Fragrance

L’Oréal’s annual results point to LATAM struggle

L’Oréal’s annual results point to LATAM struggle

By Simon Pitman

The world’s biggest beauty and personal care player has published strong full-year 2018 results, but whereas the figures show that new markets were generally strong, it Latin America was the exception.

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Bond No. 9 moves into color cosmetics

By Deanna Utroske

Today the niche fragrance company launched a first collection of lipsticks that, like the Bond No. 9 perfumes and scented products, celebrate iconic New York City neighborhoods.

POS Bio-Sciences rebrands to become plant-based ingredient supplier

POS Bio-Sciences rebrands to become plant-based ingredient supplier

By Deanna Utroske

The Canadian company got its start in the 1970s as a spinoff of a research initiative at the University of Saskatchewan and worked in partnership with several industries on a contract-services model. Now renamed KeyLeaf, the business will be focused squarely...

Unilever results point to problems in Latin America

Unilever results point to problems in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Unilever posted strong full year 2018 results, with big gains in the Asia Pacific region, but in Latin America the picture was not so rosy, with Argentina and Brazil being singled out.

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

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Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty trend is taking North America and, increasingly, Europe, by storm. But is it gaining the same sort of popularity in Asia? If so, where are the hot spots for indie beauty?

Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

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Black Chicken Remedies and the appeal of Australian beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

Among the trends Cosmetics Design is watching in the Americas region this year is the influx and popularity of brands and ingredients from Oceana. Case in point: Black Chicken Remedies, the once tiny Australian organic skin care and wellness brand founded...

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PCPC celebrates 125 years and readies for 2019 annual meeting

By Deanna Utroske

The Personal Care Products Council will hold its annual meeting later this month, bringing together 500+ industry executives, supply-side professionals, and media for a mix of educational programming, networking, and strategic meetings.

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

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Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended by one week

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team has decided to extend the deadline for the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards, from February 8th to February 15th, giving businesses an extra week to make submissions to a competition that could prove to be the ultimate platform for...

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Unilever launches deodorant wipes and mini sprays

By Deanna Utroske

The personal care maker has been making headlines lately for its partnership with TerCycle and the Loop waste-free shopping platform, where Unilever will be trialing refillable ‘Minum’ deo tubes. Press materials announcing this latest launch conspicuously...

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Fragrance Foundation to honor 2019 Notables in NYC this February

By Deanna Utroske

On Thursday, February 7th at the LVMH Magic Room in New York City, the non-profit professional organization will host an event acknowledging and celebrating 11 rising professionals in the world of fragrance—professionals working with top brands and corporations...