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Five trendy articles on CosmeticsDesign this week

By Ravyn Cullor

It's going to be a beautiful spring weekend, but you can't get enough of CosmeticsDesign. Good news! Here are five of the trendiest articles on the site to catch up on this weekend.

Beauty tech 2022 trends from Mintel include metaverse, NFTs, blockchain and device innovation

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The future of beauty tech? The metaverse, NFTs and blockchain, says Mintel

By Kacey Culliney

Beauty tech is developing at a fast pace and there are plentiful opportunities for brands to play into this space, from smart consumer devices to metaverse engagement and blockchain for traceability, says Andrew McDougall, director of BPC at Mintel.

Supplier's Day will showcase the ingredient, testing and formulation trends sweeping the US market this year. © Getty Images - Shana Novak

Q&A

What to expect at the 2022 NYSCC Supplier's Day

By Ravyn Cullor

CosmeticsDesign spoke with NYSCC Chair Giorgio Dell’Acqua about what attendees can expect from the 2022 Supplier's Day trade show, May 3-4 at the Javits Center in New York City.

New approach methodologies (NAMs) have already been well-proven for animal-free cosmetic product and ingredient safety testing, but should now be accepted as 'scientifically robust' for testing worker safety and environmental impact [Getty Images]

Next-gen methods can 'transform' chemical risk assessment: Experts

By Kacey Culliney

There are strong opportunities to widen use of new approach methodologies (NAMs) for chemical risk assessments on worker safety and environmental impact of cosmetics, though regulatory acceptance will require a collaborative industry-research push, say...

International beauty major L'Oréal is sharply focused on developing more sustainable packaging across its portfolio, including refill-reuse designs like for its Valentino Rosso lipstick pictured [Image: L'Oréal]

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L’Oréal exec: The future of beauty packaging is ‘eco-desirability’

By Kacey Culliney

The future of beauty packaging will centre on blending sustainability with desirability and rely on innovative industry partnerships and advances in material science, lifecycle analysis and smart product design, says L’Oréal’s global director of sustainable...