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Beauty without Boundaries: How ‘multicultural’ product lines are reshaping the entire industry

At this week’s CEW Beauty Insider event in New York City, a panel of multicultural beauty market leaders discussed the transition to a psychographic and needs-based cosmetics and personal care business.

Richelieu Dennis of Sundial Brands (left to Right); Susan Akkad of Estée Lauder; Carlotta Jacobson, president of CEW; and Nicole Fourgoux of L’Oréal (picture courtesy of Patricia Willis Photography)

Is a turnaround finally in sight for troubled Avon?

After several years of steep decline for one of the biggest cosmetic players in the world, a positive rating from Citibank has sent stock prices surging amidst renewed hopes of improvements.

L’Oréal opens its first branded content production studio in Montreal, Canada

At the company’s worldwide Content Factory employees will create original digital assets to share brand stories, education and inspiration with consumers.

Croda lab investment aims to give customers faster response times and more claims

Croda’s US division, part of the world’s largest cosmetic ingredients operation, says that significant investment at its laboratory facilities is helping to raise the bar on response times and product claims.

Adding chelants to hair care products can reduce hair damage

Procter & Gamble scientists have found that adding chelants such as EDDS and histidine to shampoos and conditioners could reduce the damage caused by free radicals and keep hair healthier.

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