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Mary Kay launches new beauty tech

By Deanna Utroske

The direct sales beauty company debuted its new blend-it-yourself vitamin C product late last week at the annual Mary Kay beauty consultant seminar in Dallas, Texas.

Organic Tahitian beauty oils are coming to North America!

Organic Tahitian beauty oils are coming to North America!

By Simon Pitman

Rau Hotu Tahiti is a family-run beauty oils business with a tradition for the craft that goes back generations. Well known in both France and its native Tahiti for some of the finest quality products, its owners are now looking to expand their reach.

Cosmoprof North America 2017, in photos

Cosmoprof North America 2017, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Cosmoprof North America 2017 has closed it doors and the Cosmetics Design team was in full force, combing the aisles for the latest product launches and industry innovations. A focal point of the show floor were the 'Discover' areas, which included...

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar  – June 21st

Tune in to our probiotics skin care webinar – June 21st

By Simon Pitman

As part of our seventh annual edition of the Skincare Ingredients online conference, we are bringing you a carefully curated discussion panel to shine the spotlight on the fast evolving probiotic trend.

Lynne Florio (left) and Renee Tavoularis

Indie Beauty Profile

Lynne Florio and Renee Tavoularis, Planted in Beauty

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In their Indie Beauty Profile, Lynne Florio and Renee Tavoularis, founders of Planted in Beauty by Well Within, explain how they’re making good use of the various business services available to startups in and beyond beauty and reveal what they’ve hearing...

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

Special Newsletter - Indie Brands

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty category has been leading the way when it comes to ground breaking and innovative products, so we at Cosmetics Design thought it a good idea to pick out some of the best.

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TRI-K portfolio of natural peptides is growing

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty ingredients manufacturer launched the first ingredient in its NaturePep collection in late 2016 and a second just this spring. At the NYSCC Suppliers Day event in New York City this month, Cosmetics Design sat down with Elzbieta Kasprzyk,...

NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2017, in photos

NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2017, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2017 happened this week, coming from Manhattan, NYC for the first time, and in this photos gallery we bring you a selection of highlights from the event. 

Indie Beauty Profile Natasha Samardzic Folium Medica

Indie Beauty Profile

Natasha Samardzic, Folium Medica

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Natasha Samardzic, founder of Folium Medica, shares insight into the market niche she’s found where wellness and beauty intersect and on how carefully her company sources phytomedicinal ingredients.

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

Anti-Pollution Special Newsletter

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

By Deanna Utroske

Pollution is a global reality and a particular concern in urban areas. Whether it’s from light, gases, particulate matter, organic compounds, or heavy metals, ingredient and personal care makers serving the region are innovating to mitigate pollution’s...

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology the beauty, fragrance, and personal care maker will present new data connecting both environmental and biological factors to skin aging and to hair aging.

Pat Schneider, CEO of BIova (image courtesy of the comapny)

Pat Schneider accepts CEO role at Biova

By Deanna Utroske

The privately held natural skin care ingredient maker announced the new appointment just this week and is looking forward to advancing its market position under her leadership.

Indie Beauty Profile Camille Varlet All Beauty Inc

Indie Beauty Profile

Camille Varlet, All Beauty Inc

By …as told to Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile Camille Varlet, founder of All Beauty Inc, tells how her years of food and beauty industry experience converged in a single brand and why topical products aren’t the be-all and end-all of skin care.

The best ingredient launches from in-cosmetics Global

in-cosmetics Global

The best ingredient launches from in-cosmetics Global

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Belinda Carli, director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, to find out about the most interesting launches at the event, as well as the milestone that her school has now reached.

So what really is the best eye cream on the market?

So what really is the best eye cream on the market?

By Simon Pitman

The category for skin care that targets the delicate eye area has exploded in recent years with a dizzying array of choice that leaves many consumers bemused. So which one rates best?

Personalized skin care brand Curology shares acne survey data

Personalized skin care brand Curology shares acne survey data

By Deanna Utroske

The company, founded by dermatologist David Lortscher, has just release data from a first research survey on the social, emotional, and practical consequences of this blemish causing condition and in the converse, the value of effective skin care and...

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

By Simon Pitman

Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special feature on colour cosmetics, a packed educational programme and...

Olay data shows skin care matters more than DNA

Olay data shows skin care matters more than DNA

By Deanna Utroske

Earlier this week at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, the skin care brand presented skin aging data gathered in conjunction with the consumer genetics company 23andMe.

direct sales skin care comapny Nu Skin moves on to the S&P MidCap 400

Nu Skin moves on to the S&P MidCap 400

By Deanna Utroske

Launched in 1984, the direct sales skin care and nutritional supplements company reported revenue last year of $2.21bn a figure strong enough to land Nu Skin on the Dow Jones index of mid-sized companies.

Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

What customization means to the personal care industry

By Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science

Customization is set to be one of the biggest trends for personal care in 2017 – so just what does it mean to the Personal Care industry and what should brands and formulators be doing to customise their offerings? Here are a few options to consider…

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

Extension for Beauty Industry Awards submission deadline

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design has extended the deadline for the Beauty Industry Awards, giving interested parties another week to make their submissions. Watch this video to find out more and to clue in on the categories where we most want to see more submissions....

Shiseido acquires US customization player MatchCo

Shiseido acquires US customization player MatchCo

By Simon Pitman

Shiseido has continued to expand its international and US footprint with the acquisition of MatchCo, a California-based developer of customized digital tools used in personalization beauty regimes.

personal care brand Olay and 23andMe release skin aging data

Olay and 23andMe release skin aging data

By Deanna Utroske

The P&G skin care brand is hinting at personalized, DNA-based beauty products and, in the meantime, sharing stats from a study on how skin ages. Good news for Olay: it’s not all predetermined by genetics; lifestyle and personal care choices play a...

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

Fast Track Your Formulations in 2017

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

You have a great formulation idea but now that you are about to put that idea into action, what is the best to get it to market as quickly as possible. What's the best approach?

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New research on the prevention of scars has anti-aging potential

By Deanna Utroske

An international team of scientists from the University of Pennsylvania, the University of California–Irvine, New York University, and more, have just published their findings on the potential of myofibroblasts to help heal skin without scaring.

HiSkin device has been designed to compliment the HiMirror

The pick of the technology crop, from CES Las Vegas

By Simon Pitman

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas January 4 - 8, featured eight companies at the event’s dedicated ‘Beauty Tech’ marketplace space, all demonstrating a variety of advanced technologies. 

Outstanding beauty and personal care brand innovations of 2016

Outstanding beauty and personal care brand innovations of 2016

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design has gathered up the most compelling products and technologies we’ve covered over the past year. It’s an assortment of innovations in fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin care developed by multinational corporations, startups, industry...

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