Cosmetics

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...

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....

News Review: Skin Care 2017

News Review: Skin Care 2017

By Deanna Utroske

Skin care as a category is purportedly at a disadvantage competing against other more dramatic cosmetic and personal care categories in the visual, digital age. And yet, narrowing the year’s skin care news to the 13 articles linked here was a real challenge....

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.

Diversity, Equality, Reality: A look at the business of beauty in 2017

Diversity, Equality, Reality: A look at the business of beauty in 2017

By Deanna Utroske

Over the past year, individuals, corporations, and organizations have taken steps to make the cosmetics and personal care industry more inclusive and a more accurate reflection of local and global populations. Together, the 9 articles featured on today’s...

Register now for Cosmetics Design scalp care webinar

Register now for Cosmetics Design scalp care webinar

By Deanna Utroske

December 7, Cosmetics Design convenes a panel of industry insiders with expertise on hair care ingredient and formulation trends that go beyond the category’s most basic functions of cleaning, maintaining, and treating hair. This webinar delves into scalp...

Spotify just became a beauty retail platform

Spotify just became a beauty retail platform

By Deanna Utroske

Pat McGrath Labs has teamed up with the music streaming service, and as of this week a newly released color cosmetics collection developed as part of the So Obsessed campaign that’s a joint project between McGrath and singer, songwriter Maggie Lindemann...

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