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From Power Ranger to skin care entrepreneur: The Jennifer Yen story

From Power Ranger to skin care entrepreneur: The Jennifer Yen story

At the recent Cosmoprof North America event in Las Vegas, Cosmetics Design got to talk with Power Rangers star Jennifer Yen about how she diversified her acting career to also include a cosmetics business. Her brand Pur-lisse was inspired by her grandmother's beauty regime and was making a splash on the show floor, as she explains... 

Published: 06-Sep-2016

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

Cosmoprof Vegas organizer talks about the biggest show to date

Daniela Ciocan

Show Director - Cosmoprof North America

Cosmetics Design caught up with Cosmoprof North America show organizer Daniela Ciocan to find out about how the show has evolved in 2016, what was new on the show floor and what to expect in 2017.

Published: 24-Aug-2016

Jane Iredale discusses how she intends to grow her established color cosmetics brand

Jane Iredale discusses how she intends to grow her established color cosmetics brand

Jane Iredale

Founder - Jane Iredale Cosmetics

Jane Iredale is one of the most venerated names in the natural color cosmetics category, largely because the brand was the first to establish this category, almost 20 years ago. Cosmetics Design was lucky enough to catch up with the brand's founder, Jane Iredale, who among a number of topics, discussed the challenges of extending the market reach for an already established brand. 

Published: 21-Jul-2016

Skinny & Co director gives the low-down on the coconut oil craze

Skinny & Co director gives the low-down on the coconut oil craze

Monique Wallace

Director of Sales and Partnerships - Skinny & Co.

Cosmetics Design caught up with Monique Wallace, director of sales and partnerships at Skinny & Co, to find out all about the big trend for coconut oil. In this video interview Wallace talks about why consumers are buying it, how the company sources and why she believes the trend is here to stay.

Published: 14-Jul-2016

How ingredients from the Dead Sea created leading skin care brand Deluvia

How ingredients from the Dead Sea created leading skin care brand Deluvia

Ayman Qawasmeh

Vice President - Deluvia Skincare

Deluvia Skincare has been built around ingredients from the Dead Sea with the focus of curing psoriasis.  We spoke to company vice president Ayman Qawasmeh to find out about how the brand has evolved over the past 13 years to become one of the fastest growing small companies in the US.

Published: 13-Jul-2016

Six years of research results in the Blue Beautifly skin care range

Six years of research results in the Blue Beautifly skin care range

Vida Karamooz

CEO and Founder - Blue Beautifly

Cosmetics Design recently caught up with Vida Karamooz, founder and CEO of Blue Beautifly. The idea for Blue Beautifly evolved from six years of research that included the study of ayurveda  medicine and herbalism, resulting in a line that is both sustainable and of low impact to the environment and is also suited to a wide range of skin types and conditions. 

Published: 07-Jul-2016

How the search for sustainable palm oil took one supplier to Ecuador

How the search for sustainable palm oil took one supplier to Ecuador

Gay Timmons

Founder and president - Oh Oh Organic

Cosmetics Design recently spoke to Gay Timmons, the founder of ingredient supplier Oh Oh Organic, to find out about how her quest to find sustainable and ethically produced palm oil took her to the South American country of Ecuador.

Published: 01-Jul-2016

Butter-coated powders standout among cosmetics and skin care ingredients

Blue Sun's butter-coated powders as cosmetics, skin care ingredients

Stellie Balthazard

Chemical Engineer - Blue Sun International

At this year’s NYSCC Suppliers Day event, Cosmetics Design checked in with Stellie Balthazard of Blue Sun International about that company’s butter-coated powder ingredients and the options that manufacturers have as talc falls by the wayside.

Published: 23-May-2016

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

Euromonitor highlights new beauty growth concepts

Irina Barbalova

Global director of beauty and personal care - Euromonitor International

Exceedingly high-levels of competition in the beauty market means that staying one step ahead of future growth potential is vital. We spoke to Irina Barbalova of Euromonitor International to find out what to look for.

Published: 12-May-2016

A look at TRI-K’s multifunctional anti-aging ingredient

A look at TRI-K’s multifunctional anti-aging ingredient

Elzbieta Kaspryzk

Director of Innovation, Research & Development - TRI-K

At in-cosmetics Paris, Elzbieta Kaprzyk, director of innovation, research, and development for the company, spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske about Fision WrinkleFix.

Published: 12-May-2016

Naturals skin expert shares the story about launching a pure skin care line

Naturals skin expert shares the story about launching a pure skin care line

Dr Anne Marie Fine

Founder - I Am Fine Pure Skin Collection

At the recent in-cosmetics event in Paris, Cosmetics Design caught up with Dr. Anne Marie Fine, who has turned her expertise in natural dermatology into a successful skin care line.

