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Independent beauty brands are moving fast to innovate sustainably and are well placed to use biodegradable ingredients in formulations and packaging [Getty Images]

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Indie beauty well positioned to integrate biodegradables: Expert

By Ravyn Cullor

Concerns over climate change and pollution are pushing cosmetics producers to become more eco-friendly, and indie brands are well positioned to pivot towards biodegradable ingredients and packaging, says the co-founder of Indie Beauty Expo.

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Most glutathione brands bought on Amazon pass NOW’s tests

By Hank Schultz

NOW has released its latest round of testing of products sold on Amazon and found that the glutathione supplements it bought were of reasonable quality, though some failures in potency and purity were still observed.

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Walmart US expands beauty business

By Natasha Spencer

The US arm of retail giant Walmart is setting its sights on the cosmetics space as it strives to become a leading beauty destination.

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#skincaringmakeup collection formulated with artificial intelligence

By Asia Sherman

Lubrizol Life Science-Beauty, a global supplier to the beauty and personal care industry, has launched its new #skincaringmakeup collection. Products were formulated with consumer insights extracted through artificial intelligence searching Internet chatter.

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The big skincare debate: Entertaining versus efficacious skincare

By Natasha Spencer

From the days of its very early research, one skincare delivery device brand, Réduit, has seen two very clear yet contrasting skincare shoppers dominate demands and therefore decisions for innovation, invention and investment: those who want interesting...

Skin Microbiome 2021 Cosmetics Design trends webinar with Beiersdorf, Labskin, Sequential Skin and Hint Futurology

The skin microbiome brainstorm: Tech, claims and trend-driven NPD

By Kacey Culliney

Skin microbiome science and innovation is fast-evolving, with a plethora of tools, ingredients and research efforts spotlighting key areas of opportunity. But where exactly is the sector headed? And what might next-generation NPD look like?

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Trends, tutorials and toes are big in eyebrow beauty

By Natasha Spencer

Recent research from social tool Pulsar reveals the latest in leading brow beauty trends on social media, detailing the brands, descriptions, how-tos and hashtags capturing the attention of brow fans.

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Beauty Tradeshow Info: Previewing Cosmoprof NA 2021

By Deanna Utroske

This year’s CPNA tradeshow opens August 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will (as usual) feature exhibitors from all sectors of the beauty industry: cosmetics and personal care consumer brands; supply side companies offering ingredients, product dev solutions,...

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