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Watch out for indie beauty in Latin America

From The Editor's Desk

Watch out for indie beauty in Latin America

By Simon Pitman

Latin America is increasingly proving to be a big opportunity for indie beauty brands to take advantage of market conditions that are designed to encourage domestic businesses.

Ingredients players come up with smart solutions to CBD regulation

From The Editor's Desk

Ingredients players come up with smart solutions to CBD regulation

By Simon Pitman

While regulators in the United States and the EU continue to mull laws that might enable the development of the hemp industry, cosmetic and personal care ingredient players have come up with intriguing ways of circumnavigating existing regulations.

Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

From The Editor's Desk

Latin America paves the way for CBD cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The market for CBD skin care is rapidly opening up in Latin America thanks to a growing acceptance by regulators in countries like Colombia and Mexico, pointing to plenty of opportunities

FCE Cosmetique show director highlights future innovation

Special Edition Newsletter: FCE Cosmetique

FCE Cosmetique show director highlights future innovation

By Simon Pitman

This year’s FCE Cosmetique will have a distinct focus on the industry innovations of the future when it opens its doors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from May 21st to 23rd, at the Sao Paulo Expo.

What's new at FCE Cosmetique 2019?

Special Edition Newsletter: FCE Cosmetique

What's new at FCE Cosmetique 2019

By Simon Pitman

FCE Cosmetique is one of the biggest events for the LATAM beauty and personal care industry and has continued to evolve rapidly to keep apace of this fast-paced sector. In this article we highlight what new additions have been made for the 2019 show....

The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

From The Editor's Desk

The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Global event is always a major platform for new and emerging trends. And plenty of new trends were in evidence at the Paris event, but one in particular caught my eye – the move towards multiuse or multipurpose products.

How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

From The Editor's Desk

How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

By Simon Pitman

It is the biggest event on the calendar for the worldwide cosmetics and personal care ingredients market, but the fact that is so enormous can also make it daunting and difficult to navigate.

Costa Rica agrees to drop tariffs on Korean cosmetics

Costa Rica agrees to drop tariffs on Korean cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

The governments of Costa Rica and South Korea have signed a trade agreement that triggers the Central American Free Trade Agreement between the two countries, dropping tariffs on Korean cosmetic imports.

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?

How do ingredients companies approach indie beauty formulation?

How do ingredients companies approach indie beauty formulation?

By Simon Pitman

To answer this questions, Cosmetics Design spoke to decision makers at Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients Division, to find out how ingredients providers come up with solutions that suit the specific demands of indie beauty players.

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

From The Editor's Desk

The microbiome trend takes center stage for Cosmetics Design this year

By Simon Pitman

The microbiome trend has taken the industry by storm and Cosmetics Design is homing in on it with a dedicated ingredient category for this year’s Beauty Industry Awards as well as a two-day conference program dedicated to the topic for our inaugural Cosmetics...

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

Beauty Industry Awards 2019

Last few weeks to enter the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards!

By Simon Pitman

The clock is ticking on the closing date for entries to the 2019 Beauty Industry Awards. With last entries excepted no later than February 8th that leaves just three weeks to enter.

Color cosmetics maker Tokiwa Corp. sets up manufacturing in US, making Japanese makeup

Color cosmetics maker Tokiwa Corp. sets up manufacturing in US

By Deanna Utroske

Late last year, the contract manufacturer announced plans to renovate, equip, and open a first US facility to manufacture Japanese color products in the States. Tokiwa is investing over $30 million dollars in the New Jersey manufacturing site, which is...

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

From The Editor's Desk

Top coverage to look out for on Cosmetics Design in 2019

By Simon Pitman

Looking ahead to 2019, the Cosmetics Design team has a packed year ahead for its subscribers, including new face-to-face events, webinars, special editions and in depth event coverage.

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

The Cosmetics Design 2019 Trends Video

The Cosmetics Design beauty and personal care industry trends for 2019

By Simon Pitman

During 2018 the Cosmetics Design team has had its eye on the big trends in an effort to determine what is going to be driving the industry in 2019. In this video we have combined our know-how to bring you a total of 20 trends to look out for in the Americas,...

Are beauty consumers growing tired of social media?

From The Editor's Desk

Are beauty consumers tiring of social media?

By Simon Pitman

If a new report from TABS is anything to go by beauty consumers are losing interest in social media as a go-to for purchasing decisions. Here we take a closer at the data and try to find out what is next.