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NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024: Special Events, Staples & Highlights

By Cassandra Stern

In addition to a diverse offering of educational sessions and an engaging array of exhibitors across the show floor, this year’s NYSCC Suppliers’ Day conference will offer several special events, show staples, and activities to supplement attendees'...

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Day 2 Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

For those planning ahead of this year’s NYSCC Suppliers’ Day event in NYC on May 1st and 2nd, this preview offers insight into some informative educational session options for the Day 2 itinerary.

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Day 1 Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

Dive into the heart of innovation and sustainability at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024! Check out our preview of some must-attend events and sessions for Day 1 of this premier industry conference.

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2024 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day: New additions

By Cassandra Stern

Aligned with this year’s theme, “Inspire. Innovate. Celebrate.,” the 2024 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day is set to showcase a series of new exhibits and educational programming to benefit attendees.

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Q&A: Attorney breaks down ‘Clean at Sephora’ ruling

By Cassandra Stern

The recent ‘Clean at Sephora’ case ruling has been the subject of intense discussion and debate since it was released last month – in this Q&A, attorney Kelly Bonner analyzes the case, its resolution, and offers her perspective on the judgment’s potential...

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Three takeaways from In-Cosmetics Global 2024 in Paris

By Cassandra Stern

A shift from synthetic to more naturally-derived ingredients, an increased focus on efficacy, and rising interest in holistic well-being are all trends that dominated this year’s convention floor.

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Is Sunscreen Safe? Study tests zinc oxide for skin penetration

By Olivia DeSmit

Following increased concerns regarding the safety of long-term and repeat exposure to zinc oxide in sun screen products, researchers recently published a study examining if the molecules penetrate the skin's surface via topical application.

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Dove pledges to ‘keep beauty real’ in the age of AI

By Cassandra Stern

In response to findings in its 2024 The Real State of Beauty global report that include ‘one in three women feel pressure to alter their appearance because of what they see online, even when they know the images are fake or AI-generated,’ Dove has become...

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Q&A: A comprehensive look at the UN Plastics Pollution Treaty

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke to Francine Lamoriello, EVP, Global Strategies at PCPC and Melissa Kopolow, Associate Partner, Albright Stonebridge Group for their key takeaways regarding the UN Plastics Pollution Treaty and its potential impact on the manufacturers...

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SCC now accepting applications for 2024 Madam C.J. Walker scholarship

By Cassandra Stern

The Society of Cosmetics Chemists (SCC), in partnership with Mary Kay, Inc., is offering two $5,000 scholarships to support ‘specific under-represented minorities of any gender identity pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines...

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Q&A: Emil Capital VP on 2024's trends shaping beauty & personal care

By Cassandra Stern

In this CosmeticsDesign Q&A, we dive into the dynamic world of beauty investment with Cansu Arslan, Emil Capital Partners VP, as she shares her insights and experience with consumer influence, the clean beauty trend, and other evolving trends in cosmetics...

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Must Read: The top 5 CosmeticsDesign Articles of Q1 2024

By Cassandra Stern

As the first quarter of 2024 draws to a close, we delve into the most compelling insights and trends that have dominated the cosmetics and personal care product industry, exploring the top five CosmeticsDesign articles that captivated our readership so...

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People on the Move: Notable industry employment shifts in Q1 2024

By Cassandra Stern

Against the backdrop of Q1 2024, this quarterly roundup delves into the latest cosmetic and personal care product industry employment updates spotlighting notable individuals who have recently assumed pivotal leadership positions including chief operating...

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March Launch Pad: Colors, colors, everywhere!

By Cassandra Stern

Spring has sprung and brought with it a bright array of beautiful, vibrant colors. From visually appealing hair removal creams to pastel semi-permanent hair dyes and a best-selling nail polish set, this month’s Launch Pad celebrates colors, colors, everywhere!

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Clinical Skin acquires Pierre Fabre Labs' brand Glytone

By Cassandra Stern

With its rich history in the skin care industry spanning multiple decades, the acquisition of Glytone brings new opportunities for Clinical Skin to expand its market presence and strengthen its ingredient portfolio.

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MWSCC Teamworks 2024: ‘Pure Imagination’ with a focus on innovation

By Cassandra Stern

From the challenges of becoming an industry disruptor to fostering mental health in the workplace and capturing the magic of ingredient and formulation innovation, we spoke with MWSCC Teamworks Keynote speaker Chris Kanik of Smart Cups, Technical Symposium...

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Beautynova poised for EU & US growth following acquisition

By Kirsty Doolan

Private equity firm PAI Partners has acquired a majority stake in expanding Italian hair care business Beautynova, which owns an array of brands including milk_shake, z.one concept and Medavita, and is eyeing future growth...