All news articles for April 2024

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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...