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Let's revisit the top 10 articles on CosmeticsDesign in December. © Getty Images -  Elina Kovtunova

Top 10 CosmeticsDesign articles from December

By Ravyn Cullor

Despite the holiday break, plenty of things happened in cosmetics in December. Below, you can revisit some of the top articles on CosmeticsDesign in the last month of 2021.

Various bioactive compounds found in olive pomace - the main by-product of olive oil production - offer promise for skin care formulations [Getty Images]

Special Edition: NATURALS & NATURALLY-DERIVED – SOURCING, CHEMISTRY AND CLAIMS

Olive oil waste offers active circular beauty promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

Bioactive compounds extracted from olive oil production waste offer great promise for active cosmetic development, though further research and investment must be made to ensure processing was conducted sustainably, a review says.

Samantha Kitain, tarte Chief Marketing Officer    Source: tarte cosmetics

Tarte Cosmetics introduces new marketing lead

By Asia Sherman

Tarte Cosmetics has named Samantha Kitain new Chief Marketing Officer as it continues to focus on its clean beauty heritage and expanding in a digital market.

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

Special Edition: DEGRADABLE INGREDIENTS

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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News in brief

TRI-K introduces niacinamide-peptides for skin glow

The multi-functional skincare active reportedly provides skin glow benefits such as enhanced skin radiance, minimizing the appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation, blurring of skin imperfections, and supporting even, homogenous skin tone over time.

The first episode and feature of the multimedia campaign tackles the issue of ocean plastic and focuses on the importance of environmentally-friendly beauty packaging [Getty Images]

Special Edition: CIRCULAR BEAUTY – SUSTAINABLE SOURCING, GREEN CHEMISTRY AND ECO-DESIGN

Going green: Garnier unveils National Geographic CreativeWorks campaign

By Kacey Culliney

L’Oréal’s Garnier brand is working with branded content studio National Geographic CreativeWorks on a worldwide educational campaign designed to empower beauty consumers to live greener.

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