All news articles for September 2023

Until the age of three a child's skin microbiome is very different to that of an adult (Image: Getty)

Certifying 'microbiome-safe' baby skin care

By Kirsty Doolan

We spoke to the CEO of MyMicrobiome about the criteria to give a 'seal of approval' to microbiome-friendly products and the importance of analysing baby skin care differently to adult skin.

Kate Moss' COSMOSS brand has teamed up with The Chopra Foundation to tackle issues surrounding mental health

5 beauty brands with a mental health focus

By Kirsty Doolan

With Mental Health Day on the horizon in October, we’ve rounded up five beauty and wellness brands that have cleverly incorporated mental health awareness and support into their marketing strategies.

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How AI software is helping DTC beauty brands to shine

By Cassandra Stern & Simon Pitman

As the Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) beauty market continues to carve out a bigger share of the retail landscape, using the right tools to fine tune digital retail platforms has become make or break.

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Notino named Europe’s top cross-border beauty player

By Kirsty Doolan

Cross-Border Commerce Europe has just released its 'Top 250 Fashion & Beauty Retail Europe' report, which ranks the top online fashion and beauty retailers and marketplaces across the EU, UK, Switzerland and Norway.

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New beauty consumer insights from social listening

By Kirsty Doolan

Brandwatch has identified the major topics that have been trending in beauty consumers’ online conversations over the past year, to help guide brands on what their customers want.

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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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PCPC lends its support to the Humane Cosmetics Act

By Simon Pitman

Amid growing support for legislation to outlaw animal testing for cosmetics in the United States, the Personal Care Product Council (PCPC) has come out in full support of the Humane Cosmetics Act.

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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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