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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...

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...

Firmenich leads the way biotech fragrance

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Firmenich leads the way on biotech fragrance

By Simon Pitman

Firmenich has been an early pioneer in harbouring biotechnology to advance its portfolio of fragrance ingredients, a move that has also helped to increase efficiencies and cut its environmental impact.

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...

Arizona jojoba farm (image courtesy of Vantage)

Vantage expands jojoba exfoliant production facility

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the specialty ingredient maker announced that its jojoba exfoliant plant is newly enlarged—a development that Vantage hopes will further secure the company’s position as an industry-leading supplier of naturally based exfoliants for use in...

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...

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

in-cosmetics Latin America

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...

Technology and the future of beauty

Technology and the future of beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Tuesday at this week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show in NYC, a standing-room-only conference session featuring speakers from L’Oréal, Google, and Peclers Paris, outlined how tech tools, data, and trends are changing beauty for consumers,...

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

By Deanna Utroske

A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic that their noniridescent structural color solution can be useful on...