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7 cosmetics beauty personal care brands not to miss at IBE NYC 2017

7 brands not to miss at IBE

By Deanna Utroske

Well over 200 independent cosmetics and personal care brands will be exhibiting at this month’s Indie Beauty Expo in New York City (August 22 – 24). Here, Cosmetics Design features 7 brands that standout from the crowd with products, ingredients, innovations,...

image courtesy of Madison Reed

Madison Reed is “operationally blowing up the salon channel”

By Deanna Utroske

Two months ago Madison Reed partnered with Ulta to sell hair color kits and bring its AI chatbot tool in-store. Cosmetics Design spoke with Amy Errett, CEO of Madison Reed, late last week to find out how the partnership is going and how this new company...

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...

image courtesy of Senteurs D’Orient

Senteurs D’Orient: Soap will never be the same

By Deanna Utroske

With all the trappings of a chic, contemporary startup and all the sophistication of a luxury heritage brand, Senteurs D’Orient is soap for the modern market. To learn how this indie beauty brand is revolutionizing the modest category that is solid soap,...

Capsum takes new beauty formulation concept on tour

Capsum takes new beauty formulation concept on tour

By Deanna Utroske

The French cosmetics manufacturer, known for encapsulating active ingredients and designing new materials, is bringing its latest concept, Huile Fraîche, to clients in a series of pop-up events in select cities. When the company opened its temporary showroom...

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.

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. 

in-cosmetics Latin America opens doors for first time

The re-branded in-cosmetics Latin America opens its doors, in photos

By Simon Pitman

All eyes are on the in-cosmetics Latin America event as it opened its doors this week. The third annual show to be held in Sao Paulo, this is its debut as a regional event following a re-branding from the original in-cosmetics Brasil name. Likewise, both...

in-cosmetics 2016 Paris in pictures!

in-cosmetics 2016 Paris in pictures!

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

With day one over and two yet to come of the in-cosmetics Paris trade show, take a look through this gallery at a snapshot of some of the highlights so far...

A pick of the latest colour cosmetics packs

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

A pick of the latest colour cosmetics packs

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

With so much choice in the colour cosmetics category and so many brands jostling for attention, it can be difficult to stand out. Here, market researcher Mintel has picked out its choice of some of the most innovating packs in category to browse through…

BASF launches its 2017 Colour Trends Collection

BASF launches its 2017 Colour Trends Collection

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Chemicals company BASF has announced its 2017 colour trends collection, this year focusing on four distinct beauty profiles based on cultural drivers as it looks to relate to a global marketplace.

Fashioning hair care, one chemical at a time

Fashioning hair care, one chemical at a time

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design checked in with specialty chemical company AkzoNobel to discuss functional ingredients, customized material formats, sparking innovation within a global company and more.  

SCC California Suppliers' Day 2015, in photos

SCC California Suppliers' Day 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The California chapter of the SCC is currently holding its biannual Suppliers' Day in Long Beach California. The Cosmetics Design team has been covering the show floor and in this gallery we bring you some of the photos highlight from the first day.

in-cosmetics 2015, in photos

Country Profile: Brazil

in-cosmetics 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics Brasil 2015 opened its doors in Sao Paulo yesterday. A bigger venue hosting more exhibitors and hoping to attract more visitors is what organizer Reed Exhibitions has put on for the second year, but it is challenging times in Brazil right...

Cosmopack Symposium New York City 2015, in photos

Cosmopack Symposium New York City 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmopack Symposium was held in New York City last week, and included a half-day conference program, exhibition area, scheduled B2B meetings, as well as an innovation zone. The following is a collection of photos we have brought to you to illustrate...

MakeUp in New York 2015, in pictures

MakeUp in New York 2015, in pictures

By Deanna Utroske

A focal point of this year’s MakeUp in New York event was the Innovation Tree, displaying new products judged to be the most novel and modern by six top industry experts. This photo gallery features standouts from among the 100 exhibitors on hand, as...

Pack Peek August 2015 Gallery

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek August 2015 Gallery

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Summer is in full swing, and while we can all be forgiven for having a week or two off for holidays, it seems this does not stop the cosmetics packaging world from being as busy as ever. Flick through this gallery to have a peek at the latest news...

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015, in photos

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2015 event closed its doors yesterday, wrapping up a highly successful event that proved to be a great promotional platform for the U.S. cosmetics industry thanks to the hard word of the Cosmoprof organizer team.

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

Bernstein Analysis

Will Beiersdorf follow the trend and underperform, or break the cycle?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

In its recent report on the Global Beauty and Personal Care (B&PC) industry, Bernstein Research noticed an interesting occurrence of over- and under- performing at Beiersdorf, and while there is no alarming worry for the company at this stage, the...

