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Rising cosmetics, fragrance, and personal care leaders honored with CEW Top Talent Awards

Cosmetic Executive Women president Carlotta Jacobson calls the seven mid-career women who received the award this year, “the future of our industry.” The 2017 winners come from L’Oréal Paris, Sephora, Tom Ford Beauty, Rodan + Fields, and more.


Estée Lauder Companies shares sustainability best practices, part 1

Ahead of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City this May, Cosmetics Design connected with Nancy Mahon, senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée Lauder Companies, to find out how the multinational beauty company manages sustainability. Part 1 of our Q&A is all about creating value through sustainability.


Pat Schneider accepts CEO role at Biova

The privately held natural skin care ingredient maker announced the new appointment just this week and is looking forward to advancing its market position under her leadership.


Naa-Sakle Akuete, Eu’Genia Shea

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Naa-Sakle Akuete, CEO of Eu’Genia Shea, explains how an indie brand can deliver supply chain transparency and ingredient purity that rivals much larger corporate brands and why asking for help is never a bad idea.


Indie Beauty Expo is headed to Dallas, Texas

The premier cosmetics and personal care industry event for startups and independent brands has expanded to include a full three-day show in culturally and commercially vibrant northern Texas. Opening May 9th, IBE has something for everyone: entrepreneurs, press, consumers, and professionals.  


The personal care maker has teamed up with a company that specializes in solving bacterial problems. And the partnership is on track to develop at least one commercially viable skin care product.


Can sustainable beauty come to terms with cosmetics and personal care packaging waste?

In the run up to this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design checked in with speaker Scott Cassel of the Product Stewardship Institute to find out what beauty brands can do better when it comes to post-consumer waste.


Sabine Chalmers is first woman to join Coty board of directors

Just six months after becoming the world’s third largest beauty company (thanks to the acquisition of what had been P&G’s specialty beauty business) the personal care, fragrance, and cosmetics company has announced the addition of woman to its previously all-male, eight-member board.


Revlon’s latest leadership change advances company-wide reorganization

Early this year the global beauty and fragrance company announced plans for a complete reorg, following its 2016 acquisition of Elizabeth Arden. Now the company has hired a chief operating officer with a track record of restructuring.


Biossance skin care brand helps boost Amyris sales

Biotech player Amyris says that the recent launch of its skin care brand at selected Sephora stores nationwide and online has given the company’s bottom line a significant boost.