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June Launch Pad: Hair care innovations

June Launch Pad: Hair care innovations

By Cassandra Stern

Summer is in full swing which means sweat and humidity can wreak havoc on even the best coiffed hair styles, regardless of type or length. This month, several brands have launched or are highlighting their latest and best options to keep the frizz at...

Free Webinar - Selling circular: Making green beauty the retail reality

Free Webinar - Selling circular: Making green beauty the retail reality

By Cassandra Stern

Sustainable programs and initiatives have become the cosmetics and personal beauty care product industry standard – but what are some of the most economically viable ways to implement these practices to best meet consumer demand? Our upcoming CosmeticsDesign...

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Suppliers’ Day 2023: INDIE 360 Pavilion Tour Recap

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign took a tour through the INDIE 360 Pavilion and learned a great deal about some of the most innovative products and ingredients featured at this year’s Suppliers’ Day show.

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Three Takeaways from The Makeup Show NYC 2023

By Cassandra Stern

Dominant cosmetics trends at this year’s show included minimalist makeup products, diversity and inclusivity in makeup options, and more subtle false lashes.

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Q&A: Carbonwave expands seaweed emulsifier as demand grows

By Cassandra Stern

Biotech company Carbonwave has made waves with the world’s first seaweed-derived cosmetic emulsifier, and will be expanding production facilities to better meet demand following a sizable company investment.

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BASF works to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

By Cassandra Stern

Through the implementation of carbon management practices like technological innovation and establishing Product Carbon Footprint scores for its entire product catalog, BASF is committed to achieving an ambitious goal in environmental sustainability.

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May Launch Pad: Clear complexions roundup

By Cassandra Stern

Warmer weather can bring on sweat, leading to breakouts and oilier skin than the winter months. This month, several cosmetics and personal care brands are breaking out complexion-clearing product options to keep face and body skin clean and clear.

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AI driving targeting and acquisition for DTC beauty brands

By Cassandra Stern

Data intelligence company Proxima is leading the way for DTC beauty and personal care product brands to better reach consumers and target specific demographics with best-fit products by utilizing underlying AI data sources to better meet consumer needs.

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Intensive Education Courses: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

In addition to the over sixty available individual conference sessions and curated educational programs offered during the regular course of Suppliers’ Day 2023, the SCC is offering two SCC CEP courses on the day before the conference opens.

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Special Events Overview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

In addition to a range of educational sessions, exhibitor booths, and networking opportunities, NYSCC Suppliers’ Day offers several special events to enrich the attendee experience. For those planning ahead, these options are a great addition to any itinerary.

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What to expect at the 2023 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke with NYSCC Chair Stacey House about what attendees can expect from the 2023 Supplier's Day trade show, May 2-3 at the Javits Center in New York City.

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Educational Session Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

This year’s Suppliers’ Day theme is Reimagining Renewal & Wellness and will feature 60+ individual conference sessions and over 500 exhibitors presenting innovations in ingredients, formulation processes, and more.

April Launch Pad: Beauty product roundup for warmer months

April Launch Pad: Spring into spring

By Cassandra Stern

The seasons are changing and so are the unique skin, face, and hair care needs of consumers. This spring, several companies are launching or have recently launched products to help consumers prepare for the warmer months ahead.

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March Launch Pad: Cleaning up with clean beauty

By Cassandra Stern

As consumers continue to demand natural plant-based products for skin, face, and hair care, several companies are launching or have launched new options at an affordable price point so far this year.

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Mielle Organics launches cold-activated hair care collection

By Cassandra Stern

The latest innovation in the BIPOC hair care category was specifically designed for those that struggle with frizzy hair and incorporates proprietary Cold Application Technology, said Nicole Robinson, Senior Brand Director of Mielle Organics.

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