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When it Comes to Positioning, Natural Isn't Enough

Beauty and personal care brands no longer can rely on “natural” or “organic” as their main differentiator when connecting with consumers. According to a study by FMI, natural cosmetics has in 2019 a market value worth US$ 36 billion. It…

Projecting Trends in Design for the New Decade

Projecting Trends in Design for the New Decade

There are just a few months left of the year (and the decade), and the team at MSLK has been closely watching what has been going on in the beauty...
Your beauty brand strategy should include accessible packaging, and here’s why

Your beauty brand strategy should include accessible packaging, and here’s why

For many consumers, packaging can be a struggle. The “unboxing” or unveiling. experience of the product can be ruined solely because it was hard to open or use. Not only...
MSLK Named as Winner in CV Magazine’s Media Innovator Awards

MSLK Named as Winner in CV Magazine’s Media Innovator Awards

Image: CV Magazine With constant shifts within the industry, it is key to stay ahead of the curve and to adapt to the trials and tribulations of the industry.Kaven Cooper,...
MSLK Named in Top Cosmetic Package Design Companies in the World

MSLK Named in Top Cosmetic Package Design Companies in the World

"Research shows that 33% percent of consumers will refuse to use a product or brand if they don’t like the look of their packaging label – and cosmetic packaging design...
MSLK Named in Top New York Branding Agencies of 2019

MSLK Named in Top New York Branding Agencies of 2019

MSLK was recently named one of the top branding agencies in NYC by B2B marketplace experts, DesignRush, and has ranked in as No. 3! Design Rush identifies themselves as "your...
Indie Beauty Innovators

Indie Beauty Innovators

What does innovation in beauty look like in 2019? MSLK's own Sheri Koetting and a panel of six industry buyers and influencers sat down to judge this year's ICMAD Indie Beauty...
Hiring a Junior Designer

Hiring a Junior Designer

  MSLK, an award-winning boutique beauty branding studio in Long Island City, is seeking a Junior Designer with 1-3 years experience. Must have experience with branding — brand strategy, packaging...
Hiring a Senior Designer

Hiring a Senior Designer

  MSLK, an award-winning boutique beauty branding studio in Long Island City, is seeking a Senior Designer with 5+ years experience. Must have experience with branding — brand strategy, packaging...
Hiring a Project Manager / Producer

Hiring a Project Manager / Producer

MSLK, an award-winning boutique beauty branding studio, is seeking a Project Manager/Producer with 3+ years experience and experience/comfort working within a boutique design studio supervising both packaging & digital projects....
QR Code use on Beauty Packaging

QR Code use on Beauty Packaging

QR codes are making a comeback. QR “Quick Response” codes are quite remarkable. Not only are they one of the most used types of 2-D code today, their ability to...
MSLK Beauty Branding Scholarship

MSLK Beauty Branding Scholarship

SUBMISSION DEADLINE July 1, 2019 FIELD(S) OF STUDY Design Marketing Branding Packaging Design DESCRIPTION MSLK, the beauty branding agency, has established this scholarship to support the next generation of bright...
The Rise of Minimalism in Beauty Packaging

The Rise of Minimalism in Beauty Packaging

In the last few years, minimalism has become somewhat ubiquitous in the branding world. From web design to retail locations to packaging, minimalist principles are everywhere. While it would be...