consumer needs.

Trending Tech: A quick tour of digital beauty business innovations

Trending Tech: A quick tour of digital beauty business innovations

By Deanna Utroske

At recent cosmetics and personal care industry events across New York City beauty tech makers were exhibiting imaging systems, product development (and full lifecycle) software, as well as in-store digital tools and toys. Here, Cosmetics Design takes...

Is Brazilian red clay South America’s next big beauty export?

Is Brazilian red clay South America’s next big beauty export?

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s in-cosmetics North America personal care tradeshow, Brazilian Kimberlite Clay, a São Paulo – based company, is showcasing its red clay ingredient as well as finished skin and body care products and color cosmetic prototypes. The clay is...

Sagekat launches green beauty retail resource

Sagekat launches green beauty retail resource

By Deanna Utroske

The privately owned online media company announced the launch of its new shopping site this week, a dot com designed as a destination for consumers looking to discover and buy cosmetics and personal care products (as well as fashion) that meets a fixed...

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is putting time and money into the research, development, and marketing of skin protection ingredients. Cosmetics Design checks in with Fabienne Bizeray, marketing manager of skin and sun, and Marc Eeman, a skin care application...

Maye Musk (image courtesy of Marina Maher Communications)

Maye Musk signs with CoverGirl

By Deanna Utroske

The color cosmetics brand is making moves to keep pace with consumer expectations. And the opportunity to work with Musk, who will turn 70 in April, is just the latest effort towards that end.

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

By Deanna Utroske

The retail pharmacy chain intends for its 13,000-square foot drugstore to be a destination where tourists and New Yorkers alike will discover a freshly curated selection of health and wellness products as well as a robust assortment of cosmetics and personal...

Euromonitor analyst highlights the key trends in Latin America

in-cosmetics Latin America 2017

Euromonitor analyst highlights the key trends in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Euromonitor research analyst Elton Morimitsu spoke to Cosmetics Design about what is happening in the Brazilian beauty market now that it is clearly in recovery, and also points out some of the key trends in the rest of the Latin American market, including...

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 2

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 2

By Deanna Utroske

Part 2 of Cosmetics Design’s look back at last week’s global color cosmetics trade show in New York City is all about the innovative packaging and updated beauty tools shown at the event.

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

Last week, the global color cosmetics trade show was in New York City and Cosmetics Design was there taking inventory of the latest offerings from contract manufacturers, formulators, fillers, and accessory suppliers.