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2018 Fragrance Foundation Awards (photo courtesy of The Foundation)

2019 Fragrance Foundation Awards now open for nominations

By Deanna Utroske

The prestigious awards are given out annually at a glamourous summertime gala event in New York City. And the non-profit organization is now accepting nominations from members and non-members alike, in categories ranging from Indie Fragrance to Packaging,...

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The conscious beauty supply chain

By Deanna Utroske

Conscious personal care consumers, mission-driven fragrance brands, and feel-good cosmetics marketing campaigns are hard to miss now days. So smart suppliers and distributors are not only helping beauty makers tell more nuanced ingredient stories, they...

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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

Editor’s Spotlight

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...

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