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Trend Alert: beauty consumers are ready for immunity-boosting skin care

By Dr. Ebru Karpuzoglu

The COVID19 pandemic has had far-ranging consequences on our lives and wellness, with the most immediate impact being concerns over our overall health both physically and mentally. At the same time, wellness and skin care are converging; and as a result,...

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Why is textured hair front-and-center for Sally Beauty?

By Deanna Utroske

Throughout Black History Month, beauty ingredient makers, manufacturers, brands, and retailers have been foregrounding opportunities and celebrating the importance of historical and ongoing contributions of Black people. Sally Beauty is no exception,...

5 Insights on scalp care - Dr Isfahan Chambers-Harris

5 Insights on scalp care

By Deanna Utroske

Dr Isfahan Chambers-Harris was, like so many indie beauty brand founders, inspired to launch Alodia Hair Care out of her own experience—For Dr Chambers-Harris that was an experience of hair breakage and scalp damage that she attributed to chemical straighteners....

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Gillette launches a shave brand with sustainability goals

By Deanna Utroske

The P&G – owned personal care and grooming brand just announced its latest venture. The new Planet KIND shave and skin care brand has partnered with Plastic Bank to limit plastic waste in the oceans.

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News in brief

AHPA calls for nominations for 2021 awards

The deadline for nominations for the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) 2021 Awards will close on January 15, with the awards to be presented at a virtual meeting on March 9.

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2020 Year in Review

For We Can Only Be Beautiful Together

By Deanna Utroske

15 Cosmetics Design articles that illustrate how 2020 began to change the business of beauty by and for Black People.

Beauty trends 2021 by CosmeticsDesign global editors

12-MINUTE WATCH: TRENDS 2021 BY COSMETICSDESIGN EDITORS

15 global beauty trends to watch in 2021: From CosmeticsDesign’s Editors

By Kacey Culliney

Multicultural beauty, sophisticated hygiene and green products for all will take the spotlight next year, as consumers turn to relatable and engaging concepts that fulfil their needs. CosmeticsDesign’s global editors take you through the top 15 global...

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CBD: the beauty ingredient trend that can’t be stopped

By Deanna Utroske

Innovations in cannabis beauty just keep coming from suppliers, brands, business leaders, and new entrepreneurs alike. Here Cosmetics Design looks at 2020 highlights from this compelling (and at times controversial) new category.

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Mozzafiato: Italian Beauty has a new retail home in the US and Canada

By Deanna Utroske

Building on the multi-brand specially beauty concept popularized by retailers large and small, like Sephora, Ulta, Credo, and Beauty Heroes, Mozzafiato is curating Italian Beauty brands for the US market and reaching consumers both online and in store....

5 Insights on color cosmetics for Women of Color with Karim Orange

5 Insights on color cosmetics for Women of Color

By Deanna Utroske

Emmy-nominated clean beauty artist Karim Orange rose to national prominence as a makeup artist for ABC’s daytime show The View. In this 5 Insights video, the self-described makeup activist and curator of Gabriel Cosmetics’ newly launched United Shades...

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Can L’Oréal really help stop public sexual harassment?

By Deanna Utroske

After survey data showed that 9 out of 10 women around the world say that harassment is the number one issue they face, the multinational beauty maker teamed up with Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to transforming culture and ending harassment.

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Ecovia Intelligence announces 2020 Sustainable Beauty Award Winners

By Deanna Utroske

The research and consulting company publicized this year’s winners and runners-up during a virtual event this month, celebrating brands, suppliers, and corporate leaders “pushing the boundaries of sustainability” in the international cosmetics and personal...

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Amyris to launch Clean Beauty Collaborative

By Deanna Utroske

The biotech company behind Biossance and Pipette recently announced a partnership with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and plans for a brand she’ll soon lead alongside Caroline Hadfield.

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