Cosmetics

Sagekat launches green beauty retail resource

Sagekat launches green beauty retail resource

By Deanna Utroske

The privately owned online media company announced the launch of its new shopping site this week, a dot com designed as a destination for consumers looking to discover and buy cosmetics and personal care products (as well as fashion) that meets a fixed...

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

By Deanna Utroske

Since early this year, Cosmetics Design has been publishing the Indie Beauty Profile column weekly, showcasing the inspiring work of cosmetics and personal care entrepreneurs and their innovative brands. Now after nearly 30 installments, we pause to reflect...

JAFRA debuts new millennial collection

JAFRA debuts new millennial collection

By Deanna Utroske

The global direct-sales beauty company announced its latest collection of color cosmetics and fragrance late last month. The new Girl Squad product range is meant to appeal to younger beauty consumers.

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

First CVS with dedicated K-beauty shop opens in NYC

By Deanna Utroske

The retail pharmacy chain intends for its 13,000-square foot drugstore to be a destination where tourists and New Yorkers alike will discover a freshly curated selection of health and wellness products as well as a robust assortment of cosmetics and personal...

Florence Bernardin (left), Eber Bodmer, Charlotte Cho, DK Tché, and Leila Rochet Podvin

K-beauty continues to build momentum in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

A panel of experts speaking at last week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show shared data, insights, and anecdotes explaining why and how the Korean beauty trend is growing in the States.

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

Trend Spotting: MakeUp in New York 2017 – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

Last week, the global color cosmetics trade show was in New York City and Cosmetics Design was there taking inventory of the latest offerings from contract manufacturers, formulators, fillers, and accessory suppliers.

International natural labelling standard

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

By Natasha Spencer

With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128 provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we...

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

By Deanna Utroske

Depending on whom you ask, personal care and cosmetic regulations in the US are overly nuanced, too convoluted, or not exacting enough. All the same, trends and marketing strategies have collided in recent years to make ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ beauty...

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