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Is Latin America about to turn the page on animal testing?

Is Latin America about to turn the page on animal testing?

By Simon Pitman

In the LATAM region, the topic of animal testing on cosmetics is still fairly fresh, but if public opinion in Chile is anything to go by, the pressure to ban it could be on if a new poll on public opinion in Chile is anything to go by.

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The Body Shop launches new campaign for UN animal testing ban

By Deanna Utroske

The Natura brand is, for the first time, promoting its animal testing ban initiative in public spaces in the US. The company is hoping to inspire millions of people to sign a petition calling on the United Nations to end animal testing of cosmetics and...

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

Special Newsletter: Colour Cosmetics

Multifunctional color cosmetics go the next level

By Simon Pitman

Since the advent of BB creams, multifunctional color cosmetic products have evolved to the point where almost every product in the category has various claims.

13 women entrepreneurs accepted into Sephora Accelerate 2018

13 women entrepreneurs accepted into Sephora Accelerate 2018

By Deanna Utroske

Sephora has been running its Accelerate program for women brand founders and startup leaders for three years now. This week, the company announced the 13 women selected to participate in the 2018 edition of the program—they represent brands innovating...

Brooke Hinton (right) and Cat Quinn of Refinery29

PCPC annual meeting zeros in on the Power of Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At the end of February, the Personal Care Products Council convened its annual meeting in Palm Beach, Florida. The Power of Beauty was the theme of this year’s gathering. And leaders ranging from PCPC board members to magazine executives, market researchers,...

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

Beauty Industry Awards deadline extended to March 5th

By Simon Pitman

The Cosmetics Design team is thrilled by the tremendous response we have had for all ten of our Beauty Industry Award categories, but we are responding to numerous requests to extend the deadline by doing just that.