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Aug 17, 2017 | 03:24 PM CDT

5 Things to Know About the Future of AR Beauty

By: Audrey Latimer

Global Cosmetic Industry caught up with Vickie Wei, marketing director for Perfect365, Inc., to discuss the future of AR beauty, the challenges brands may face and what she finds exciting about the technology that's changing the industry.

Aug 16, 2017 | 04:40 PM CDT

Glossybox Has Been Acquired

Glossybox will join Beautybox, Grow Gorgeous and Lookfantastic.com, in The Hut Group's portfolio.

Aug 16, 2017 | 01:54 PM CDT

Yellow Wood Partners Acquires Freeman Beauty

“We believe there is a substantial opportunity to grow distribution with all of our customers, and especially to expand outside of the U.S. and Canada into international markets including South America and Europe."

Aug 15, 2017 | 02:31 PM CDT

Bullish Invests in Function of Beauty

Bullish looks for three elements when making investment decisions: companies built from the consumer's needs out, sectors with little innovation and paying consumer-business models.

Aug 15, 2017 | 01:39 PM CDT

Allure Magazine Kicks the Term 'Anti-aging' to the Curb

Allure feels the term is "subtly reinforcing the message that aging is a condition we need to battle."

Aug 15, 2017 | 10:06 AM CDT

[podcast] The Ugly Truth About Cosmetic Marketing

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By: Brooke Schleehauf

Paraben-free—a marketing term that helped to propel consumer fear of ingredients such as preservatives and sulfates. Rob Ross-Fichtner, of Focal Point Research Inc., shared in an exclusive interview how this movement toward misinformation started, how groups perpetuating consumer mistrust responded and where the industry goes from here.

Aug 14, 2017 | 04:05 PM CDT

Crescita Therapeutics Acquires Alyria Skincare Products

The acquisition provides Crescita with a number of immediate benefits, including synergies in leveraging their sales and marketing infrastructure and know-how, increasing their manufacturing capacity utilization and increasing their product offering to international markets.

Aug 14, 2017 | 03:34 PM CDT

Henkel Reports 'All-time High' Sales for Q2 2017

"Henkel delivered a strong performance in the second quarter, reaching new highs in quarterly sales, adjusted operating profit and EBIT margin as well as earnings per preferred share. All three business units contributed to this positive development.”

Aug 14, 2017 | 03:11 PM CDT

Gattefossé Expands Natural Offerings in Canada

"Adding propanediol to our Canadian portfolio allows us to bring a more rounded natural offering to our customers in the region."

Aug 11, 2017 | 04:43 PM CDT

LeBaronBrown Industries Invests in Charkit Chemical Company

"The investment in our company recognizes the hard work our management team has put into successfully building Charkit over the last 35 years and also recognizes the tremendous opportunities for growth that lie ahead for us."