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Looking back: NIQ 2022 Q4 beauty & personal care trend takeaways

By Cassandra Stern

Overall trends in purchasing behavior both on and offline as well as purchasing dynamics indicate healthy growth in the Beauty and Personal Care product categories overall despite the pressure of rising inflation in average product prices.

2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards Recap

2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards Recap

By Cassandra Stern

From innovations in formulation and packaging design to hair care, skin care, and cosmetic products, this year’s 2023 Cosmoprof and Cosmopack Awards finalists and winners include a multitude of noteworthy products in the cosmetic and personal care finished...

July Launch Pad: Sensational summer

July Launch Pad: Sensational summer

By Cassandra Stern

From fragrance to cosmetics, personal care products and more, there’s a wide range of new product launches that have been released in the last few weeks. Check out this month’s Launch Pad roundup to review the options that can help consumers have a sensational...

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Quarterly Round Up: CosmeticsDesign’s most popular articles

By Cassandra Stern

In our round up of the most popular articles from the recent business quarter, we’ve focused on news and trend developments in the North and South American beauty and personal care markets, including the FDA’s suspension of VCRP submissions, the launch...

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What to expect at the 2023 Cosmoprof North America show

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke with Liza Rapay, Head of Marketing at Cosmoprof North America about what attendees can expect from the 2023 Cosmoprof North America trade show, July 11-13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Sulapac launches bio-based packaging material Sulapac Luxe

By Cassandra Stern

The novel bio-based material is ideal for luxury fragrance caps and other cosmetic and personal care product packaging options and offers brands the opportunity to switch to more environmentally friendly packaging without sacrificing quality or functionality,...

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Suppliers’ Day 2023: INDIE 360 Pavilion Tour Recap

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign took a tour through the INDIE 360 Pavilion and learned a great deal about some of the most innovative products and ingredients featured at this year’s Suppliers’ Day show.

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Three Takeaways from The Makeup Show NYC 2023

By Cassandra Stern

Dominant cosmetics trends at this year’s show included minimalist makeup products, diversity and inclusivity in makeup options, and more subtle false lashes.

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Q&A: Carbonwave expands seaweed emulsifier as demand grows

By Cassandra Stern

Biotech company Carbonwave has made waves with the world’s first seaweed-derived cosmetic emulsifier, and will be expanding production facilities to better meet demand following a sizable company investment.

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People on the move: Recent notable industry employment shifts

By Cassandra Stern

Job changes and board appointments are an inevitable part of the shifting tides of the cosmetic and personal beauty care industry. In this recurring segment, CosmeticsDesign looks at recent and notable employment changes within these business areas.

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Intensive Education Courses: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

In addition to the over sixty available individual conference sessions and curated educational programs offered during the regular course of Suppliers’ Day 2023, the SCC is offering two SCC CEP courses on the day before the conference opens.

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Special Events Overview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

In addition to a range of educational sessions, exhibitor booths, and networking opportunities, NYSCC Suppliers’ Day offers several special events to enrich the attendee experience. For those planning ahead, these options are a great addition to any itinerary.

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What to expect at the 2023 NYSCC Suppliers’ Day

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke with NYSCC Chair Stacey House about what attendees can expect from the 2023 Supplier's Day trade show, May 2-3 at the Javits Center in New York City.

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Educational Session Preview: NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2023

By Cassandra Stern

This year’s Suppliers’ Day theme is Reimagining Renewal & Wellness and will feature 60+ individual conference sessions and over 500 exhibitors presenting innovations in ingredients, formulation processes, and more.

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Fluid Air boosts capabilities through PolarDry spray dryer tech advance

By Cassandra Stern

For manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics and personal beauty care product industries, improvements in electrostatic spray drying technology like PolarDry include faster material processing, reduced energy consumption, and ingredient material efficacy...

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Mesoporous silica may increase SPF of titanium dioxide

By Olivia DeSmit

In an effort to provide consumers with greater photoprotection for the UV sensitive lip area, researchers have recently published encouraging findings regarding the formulation of different lipsticks with protective sunscreen ingredient additives.

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