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March Launch Pad: Cleaning up with clean beauty

By Cassandra Stern

As consumers continue to demand natural plant-based products for skin, face, and hair care, several companies are launching or have launched new options at an affordable price point so far this year.

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Mielle Organics launches cold-activated hair care collection

By Cassandra Stern

The latest innovation in the BIPOC hair care category was specifically designed for those that struggle with frizzy hair and incorporates proprietary Cold Application Technology, said Nicole Robinson, Senior Brand Director of Mielle Organics.

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Could racialized beauty norms be causing poor health outcomes?

By Cassandra Stern

Eurocentric beauty standards encourage use of potentially harmful chemical straighteners and skin lighteners, says researchers at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health in partnership with WE ACT for Environmental Justice.

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Big Brand Talks – In Conversation with Today’s Beauty Leaders

Weleda R&D chief: ‘We’re trying to switch our way of innovating’

By Kacey Culliney

Swiss natural and organic beauty brand Weleda has formed a small-scale internal startup to speed up product development and market testing, presenting a very new way of working, its R&D head says.

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