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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.

Florence Bernardin (left), Eber Bodmer, Charlotte Cho, DK Tché, and Leila Rochet Podvin

K-beauty continues to build momentum in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

A panel of experts speaking at last week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show shared data, insights, and anecdotes explaining why and how the Korean beauty trend is growing in the States.

Vivienne Rudd, Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care, Mintel

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Mintel highlights the most exciting global beauty launches

By Simon Pitman

At last week’s in-cosmetics Latin America the Mintel Innovation Zone platformed some of the most interesting new product launches worldwide. In this video, Mintel’s Vivienne Rudd demonstrates some of the most interesting and trend-setting products on...

Agnes B. Chapski to lead Sandow’s Beauty Engine

Agnes B. Chapski to lead Sandow’s Beauty Engine

By Deanna Utroske

This week the media company, which specializes in design, beauty, fashion, and luxury, announced that Chapski will join Sandow as president of both its Beauty Engine brand services venture and its NewBeauty publication.