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Levagen+ PEA now available for beauty applications

By Cassandra Stern & Danielle Masterson

Gencor’s branded PEA can now be found in the beauty category for its ability to aid in a healthy inflammatory response and protect from oxidative stress-induced damage.

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Scent tech company launches AI software for fragrance reformulation

By Cassandra Stern

Moodify (Re)formulation technology enables PBC product manufacturers and formulators to adjust fragrance formulas through an algorithm-based app that suggests replacement options “based on their level of similarity to the original molecule while optimizing...

August Launch Pad: Casual and chic

August Launch Pad: Casual and chic

By Cassandra Stern

From a launch inspired by the smash hit Barbie movie to hair, lip, and lash care and more, this month’s Launch Pad is packed with product launches to celebrate the sizzling summer months.

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People on the move: Notable midyear industry employment shifts

By Cassandra Stern

Now halfway through 2023, we return to this recurring segment to update on recent noteworthy shifts in employment in the cosmetics and personal care product industries. From board appointments to career changes and more, we’re highlighting the shifts...

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National Rosacea Society launches new Seal of Acceptance Program

By Cassandra Stern

Cosmetics and skin care product manufacturers can now apply to use the NRS Seal on their marketing materials and product packaging “to differentiate their products in the marketplace and connect with the approximately 5% of the American population who...

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Looking back: NIQ 2022 Q4 beauty & personal care trend takeaways

By Cassandra Stern

Overall trends in purchasing behavior both on and offline as well as purchasing dynamics indicate healthy growth in the Beauty and Personal Care product categories overall despite the pressure of rising inflation in average product prices.

2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards Recap

2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards Recap

By Cassandra Stern

From innovations in formulation and packaging design to hair care, skin care, and cosmetic products, this year’s 2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards finalists and winners include a multitude of noteworthy products in the cosmetic and personal care finished...