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PCPC celebrates 125 years and readies for 2019 annual meeting

By Deanna Utroske

The Personal Care Products Council will hold its annual meeting later this month, bringing together 500+ industry executives, supply-side professionals, and media for a mix of educational programming, networking, and strategic meetings.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

From The Editor's Desk

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

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Unilever launches deodorant wipes and mini sprays

By Deanna Utroske

The personal care maker has been making headlines lately for its partnership with TerCycle and the Loop waste-free shopping platform, where Unilever will be trialing refillable ‘Minum’ deo tubes. Press materials announcing this latest launch conspicuously...

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Editor's Spotlight

Can overseas indie brands change the pace of beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

The independent beauty movement is truly global, as evidenced by the international spectrum of exhibitors at IBE LA last month. But a subset of indie beauty brands from abroad aren’t just going global, they are inviting consumers to be patient, seek balance,...

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Fragrance Foundation to honor 2019 Notables in NYC this February

By Deanna Utroske

On Thursday, February 7th at the LVMH Magic Room in New York City, the non-profit professional organization will host an event acknowledging and celebrating 11 rising professionals in the world of fragrance—professionals working with top brands and corporations...

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Arcade Beauty and Vengo Labs team up to reinvent beauty on the go

By Deanna Utroske

Portable skin care products, mini beauty, and sample sizes of everything from hair care to body care have become increasingly popular over the last year or so. Now, sampling company Arcade Beauty and retail tech maker Vengo Labs are teaming up to put...

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

Halal claims: ingredients through to finished products

By Lucy Whitehouse

With halal beauty a rising focus for brands, formulators and ingredients suppliers alike, we speak to companies working in the space to find out why the trend is rising, and how they are responding.

Made Of brand rides boom in baby organic products

Made Of brand rides boom in baby organic products

By Simon Pitman

With major retailers in the US clambering to stock the leading organic baby and toddler personal care products, Made Of is one particular brand that is reaping the benefits.

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

From The Editor's Desk

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

By Simon Pitman

The microbiome trend has taken the industry by storm and Cosmetics Design is homing in on it with a dedicated ingredient category for this year’s Beauty Industry Awards as well as a two-day conference program dedicated to the topic for our inaugural Cosmetics...

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