P&G Specialty Beauty Brands Transfer to Coty Finalized

The transfer of P&G Specialty Beauty Brands to Coty is now complete, making Coty the third-largest beauty company in the world with approximately $9 billion in revenue. As a combined company, Coty will now also hold the No.1 position in fragrances, and the No.2 and No.3 positions in salon hair and color cosmetics, respectively.

Editor's Note: BSB Hits Cosmoprof North America

Highlights from Cosmoprof North America

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) 2016 proved to be another successful show with record-breaking numbers. The return of special areas (think: Discover Beauty and Discover Scent) plus new additions, like Discover Green and Glamour Me, solidified the strength of the exhibition in both forecasting and providing the latest trends in the beauty industry. Says Daniela Ciocan, marketing director of Cosmoprof North America, “We look forward to continuing strategic and thoughtful expansions to best service our exhibitors
and attendees across the beauty industry.”

iBE Show Highlights

See the top 7 products from the showroom floor.

The Indie Beauty Expo hit Los Angeles by storm this May, featuring indie exhibitors and informative seminars in a glamorous setting at the Shrine Expo Hall. With 105 brands in attendance, several suppliers and products jumped out to us the most. The Indie Beauty Expo returned to New York on August 24-25. For more information, visit

See our top 7 products from the iBE showroom floor in our September digital edition!

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Pixi Beauty Launches Exclusive Collaboration at Shoppers Drug Mart Spring 2017

Petra Strand, creator and founder of Pixi Beauty, has reached global icon status by creating an empire based on making women look like themselves, only better. Created 15 years again their Soho, London boutique, Pixi remains a real brand for real women. With fresh formulations infused with botanicals and beneficial ingredients, the multi-tasking nature of the youth-enhancing products is perfect for women on-the-go.

What's next for Pixi Beauty?

EWG Debuts Curated Beauty Box

The Environmental Working Group has launched its first-ever EWG-verified product box, featuring a variety of cosmetics and skincare products.

The organization, which provides research on and product verification for environmentally friendly products, has made the curated beauty box available in North America only, for now. It’s available on donation and contains the following beauty mix: