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New FDA guidance on hand sanitizer production

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week, as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to keep pace with this country’s needs during the Coronavirus pandemic, new guidance documents were issued addressing both manufacturers and pharmacists.

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Evonik has developed vegan biotech collagen

By Deanna Utroske

Right now, the specialty chemical company is positioning the technology for use in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors; but it’s altogether likely the new collagen platform will find its way into beauty as well.

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19 ways the beauty industry is responding to CoronaVirus

By Deanna Utroske

It wasn’t until 2020 that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) became a factor of import in the cosmetics and personal care industry. But by now, no matter where in the world you are, the virus has changed things. Here Cosmetics Design looks at how our...

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P&G wants other beauty makers to elevate LGBTQ inclusion

By Deanna Utroske

As part of the multinational consumer goods company’s Diversity & Inclusion Week events, P&G executives took to the stage alongside Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD, to discuss visibility and inclusion in advertising.

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The PCPC’s focus on science, safety, and sustainability

By Deanna Utroske

At the start of March, the Personal Care Products Council held its annual meeting event, complete with educational panels, keynotes, and breakout sessions. This year’s topic was sustainability. And Cosmetics Design was there to connect with the experts,...

Rebecca Moses creates original artwork for Fragrance Day 2020

Rebecca Moses creates original artwork for Fragrance Day 2020

By Deanna Utroske

Late last week in New York City, Fragrance Foundation President Linda Levy announced that, for this year’s Fragrance Day events, the Foundation has partnered with Moses on a series of original paintings that evoke an array of fragrance ingredients, both...

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What does IBE look like overseas?

By Deanna Utroske

One month from now, the Berlin, Germany, edition of the Indie Beauty Expo will open its doors, welcoming buyers from nearly 80 retailers as well as 100s of press and influencers, brand founders, and other industry professionals.

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