Sustainability

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Results from UN INC-4 negotiations on a global plastics treaty

By Cassandra Stern

The fourth session of the UN Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee advanced the draft text for a global treaty on plastic pollution, emphasizing sustainable packaging and waste management, critical for cosmetics and personal care manufacturers.

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Brand founder Q&A: Australian skin care brand to enter US market

By Cassandra Stern

Launching in the U.S. market with its innovative, natural insect repellent products that combine clean beauty with effective outdoor protection, Vanilla Mozi will offer US consumers a sustainable and chemical-free alternative to conventional options.

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Q&A: CDU interviews Lush Prize 2024 winner Emily R. Trunnell, Ph.D.

By Cassandra Stern

PETA's Dr. Emily Trunnell shares her thoughts on winning the prestigious Lush Prize, the impact of animal methods bias in scientific research, and the advancements and future potential of non-animal testing methods in cosmetics and other industries....

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Photo recap: NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

From a bustling show floor to several award ceremonies, insightful educational panels and more, this year's NYSCC Suppliers' Day show was one to remember.

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Digital symposium recap: IBA Spring Cosmetic Convergence

By Cassandra Stern

Key members of the Independent Beauty Association’s team shared their highlights from the organization’s recent digital symposium, which provided a comprehensive look into the latest regulatory, sustainability, and technological developments impacting...

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Key takeaways from NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024’s Inspiration Zone

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke to Eleonora Mazzilli, Trend Localization & Business Development Director, North America at BEAUTYSTREAMS as we explored the Inspiration Zone, which showcased a curated selection of groundbreaking ingredients reflecting the industry's...

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April Launch Pad: Self care solutions

By Cassandra Stern

April showers bring May flowers, but this April, it's self-care solutions that are blooming. Dive into a world of rejuvenation and pampering with these recent beauty launches designed to elevate any self-care routine.

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Grant Industries: In-Cos ingredient launch insights

By Cassandra Stern

In the bustling world of cosmetics and skincare, where innovation meets consumer demand for sustainability, industry stakeholder Grant Industries is making strides in ingredient formulation.

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On demand: Ingredient trends 2024 webinar

By Cassandra Stern

Available on-demand, CosmeticsDesign US's recent Ingredient Trends 2024 webinar welcomed executives from across the beauty industry to provide market insights into this year's most compelling ingredient formulation trends.

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In-Cos Awards: Category winner round up

By Cassandra Stern

This year's In-Cosmetics Global Awards, which was sponsored by Kenvue, saw a panel of up to 40 judges review a shortlist of 83 entries for the following categories: Innovation Zone Best Active Ingredient Award, the Innovation Zone Best Functional...

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Day 2 Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

For those planning ahead of this year’s NYSCC Suppliers’ Day event in NYC on May 1st and 2nd, this preview offers insight into some informative educational session options for the Day 2 itinerary.

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Day 1 Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024

By Cassandra Stern

Dive into the heart of innovation and sustainability at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2024! Check out our preview of some must-attend events and sessions for Day 1 of this premier industry conference.

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Q&A: Attorney breaks down ‘Clean at Sephora’ ruling

By Cassandra Stern

The recent ‘Clean at Sephora’ case ruling has been the subject of intense discussion and debate since it was released last month – in this Q&A, attorney Kelly Bonner analyzes the case, its resolution, and offers her perspective on the judgment’s potential...

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Three takeaways from In-Cosmetics Global 2024 in Paris

By Cassandra Stern

A shift from synthetic to more naturally-derived ingredients, an increased focus on efficacy, and rising interest in holistic well-being are all trends that dominated this year’s convention floor.

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Q&A: A comprehensive look at the UN Plastics Pollution Treaty

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke to Francine Lamoriello, EVP, Global Strategies at PCPC and Melissa Kopolow, Associate Partner, Albright Stonebridge Group for their key takeaways regarding the UN Plastics Pollution Treaty and its potential impact on the manufacturers...

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Q&A: Emil Capital VP on 2024's trends shaping beauty & personal care

By Cassandra Stern

In this CosmeticsDesign Q&A, we dive into the dynamic world of beauty investment with Cansu Arslan, Emil Capital Partners VP, as she shares her insights and experience with consumer influence, the clean beauty trend, and other evolving trends in cosmetics...