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Beauty subscription service Birchbox turns 7

The cosmetics and personal care products sampling business celebrates its seventh anniversary this month with a collectible box series and customer appreciation offers.  


Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 will open 10 beauty specialty stores this year

In collaboration with the retail real estate company GGP, Forever 21 has plans for over a dozen stand-alone beauty boutiques meant to deliver the experiences and products that millennial and Gen Z cosmetics and personal care consumers want.


in-cosmetics Latin America show director reveals what is new this year

Cosmetics Design caught up with in-cosmetics Latin America show director Daniel Zanetti to find out about his expectations for this year's show, the all-important exhibitor numbers and what is new on the show floor.


Agnes B. Chapski to lead Sandow’s Beauty Engine

This week the media company, which specializes in design, beauty, fashion, and luxury, announced that Chapski will join Sandow as president of both its Beauty Engine brand services venture and its NewBeauty publication.


Projections for future K-beauty evolution in the US part II: Innovators leverage digital and societal influences

After exploring how new experiences are set to dominate K-beauty in the US , we spoke to David Tyrrell, Global Skincare Analyst, Beauty & Personal Care at Mintel about how innovations using social media, cultural influences and educational messages are impacting Korean beauty buyers in the US. 


Technology and the future of beauty

Tuesday at this week’s MakeUp in New York color cosmetics trade show in NYC, a standing-room-only conference session featuring speakers from L’Oréal, Google, and Peclers Paris, outlined how tech tools, data, and trends are changing beauty for consumers, brands, and manufacturers alike. 


Nanotech researchers develop a new structural color solution

A team of scientists from around the world, led by Ming Xiao of The University of Akron, have just published their findings online at Science Advances. The researchers are optimistic that their noniridescent structural color solution can be useful on a commercial scale in industries including cosmetics.


ABC shines light on tainted ingredients with book chapter on essential oil adulteration

The American Botanical Council is continuing to shed light on the issue of the adulteration of botanical ingredients by making available a book chapter on the adulteration of essential oils.  This comes on the heels of the publication of an ABC bulletin on tea tree oil adulteration.


ADF&PCD team up with Packaging Innovations and Pentawards for 2018 show

The 2018 US edition of the ADF&PCD tradeshows will deliver more exhibitions, more speakers, more awards, and more inspiration than it has in its first two years running here in the States. This, thanks to the US launch of the Packaging Innovations show and the Pentawards Conference.


SC Johnson to acquire Method soap brand

The household chemical and product maker announced the forthcoming transaction late last week. It’s a deal that will add Method’s hand and body soaps to the SC Johnson portfolio.