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Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

Beauty Industry Awards 2019

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The clock is ticking on the closing date for entries to the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards. With last entries excepted no later than February 8th that leaves just three weeks to enter.

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

From The Editor's Desk

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

By Simon Pitman

Looking ahead to 2019, the Cosmetics Design team has a packed year ahead for its subscribers, including new face-to-face events, webinars, special editions and in depth event coverage.

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Biomod adds a vegan formulation to its Dry Mask technology offering

By Deanna Utroske

The skin care supplier recently launched a new option in its collection of customizable market-ready masks.
Vegan personal care and cosmetic products are shaping up to be a popular next iteration of the clean and green beauty trend. And the company’s...

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

The Cosmetics Design 2019 Trends Video

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

Are beauty consumers growing tired of social media?

From The Editor's Desk

Are beauty consumers tiring of social media?

By Simon Pitman

If a new report from TABS is anything to go by beauty consumers are losing interest in social media as a go-to for purchasing decisions. Here we take a closer at the data and try to find out what is next.

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

TABS color cosmetics report points to rise in e-commerce

By Simon Pitman

Although the annual TABS color cosmetics report indicated that consumers had less intention to buy, it appears that e-commerce and some drug stores are carving out a greater share of the retail market.

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Editor’s Spotlight

AR and AI technology is changing beauty consumer behavior worldwide

By Deanna Utroske

Color cosmetics brands of every size are leveraging app or site-based augmented reality and artificial intelligence to create consumer touch points where product discovery, data collection, marketing, and retail transactions exist simultaneously. Here...

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Avon is launching a K Beauty collection

By Deanna Utroske

In partnership with the Korea-based beauty platform management company Bonne, Avon has developed a K Beauty product line. It’s an example of the direct sales beauty maker’s strategic decision to work with more industry partners and cater to regional market...

photo courtesy of Cover Girl

Cover Girl’s newest makeup line designed for women of color

By Deanna Utroske

This month the Coty brand launched a new line of color cosmetics on Ulta.com. The Full Spectrum Collection of complexion and color products are “specifically designed to address the skin and color needs of WOC,” according to Cover Girl.

CEW president Carlotta Jacobson, Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette, and Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairwoman (photo courtesy of CEW)

CEW event highlights beauty retail’s shift to psychographics

By Deanna Utroske

At a CEW Speakers Series event this week in New York City, Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette spoke one-on-one with Jill Scalamandre, chairwoman of Cosmetic Executive Women, about how the company is updating its approach to beauty, what the acquisitions of Blue...

ACI's first US Microalgae Industry Summit set for May 2019 will include cosmetics and personal care topics

First US Microalgae Industry Summit set for May 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Algae and algae outputs are increasingly useful in the cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance industries—a fact that is not lost on global events producer Active Communications International. The company is hosting its first US Microalgae Industry Summit...

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