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Bulldog founder Simon Duffy says export has been a wonderful part of the men's skin care journey

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Key to export success for cosmetics is good distribution partners


For many brands, large or small, launching internationally can be a daunting challenge. We spoke with Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy, about how international expansion has presents great opportunities, how to deal with regulatory challenges, and...

liquid silk and silk powder (photo courtesy of Silk Therapeutics)

State-of-the-art silk protein patent granted

By Deanna Utroske

Specialty biotechnology company Silk Therapeutics announced late last month that the US Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for its non-GMO, stable liquid silk protein. Cosmetics Design connected with that company’s CEO, Greg Altman, to get the...

“We eventually found a natural flavour that masked both the after taste of the moringa and the after taste of the stevia.

UK Moringa-based beauty drink overcomes 'horrible' taste

By Louise Reid

A herbal nutricosmetic drink is being launched in the UK utilising the amino acid-rich Himalyan herb, Moringa oleifeira, with the company involved saying it has overcome the 'horrible' taste of moringa.

Belinda Carli, director at the Institute of Personal Care Science

Will neuro-cosmetics be the next big trend?

By Simon Pitman

Tapping into the big trend for wellbeing and sensory enhancement, a number of cosmetic ingredients targeting neurological stimulation could be the start of something new.

Kahina Giving Beauty is an all-natural skin care line inspired by Morocco and made in the US using 100% organic and fair trade argan oil.

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Developing naturals for an upscale market

By Deanna Utroske

Cosmetics Design caught up with Katharine L’Heureux, founder of Kahina Giving Beauty, to take a closer look at where the naturals category is headed, how big brands are getting involved, and what formulators can do to keep pace.

CPL Aromas and Michelin starred chef collaborate for new perfume

CPL Aromas and Michelin starred chef collaborate for new perfume


If a Michelin-starred chef offered to cook for you, I am sure you would eat it; but what if they were to formulate a perfume for you? Well, now you can find out as CPL Aromas has teamed up with Jason Atherton for the new Boadicea the Victorious fragrance.

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