In the press
We are very proud we're getting a lot of attention in the media with our webshop, with our COSMANIA Lab and of course with our great products!
For press clippings regarding the products we carry, follow this link (and the press clippings are also at the product detail page, at the tab 'in the press'). And below you'll find a few general examples of clippings about COSMANIA as a total.
VOGUE: "Vogue's best online shops ... Cosmania.nl, a Dutch beauty phenomenon where many foreign brands, such as This Works, Elemental Herbology and Cowshed, are exclusively sold ... They started online, but recently also in the offline COSMANIA Beautylab in Hotel Droog in the Staalstraat in Amsterdam."
RED: “Shopping tip! The successful Webshop Cosmania just opened a shop at the Herenstraat 19 in Amsterdam. This is a must-go for beautiful foreign niche beauty products.”
GLAMOUR: The beauty editor of Glamour "has been a fan of COSMANIA for a time, because they carry the most beautiful and finest cosmetic brands from all over the world. Popular brands that prove that 'responsible' can be fun, delicious and far from boring. Now you can experiment yourself all products in their beauty lab, so come smell, touch, try and buy."
MARIE CLAIRE: "What's new & now? Marie Claire spots all the new places to make you happy! E.g.: COSMANIA Lab: Marie Claire Start-up Award winner COSMANIA opens in addition to their online cosmetics shop with niche brands now also a laboratory where try and smell all creams and polished. It's located in another new hot spot: Hotel Droog!"
FAB MAGAZINE: "Look, click, buy! The best online addresses: BEAUTY: COSMANIA offers a range of special and affordable international beauty brands that you cannot by anywhere else in the Netherlands. You would love to put all those beautiful cosmetics products in your shopping cart!"
FASHIONISTA: "Beauty, what's new? The Beauty Lab! SteamCream, Cake Beauty and Laqa & Co., These and many other cool brands were in the Netherlands only for sale at www.cosmania.nl. Until now! The shop opens an offline shop - in the trendy concept store Hotel Droog - where you can smell, feel and buy all the products! COSMANIA @ Hotel Dry, Staalstraat 7B, Amsterdam".
ESTA: "Starting a business together! We did it! "...Suddenly there was a mood-board, a Marie Claire award and a website ... that we could work well together, we already knew, but also the friendship works in our favor." Read the entire interview with us, the founders of COSMANIA in the september issue of the Esta (a Dutch magazine)!
FLAVOURZINE from Flavourites: interview with Marije and Marcel from COSMANIA
GLAMOUR: "Beautiful and affordable international cosmetics brands that are not available in the Netherlands yet are found on www.cosmania.nl. I'm addicted to the shop. This cheerful design on-the-go tins of SteamCream with a moisturizer for your face =, body and hands are quite nice, aren't they? And perfect for the plane! Click here to see the entire piece in Glamour.
VOKSKRANT (Dutch newspaper): "Click & Beautiful. Many consumers are looking for small, special and ecological cosmetics, but in the crowded landscape of perfumery is there no place. Hence the rise of the cosmetics shop. www.cosmania.nl: Marcel Dekker and Marije Hoff are the founders of the shop Cosmania. they worked first in the regular cosmetics but wanted their own shop. They have specialized in beautiful, special and affordable international cosmetics brands that you can hardly buy in the Netherlands. A brand such as Cowshed example, that with the 'nature knows best' approach 80 percent organic products, based on vegetable oils, and without chemical additives. Or the makeup of the Berlin based Uslu Airlines, developed by the Turkish makeup artist Feride Uslu. That is especially known for its beautiful colors. Within 2 working days after payment in house (in the Netherlands), costs € 5.95 (int The Netherlands), free shipping over € 60. The product descriptions are extensive. Consumers review & rate products that they have used on the site."
SANTE: Candy Shop! At Cosmania you can go for beautiful and refined international cosmetics brands. Take Laqa & Co.: with these beautiful pens you can color quickly and neatly in a few clicks your nails. The packaging exposes unique artwork of young artists, who would like to be discovered by the general public. Nails in the color of berries? Yes please! www.cosmania.nl."
SuperTrash: Gift selection for the holiday Season: "Visit www.cosmania.nl. It's like a little candy store for beauty, filled with beautiful, caring and spoiling products." With (Malin+Goetz) Face Mask, SteamCream (Freedom & Discipline), Cowshed Room Candel, Laqa & Co. nail polish pen and Neal's Yard Remedies Geranium & Orange Hand Wash.
GRAZIA: Chef Beauty Manon in her Beauty Bulletin "www.cosmania.nl sells nowadays the British ecobrand Neal's Yard. I'm a fan of the Daily Moisture Rehydrating Rose, that keeps my skin in top form. Absolute Luxury is also a divine moisturizer from Karen Murrell. "
BEAUTY-MAG. (2011).At the 'I' from 'Internet' in the Little Black Beauty Book: "For the great niche brands surf to www.cosmania.nl."
LINDA. "At Cosmania you can buy great cosmetics brands that are not in the shops elsewhere in the Netherlands. For example, nail polish and lip gloss from Uslu Airlines in bottles of Bernhard Willhelm. Beautiful colors, without scary addititives."
On the same page: "Cameron and Asley have it. Repairing hair cream from Swedish hair stylists Sacha Mitic and Juan Rose Lind. Gives more shine and less frizz. SachaJuan is in the Netherlands exclusively on sale at www.cosmania.nl.
"Affordable foreign cosmetics brands that you can not buy elsewhere in the Netherlands: www.cosmania.nl brings them together. When surfing on the site you will also discover many natural products such as nail polishes of Uslu Airlines ..."
ELEGANCE: "Candy Shop! You can go shopping 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: in the web cosmetics shop. Marije Hoff and Marcel Dekker run www.cosmania.nl. Great, affordable cosmetic brands not elsewhere found in the Netherlands. The make-up Uslu Airlines for example, lies also at Colette in Paris. "
Marie Claire December (2010)
On Influenced by style:
Beautyjournaal with a complete interview: