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Belleza Y Salud 2018, in photos

Belleza Y Salud 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

This photo gallery contains some of the highlights from the recent Belleza Y Salud event. Held in Bogota, Colombia, the event is growing as a destination for brands, both from Colombia, the Latin American region, as well as for international brands wanting...

Indie Beauty Profile Kenna Whitnell Altilis Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Kenna Whitnell, Altilis Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Kenna Whitnell, founder of Altilis Beauty, describes how her academic work in biotechnology led her to develop novel plant-based skin care ingredients and why she believes indie beauty entrepreneurs have cause to celebrate...

L’Occitane unveils start-up studio, Obratori

L’Occitane unveils start-up studio, Obratori

By Simon Pitman

The France-based brand owner says that the launch aims to promote an entrepreneurial spirit to promote the start-up of new and innovative cosmetic and personal care brands.

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

in-cosmetics Latin America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team was at the in-cosmetics Latin America 2018 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week, and in this photo gallery we bring you some of the highlights, including the most important and interesting ingredients and new technology to be...

So what was BASF doing at Cosmoprof North America?

So what was BASF doing at Cosmoprof North America?

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team caught up with Ido Kadman, Marketing Communications Manager at BASF Care Chemicals, to find out what the company was doing at Cosmoprof North America, one of the industry's biggest events, but also one that is very much...

Inventing Indie Beauty

Spotlight on Indie Beauty

Inventing Indie Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Independent cosmetics and personal care brands commonly get started with the hope of meeting an overlooked consumer need or filling an industry niche. Still, it’s not that often something truly new comes to market. Here Cosmetics Design identifies 4 new...

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

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Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmeceuticals brand was showing both nail care and skin care kits at Cosmoprof North America this year. And a key feature of both kits is the imagery, icons, and text that Dermelect is using to share benefit, safety, and ingredient information with...

Natura director reveals all about hair care innovation

LATAM Hair Care Supplement

Natura director reveals all about hair care innovation

By Simon Pitman

Hair care is the pivotal part of any cosmetic and personal care player’s portfolio in the Latin American market, so Cosmetics Design caught up with one of the region’s biggest players to find out how to make hair care work in such a competitive market..

Is there a future in probiotic and microbiome scalp care?

LATAM Hair Care Supplement

Is there a future in probiotic and microbiome scalp care?

By Simon Pitman

At next month’s in-cosmetics Latin America, Andrew McDougall, global analyst at Mintel, will be giving a presentation that touches on the growing market for probiotic- and microbiome-based hair and scalp care products.

6 Indie Beauty Trends You Missed at Project Beauty Expo 2018

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6 Indie Beauty Trends You Missed at Project Beauty Expo

By Deanna Utroske

This past Sunday at PBE in New York City, there were plenty of compelling concepts and innovations to be seen; including new ingredient trends such as avocado oil and purée, cucumber seed oil, and alternative sugars like molasses. In this video montage,...

Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

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Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

By Deanna Utroske

At Cosmoprof North America last week, Molly Nover-Baker, beauty director at Pour Moi Skincare, sat down with Cosmetics Design editor Deanna Utroske to discuss the brand’s content-forward approach, the importance of accessible consumer education, upcoming...

Cosmoprof North America 2018, in photos

Cosmoprof North America 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The 16th edition of Cosmoprof North America was an event packed with product innovation, new trends, networking opportunities and business opportunities. The Cosmetics Design team was combing the aisles for all that was new and this photo gallery brings...

Skin care device maker DermaFlash adds new sun care

Skin care device maker DermaFlash adds new sun care

By Deanna Utroske

The at-home dermaplaning brand launched another skin care product this summer. DermaFlash already sells a cleaner and moisturizer (bundled with the device or edges refill purchase) as well as resurfacing peel pads. The DermaProtect product is the brand’s...

Skin care is working for the industry and for consumers, says NPD

Skin care is working for the industry and for consumers, says NPD

By Deanna Utroske

A new report--2018 Makeup In-Depth Consumer Report—from the global market information provider shows that in the US, skin care is not only selling well as a stand-alone category but is also a popular benefit of multifunctional makeup.

Cosmoprof NA panel hits on the cannabis 'dilemma'

Cosmoprof NA panel hits on the cannabis 'dilemma'

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmoprof North America event is now less than three weeks away. And featuring a packed education program, one session not to miss concerns the big buzz around cannabis and hemp formulated products.

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow - register now!

The Skin Protection 2018 online event is tomorrow

By Simon Pitman

It's your final opportunity to register for the Skin Protection 2018 online event, so do it now so you can take advantage of our full online webinar presentation programme, which will let you in on everything you need to know about this fast moving...

Croda’s new personal care website

Croda’s new personal care website

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a bid to offer a comprehensive web presence, Croda, international personal care ingredients supplier, has launched a website dedicated to personal care formulators.

IFF partners with fragrance ink player Amkiri

IFF partners with fragrance ink player Amkiri

By Lucy Whitehouse

IFF has announced its partnership with Amkiri on its Visual Fragrance Technology: a new ‘ink’ that can be drawn on the skin that also delivers a long-lasting fragrance.

How Kao’s brand portfolio is shaping up

How Kao’s brand portfolio is shaping up

By Natasha Spencer

Kao first entered the beauty scene in 1887. For more than a century, the Japanese beauty heavyweight has launched a multitude of brands to attract its domestic and global consumers.

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Special Newsletter: NYSCC Suppliers' Day

Ashland showcases latest ingredient launches at NYSCC Suppliers' Day

By Simon Pitman

We caught up with Joel Mantelin, global marketing manager for biofunctionals at Ashland Specialty Ingredients at the recent NYSCC Suppliers' Day to find out more about the company's latest ingredient launches, including a new stem cell based...

Au Naturale founder talks about expansion plans

Au Naturale founder talks about expansion plans

By Simon Pitman

This brand is one of the biggest recent successes in the Indie Beauty space and the CosmeticsDesign team was lucky enough to catch up with company founder Ashley Prange to discuss the growth of the business.

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

Inde Beauty Expo Dallas 2018, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Indie Beauty Expo Dallas 2018 happened last week and here we bring you some of the highlights from this small but innovation-filled event. Exhibitors included indie beauty players from all over the country, including home-grown companies from Texas.

Biotech firm Mirexus partners with Cargill Beauty

Biotech firm Mirexus partners with Cargill Beauty

By Simon Pitman

Canada-based biotech company Mirexus has forged ties with Cargill Beauty, forming a strategic partnership to deliver Mirexus’ innovative bio-active, PhytoSpherix, to Cargill’s global personal care customer base.

PCPC 2018 legal regulatory conference

PCPC 2018 legal regulatory conference

By Simon Pitman

The PCPC has unveiled the program for its 2018 legal regulatory conference, which includes key topics such as avoiding legal ‘hellholes’, animal testing, employment law and California Prop 65.

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