Fragrance

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Trend forecaster: Beauty product NPD for consumers with ASD and SPD

By Cassandra Stern

As more people are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder yearly, cosmetics and personal care product ingredient manufacturers, suppliers, and formulators can draw inspiration from products developed for consumers with...

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Mintel research points to benefits of more creative fragrance sampling

By Simon Pitman

Fragrance discovery is all about hooking consumers with imaginative and creative sampling ideas. The latest research from market intelligence provider Mintel suggests that getting this formula right is key to consumers engaging in in-store experimentation...

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Coty’s Prestige Business boom drives FY24 outlook

With 10-12% increases in core like-for-like sales growth for the first half of FY24, beauty giant Coty is celebrating the success of its prestige fragrances in key markets and is raising its outlook for the full financial year.

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PowerReviews survey highlights strong pockets of consumer spending

By Cassandra Stern & Simon Pitman

A new PowerReviews survey focusing on beauty consumer trends underscores how the spending patterns of some consumers groups are still showing an upward trajectory, despite many household budgets continuing to be squeezed in the last couple of years.

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Brazil paves the way to end animal testing throughout LATAM

By Cassandra Stern & Simon Pitman

To find out more about the state of animal testing in Brazil, Cosmetics Design USA spoke with Dr. Gavin Maxwell, safety science advocacy lead at Unilever’s Safety & Environmental Assurance Centre, who discusses how progress is being made towards non-animal...

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Scent tech company launches AI software for fragrance reformulation

By Cassandra Stern

Moodify (Re)formulation technology enables PBC product manufacturers and formulators to adjust fragrance formulas through an algorithm-based app that suggests replacement options “based on their level of similarity to the original molecule while optimizing...

August Launch Pad: Casual and chic

August Launch Pad: Casual and chic

By Cassandra Stern

From a launch inspired by the smash hit Barbie movie to hair, lip, and lash care and more, this month’s Launch Pad is packed with product launches to celebrate the sizzling summer months.

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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.

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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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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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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SCC calls for abstract submission for annual meeting

By Cassandra Stern

The industry organization is seeking abstract submissions in various cosmetics and personal care categories to further educational opportunities for professionals and foster innovative thinking.

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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.

April Launch Pad: Beauty product roundup for warmer months

April Launch Pad: Spring into spring

By Cassandra Stern

The seasons are changing and so are the unique skin, face, and hair care needs of consumers. This spring, several companies are launching or have recently launched products to help consumers prepare for the warmer months ahead.