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Indie Beauty Profile Nabila Chemillier, L’ODAÏTÈS

Indie Beauty Profile

Nabila Chemillier, L’ODAÏTÈS

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Nabila Chemillier, CEO of L’ODAÏTÈS, describes how she and her sisters have built a plant-based brand with all the practicality and luxury of French skin care to share their families beauty regime with today’s discerning natural...

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

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Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

By Simon Pitman

The indie beauty trend is taking North America and, increasingly, Europe, by storm. But is it gaining the same sort of popularity in Asia? If so, where are the hot spots for indie beauty?

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

Givaudan launches new sustainable fragrance precursors

By Lucy Whitehouse

The fragrance division from Givaudan, a major player within the ingredients market for beauty and personal care, has announced the launch of a new family of fragrance precursors that will expand its offering when it comes to longer lasting and more sustainable...

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inbiotech

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile

LATAM Beauty Brands Profile: Inbiotech

By Simon Pitman

Colombian biotech company Inbiotech started up as a biotech research firm back in 2004, but has since expanded with a beauty and personal care portfolio that includes five hair and skin care brands targeting a range of different functions.

5 top brand innovations so far this year

5 top brand innovations so far this year

By Lucy Whitehouse

From L’Oréal’s pH sensor technology to Coty’s artificial intelligence fragrance experience, In this Editor’s Spotlight, we delve into the five most exciting brand innovations that have emerged as leading the pack for the beauty industry in 2019.

Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA 2019

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Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care at IBE LA

By Deanna Utroske

In 2015 Marie Drago founded a new kind of personal care brand, one that promised to be “revolutionary skincare with a patented complex of pre, pro and postbiotics to support your skin's microbiome.” At this month’s Indie Beauty Expo event, Cosmetics...

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3 out-of-the-box beauty tools from indie brands

By Deanna Utroske

Most skin care tools coming to market now are high-tech electronics or digital devices. However at this month’s BeautyX Summit and Indie Beauty Expo events in Los Angeles, California, Cosmetics Design learned about 3 beauty tools made of simple metals...

Beauty and transparency: why is honesty now so essential for brands?

Beauty and transparency: why is honesty now so essential for brands?

By Lucy Whitehouse

We caught up with Kezzler, a company that offers technology to digitize individual products in the supply chain to give them a unique, secure and traceable identity, on the rising demand for transparency in the beauty industry. This Editor’s Spotlight...

Holland & Barrett launches CBD-infused cosmetics range

Holland & Barrett launches CBD-infused cosmetics range

By Lucy Whitehouse

In a sign that the European market may be ready for the rising cannabis-related skin care products that has been sweeping the US, Eos Scientific has launched their Ambience range across the UK.

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