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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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Amyris joins the menopause beauty movement

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the biotech company announced plans to add yet another consumer-facing business to its portfolio of cosmetics and personal care brands.

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Textured Hair is Everywhere

By Deanna Utroske

Here, Cosmetics Design looks at recent textured hair ingredient launches and the marketplace momentum that led up to this moment in beauty history.

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Ron Gee takes top spot at Shiseido Americas

By Deanna Utroske

No longer the beauty maker’s Interim CEO and CFO in the region, as of July, Gee will lead Shiseido’s business in the US, Canada, and Latin America as President and CEO.

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Albéa recommits to North American beauty market

By Deanna Utroske

In a recent online presentation to international trade media, the cosmetics and personal care packaging company outlined new investments, operational strategies, and market trend alignment initiatives meant to serve beauty makers in Canada, the US, and...

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SCC call-for-speakers deadline is May 15

By Deanna Utroske

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is developing the content program for the organization’s 75th Annual Scientific Meeting and Showcase and is currently accepting abstracts from prospective speakers.

Indie Beauty Profile Gregory Macdonald, Bathorium

Indie Beauty Profile

Gregory Macdonald, Bathorium

By Deanna Utroske

Gregory Macdonald, Founder of Bathorium, sees indie beauty as a community and bathing as a lost art. In his Indie Beauty Profile, he describes the brand he’s building to reinvigorate the bath category globally.

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Innovation in Action: advances in microbiome beauty

By Deanna Utroske

Personal care and cosmetics consumers are more intrigued and informed about the human microbiome every day. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at newly emerging science, brand updates, and other microbiome news worth knowing.

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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....

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

PROBIOTA - ONE WEEK AND COUNTING!

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

By Will Chu

With one week to go till Probiota, NutraIngredients took the opportunity to chat with one of the panellists for the event to hear his thoughts on where the industry is heading towards in the next few years.

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James B Holcomb moves to Univar Solutions

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of year, the chemical distribution executive joined Univar to lead the company’s ingredient distribution business in North America.

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