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LenaJapon skin care launches ecommerce in US

By Deanna Utroske

The Japanese beauty brand with quince seed extract at the heart of its product formulations has plans to expand its retail presence in the States by focusing on the wellness community. For now, however, LenaJapon is only available to US beauty consumers...

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 2

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 2

By Deanna Utroske

In the second part of Cosmetics Design’s exploration of Dow’s explicit work in anti-pollution skin care, Fabienne Bizeray, marketing manager of skin and sun at Dow, and Marc Eeman, a skin care application designer at the company, discuss the regional...

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

Dow invests in anti-pollution skin care – Part 1

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is putting time and money into the research, development, and marketing of skin protection ingredients. Cosmetics Design checks in with Fabienne Bizeray, marketing manager of skin and sun, and Marc Eeman, a skin care application...

Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

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Culture in Fragrance part 1: Making perfumery a habit

By Natasha Spencer

While APAC remains behind the US and Europe in terms of habitual fragrance use, we asked Philip Hwang, Brand Strategy Director at Brandimage, how the region is developing the sector.

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

This is what an independent beauty brand looks like

By Deanna Utroske

Since early this year, Cosmetics Design has been publishing the Indie Beauty Profile column weekly, showcasing the inspiring work of cosmetics and personal care entrepreneurs and their innovative brands. Now after nearly 30 installments, we pause to reflect...