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There is great opportunity for new cosmetic uses backed by clinical efficacy when working with CBD in the beauty space (Getty Images)

Special Edition: CANNABIS BEAUTY – INNOVATION AND SCIENCE IN CBD AND CANNABINOIDS

Cannabis beauty: CBD is ‘an exciting area for innovation’, says expert

By Natasha Spencer

Interest in cannabis beauty continues to rise, fuelled by a tide of interesting cannabidiol (CBD) product launches and fast-evolving science, but there remain challenges ahead for brands operating in the space, an expert says.

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Yooma acquires CBD skin care brand Blossom

By Deanna Utroske

The Toronto, Canada – based wellness company announced plans to purchase 4 brands from EMMAC Life Sciences Group in exchange for shares of Yooma, equivalent to $8.1m US dollars.

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CBD: the beauty ingredient trend that can’t be stopped

By Deanna Utroske

Innovations in cannabis beauty just keep coming from suppliers, brands, business leaders, and new entrepreneurs alike. Here Cosmetics Design looks at 2020 highlights from this compelling (and at times controversial) new category.

Dr Jane Goodall and Neptune Wellness Solutions CEO Michael Cammarata (photo: CNW Group/Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.)

Dr Jane Goodall joins Neptune Wellness and IFF partnership

By Deanna Utroske

The deal will bring an at-mass line of co-branded wellness products to market. Forest Remedies by Dr. Jane Goodall will be manufactured as part of the collaboration between Neptune and International Flavors and Fragrances.

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Avon to launch CBD skin care

By Deanna Utroske

In a blog item posted online this past Sunday, Sandra Cosma, the beauty maker’s Manager of Future Innovation, announced plans to expand Avon’s new vegan Distillery collection to include a product formulated with CBD.

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CBD skin care to get a boost from Amyris technologies

By Deanna Utroske

The beauty ingredient maker has announced recent advances in fermentation technology and posted new research data online that shows the advantages of formulating CBD skin care with the company’s biotech Neossance Squalane.

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MyChelle Dermaceuticals launches CBD skin care line

By Deanna Utroske

After 20 years on the market, the clean beauty brand is refreshing its branding, signing a deal with Ulta, and launching a new line of products—formulated with CBD—called ENHANCE.

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The Year in Cannabis Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

2019 has been a big year for CBD, hemp, and cannabis in cosmetics and personal care. And while the regulatory climate is far from fixed, suppliers, manufacturers, and brands of every size have been making moves in cannabis beauty.

Indie Beauty Profile Asel Hofgartner, Kana Vita

Indie Beauty Profile

Asel Hofgartner, Kana Vita

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Asel Hofgartner of Kana Vita (a very new CBD skin care and body care brand) gives a candid snapshot of the beginnings of business and shares a bit of insight into how she and Daren Hofgartner transitioned from being entrepreneurs...

Indie Beauty Profile Amanda Matsui, Yuyo Botanics

Indie Beauty Profile

Amanda Matsui, Yuyo Botanics

By Deanna Utroske

If wellness is a beauty category and hemp-extract is a wellness ingredient, then this topical and ingestible CBD business is an indie beauty brand. Amanda Matsui, co-founded Yuyo Botanics early last year and already the brand is shipping tinctures and...

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This Month in Fragrance: October 2019

By Deanna Utroske

This month’s fragrance industry news on the Cosmetics Design sites covers topics ranging from CBD to biotech, from ingredient transparency to sustainable packaging, to the fragrance market potential in Asia, a L’Oréal acquisition, and more.

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What’s going on with CBD legislation for beauty?

By Simon Pitman

Ahead of the Cosmetics Design webinar ‘How to Tap into the CBD Beauty Trend the Right Way’, we caught up with our legal expert panelist to find out the latest in CBD regulation.

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CEW now accepting 2020 Beauty Awards entries

By Deanna Utroske

The professional organization’s annual Beauty Awards are among the most respected in the cosmetics and personal care industry. This year, CEW has added 6 new categories. And interested applicants have until late October to get submissions in (though any...

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