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Indie Trail companies offer beauty startups less and more at in-cosmetics Global 2019

Indie Trail companies offer beauty startups less and more

By Deanna Utroske

Just 34 of the more than 800 companies exhibiting at the in-cosmetics Global tradeshow in Paris this month opted to be featured on the event’s first Indie Trail map—a guide meant to help indie beauty brands and aspiring founders find and connect with...

AEM Lab debuts unique marine mud at in-cosmetics Global

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AEM Lab debuts unique marine mud at in-cosmetics Global

By Deanna Utroske

214 million years ago a meteorite hit what is today Québec, Canada; between then and now, the Earth has turned the mineral-rich space rock (sea water and the impacted, surrounding soil) into mud and clay with a unique composition and an array of skin...

Patrick Gagné, CEO, OSMO (left); Frank Kollmar, Président & CEO, L’Oreal Canada; Valérie Forget, Director Programs, OSMO; Robert Beredo, CDO, L’Oreal Canada (photo courtesy of CNW Group/L'Oréal Canada Inc.)

L'Oréal Canada gains access to local tech startups with new partnership

By Deanna Utroske

In the hands of a multinational beauty company like L’Oréal, any tech can become beauty tech, a minor detail that is not lost on the leadership of L'Oréal Canada or its new partner OSMO. And so, the two distinctly different ventures are working together...

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New legislation in Canada advances likelihood of animal testing ban

By Deanna Utroske

On Friday, Conservative MP Marylyn Gladu (who represents Sarina—Lambton, Ontario) moved to have a bill read that would effectively ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and cosmetic ingredients tested on animals. Advocates are calling this legislative...

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Will lip powders replace conventional lipstick?

By Simon Pitman

A new market report suggests that lip powder palettes now account for 55% of global sales, and that this trend could mean that conventional lip products may be on the way out

LATAM companies at in-cosmetics Global, in photos

LATAM companies at in-cosmetics Global, in photos

By Simon Pitman

Latin American companies left a big mark on the show floor at the recent in-cosmetics Global event in Paris. In this photo gallery we bring you some of the highlights and tell you what those businesses were highlighting.

The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

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The multiuse trend spells opportunity and headaches

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Global event is always a major platform for new and emerging trends. And plenty of new trends were in evidence at the Paris event, but one in particular caught my eye – the move towards multiuse or multipurpose products.