Luxe Pack NYC 2015, in photos

Luxe Pack NYC 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The Luxe Pack 2015 opened its doors May 13 - 14 at Pier 92, Manhattan, New York and in this photo gallery collection we bring you some of the show floor highlights, including the seminars, innovation zone and some of the product launch highlights.

Suppliers Day 2015, in photos

Suppliers Day 2015, in photos

By Simon Pitman

In this gallery we bring you some of the highlights from the 2015 NYSCC Suppliers Day, in Edison, New Jersey, by focusing on the drive for innovation and technology, as well as some of the other major show floor highlights.

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

in-cosmetics Barcelona 2015 photo gallery

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics has just closed its doors on the biggest and most eventful show in its 25 year history at the Fira Gran Via expo hall. And here we bring you some of the show highlights in our latest photo gallery.

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Special newsletter - Men's grooming

What do men want? Navigating Asia's male grooming demand

By Michelle Yeomans

As Western males start to experiment with a grooming regime, Asian men are looking for more complex solutions that go beyond maintaining hygiene and appearance. However, with no two markets on the region alike, it can be tricky to know which product will...

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek gallery: News and updates from the beauty packaging world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see...

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

Does the cosmetics world know it’s Christmas time again?

By Simon Pitman

Christmas and the holiday season can often seem like a license for the creatives in the cosmetics industry to let rip. And some of the launches highlighted in this special gallery from Mintel are certainly evidence of that.

Tis the season to be beauty-full: Cosmetics outlook Holiday 2014

Tis the season to be beauty-full: Cosmetics outlook Holiday 2014

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The NPD Group has prepared its own outlook for the industry this Holiday, so this gallery takes a look at what it thinks will be the key trends in the US in 2014, including success predicted in color cosmetics and a return to form for fragrance.

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

Pack Peek: More news from the packaging world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Here we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Consumer choice awards: #beauty20… And the winners are…

Consumer choice awards: #beauty20… And the winners are…

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The second annual consumer choice awards: #beauty20 took place in New York celebrating the cosmetics brands that are the most successful in connecting with consumers through digital technology and social media. Here are the winners…

Pack Peek: News from the packaging world

Pack Peek: News from the packaging world

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Summer is over and Autumn is upon us, so we take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

in-cosmetics Brasil 2014, in photos

in-cosmetics Brasil 2014, in photos

By Simon Pitman

As the first ever in-cosmetics event in Latin America opened its doors in Sao Paulo, Brazil yesterday, the Cosmetics Design was there to capture the moment, bringing you some of the highlights in this photo gallery.

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

Top ten emerging beauty industry brands set for bigger things

By Simon Pitman

With the global economy now showing clear signs of picking up merger and acquisition activity has followed suit this year, which is putting the spotlight on some of the more interesting and innovative emerging brands.

Pack Peek: Summer round-up

Pack Peek Gallery

Pack Peek: Summer round-up

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

We take a look at the announcements and highlights in the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on.

Mintel: a gallery of hair care innovations

Mintel: a gallery of hair care innovations

By Michelle Yeomans

According to Mintel, there are many opportunities to drive sales in the mature shampoo/conditioner market, from more beauty-enhancing/functional men's shampoos to products featuring positive and aspirational benefits for older women. 

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for beauty brands as it is visual, connects with the consumer, takes advantage of the power of the hashtag, and lets people see behind the scenes of some of...

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2014, in photos

Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2014, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The first day of Cosmoprof Las Vegas 2014 might have coincided with the World Cup Final, but that did not stop the crowds flocking into this huge event. But for those that wanted to keep track of the match score, a huge screen was there for all to watch...

Datamonitor Top 10 Future Beauty Concepts

The Future of Beauty Innovation: Top 10 Concepts

By Imogen Matthews

Predicting the future is often pure guesswork. Should we look at the past to guess what happens next? Or is what’s happening around us a better predictor for future trends?

Mintel: a gallery of US color cosmetic innovations

Mintel: a gallery of US color cosmetic innovations

By Michelle Yeomans

According to market researcher Mintel, the US color cosmetics market has battled through the recession and will continue to grow roughly 2-3% on a yearly basis. Here, we round up some of the most innovative products currently dominating that segment.

NYSCC Suppliers Day 2014, in photos

NYSCC Suppliers Day 2014, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The annual NYSCC Suppliers Day closed its doors in Edison, New Jersey, yesterday, wrapping up another highly successful and very busy show; we gathered up some of the best moments for our latest gallery.

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

The US nail color and care market has battled through the recession and is tipped to see sales reach $4 billion in 2017. Here, Mintel rounds up some of the most innovative nail care products dominating the US markets..

in-cosmetics Hamburg 2014, in pictures

in-cosmetics Hamburg 2014, in pictures

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics event opened its doors in Hamburg on April 1st, with a packed conference programme, a plethora of new product launches in the innovation zone and special country focus on Brazil that put the spotlight on the countries cosmetics industry,...

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