Brand Innovation

Indie Beauty Profile Melanie Gleeson, endota

Indie Beauty Profile

Melanie Gleeson, endota

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Melanie Gleeson, founder of endota, tells how a first job in beauty grew into a spa services business and eventually a brand with 3 distinct product lines. And, she passes along the advice of a friend that changed her into...

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

PCHI 2019

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

By Amanda Lim

US-based cosmetics firm Alps Beauty is searching for partners to bring a reusable and customisable gel mask to Asia, and reported a high level of interest at last week’s PCHi show in Guangzhou

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LATAM Special Edition: Natural Hair Care

Mintel highlights the hottest natural hair care launches

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American region has always been about hair care, so combine that with the naturals trends and you have a segment of the market that is alive with new product launches and innovation.

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Editor’s Spotlight

Indie beauty brands are fine-tuning the ingestibles market

By Deanna Utroske

2018 saw a boom of beauty supplements from skin care brands and vitamin makers alike. Now, innovative startups are refining the options—formulating and marketing teas, tinctures, mix-in powders, and pills to ensure beauty-from-within outlives the trend...

Is indie beauty a thing in Asia?

From The Editor's Desk

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?

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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...

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