Color Cosmetics

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Fashion Snoops trend immersion event returns to NYC

By Deanna Utroske

In early November, the trend forecasting agency Fashion Snoops is holding a full-day event in New York City, previewing coming color and culture trends that will impact fashion, home, design, and beauty in the years ahead. In-house FS experts and guest...

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals just became Nouryon

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of October, AkzoNobel completed a deal selling its specialty chemical business (which supplies the cosmetics and personal care industry with an array of ingredients) to the Carlyle Group and GIC. With a new name, Nouryon is moving forward...

Indie Beauty Profile Kenna Whitnell Altilis Beauty

Indie Beauty Profile

Kenna Whitnell, Altilis Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Kenna Whitnell, founder of Altilis Beauty, describes how her academic work in biotechnology led her to develop novel plant-based skin care ingredients and why she believes indie beauty entrepreneurs have cause to celebrate...

Does radio advertising matter for beauty?  the Dial Report from Emmis Communications subsidiary Tag Station and NextRadio app

Does radio advertising matter for beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

At this year’s annual National Association of Broadcasters trade show and conference event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tag Station announced a new intelligence portal that gathers listener data from people using the NextRadio app. That Dial Report's first...

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Walgreens acquires a minority stake in online beauty retailer Birchbox

By Deanna Utroske

As part of the newly announced deal, Birchbox is reinventing the Walgreens beauty department to be more experiential and include more prestige brands. Effectively, the drug store chain and the subscription box company are teaming up on a curated omnichannel...

The Clean Beauty Collective replaces Fusion Brands

The Clean Beauty Collective replaces Fusion Brands

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of October, the 15-year-old Canadian cosmetics and fragrance company announced a name change, a portfolio change, and a mission change. Additionally, there are plans for the Clean Beauty Collective to add new personal care and home categories...

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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...

cosmetics pigments maker Sun Chemical to have new president in New Year 2019

Sun Chemical to have new president in New Year

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the cosmetic pigments maker announced that current Sun Chemical president Rudi Lenz will become vice chair of the board in January and a new president will take over.

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Around the World Beauty offers first US tours in New York City

By Deanna Utroske

This summer, the global travel venture, founded by blogger and makeup artist Stephanie Flor, began running short walking tours to some of NYC’s newest cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance shops. Cosmetics Design recently joined a tour to get a sense...

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.

L’Occitane unveils start-up studio, Obratori

L’Occitane unveils start-up studio, Obratori

By Simon Pitman

The France-based brand owner says that the launch aims to promote an entrepreneurial spirit to promote the start-up of new and innovative cosmetic and personal care brands.

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Department store chain Belk launches own color cosmetics brand

By Deanna Utroske

Today the company announced its newest private-label brand, Belk Beauty. The product collection, as well as the department store itself, centers on a very Southern identity. Makeup from the new brand was inspired by regional cities such as, Atlanta, Charlotte,...