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Global Cosmetic Industry 2021 Editorial Calendar

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Global Cosmetic Industry will address beauty's new normal in 2021.

Global Cosmetic Industry provides beauty brand founders and leaders, marketers, and product developers with the job-critical consumer and market data, ingredient and packaging trends, marketing and business insights, retail strategies, and industry news they need to innovate faster, smarter and better.

Use our calendar to take advantage of opportunities across Global Cosmetic Industry’s media universe throughout the year. For more information on marketing opportunities, contact Kim Jednachowski.

January

COLOR COSMETICS

What’s trending:

  • Packaging
  • Ingredients
  • Growth categories
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Consumer insights & behavior

PACKAGING & TURNKEY

  • Speed and flexibility in a challenging market
  • Sampling solutions
  • E-commerce solutions/ packaging designs

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

Expert insights from suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and brands on:

  • Color cosmetics
  • Turnkey & manfacturing

PRODUCT ROUNDUP

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Supplement: Packaging & Turnkey Manufacturing

  • Packaging launches & services
  • Turnkey & manufacturing services
  • Indie-focused innovations & services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 11/02/20
  • Ad Close: 12/4/20

 

February

PACKAGING 2021 (Part 1): SAFETY

Packaging designed to keep products and consumers safe:

  • Airless/formula defense formats
  • Hygienic tools
  • Low-/no-touch application
  • Rethinking sampling in-store and beyond
  • E-commerce-first packaging

CLEAN & SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY

  • Trends, brands and innovations
  • Free-from, clean, safe, eco-friendly, and simple ingredients and formulas (natural/synthetic)
  • Naturals, “clean” swaps, multifunctionals, green tech, etc.
  • Sustainable packaging

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

  • New products and services
  • Trends & emerging technologies

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Sustainable packaging
  • Clean beauty

PRODUCT ROUNDUP

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 11/30/20
  • Ad Close: 1/7/21

 

March

SKIN CARE: FACE & BODY

  • Ingredients: defense, repair, soothing and microbiome rebalance
  • Skin care packaging trends
  • Trending products & categories
  • Consumer insights

PACKAGING FOR SKIN CARE

  • New products and services

INGREDIENTS 2021: PART 1

  • New launches, claims, research and demo products from suppliers

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Ingredient launches

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 01/09/21
  • Ad Close: 2/5/21

 

April

PACKAGING 2021 (Part 2): PACKAGING & TURNKEY TRENDS

  • New packaging for beauty and personal care
  • Turnkey services
  • Personalized/customized packaging innovation
  • Sampling innovations
  • E-commerce packaging

INGREDIENTS 2021: PART 2

  • New launches, claims, research and demo products from suppliers

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • New ingredients
  • New packaging
  • Turnkey service insights

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Supplement: Packaging & Turnkey

  • New launches
  • New technologies and innovations

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 02/01/21
  • Ad Close: 3/5/21

 

May

SKIN CARE TRENDS: BODY & FACE

  • Personalization
  • Clean & sustainable formulations
  • Trending products
  • New ingredients & technologies
  • Packaging for skin & body care
  • Consumer insights

FRAGRANCE

  • Trending products
  • Scent & wellness
  • Fragrance packaging
  • Fragrance ingredients

SUN CARE

  • Trending products
  • Ingredients for sunscreens, after-sun, self-tanning and more
  • Packaging for sun care

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Sun care
  • Fragrance

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 03/01/21
  • Ad Close: 4/7/21

 

June

CLEAN & SUSTAINABLE COLOR COSMETICS

What’s trending:

  • Packaging
  • Ingredients
  • Products
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Consumer insights & behavior

HAIR CARE

What’s trending:

  • Packaging
  • Ingredients
  • Products
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Consumer insights & behavior

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Makeup
  • Hair care

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Supplement: Packaging & Services for Indie Brands

  • Turnkey services
  • Low minimum orders
  • Fast turnaround
  • On-trend: sustainable, etc.

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 04/02/21
  • Ad Close: 5/6/21 

 

July/August

(August: digital-only)

CLEAN & SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY

  • Trends, brands and innovations
  • Free-from, clean, safe, eco- friendly, and simple ingredients and formulas (natural/synthetic)
  • Naturals, “clean” swaps, multifunctionals, green tech, etc.
  • Sustainable packaging

PACKAGING & TURNKEY

  • New launches from suppliers, plus speed-to-market solutions

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Indie beauty
  • Packaging
  • Clean beauty
  • Turnkey

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 05/03/21
  • Ad Close: 6/4/21 

 

September

PACKAGING 2021 (Part 3): INNOVATION

  • New products & formats
  • Tools
  • Sampling
  • E-commerce solutions

ANTI-AGING/WELL-AGING

  • Consumer insights
  • Ingredients: anti-aging actives for skin and hair
  • Product trends
  • Marketing messaging

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Packaging
  • Anti-/well-aging

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Supplement: The Future of Packaging

  • Sustainability
  • Personalization
  • New technologies/formats

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 07/09/21
  • Ad Close: 8/6/21 

 

October

INGREDIENTS

  • New launches, research and claims and trends

HAIR CARE

What’s trending:

  • Packaging
  • Ingredients
  • Products
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Consumer insights & behavior

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Hair care
  • Ingredients
  • Packaging

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 08/02/21
  • Ad Close: 9/9/21

 

November

BEAUTY 2022

  • Insights from suppliers, brands, retailers and more about what’s next for the industry

WELLNESS

What’s trending in:

  • Product categories (ingestibles, soothing and calming topicals, intimate wellness, sleep enhancers, etc.)
  • Recent launches
  • Consumer & market data

PACKAGING

  • New launches and innovations

SUPPLIER INSIGHTS (DM)*

  • Wellness
  • The future of the industry
  • Packaging

Product Roundup

  • Packaging, Ingredients, Services

Magazine Due Dates

  • Editorial: 09/01/21
  • Ad Close: 10/8/21

 

December

2022 DIRECTORY OF SUPPLIERS

Annual publication of suppliers, manufacturers and service providers

Directory Due Dates

  • Editorial: 10/20/21
  • Ad Close 11/8/21

 

*DM = digital magazine