Published: 11-May-2016

Presperse focuses on the growing optical trend

Presperse focuses on the growing optical trend

Heidi Lebel

Marketing Director - Presperse

The optical trend has evolved into a significant part of the skin care and colour cosmetics categories that continues to evolve to bring new effects for consumers, explains Heidi Lebel, marketing director at Presperse.

Published: 10-May-2016

DSM highlights how innovation is driving personal care trends at in-cosmetics Paris

DSM highlights how innovation is driving personal care trends at in-cosmetics Paris

Frederic Boned

Director of innovation and marketing - DSM Nutritional Products

Switzerland-based DSM is targeting the personal care market with three key areas of focus, explains Frederic Boned, director of marketing and innovation at DSM Nutritional Products.

Published: 06-May-2016

Univar highlights beauty trend for urban women

Univar highlights beauty trend for urban women

Cosmetics Design caught up with marketing director Arnita Wofford, of ingredients specialist Univar Personal Care, who explained about the 'Savage Glamour' concept, which focuses on the fast-paced lifestyle of urban women.

Published: 05-May-2016

Formulation trends at at in-cosmetics Paris 2016

Formulation trends at at in-cosmetics Paris 2016

Cosmetics Design spoke to Belinda Carli, director of The Institute of Personal Care Science and the formulations consultant for the in-cosmetics events, to find out what this year's buzz was all about.

Published: 03-May-2016

Thanks to Total partnership Seppic can create high purity emollients

Thanks to Total partnership Seppic can create high purity emollients

Sabrina Mizael & Nathalie Chevrot

Combining the expertise of both Seppic and Total has led to the launch of two new high purity emollients at the in-cosmetics trade show earlier this month, that are enhanced because of the commercial partnership.

Published: 27-Apr-2016

Croda explains how different trending topics can influence cosmetics forumlating

Croda explains how different trending topics can influence cosmetics forumlating

Karen Ryan & Alice Miles

All different types of trend can affect how a supplier and formulator will develop their products, and right now it is texture and instant gratification that has influenced Croda's latest innovations.

Published: 26-Apr-2016

CD Buzz: All you will need to know about in-cosmetics Paris, in a short video

CD Buzz: All you will need to know about in-cosmetics Paris, in a short video

The Cosmetics Design team has put together a helpful video preview for in-cosmetics Paris 2016. Just click on the video to learn about some of the highlights from the educational programme, several new features this year, including the formulation lab, some of the key trends to look out for, and a few of the key ingredient launches.

Published: 11-Apr-2016

Cosmetics Compact – Special Forum: Sustainable sourcing of natural ingredients

Cosmetics Compact – Special Forum: Sustainable sourcing of natural ingredients

The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest news and views from the cosmetics industry, and this edition takes a new turn with a special feature on ingredient sourcing and sustainability.

Published: 04-Mar-2016

Cosmetics Compact: A mixed bag of results for industry’s top players

Cosmetics Compact: A mixed bag of results for industry’s top players

The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest new headlines from the last few weeks, taking a glance at what has been happening in the cosmetics industry.

Published: 13-Nov-2015

Naturally Australian Products taps into high demand for Antipodean botanicals

Naturally Australian Products taps into high demand for Antipodean botanicals

Jacqui Rathner

Chief Operation Officer - Naturally Australian Products

Naturally Australian Products has grown its product line up from just four products to create a portfolio of nearly 100 botanical-based offerings in the space of a few short years. We recently spoke to company COO Jacqui Rathner who shared the reasons why the business has experienced such a rapid pace of growth. 

Published: 12-Nov-2015

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

Rebecca Blahosky

Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Botanic Innovations

Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients derived from fruit, vegetable, and herb seeds.

Published: 29-Oct-2015

Organic Monitor discusses challenges and opportunities in the huge Brazil naturals market

Organic Monitor discusses challenges and opportunities in the huge Brazil naturals market

Amarjit Sahota

Founder - Organic Monitor

At the recent Organic Monitor Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we spoke to the market research company's founder Amajit Sahota to find out about the challenges posed by the recent economic downtown for the natural cosmetics markets, as well as to discover what opportunities still exist, despite the tougher times. 

Published: 28-Oct-2015

Cosmetics Compact: China slowdown, microbeads, advertising and more...

Cosmetics Compact: China slowdown, microbeads, advertising and more...

The Cosmetics Compact is your compact source of the latest new headlines from the last few weeks, taking a glance at what has been happening in the cosmetics industry.

Published: 16-Oct-2015

Mintel analyst says opportunities still exist in Brazil, despite the downturn

Mintel analyst says opportunities still exist in Brazil, despite the downturn

Vivienne Rudd

Director of Global Insight and Innovation, Beauty & Personal Care - Mintel

Cosmetics Design caught up with Mintel analyst Vivienne Rudd to find out what is going on in the massive Brazil market. And despite the economic downturn, it seems that sun care, hair colorant, deodorants and the men's grooming category will continue to offer manufacturers opportunities.

Published: 13-Oct-2015

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