Color Cosmetics

Huda Beauty to launch HB Investments

Huda Beauty to launch HB Investments

By Deanna Utroske

Today, TSG Consumer Partners announced that the firm has acquired a minority stake in the color cosmetics brand. With this funding, Huda Beauty has plans to build a more global business and launch a program that will fund and mentor entrepreneurs in the...

Listen to Cosmetics Design Editor Deanna Utroske on Where Brains Meet Beauty

Listen to Cosmetics Design on Where Brains Meet Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Editor Deanna Utroske is the guest on the latest edition of Where Brains Meet Beauty, a podcast hosted by Jodi Katz, founder of the Base Beauty Creative Agency. Over the course of the episode she talks with Jodi about what surprises her in the cosmetics,...

2018 in-cosmetics global event will focus on R&D

2018 in-cosmetics global event will focus on R&D

By Deanna Utroske

In response to attendee feedback, this coming April in The Netherlands, the annual beauty industry tradeshow will feature new programming dedicated to research, development, and innovation. Additionally, exhibitors from around the world will be on hand...

Cosmoprof’s ambitions in the Latin American market

LATAM Special Edition Newsletter

Cosmoprof’s ambitions in the Latin American market

By Simon Pitman

Cosmoprof already has a major global presence with its events in Europe, Asia and North America. Now it is looking to increase its footprint in Latin America through its partnership with the Belleza Y Salud event.

Apex Brazil tunes into the Colombian market

LATAM Special Edition Newsletter

Apex Brazil tunes into the Colombian market

By Simon Pitman

The Brazilian trade body has been working towards promoting the country’s beauty industry worldwide and throughout the LATAM region, with the important Colombian market proving to be a core focus.

Ecovia announces cosmetics masterclass focused on food ingredients

Ecovia announces cosmetics masterclass focused on food ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

As part of its occasional series of educational events, the global research and consulting firm will run a full-day event in San Francisco, California, early next year about the opportunities, challenges, and regulations pertaining to formulating personal...

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

Beauty Trends 2018

Beauty industry trends to look out for in 2018

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has compiled a list of the top trends to look out for in each of the three regions we cover - Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. Be sure to watch this video so you can clue into what to expect in 2018 and stay one step ahead...

Trend Flashback: Women’s Innovations

Trend Flashback: Women’s Innovations

By Deanna Utroske

One of the predictions in last December’s Cosmetics Design video ‘Top ten cosmetics and personal care trends for 2017’ was that, “Women will stand out in 2017 as the founders, inventors, and business leaders in personal care and cosmetics.” Here, we’ve...

News Review: Color Cosmetics 2017

News Review: Color Cosmetics 2017

By Deanna Utroske

Color cosmetics is a category that’s really doing well. Over this past year Cosmetics Design has reported on brands in every sector and every niche of the business. And there have been some compelling retail innovations for color brands this year too....

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

2018 Beauty Industry Awards

The 2018 Beauty Industry Awards go live!

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Beauty Industry Awards, the second edition of this prestigious competition highlighting achievements in the development of both beauty ingredients and finished products.

News Review: Indie Beauty 2017

News Review: Indie Beauty 2017

By Deanna Utroske

This year independent cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands became so prominent, Cosmetics Design launched a weekly column dedicated to these innovative startups and their founders. The Indie Beauty Profile is on vacation this month. But in the...

KDC expands into home care with acquisition

KDC expands into home care with acquisition

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the Ontario-based personal care and cosmetics contract manufacturer announced the acquisition of the Aromair Fine Fragrance Company, a move that expands the KDC business into a whole new industry.