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February Launch Pad: Wear and tear repair

February Launch Pad: Wear and tear repair

By Cassandra Stern

Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this year and an early spring should be just around the corner – but that doesn’t stop the cumulative effects of harsh winter weather on skin, hair, and nails.

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Influencer marketing trend analyst shares 2024 beauty trend forecasts

By Cassandra Stern

CreatorIQ Director of Content Marketing Alexander Rawitz recently presented his analysis of social media influencer trends and their impact on beauty brand popularity at CEW’s State of the Beauty Industry digital event. Using his analysis, he shares his...

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Green global startup CleanHub releases Clean Beauty Survey data

By Cassandra Stern

Key takeaways from the survey are that ‘consumers want change from brands,’ emphasizing the importance of clean beauty practices on consumer purchasing, including reducing plastic packaging and transparency in a brand’s sustainability efforts.

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New PCPC President reflects on 2023, discusses 2024 industry trends

By Cassandra Stern

As the personal care products industry continues to rapidly evolve in response to regulatory changes and shifting consumer demands, PCPC President Thomas J. Myers offers his insights and experience into what industry companies need to know in 2024.

Beauty Forward 2024: Meet the US Discussion Panel

Beauty Forward 2024: Meet the US Discussion Panel

By Cassandra Stern

Our CosmeticsDesign North America panel will discuss the profile of the next generation of US beauty consumers and includes the VP of Beauty Thought Leadership from NIQ, Head of Global Supply Chain Resources for the Independent Business Association, CEO...

January Launch Pad: Put your best face forward

January Launch Pad: Put your best face forward

By Cassandra Stern

The new year is the perfect time to start a new routine, and this month’s Launch Pad is focused on topical products with effective active ingredients to help consumers put their best face forward.

Beauty Forward 2024 Europe speakers…

Meet the Beauty Forward 2024 Europe speakers…

By Kirsty Doolan

On Tuesday 30th January at 2.30pm (GMT)/3.30pm (CET), we will air a two-hour broadcast dedicated to uncovering the mindset and values of the ‘next generation consumer’. As we unveil beauty industry trends for 2024 and beyond, we’ll put a special focus...

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SOCMA releases 2024 Contract Manufacturing Outlook Survey results

By Cassandra Stern

The survey data reveals a positive outlook for 2024 overall, but highlights that ‘there exists significant untapped potential within the U.S. personal care products sector’ with regard to ‘outsourcing products that necessitate facilities with regulatory...

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HUM Nutrition expands into Target’s Natural Beauty aisles

By Cassandra Stern

Clean supplement brand HUM Nutrition will now offer some of its ‘best-selling’ products, including Flatter Me, Daily Cleanse, Private Party, and newly launched Hormone Balance supplements in the retailer’s beauty section.

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From the experts: 2024 Beauty Trend Forecasts

By Cassandra Stern

In this Q&A, we interviewed Eleonora Mazzilli, Trend Localization & Business Development Director, North America at insights platform BEAUTYSTREAMS; Rohan Widdison, CEO of cosmetics manufacturer New Laboratories; Monica Ademino, Executive Director,...

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Editors' choice: Our favorite articles of 2023

By Cassandra Stern

At CosmeticsDesign, we love the diversity of the subjects we cover; from intriguing insights and exciting innovations to interviewing interesting commentators, there's always something new to learn and share. But which were our favorite articles...

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Tech Talk: Top 10 Tech Articles of 2023

By Cassandra Stern

Top articles include deep-dive interviews with company executives who have launched personalized skin care platforms, insights into how generative AI can benefit beauty brands, and more.

December Launch Pad: Mega Moisturizers

December Launch Pad: Mega Moisturizers

By Cassandra Stern

Following a brief hiatus, CosmeticsDesign’s Launch Pad is back! This month’s edition is packed with nourishing product launches to help revitalize dry winter skin and hair.

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CosmeticsDesign US: Most Popular Articles of 2023

By Cassandra Stern

Over 144,000 unique visitors visited CosmeticsDesign in 2023 to stay updated on the latest cosmetics and personal care product news – but which were our top articles of the year?

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Combating biodiversity loss through ethical ingredient sourcing

By Cassandra Stern

The climate crisis continues to impact biodiversity loss. As a significant materials consumer and waste producer, the beauty industry has the potential to significantly impact preservation efforts by implementing sustainable processes in ingredient sourcing....

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Trend forecaster: Beauty product NPD for consumers with ASD and SPD

By Cassandra Stern

As more people are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder yearly, cosmetics and personal care product ingredient manufacturers, suppliers, and formulators can draw inspiration from products developed for consumers with...

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6 things beauty consumers will expect in 2024

By Kirsty Doolan

As we head towards a new year, we’ve sought out evidence-based insights from industry analysts to get a glimpse into the mind of beauty consumers. Read on to discover what they will want, need and expect from brands and products in the next year.

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Navigating retail’s future: Tech & beauty consumer engagement

By Cassandra Stern

A recent report from personalized digital brand experience company Revieve revealed that beauty consumers are embracing technology in their shopping experiences, paving the way for innovative new engagement methods with beauty brands and their products.

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