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L’Oréal marks 60 years in Canada with new offices

By Deanna Utroske

In 1958, the beauty maker opened in Canada with one division, L'Oréal Coiffure, focused on professional hair products. Now the Canadian subsidiary comprises 4 divisions, 39 brands, and brought in $1.192bn in sales last year.

Coty wants to lead the beauty industry into a cruelty-free future

Coty wants to lead the beauty industry into a cruelty-free future

By Deanna Utroske

This week the multinational personal care, cosmetics, and fragrance maker announced a new partnership with the advocacy group behind the Leaping Bunny logo. Along with the announcement came news that the Cover Girl makeup brand has been certified by Cruelty...

Coty reformulatesWella  hair color adding ME+ to Koleston Perfect

Coty reformulates another hair color brand, adding ME+

By Deanna Utroske

Monday evening in New York City, Coty executives, R&D leaders, and creative professionals hosted a launch event for the newly reformulated professional color product Koleston Perfect with ME+. But the new hair color is about more than a technology...

Indies' unconventional approach to body care

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Indies' unconventional approach to body care

By Deanna Utroske

While much of the cosmetics and personal care industry is preoccupied with flashier categories (like color and skin care) and emerging technologies (like microbiome-friendly ingredients), an astute group of independent personal care brand leaders are...

Cheeky Physique: a new category of body care arrives

Cheeky Physique: a new category of body care arrives

By Deanna Utroske

A small selection of brands on the market today are taking the healthy aging approach to body care. These body contouring, skin fitness, and anti-aging brands are all about plumping, firming, smoothing, tightening, and treating skin with the same care...

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A preview of marketing trends to be shown at in-cosmetics North America

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the cosmetics and personal care ingredient and manufacturing trade show returns to New York City. The event’s marketing trends content promises to equip cosmetic chemists and R&D professionals with the data, insights, and inspiration needed...

Caswell-Massey: an on-trend indie brand that’s centuries old

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Caswell-Massey: an on-trend indie brand that’s centuries old

By Deanna Utroske

At the recent BeautyX Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design spoke with Caswell-Massey CEO Nicolas Arauz about how a brand launched in the 1700s fits into the current indie beauty movement, the work he’s doing to simultaneously conserve and update...

Next generation sustainability and what it means for the beauty industry, Beauty Heroes founder Jeannie Jarnot

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Next generation sustainability and what it means for the beauty industry

By Deanna Utroske

At BeautyX in New York City last month, Cosmetics Design caught up with Beauty Heroes founder Jeannie Jarnot to learn more about her passion for Going Blue—a term that describes how forward-thinking businesses are taking steps to give back and actually...

Indie Beauty Profile Shiva Tavakoli Joon Haircare

Indie Beauty Profile

Shiva Tavakoli, Joon Haircare

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Shiva Tavakoli, co-founder of Joon Haircare, outlines her retail growth strategy for the brand. And she shares her tips for keeping a new beauty business focused on what matters most.

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