Naturals & Organics

Indie Beauty Profile Lishawn Lalonde Uliv Skincare

Indie Beauty Profile

Lishawn Lalonde, Uliv Skincare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Lishawn Lalonde, founder of Uliv Skincare, suggests that, as a solo entrepreneur, taking slow but steady steps forward is the best way to build a plant-based skincare line.

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.

Palette Naturals: year one as a startup fragrance supplier

Palette Naturals: year one as a startup fragrance supplier

By Deanna Utroske

Last year, Miriam Vareldzis launched a new venture—a beauty industry supply business dedicated to natural fragrance and ingredient transparency. Today, Palette Naturals has clients in 8 countries and the company’s fragrance accords are used in skin care,...

The big business of natural beauty ingredients

Editor's Spotlight

The big business of natural beauty ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

Acquisitions and launches in the natural cosmetics and personal care ingredients space have been coming along pretty steadily for the past year or so now—evidence that the natural beauty is no longer restricted to the fringes of the industry. Here, Cosmetics...

Indie Beauty Profile Kristen Tostado Social Paint

Indie Beauty Profile

Kristen Tostado, Social Paint

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Kristen Tostado, founder of a new color cosmetics brand called Social Paint, explains why she and her brand are passionately gluten free. And, she gives a bit of insight into why she believes indie beauty and mass production...

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...

The rise and rise of vegan claims for cosmetics

Natural & Organic Labelling Special Edition

The rise and rise of vegan claims for cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetic and personal care carrying vegan claims are definitely on trend these days, highlighted by a daily deluge of new product launches carrying animal-friendly labels, worldwide.

Edible Beauty: pills, tonics, teas, skin care, and cosmetics

Natural & Organic Labelling Special Edition

Edible Beauty: pills, tonics, teas, skin care, and cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

Today’s personal care consumer believes that the body, effectively, eats whatever comes into contact with the skin. And this means that the quality and origin of skin care, hair care, fragrance, and beauty ingredients are all the more significant. Edible...

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...

image courtesy of MoonBox

MoonBox: a look at the metaphysical beauty movement

By Deanna Utroske

Mineral makeup is one thing, but there’s a whole new niche of the beauty and personal care industry that is based on mindful beauty, holistic healing, astrology, numerology, crystals, stones, and smudge sticks. To find out more about this growing segment...

Listen to Cosmetics Design on The Eco Well podcast

Listen to Cosmetics Design on The Eco Well podcast

By Deanna Utroske

Consumers today are enchanted with green beauty, clean beauty, and everything in between. Still there’s a lot to be done in the way of consumer education when it comes to sustainable cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance products. Ventures like The...

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