All news articles for June 2021

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Sampling innovator SoPost plans US expansion

By Natasha Spencer

As online product sampling provider SoPost gets ready to extend its target customer base and category coverage, CEO Jonny Grubin talks to CosmeticsDesign-USA about the “huge” consumer appetite for sampling in the US.

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Is clean beauty under attack and what can be done about it?

In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...

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La Perla Beauty prepares to launch in the US

By Natasha Spencer

The newly-launched premium fragrance, color cosmetics, and body care brand sets its sights on the US as it hopes to leverage the region’s status as the biggest cosmetics market in the world.

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Scarlett Johansson to launch skincare brand in 2022

By Stephen Daniells

Award-winning actor Scarlett Johansson has become the latest celebrity to launch a cosmetics brand, with the Tony and BAFTA winner announcing this week that a new skincare brand is expected to come to market early next year.

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Givaudan outlines three huge opportunities for biotech in 2021

By Natasha Spencer

Biotechnology offers the opportunity for a more sustainable cosmetics industry, and wider acceptance of the technology will require giving consumers access to reliable information about the benefits, according to Givaudan.

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Health and social impact lead sustainable developments

By Natasha Spencer

As the 12th edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit shines a spotlight on the industry’s latest sustainable developments, health and social impact, climate change and plastic pollution dominate calls for progression and proactivity in the beauty space.

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Why hyaluronic acid is an “essential ingredient in skin care today”

By Natasha Spencer

With hyaluronic acid tipped to be a potential driving force in the upcoming beauty biotech revolution, we explore Croma Pharma’s 25-year use of the skin care ingredient and how it is still at the forefront of innovation as the brand launches its latest...

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Natura &Co - one year in to the Commitment to Life

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.

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