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Natura &Co - one year in to the Commitment to Life

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.

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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...

After three years of collaborative research and development work, Unilever and its Hourglass brand have produced a vegan blend to replace carmine - widely used in the colour cosmetics market (Getty Images)

Special Edition: Clean & Ethical - 'Better for you, better for the planet' beauty

‘Seemingly unconquerable’: Unilever to open-source vegan replacement for carmine red

By Kacey Culliney

Unilever and its prestige brand Hourglass have developed a vegan carmine alternative after years of supplier collaboration – a patent-pending innovation it plans to open-source in the coming year, says the global vice president of R&D for prestige.

Elah Barshi (left) and Ben-Yam Barshi, Co-Founders of Moringaia

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Ben-Yam Barshi and Elah Barshi, Moringaia

By Deanna Utroske

Ben-Yam Barshi and Elah Barshi, Co-Founders of Moringaia, are part of a new generation of beauty and personal care brands—brands that leverage conventional commercial strategies and CPG brands for social and environmental betterment.

5 Insights on the current 2020 Latina Beauty movement - Stephanie Flor

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5 Insights on the current Latina Beauty movement

By Deanna Utroske

Stephanie Flor, celebrity makeup and hair artist and Founder of Around the World Beauty, has traveled to more than 30 countries to further the global conversation about beauty. Here, she shares insight on the categories, trends, and people leading today’s...

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In Brazil, cross-industry collaboration is helping combat COVID-19

By Deanna Utroske

Latin America is now the epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic. And cosmetics and personal care professionals have been stepping up to help in that region for weeks. Now, one grassroots campaign in Brazil is betting on the power of collaboration.

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Editor's Essay

CosmeticsDesign.com - staying home and staying connected with you

By Deanna Utroske

All around the world, cosmetics and personal care industry professionals have been working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic. Without the usual calendar of events and tradeshows, we’re finding new ways to stay in touch and stay informed.

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Editor's Spotlight

Coronavirus Impact: what the market research says

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmetics and personal care industry has already been deeply affected by the Coronavirus crisis. To help guide the beauty industry through this predicament, market research firms are circulating newly updated data and insights.

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Highlights from our 2019 coverage of the LATAM region

By Simon Pitman

It has been an interesting year in the Latin American region, with economic and political volatility, environmental issues and sustainability all underpinning what has happened in the beauty industry.

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Andean Community delays harmonization bill for safer cosmetics

By Andean Community delays harmonization bill for safer cosmetics

The Andean Community has agreed to delay the introduction of legislation designed to update regulatory framework for cosmetic and personal care products in the region for another 6 months.

Urban Juve confirms six more Latin American markets

Urban Juve confirms six more Latin American markets

By Simon Pitman

On the back of continued strong growth, The Yield Growth Corp, owner of the hemp-based Urban Juve skin care brand, has confirmed it is moving into six more Latin American markets.

Natura defends environmentalists’ work in the Amazon

Natura defends environmentalists’ work in Amazon

By Simon Pitman

In light of criticism by the Brazil government towards NGOs working towards protecting the Amazon region, Natura has come out in defense of environmental protection the region.

Latin America helps buoy Clariant’s financial performance

Latin America helps buoy Clariant’s financial performance

By Simon Pitman

Specialty chemicals players Clariant has overcome challenging conditions in North America and China, as well as the Care Chemicals division, thanks to strong results in its new markets, particularly in Latin America.

How sustainability is impacting the LATAM male grooming category

Special Edition: LATAM Male Grooming

Argentine men’s grooming brand focuses on sustainability

By Simon Pitman

Dandy is a cosmetics and personal care brand out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, that is focusing in on two of the biggest trends in the Latin America market – men’s grooming and sustainability.