Formulation & Science

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From the experts: Top 3 trends in skin microbiome research

By Cassandra Stern

As consumer interest in microbiome-friendly skin care continues to grow, Dr. Oliver Worsley, CEO and Co-Founder of Sequential, discusses the latest research trends and innovations shaping the future of the cosmetics and personal care industry.

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NOW launches new line of THC-free CBD topical products

By Cassandra Stern

The NOW Solutions' additions include a CBD Balm, CBD Massage Oil, and CBD Joint & Muscle Cream, which are formulated with broad-spectrum hemp as well as a range of botanical ingredients that support muscles, joints, and skin.

What are the new and unexplored categories in beauty?

What are the new and unexplored categories in beauty?

By Kirsty Doolan

Find out by signing up for our free ‘New frontiers: niche opportunities in beauty webinar’ and get exclusive insights from leading industry experts from the comfort of your desk or armchair.

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Q&A: CDU interviews Lush Prize 2024 winner Emily R. Trunnell, Ph.D.

By Cassandra Stern

PETA's Dr. Emily Trunnell shares her thoughts on winning the prestigious Lush Prize, the impact of animal methods bias in scientific research, and the advancements and future potential of non-animal testing methods in cosmetics and other industries....

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Photo recap: NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

From a bustling show floor to several award ceremonies, insightful educational panels and more, this year's NYSCC Suppliers' Day show was one to remember.

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Key takeaways from NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024’s Inspiration Zone

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke to Eleonora Mazzilli, Trend Localization & Business Development Director, North America at BEAUTYSTREAMS as we explored the Inspiration Zone, which showcased a curated selection of groundbreaking ingredients reflecting the industry's...

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NYSCC unveils finalists for CEW Awards suppliers honors

By Cassandra Stern

Amidst an evening brimming with cultural flair and anticipation, the NYSCC unveiled the eagerly awaited finalists for the CEW Awards Suppliers category, showcasing innovative entries from industry leaders like dsm-firmenich, Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, and...

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Grant Industries: In-Cos ingredient launch insights

By Cassandra Stern

In the bustling world of cosmetics and skincare, where innovation meets consumer demand for sustainability, industry stakeholder Grant Industries is making strides in ingredient formulation.

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On demand: Ingredient trends 2024 webinar

By Cassandra Stern

Available on-demand, CosmeticsDesign US's recent Ingredient Trends 2024 webinar welcomed executives from across the beauty industry to provide market insights into this year's most compelling ingredient formulation trends.

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In-Cos Awards: Category winner round up

By Cassandra Stern

This year's In-Cosmetics Global Awards, which was sponsored by Kenvue, saw a panel of up to 40 judges review a shortlist of 83 entries for the following categories: Innovation Zone Best Active Ingredient Award, the Innovation Zone Best Functional...

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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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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.