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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...

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PCP company launches novel anti-pollution hair care protein

By Cassandra Stern

Personal care product company TRI-K has released the inaugural ingredient in its EssentiaTein Line. EssentiaTein Protect utilizes sustainable ingredients like ‘Rice, Baobab, and Amaranth to provide continuous protection against daily pollution, UV damage,...

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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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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SaaS platform Glambook expands to US clients

By Cassandra Stern

Described as an ‘Airbnb-like platform for beauty professionals,’ digital platform Glambook has recently expanded its operations into the US as a free-to-use CRM option for beauty professionals to ‘manage bookings and streamline business operations.’...

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Three takeaways from NYSCC Suppliers’ Day from CosmeticsDesign

By Cassandra Stern

During this year’s show, we saw ingredient traceability go digital, experienced multiple examples of multifunctional ingredients and finished CPGs, and the reformulation or relaunch of existing hero ingredients by manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics...

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BASF to expand APG production capacity in Ohio facility

By Cassandra Stern

BASF is expanding its production capacity for alkyl polyglucosides (APGs), surfactant ingredients for use in a range of personal care products including shampoos, bubble baths, mouthwashes and more.

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IFF features upcycled ingredients in GENENCARE lineup

By Cassandra Stern

IFF’s GENENCARE collection takes a previously low-value processing byproduct from sugar beet molasses and transforms it into four effective and sustainable active ingredients for personal care product formulation.

June Launch Pad: Hair care innovations

June Launch Pad: Hair care innovations

By Cassandra Stern

Summer is in full swing which means sweat and humidity can wreak havoc on even the best coiffed hair styles, regardless of type or length. This month, several brands have launched or are highlighting their latest and best options to keep the frizz at...

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Q&A: Beautycare Brazil eyes US push for export growth

By Cassandra Stern

In its efforts to further penetrate the US cosmetics and personal care product markets, internationalization project Beautycare Brazil enjoyed a successful first year at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day that topped over $1 million in international sales.

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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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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.

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