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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.

Researchers say they demonstrated sulforaphane has the potential to become a 'highly effective functional hair cosmetic' © mraoraor / Getty Images

Broccoli extract may be anti-hair loss ingredient: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Sulforaphane, an isothiocyanate from broccoli, may increase hair numbers by almost 7% in men and women with androgenic alopecia, says a new study from South Korean cosmeceutical player Gragem Co., Ltd.

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Is clean beauty under attack and what can be done about it?

In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...

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INOLEX patents multifunctional preservation system

By Deanna Utroske

The natural beauty ingredient maker announced, late last month, that a US patent had been issued for its alternative product preservation system that leverages caprylhydroxamic acid.

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Personal care contract manufacturer SV Labs acquired by SFEP

By Deanna Utroske

Smith & Vandiver Corporation has been manufacturing beauty and personal care products for multinationals, store brands, and startups since the 1970s. Now, the California – based company is part of the San Francisco Equity Partners investment portfolio.

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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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Sederma launches a menopause skin care ingredient

By Deanna Utroske

The latest launch from this Croda beauty ingredient brand is a new skin care active called Feminage; and it’s right in line with the wellness and pro-age movements reshaping the way personal care products get formulated, marketed, and enjoyed.

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Puig-owned bee beauty brand Apivita launches in US market

By Deanna Utroske

Thanks to a deal with Amerikas Beauty Distribution Services, over 50 products from the personal care brand—known for formulas featuring propolis, honey, beeswax, royal jelly, and bee-pollinated plant extracts—will soon be available here in the States.

CosmeticsDesign Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series: Episode 2 – Behind the Brands

30-minute watch – Episode 2

Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 2: Behind the Brands

By Amanda Lim

In the second episode of our Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series, we speak to two beauty trailblazers to find out what are the opportunities and challenges they have experienced in the beauty and personal care market. Scroll down to watch Episode...

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