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Shaffali Miglani, Shaffali

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Shaffali Miglani, Founder of the ayurvedic and aromatherapy â based skin care brand Shaffali, describes the patience and perspective she has gained in over a decade of brand ownership, the value of self-awareness in entrepreneurship, and why she believes that beauty products are as capable of delivering effective skin care benefits as they are of bettering a personâs state of mind and spirit.


L’Oréal Canada brings 5 tech startups into corporate accelerator program

The technologiesâvoice, machine vision and location analytics, ecommerce advertising, multicloud broadcasting, and AIâarenât exclusively beauty tech solutions. But LâOrÃal Canada and the men leading these startups see great potential for their tech tools in the cosmetics and personal care marketplace.


Personal care manufacturer KDC/ONE makes second acquisition this month

The Canadian company announced this week that it has reached a deal to acquire Swallowfieldâs beauty manufacturing business. The news comes just 2 weeks after KDC/ONE acquired Alkos and again furthers the companyâs presence and capabilities in Europe.


Kopari closes $20 million Series A funding round, thanks to L Catterton, Unilever Ventures, and others

Coconut oil is the hero ingredient in Kopari products. And the San Diego, California â based beauty startup has plans to grow its business even further, creating more coconut beauty products and reaching more consumers in-store and online.


Project Beauty Expo moves to Los Angeles, California

Last year, the beauty discovery show and entrepreneur education event, hosted by and for women of color, took place in New York City. For 2019 itâs headed to the West Coast. PBE will take place from September 14 through 16, and a first look at the program of exhibiting brands and educational workshops is online now.


Charkit acquires CA Specialties and Custom Ingredients, Cathy Ayer Clark stays on as president

Late last week, the multi-industry chemical supplier announced its latest acquisition. Adding the Custom Ingredients business to its portfolio means Charkit now offers that companyâs popular ready-made ingredient blends for both personal care and industrial customers.


The Estée Lauder Companies creates a new role for Sara Moss

This month, Moss became the beauty companyâs vice chairman, a post that sees her advising executive management, collaborating with senior staff to advance womenâs leadership, and coordinating communication between the board of directors and the Lauder family.


6 indie brands helping define the mindful beauty movement

Mindful beauty is a catchall term that describes the sorts of businesses and brands that conscious consumers want to support. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at 6 types of mindful beauty and a small selection of the indie brands that are envisioning a more mindful future for personal care, cosmetics, and fragrance.


Evelyn Subramaniam , BIJA Essence

In her Indie Beauty Profile Evelyn Subramaniam, founder of the luxury wellness brand BIJA Essence, talks about the power of passion in entrepreneurship, and about how her deceptively simple essential oils brand is leveraging another powerâthe power of touchâto inspire and delight consumers.


2019 Indie Beauty Innovators Awards finalists announced

This week, ICMAD, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors association, released its list of 30+ finalist across 11 categories. Winners will be announced at a celebratory dinner later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.