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Beauty tech 2022 trends from Mintel include metaverse, NFTs, blockchain and device innovation

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The future of beauty tech? The metaverse, NFTs and blockchain, says Mintel

By Kacey Culliney

Beauty tech is developing at a fast pace and there are plentiful opportunities for brands to play into this space, from smart consumer devices to metaverse engagement and blockchain for traceability, says Andrew McDougall, director of BPC at Mintel.

Gen X beauty consumer analysis: How to win over… The misunderstood ''sandwiched' generation

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How to win over… The misunderstood Generation X beauty consumer

By Amanda Lim

With the beauty and cosmetics needs of the ‘sandwiched generation’ of Gen X consumer often misunderstood and unmet, we shine the spotlight on the trending categories, strategies for marketing success and the new product development white spaces to attract...

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.

Kacey Culliney is joined by Marie Drago (L) and Margherita Patrucco (Centre) as they discuss next-generation skin microbiome science and innovation.

Probiota 2022: Gut-skin axis in? Anti-ageing out?

By Will Chu

Anti-ageing as a concept will cease to exist in the beauty industry as consumers look to products that hydrate the skin or specifically ingredients that address wrinkle formation.

L'Oréal beauty tech innovation targets consumer devices, social commerce and digital footprint

Big Brand Talks - In Conversation with Today's Beauty Leaders

L’Oréal exec: Beauty tech can solve the ‘big data challenge’

By Kacey Culliney

Beauty has plenty of opportunities to employ cutting-edge technologies to improve consumer services and supply chains, but these innovations can also simplify very large data sets and manage complexities across businesses, says the marketing head of L’Oréal...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 520 million children worldwide suffer with caries in primary teeth, with various oral diseases affecting a total of almost 3.5 billion people globally [Getty Images]

BIG BRAND TALKS – IN CONVERSATION WITH TODAY’S BEAUTY LEADERS

Colgate-Palmolive VP: Oral disease is a ‘global health crisis’ that needs attention

By Kacey Culliney

Consumers worldwide do not fully understand the importance of maintaining good oral health and how this links to systemic health and wellbeing – something Colgate-Palmolive wants to change via a major education programme, its VP and chief clinical officer...

Climate change concerns are at the forefront of consumer minds, and there are important opportunities for beauty companies to action and communicate change in this space [Getty Images]

SPECIAL EDITION: ETHICAL BEAUTY – VEGANISM, CRUELTY-FREE AND PLANETARY GOOD

Environmental impact the ‘big’ opportunity in ethical beauty

By Kacey Culliney

Consumer interest in ethical beauty continues to soar in Europe, fuelled by heightened concerns around climate change and the ongoing global pandemic, and so industry must sharpen action and communication on environmental impact, says a GlobalData analyst.

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