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19 ways the beauty industry is responding to CoronaVirus

By Deanna Utroske

It wasn’t until 2020 that Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) became a factor of import in the cosmetics and personal care industry. But by now, no matter where in the world you are, the virus has changed things. Here Cosmetics Design looks at how our...

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What does IBE look like overseas?

By Deanna Utroske

One month from now, the Berlin, Germany, edition of the Indie Beauty Expo will open its doors, welcoming buyers from nearly 80 retailers as well as 100s of press and influencers, brand founders, and other industry professionals.

ITA helps Italian Beauty win in the US market

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ITA helps Italian Beauty win in the US market

By Deanna Utroske

The Italian Trade Agency partners with legacy and startup brands across categories to help bring the best and latest in Italian cosmetics, personal care, and grooming innovation to consumers here in the States.

The Estée Lauder Companies publishes a first full CR report

The Estée Lauder Companies publishes a first full CR report

By Deanna Utroske

Business is changing. Beauty consumers care about the social and environmental implications of the products they buy; and financial stakeholders see value in publicly responsible and truly sustainable companies. And so, the beauty maker is taking stock...

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This Month in Fragrance: September 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Fragrance makers big and small from Latin America, Asia, and the States were in the headlines on Cosmetics Design this month. Here are the highlights, including an Indie Beauty Profile of Georgia-based Othús Perfumery, 3 new fragrances from Shiseido,...

Professional organisation, CEW UK, joins forces with retail owner, Landsec, to increase the uptake of the consumer promotional favourite in key shopping destinations around the country.

CEW teams up with Landsec for pop-up store launches

By Natasha Spencer

Professional organisation, CEW UK, joins forces with retail owner, Landsec, to increase the uptake of the consumer promotional favourite in key shopping destinations around the country.

Urbanisation is set to impact and transform the global urban consumer profile.

How to appeal to changing urban consumer landscape

By Natasha Spencer

Centring on how urbanisation is set to impact and transform the global urban consumer profile, we take a look at how urbanisation is set to change how cosmetics and personal brands develop concepts and interact with consumers.

Men and wellness: How to truly make an impact

Men and wellness: How to truly make an impact

By Natasha Spencer

Amid the current marketing messages used to communicate with men in the health and wellness space, a shift is taking place that is likely to see brands embrace and adopt new approaches to improve these conversations.

Indie Trail companies offer beauty startups less and more at in-cosmetics Global 2019

Indie Trail companies offer beauty startups less and more

By Deanna Utroske

Just 34 of the more than 800 companies exhibiting at the in-cosmetics Global tradeshow in Paris this month opted to be featured on the event’s first Indie Trail map—a guide meant to help indie beauty brands and aspiring founders find and connect with...

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in-cosmetics Global 2019 welcomes indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

At next month’s in-cosmetics global tradeshow in Paris, beauty startups and independent personal care brands will have a clear path to follow and an easier time connecting with ingredient suppliers that are offering low order volumes and other services...

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the social sales beauty company added its name to a growing roster of businesses and corporations participating in WEPs. And late last week, when Deborah Gibbins, the company’s chief operating officer, spoke at a United Nations forum focused...

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