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Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

Special Newsletter: Colour Cosmetics

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

By Simon Pitman

Since the advent of BB creams, multifunctional color cosmetic products have evolved to the point where almost every product in the category has various claims.

13 women entrepreneurs accepted into Sephora Accelerate 2018

13 women entrepreneurs accepted into Sephora Accelerate 2018

By Deanna Utroske

Sephora has been running its Accelerate program for women brand founders and startup leaders for three years now. This week, the company announced the 13 women selected to participate in the 2018 edition of the program—they represent brands innovating...

Brooke Hinton (right) and Cat Quinn of Refinery29

PCPC annual meeting zeros in on the Power of Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At the end of February, the Personal Care Products Council convened its annual meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. The Power of Beauty was the theme of this year’s gathering. And leaders ranging from PCPC board members to magazine executives, market researchers,...

Natural skin care maker Weleda begins full brand turnaround

Natural skin care maker Weleda begins full brand turnaround

By Deanna Utroske

After decades of relying heavily on word-of-mouth here in the US and globally, the natural skin care brand has created its first-ever beauty and lifestyle campaign for the region. And that’s just step one of this year’s complete Weleda brand refresh....

FCE Cosmetique readies for 2018 event

FCE Cosmetique readies for 2018 event

By Simon Pitman

The dates for the FCE Cosmetique event are set for May 22 – 24 at the Sao Paulo Expo space and organizers NürnbergMesse Brazil is aiming to build on the success of last year.

Not all glitter is created equal

Not all glitter is created equal

By Deanna Utroske

Before the sparkle goes the way of microbeads, many ingredient makers and beauty manufacturers are spotlighting safer alternatives. Cosmetics Design checked in with Kelly Dobos of Sun Chemical--one such company who's doing just that--to learn more.

Skin Microbiome Conference set for May 2018

Skin Microbiome Conference set for May 2018

By Deanna Utroske

The B2B events company Kisaco Research is hosting a Skin Microbiome Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, this spring. The two-day conference program will feature research, trends, regulations, and other topics that pertain to commercially viable beauty...

Indie Beauty Profile Gretchen Chevalier ittsē

Indie Beauty Profile

Gretchen Chevalier, ittsē

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Gretchen Chevalier, founder of ittsē, explains how her work in beauty manufacturing led her to develop a distinctive color cosmetics brand around functional, stylish packaging. And, she shares practical yet daunting advice...

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