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DSM showcases beauty formulas made for chemists, consumers, and Instagram

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DSM showcases beauty formulas made for chemists, consumers, and Instagram

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s in-cosmetics North America event, DSM wasn’t showing new ingredients but rather chose to feature new ways to work with familiar inputs and deliver benefits that are very much in vogue with contemporary trends, regulations, and formulator...

Prom Peru makes debuts at Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud 2018

Prom Peru makes its debut at Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

The Peruvian goverment's Department of Manufacturing Diversity, Prom Peru, had a big stand on the show of this year's Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, This was the first time the organization had exhibited and we spoke to Melissa Vallebuona...

Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

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Colombian government backs moves to internationalize Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design caught up with Juan Carlos Castro Lozano, executive director of the ANDI National Business Association of Colombia Chamber of Personal Care Products to find out how the organization has been helping to make the Belleza Y Salud event more...

Kuida Colombian CBD skin care range launches at Belleza Y Salud

Belleza Y Salud

Kuida Colombian CBD skin care range launches at Belleza Y Salud

By Simon Pitman

A major new skin care range based on CBD oil was launched at the recent Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, Called Kuida, and launched by Colombian company Khiron, the new range has significant financial backing and looks set for a strong start.

H La Cosedora Nail Art co-founder talks about reinventing stamping

Belleza Y Salud 2018

H La Cosedora Nail Art co-founder talks about reinventing stamping

By Simon Pitman

At the recent Belleza Y Salud event in Bogota, Colombia, Cosmetics Design was lucky enough to catch up with Juan Diaz, co-founder of H La Cosedora Nail Art, a company that is striving to reinvent the increasingly popular trend for nail stamping.

Colombian coffee-based scrub and mask brand aims big

Belleza Y Salud 2018

Colombian coffee-based scrub and mask brand aims big

By Simon Pitman

A brand new brand on the Colombian market, Mae Selva has been built around coffee as the base ingredient for a range of masks and scrubs. We spoke to co-founder Felipe Paros to find out about the brand's ambitions for the future.

Geltor shows bio-tech collagen at in-cosmetics North America

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Geltor shows bio-tech collagen at in-cosmetics North America

By Deanna Utroske

The new bio-design company is focused on developing proteins for consumer-facing industries like cosmetics and personal care. And at this month’s in-cosmetics trade show in New York City, the Geltor team was talking up its first ingredient, N-Collage....

in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

in-cosmetics North America 2018

in-cosmetics North America show director talks about what's new

By Simon Pitman

in-cosmetics North America show director Daniel Zanetti talks about what was new at this year's event as well as how key industry trends such as color cosmetics growth and indie beauty are impacting business

in-cosmetics LATAM director gives insight into the 2018 event

in-cosmetics LATAM 2018

in-cosmetics LATAM director gives insight into the 2018 event

By Simon Pitman

During last weeks in-cosmetics Latin America event I spoke with show director Daniel Zanetti to find out all about what was new at this year's event, some of the key trends, and how exhibitor and visitor numbers looked.

Getting to the core of beauty brand strategies

Getting to the core of beauty brand strategies

By Simon Pitman

At the recent Cosmoprof North America, Matthew Quint, who is Director of Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Leadership, gave a presentation about core brand strategy. Cosmetics Design spoke to him to find out more.

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...

Why the big cosmetics buzz is all about CBD oil

Cosmoprof North America

Why the big cosmetics buzz is all about CBD oil

By Simon Pitman

The recent Cosmoprof North America event was the platform for a packed presentation about cannabis in cosmetics. Cosmetics Design caught up with one of the panelists to find out what all the excitement is about.

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...

Alkaglam refillable mineral spray puts skin care chemistry in consumers’ hands

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Alkaglam mineral spray puts skin care chemistry in consumers’ hands

By Deanna Utroske

Indie brand founder Michelle Vidal patented her spray technology after years of researching the composition of thermal springs around with world and testing canned facial mists already on the market. At last week’s IBE New York event, Cosmetics Design...

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part II

Why soil health is pivotal to producing the highest grade botanicals

By Simon Pitman

Regenerative agriculture is slowly making inroads into the consumer mindset but still remains a mystery to most. To get to grips with the concept this article takes a look at the most important element: the soil.

Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

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Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

By Deanna Utroske

Indie cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands (and their agency allies) have been speaking up about the packaging services they need for success. Industry suppliers are responding. At last week’s BeautyX Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design...

Costa Rica regenerative farm project paves the way for better botanicals

Regenerative agriculture, Part I

Costa Rica regenerative farm paves the way for better botanicals

By Simon Pitman

The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the cosmetics and personal care industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.

LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

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LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

By Deanna Utroske

At last month’s beauty and personal care industry tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cosmetics Design sat down with Tony Kemeny, founder and inventor at LBK Nails to discuss his reinvention of the nail polish bottle cap—a version that lets consumers test...

Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

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Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmeceuticals brand was showing both nail care and skin care kits at Cosmoprof North America this year. And a key feature of both kits is the imagery, icons, and text that Dermelect is using to share benefit, safety, and ingredient information with...

Dry-mask maker BioMod announces new skin care formulas for women and men

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Dry-mask maker BioMod announces new skin care formulas for women and men

By Deanna Utroske

Karine Théberge, CEO of BioMod Concepts, spoke on-camera with Cosmetics Design at Cosmoprof North America last month in Las Vegas, Nevada. The mask maker describes her company’s expanded formula offerings, branded customization options, what she’s launching...

6 Indie Beauty Trends You Missed at Project Beauty Expo 2018

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6 Indie Beauty Trends You Missed at Project Beauty Expo

By Deanna Utroske

This past Sunday at PBE in New York City, there were plenty of compelling concepts and innovations to be seen; including new ingredient trends such as avocado oil and purée, cucumber seed oil, and alternative sugars like molasses. In this video montage,...

Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

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Pour Moi Skincare: a climate-based brand with a content-based strategy

By Deanna Utroske

At Cosmoprof North America last week, Molly Nover-Baker, beauty director at Pour Moi Skincare, sat down with Cosmetics Design editor Deanna Utroske to discuss the brand’s content-forward approach, the importance of accessible consumer education, upcoming...

Dr. Mark Gray launches rebranded Ao Skincare at Cosmoprof North America

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Dr. Mark Gray launches rebranded Ao Skincare at Cosmoprof

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s beauty trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada, dermatologist and brand founder Mark Gray spoke with Cosmetics Design about formulation updates, aesthetic design changes, and the strategy behind this New Zealand – based brand’s approach to ethical,...

Beauty brands can do more with media, Stephanie Scott, First and Last PR

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Beauty brands can do more with media

By Deanna Utroske

Stephanie Scott founded First and Last PR six-and-a-half years ago and has seen the cosmetics and personal care industry as well as all things media change substantially in that time. Here, in conversation with Cosmetics Design, she discusses how it was,...

Eco-Friendly cosmetics and personal care packaging is in high demand, says Qosmedix

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Eco-Friendly cosmetics and personal care packaging is in high demand

By Deanna Utroske

“Our customers are really demanding more environmentally friendly options,” Sari Sternschein, VP of Marketing at Qosmedix, tells Cosmetics Design in this video interview (filmed at Cosmoprof North America). She describes the recycled and recyclable solutions...

The Sexiest Beauty: a people-positive cosmetics brand in the making - Heather Fink

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The Sexiest Beauty: a people-positive cosmetics brand in the making

By Deanna Utroske

Industry veteran Heather Fink recently launched her own makeup brand, The Sexiest Beauty. And, even with some 30 years of experience—developing product, building brands, launching marketing campaigns—she acknowledges that as a new beauty brand founder...

How can fragrance brands keep up with the pace of change? Rhona Stokols Perfumariē

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How can fragrance brands keep up with the pace of change?

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview with Cosmetics Design, fragrance industry expert Rhona Stokols (a partner at the innovative venture known as Perfumariē) talks about how the business of scent is changing and how savvy perfumers, suppliers, brands, etc. are gathering...

Jeanine Recckio can see the future of beauty

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Jeanine Recckio can see the future of beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In this video interview, Cosmetics Design sits down with beauty futurologist Jeanine Recckio of the Mirror Mirror Imagination Group to explore how she works; how smart brands can stay relevant and on-trend by adapting insights from any and every industry...

Pour Moi Skincare talks global beauty trends at CosmoProf preview event

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Pour Moi Skincare talks global beauty trends at CosmoProf preview event

By Deanna Utroske

Tuesday evening in New York City, the team behind CosmoProf North America hosted a preview event, featuring 11 global beauty trends. Cosmetics Design caught up with Ulli Haslacher, founder of Pour Moi Skincare, at the event to talk about geomoisturization...

Sensient’s new beauty ingredients developed to meet real market needs

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Sensient’s new beauty ingredients developed to meet real market needs

By Deanna Utroske

At in-cosmetics global 2018, Cosmetics Design editor Deanna Utroske spoke with the team at Sensient about the company’s latest solutions for color cosmetics, skin care, sun care, etc., like the UV protector Sensisorb CF+, Natpure Fibers, and more.

ABC President explains how Brazilian biodiversity regulation works

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ABC President explains how Brazilian biodiversity regulation works

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design got to talk to João Hansen, president of Brazilian cosmetic industry supplier association ABC to find out more details about how Brazil's biodiversity regulations can work to improve the environment and the industry.

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