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Patrick Gagné, CEO, OSMO (left); Frank Kollmar, Président & CEO, L’Oreal Canada; Valérie Forget, Director Programs, OSMO; Robert Beredo, CDO, L’Oreal Canada (photo courtesy of CNW Group/L'Oréal Canada Inc.)

L'Oréal Canada gains access to local tech startups with new partnership

By Deanna Utroske

In the hands of a multinational beauty company like L’Oréal, any tech can become beauty tech, a minor detail that is not lost on the leadership of L'Oréal Canada or its new partner OSMO. And so, the two distinctly different ventures are working together...

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Will lip powders replace conventional lipstick?

By Simon Pitman

A new market report suggests that lip powder palettes now account for 55% of global sales, and that this trend could mean that conventional lip products may be on the way out

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5 digital beauty retail developments that just changed everything

By Deanna Utroske

In recent weeks, major technology companies, social media platforms, and personal care makers have made a handful of announcements that definitively change the way consumers buy makeup, personal care, fragrance, and more. Here, Cosmetics Design takes...

How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

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How to make the most out of in-cosmetics Global

By Simon Pitman

It is the biggest event on the calendar for the worldwide cosmetics and personal care ingredients market, but the fact that is so enormous can also make it daunting and difficult to navigate.

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Dove wants media images to represent women as they are

By Deanna Utroske

Today, the Unilever personal care brand announced a partnership with Getty Images and Girlgaze that makes a new library of stock photos available to media and advertisers for license. With its new #ShowUs initiative, Dove wants to expand the conventional...

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Editor’s Spotlight

Skin care from Israel is building momentum in the US

By Deanna Utroske

Indie beauty businesses with roots in Israel, like FRÉ Skincare, have been available on the market in the United States for a few years and are now moving to be competitive with mainstream personal care brands in the region.

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Sustainable Cosmetics Summit will return to NYC for 10th year

By Deanna Utroske

The green beauty conference event hosted by ecovia Intelligence is set to take place in New York City again this May and will feature an array of expert speakers from innovative brands like Pinch of Colour, material recycling ventures like TerraCycle,...

CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

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CBD presents both significant opportunities and hurdles

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has taken the cosmetics and personal care world by storm over the past year or so, evinced by a plethora of new product launches across all major markets.

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Editor's Spotlight

Is indie hair care catching up with skin care?

By Deanna Utroske

Skin care has long been the standout category among independents, but other categories are gaining ground and hair brands both new and established are moving to capitalize on the momentum and popularity of the global indie beauty movement.

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