Cosmetics

Coty announces next chief scientific officer

Coty announces next chief scientific officer

By Deanna Utroske

Coty’s previous CSO retired from the company earlier this summer having, as his final project, stayed on to help the Coty team integrate the P&G beauty brands. Friday, the new chief scientist starts to work.

Trend Spotting: Beauty from the heartland

Trend Spotting: Beauty from the heartland

By Deanna Utroske

‘Beauty from the heartland’ was on the list last December, when Cosmetics Design posted our annual trends video forecasting the year ahead. Here we check in on the Central States and see what’s happening with cosmetics and personal care in the heartland.

Is paraben research sensationalised?

Is paraben research sensationalised?

By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science

Research can be used to support amazing and important findings – it can also unfortunately be taken the wrong way before a true causative relationship is established, to create fear.

(image courtesy of P&G)

P&G discloses fragrance ingredients in personal care products

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the company shared the fragrance ingredients used in the skin care brand Olay and the hair care brand Herbal Essences. And, the consumer goods company has plans to disclose all the fragrance ingredients in all of its products (not just beauty)...

A look at the beauty brands on this year’s Inc. 5000

A look at the beauty brands on this year’s Inc. 5000

By Deanna Utroske

The monthly magazine covering news about growing US businesses has issued its latest 5000 list, a roster of “the fastest-growing private firms in America” and the entrepreneurs behind them.

Trend Spotting: Delicacies as beauty ingredients

Trend Spotting: Delicacies as beauty ingredients

By Deanna Utroske

Food trends influencing cosmetics and personal care formulations are nothing new. But now, luxury foods—treats on par with diamond dust, gold flakes, pearl powder, and silk—are showing up in beauty products.

(image courtesy of Perfect Corp)

Perfect Corp and QVC collaborate on immersive shopping app

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty tech brand and the broadcast TV shopping network teamed up on an AR beauty purchase platform that lets consumers first virtually try on product that they see being demonstrated and then buy that product from QVC within the same app.

in-cosmetics Latin America to be highly experiential and educational

in-cosmetics Latin America to be highly experiential and educational

By Deanna Utroske

Next month in São Paulo, Brazil, the international cosmetics and personal care ingredient trade show opens its doors again, this time with a dedicated Protection Showcase, more interactive features, and programming to inform R&D pros and marketers...

DSM technical manager Luciana Uttemburge (image courtesy of the company)

DSM eager to partner with indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

“Every day we discuss indie beauty,” Parand Salmassinia, VP of DSM personal care in North America, told Cosmetics Design earlier this summer in a conversation about how the cosmetic and personal care ingredient maker plans to partner with and support...

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