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Combating biodiversity loss through ethical ingredient sourcing

By Cassandra Stern

The climate crisis continues to impact biodiversity loss. As a significant materials consumer and waste producer, the beauty industry has the potential to significantly impact preservation efforts by implementing sustainable processes in ingredient sourcing....

Supplier's Day will showcase the ingredient, testing and formulation trends sweeping the US market this year. © Getty Images - Shana Novak

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What to expect at the 2022 NYSCC Supplier's Day

By Ravyn Cullor

CosmeticsDesign spoke with NYSCC Chair Giorgio Dell’Acqua about what attendees can expect from the 2022 Supplier's Day trade show, May 3-4 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Key suppliers to support indie beauty brands at Uplink Live

Key industry suppliers to support indie beauty brands at Uplink Live

By Deanna Utroske

The new tradeshow dedicated to bringing solution providers and indie brands together will open later this month in Los Angles, California. And top cosmetics and personal care industry suppliers, including Croda and Evonik will be among the exhibitors....

Natural Cosmetics Act to set legal definition of ‘natural’

Natural Cosmetics Act to set legal definition of ‘natural’

By Deanna Utroske

The bill, introduced in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday, would define and legislate the use of the word ‘natural’ and the term ‘naturally-derived’ for cosmetics and personal care labeling and marketing. Ingredient suppliers would be required...

cosmetics & personal care ingredient makers are going indie

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Ingredient makers are going indie

By Deanna Utroske

It’s no longer unusual for multinational raw material suppliers to work with indie beauty brands; but it’s still not the norm. Here Cosmetics Design looks at an array of legacy specialty chemical companies doing business directly with cosmetics, personal...

Trend Spotting: more insights from in-cosmetics North America 2019

Trend Spotting: more insights from in-cosmetics North America 2019

By Deanna Utroske

Yesterday, Cosmetics Design published an item here about the prevalence of marine ingredients and solid personal care solutions seen at last week’s in-cosmetics NA in New York City. Here we explore a few more concepts that stood out at the trade show.

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2019

Special Edition: In-Cosmetics North America

Trend Spotting: in-cosmetics North America 2019

By Deanna Utroske

At last week’s beauty and personal care ingredient trade show in New York City, a handful of ingredient innovations stood out. Here are a couple of the top trends Cosmetics Design saw at this year’s in-cosmetics North America event.

4 beauty ingredient trends seen at 2019 SCC Suppliers’ Day

4 beauty ingredient trends seen at SCC Suppliers’ Day, Long Beach

By Deanna Utroske

Ingredient makers, packagers, distributors, contract manufacturers, processing equipment companies, testing labs, and other suppliers filled the Long Beach Convention Center last week, exhibiting the latest and most popular solutions for the cosmetics,...

CIBS October luncheon to focus on Indie Beauty

CIBS October luncheon to focus on Indie Beauty

By Deanna Utroske

At next week’s meeting—open for both members and non-members to attend—the Cosmetic Industry Buyers and Suppliers will welcome new members and feature a presentation from Jillian Wright, co-founder of the Indie Beauty Media Group.

Why is Lubrizol pursuing indie brands?  a Cosmetics Design interview with Brandon Ford, Chief Accelerator Director at Lubrizol

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Why is Lubrizol pursuing indie brands?

By Deanna Utroske

The global cosmetics and personal care ingredient supplier hired a chief accelerator director in 2017, invested in One Ocean Beauty in 2018, and this week the company is exhibiting at Uplink Live in New York City. At this year’s BeautyX Capital Summit,...

Can there ever be a zero-chemical beauty ingredient?

Can there ever be a zero-chemical beauty ingredient?

By Deanna Utroske

Consumer interest in safe, natural, and synthetic-free cosmetics and personal care products seems to have inspired a whole new beauty marketing language, where ‘chemical-free’ stands in for at-times rather nuanced concepts—not the least of which is actually...

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