The Perfumariē, a new fragrance concept shop, has reimagined the way perfumers, consumers, brands, and marketers approach the business of sensory perception. It’s no easy gimmick of experiential retail; rather, the Perfumariē is a place where professionals...
Influencer and celebrity brands aren’t what they used to be, and recording artist Ariana Grande’s fragrance partnership with LUXE Brands is a case in point. Late last year the franchise passed the $150 million retail sales milestone.
In her Indie Beauty Profile, Kelly Jones, founder of the niche fragrance brand Kelly + Jones, explains how her innate entrepreneurial spirit led her to create a line of fragrances for wine and sprit lovers.
Sugar cubes, saffron, mimosa, galbanum, plum blossom, heliotrope, sweet mint, nectar, benzoin, and animalic effects of all kinds (overdosed, of course) are just a sampling of the notes indie perfumers are playing with, as witnessed in recent independent...
The newly launched Scent Trunk thinks so. And the team behind this online custom fragrance maker believes they’ve got it. Cosmetics Design connected with William Yin, CEO of Scent Trunk to find out what makes this latest beauty subscription service different.
By Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science
We use personal care products every day, and trial new products as we need or hear about them. What you may not realise is there are some interesting consumer habits somehow hard-wired into our brains that even the most seasoned Cosmetic Chemist finds...
Today, the prestige beauty company announced its plans to buy the global rights to all seven of the recording artist’s fragrance brands, a move that’s right in line with Elizabeth Arden’s renewed emphasis on fragrance.
Scientists have developed a new way to encapsulate fragrance molecules to make a product’s scent last longer by combining bulk and microfluidic emulsification, and it could mean that the scent from luxury perfumes does not evaporate as quickly.
At the recent Cosmoprof Las Vegas event Cosmetics Design caught up with Lauren Boothby, who is a leading fragrance consultant at Air Aroma, a company specialized in providing scent marketing strategies to companies in a wide variety of commercial fields.
Scientists have found that the cyclic oligosaccharide beta-cyclodextrin is capable of interacting with different components in sweat and body secretion and this could position it as an active for use in body care formulations and deodorants.
Ahead of the Cosmoprof Las Vegas presentation and roundtable focusing on how to create a cult brand, we caught up with speaker and panelist Paul Ireland to find out the important role fragrance can play in the equation.
It turns out men don’t just splash on anything on their way out the door, they actually pay close attention to their fragrance use – so much so, that they plan ahead when it comes to perfume purchases.
Cracking Asia from a Western brand’s point of view has long been known to be difficult – from ever-changing regulations to translating a brand’s message in the right way. That's where consultants like Hiro Nakayama come in.
To avoid losing consumers who are now looking to trade up to more luxury products as incomes in Brazil rise, fragrance manufacturers in the country need to begin offering ‘low-cost complex scent blends’, according to market research firm Euromonitor.
It is the most valuable fragrance market in the world, and the Brazil sector is expected to continue its rapid growth in both men’s and women’s categories as the affluent population drives fragrance consumption.
Off the back of a booming holiday season it comes at no surprise that market researcher Kline predicts a fourth consecutive year of growth in men’s and women’s fragrances in the U.S. Here we take a look at some of the picks from 2013.
According to fragrance experts Seven Scent, intense versions of current favourite ingredients including dark rose, rich berries and spirit-inspired aromas will be the most influential in next winter's fragrance collections.
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna hosted the 24th edition of the International Award organised by Accademia del Profumo; recognising the leading perfume innovations of the year. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com takes a look at the winners…
According to market researcher Ceresana, global revenues in the fragrance industry are to continue to develop at dynamic rates in the next eight years as demand from consumers in both developed and emerging countries rises.
Westphalia-based cosmetics manufacturer LR Health & Beauty Systems claims that celebrities serve as ‘door openers’ that increase profits and create positive associations with the brand, on the back of its latest Bruce Willis perfume launch.
Euromonitor International forecasts that Russia is soon to overtake the UK as the world’s biggest market for super premium fragrance sales as high net worth individuals from the BRIC markets set a new pace of growth that signals a shift in the global...