Voice of the Industry

© Getty Images \ (AlexanderLipko)

CEW now accepting 2020 Beauty Awards entries

By Deanna Utroske

The professional organization’s annual Beauty Awards are among the most respected in the cosmetics and personal care industry. This year, CEW has added 6 new categories. And interested applicants have until late October to get submissions in (though any...

© Getty  Images \ (Paul Bradbury)

The Eco Well launches season 3 with a focus on Indie Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Season 3 of The Eco Well podcast kicked off last week with an episode featuring CosmeticsDesign.com Editor Deanna Utroske in conversation with cosmetic chemist and show host Jen Novakovich. The topic: how indie brands can find the path to success in today’s...

Indie Beauty Profile Katherine Tomasso, YON-KA Paris

Indie Beauty Profile

Katherine Tomasso, YON-KA Paris

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Katherine Tomasso, national director of education at YON-KA Paris, describes a business with decades of market experience, generations of passionate brand leaders, and all the attributes of an on-trend contemporary indie skin...

© Getty Images \ (ChrisGorgio)

Markwins Beauty Brands is taking LORAC global

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week, the cosmetics company announced plans to take the color brand global, first expanding its footprint here in North America, and next by using an ecommerce strategy to reach consumers in Asia.

© Getty Images \ (jotily)

Event Preview

ADF&PCD packaging innovation trade show opens next week in New York City

By Deanna Utroske

The show made it’s US debut 3 years ago and has since grown to become a destination for beauty manufacturers and brands of all size looking to source the latest and best aerosol and packaging solutions for cosmetics, personal care, fine fragrance, gift-with-purchase,...

© Getty Images \ (sefa ozel)

Editor's Spotlight

Trend Watch: the new face of acne care

By Deanna Utroske

Pimples, spots, blemishes. Regardless of what it’s called, acne happens. And it happens often; “95% of adults will experience acne at some point in their lives, according to recent data shared with Cosmetics Design. Now, a new generation of personal care...

© Getty Images \ (nailiaschwarz)

This Month in Fragrance: August 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Recent fragrance industry news on the Cosmetics Design sites has been about new molecules, new markets, and new sourcing strategies as well as about acquisitions and product launches. Read on to find out what companies like MANE, Firmenich, and Givaudan...

photo of Tish (left) and Snooky Bellomo via Instagram

Indie Beauty Profile

Tish Bellomo and Snooky Bellomo, Manic Panic

By Deanna Utroske

In their Indie Beauty Profile, Tish Bellomo and Snooky Bellomo, Founders of the bold, iconic hair color brand Manic Panic discuss their experience of running an independent business (for decades), share the product development advice that they give themselves...

Follow us

Featured Events

View more


View more