This year marked the second annual IBE event in New York City. And the show, catering to the trade, retail buyers, press, and consumers, firmly established itself as the newest go-to event for trend spotting, business deals, and much more!
A steep rise in the number of indie cosmetic companies coming on to the market is helping to fuel one of the fastest industry growth rates in the world right now. and a new industry show bears testimony to this.
Don’t just think about what the consumer wants, think about what they need. This is the advice of market expert Belinda Carli, director of the Institute of Personal Care Science, for formulating a brand-leading product.
Beauty from within never went away in Asia, but in Europe initial enthusiasm waned, while in the US it never really took off in a big way. So is the time now ripe for firms to be investing in the area again?
With the ongoing rise of Korean cosmetics (often dubbed K-beauty) in the global industry, US consumers remain reluctant to embrace the trend fully. Here, CosmeticsDesign takes a look at what brands are doing to make an impact.
Cannes Lions, the international advertising festival, was held last week, recognising the best and brightest in the advertising world. Here’s a roundup of the leading ads entered into the offering from beauty.
Beauty sampling provider Glossybox is not afraid to ask customers to unsubscribe from its online platforms should they become persistent in giving ‘abusive’ or ‘aggressive’ feedback on its social media channels.
Global beauty player Shiseido has launched three new sun protection products onto the market in Japan, using its sweat- and water-resistant technology in a bid to target the children’s sun care market.
A unique, reusable delivery system that promises to optimize cosmetic science and applicator design for results far beyond what creams or wet masks can provide, infusers are the creation of BioMod Concepts. To find out more, Cosmetics Design interviewed...
Shiseido CEO Masahiko Uotani has said Japanese brands tend to miss the importance of creating a strong and enduring brand identity, and criticised them for considering it as merely a part of a company’s sales division.
International beauty player Maybelline has announced the appointment of its first Asian global brand ambassador, in a move which suggests it is keen to leverage the ever-rising dominance of the region.
This month the skin care and hair care brand launched the #BreakTheWalls campaign as a “call to action” and a “national awareness platform” to move the industry toward a genuinely diverse and inclusive consumer experience.
French luxury cosmetic and perfume house Lancôme is launching its online customer experience powered by the Edgecase Product Intelligence Platform as it looks to align the shopping experience with the consumers’ needs.
LA-based Landing International is the company behind a new B2B concept in online beauty platforms. Called Marketplace, it will platform hard to source beauty products, starting with a collection from Asia.
Clothing, household goods and cosmetics retailer Muji has China to thank for its record profit in the last financial year of $192 million (US), according to Satoru Matsuzaki, president of the brand’s operator.
Along with BB and CC creams, compact cushion foundation packaging is one of the key beauty innovations which launched Korean cosmetics so firmly into the global arena in recent years. Here, we take a look at the ongoing momentum behind the trend, and...
Japanese beauty player Kosé has stated it will push its flagship Sekkisei brand on domestic and international markets in the coming few years, in order to cater to growing consumer demand and achieve further international expansion.