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2019 Indie Beauty News Highlights

By Deanna Utroske

As we look ahead to 2020, let’s not forget the stellar year that 2019 has been for the independent beauty movement. Here Cosmetics Design reviews 10 top 2019 news items about all things indie.

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The Year in Cannabis Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

2019 has been a big year for CBD, hemp, and cannabis in cosmetics and personal care. And while the regulatory climate is far from fixed, suppliers, manufacturers, and brands of every size have been making moves in cannabis beauty.

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What’s the big fuss about the circular economy?

By What’s the big fuss about the circular economy?

As beauty and personal care manufacturers and suppliers raise the bar on sustainability, the circular economy is a phrase that is popping up with increasing frequency? But what is it and what does it mean to the industry.

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Expo Pack Mexico 2020 almost sold out

By Simon Pitman

The organizers of the 2020 Expo Pack Mexico event, to be held at Expo Santa Fe, Mexico City, June 2 – 5, say that the event is proving highly popular and that exhibition space is selling out fast.

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Beauty makers are leaving big money on the table, suggests new AARP data

By Deanna Utroske

This year’s AARP Survey of Women’s Reflections on Beauty, Age, and Media finds that women of every age are more likely to purchase cosmetics and personal care products from brands that cater to a true diversity of women, that there’s a sizable space in...

Indie Beauty Up Close: Amy Carra launches Delight Beauty for UBP

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Indie Beauty Up Close: Amy Carra launches Delight Beauty for UBP

By Deanna Utroske

Universal Beauty Products is a privately owned portfolio of brands mostly in hair and men’s categories. Amy Carra joined UBP a little over 2 years ago; and the company’s new Delight Beauty skin care brand is the result of her work.