Textured Hair

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Textured Hair is Everywhere

By Deanna Utroske

Here, Cosmetics Design looks at recent textured hair ingredient launches and the marketplace momentum that led up to this moment in beauty history.

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Why is textured hair front-and-center for Sally Beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

Throughout Black History Month, beauty ingredient makers, manufacturers, brands, and retailers have been foregrounding opportunities and celebrating the importance of historical and ongoing contributions of Black people. Sally Beauty is no exception,...

5 Insights on scalp care - Dr Isfahan Chambers-Harris

5 Insights on scalp care

By Deanna Utroske

Dr Isfahan Chambers-Harris was, like so many indie beauty brand founders, inspired to launch Alodia Hair Care out of her own experience—For Dr Chambers-Harris that was an experience of hair breakage and scalp damage that she attributed to chemical straighteners....

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Cantu gets into the body care business

By Deanna Utroske

On Tuesday, the popular mass textured hair care brand announced the launch of Cantu Skin Therapy, a line of body moisturizers.

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J&J invests in textured hair brand Sunday II Sunday

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the venture capital arm of Johnson & Johnson contributed to the brand’s seed financing round. It’s funding that will allow the D2C brand, specializing in active beauty for Black women, to reach more consumers with more products.

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2021 Beauty Shortlist Awards open for entries

By Deanna Utroske

The international cosmetics, personal care, and wellness awards program is known as a discovery platform for retailers and consumers as well as for being independent from advertiser or sponsorship support.

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In-Depth Interview

Afro Sheen: the return of an iconic hair care and styling brand

By Deanna Utroske

This week, the popular unisex hair brand that went dormant in the 1990s is back on the shelves and sites of at-mass retailers. Cosmetics Design checked in with product development and marketing experts familiar with the Afro Sheen brand to learn more....

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Pattern Beauty: a new day is dawning for textured hair care

By Deanna Utroske

Next week, the brand created and led by Tracee Ellis Ross will launch with a collection of hair care products developed and formulated for people with curly, coily, or tight textured hair (3B – 4C). Pattern Beauty promises to meet a real need in the marketplace,...

Indie Beauty Profile Jasmine Lawrence, EDEN BodyWorks

Indie Beauty Profile

Jasmine Lawrence, EDEN BodyWorks

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Jasmine Lawrence, Founder of EDEN BodyWorks, shares insights and highlights about the hair care brand she launched 15 years ago this month. She’s grown the brand in that time to some nine product lines (including body care...

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