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Skin care from Israel is building momentum in the US

By Deanna Utroske

Indie beauty businesses with roots in Israel, like FRÉ Skincare, have been available on the market in the United States for a few years and are now moving to be competitive with mainstream personal care brands in the region.

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Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will return to NYC for 10th year

By Deanna Utroske

The green beauty conference event hosted by ecovia Intelligence is set to take place in New York City again this May and will feature an array of expert speakers from innovative brands like Pinch of Colour, material recycling ventures like TerraCycle,...

CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

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CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has taken the cosmetics and personal care world by storm over the past year or so, evinced by a plethora of new product launches across all major markets.

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Is indie hair care catching up with skin care?

By Deanna Utroske

Skin care has long been the standout category among independents, but other categories are gaining ground and hair brands both new and established are moving to capitalize on the momentum and popularity of the global indie beauty movement.

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LATAM Special Edition: Natural Hair Care

Mintel highlights the hottest natural hair care launches

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American region has always been about hair care, so combine that with the naturals trends and you have a segment of the market that is alive with new product launches and innovation.

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Amazon continues to attract indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

This month, Pour Moi Skincare announced plans to start selling on the multinational ecommerce platform—a move that more and more cosmetics and personal care startups are making since Amazon launched its dedicated indie beauty shop last summer.

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Charlotte Tilbury to open first US store this summer

By Deanna Utroske

The color cosmetics, skin care, and fragrance brand led by makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury announced the location of its first own-brand retail shop in North America this week. The flagship store is a next step in what has been a steady progression of...

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What you missed at CEW’s ‘future of cannabis in beauty’ event

By Deanna Utroske

Tuesday in New York City, CEW hosted a panel discussion about cannabis-derived ingredients. Speakers and sponsors from a range of cosmetics, personal care, and wellness brands already doing business in the cannabis beauty space were on hand to talk best...

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CBD personal care maker Green Growth Brands adds ecommerce

By Deanna Utroske

This month the Columbus, Ohio – based cannabis company has opened both physical retail and online retail spaces serving beauty consumers in the US, looking for skin care, bath, and body care formulated with hemp-derived CBD.

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