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Meet with CosmeticsDesign at MakeUp NYC

By Ravyn Cullor

MakeUp NYC will be the CosmeticsDesign editor's last trade show of 2022, which means it's companies' last chance for an at-show interview.

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Innovations in Color Cosmetics: 2021 made makeup more sustainable

By Deanna Utroske

So far, the year has seen Sun Chemical acquire the Colors & Effects business from BASF, the launch of Be A 10 Cosmetics, biotech company Amyris buying and launching color brands, Coty taking Kyle Cosmetics vegan, and more. But recent headlines about...

5 Insights on color cosmetics for Women of Color with Karim Orange

5 Insights on color cosmetics for Women of Color

By Deanna Utroske

Emmy-nominated clean beauty artist Karim Orange rose to national prominence as a makeup artist for ABC’s daytime show The View. In this 5 Insights video, the self-described makeup activist and curator of Gabriel Cosmetics’ newly launched United Shades...

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Quo Beauty reformulated and relaunched

By Deanna Utroske

Today, Shoppers Drug Mart announced its largest cosmetics launch to date. The retail pharmacy chain’s own private label beauty brand is now fully vegan, PETA-certified, and comprises over 1,000 products.

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Coronavirus Impact: what the market research says

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmetics and personal care industry has already been deeply affected by the Coronavirus crisis. To help guide the beauty industry through this predicament, market research firms are circulating newly updated data and insights.

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KENDO Brands launches first KVD Vegan lip gloss

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty brand incubator, owned by LVMH, bought remaining stake and ownership of Kat Von D Beauty at the start of the year, renamed the brand, and is now launching new product and a new marketing campaign.

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Markwins Beauty Brands is taking LORAC global

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week, the cosmetics company announced plans to take the color brand global, first expanding its footprint here in North America, and next by using an ecommerce strategy to reach consumers in Asia.

Truth or dare? Natural color cosmetics that work

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Truth or dare? Natural color cosmetics that work

By Deanna Utroske

Whether from natural-first indie brands like Evelyn Iona or top beauty industry companies like L’Oréal, color cosmetics formulated partially or entirely with natural ingredients are gaining popularity. And effective all-natural color has arrived or is...

German color cosmetics brand Catrice, newly available in US

Catrice, newly available in US

By Deanna Utroske

Another European color cosmetics brand has come to market in the States. This time it’s the Catrice brand from Cosnova Beauty, a German company.

How specialty retailers are shaping the new color cosmetic landscape

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

How specialty retailers are shaping the new color cosmetic landscape

By Simon Pitman

In both the US and worldwide the run away success of Sephora is serving to boost newer, fresher and independent color cosmetics that are bringing a new dynamic to the category. But can those brands keep up with the fast pace of change?

MakeUp New York opens its doors today

MakeUp New York opens its doors today

By Michelle Yeomans

Today, Makeup New York will open its doors for the fourth consecutive year, promising once again to be bigger than ever, thanks to more exhibitors and an expanded conference program.

Euromonitor: American men “not ready” for color cosmetics

Euromonitor: American men “not ready” for color cosmetics

By Chris BARKER

Products such as male BB and CC creams are popular in South Korea, where men’s cosmetics make up a huge segment of the beauty market; however, despite growth in the USA, Euromonitor says that men are not ready to abandon their masculine style just yet.

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