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Quarterly Round Up: CosmeticsDesign’s most popular articles

By Cassandra Stern

In our round up of the most popular articles from the recent business quarter, we’ve focused on news and trend developments in the North and South American beauty and personal care markets, including the FDA’s suspension of VCRP submissions, the launch...

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BASF to expand APG production capacity in Ohio facility

By Cassandra Stern

BASF is expanding its production capacity for alkyl polyglucosides (APGs), surfactant ingredients for use in a range of personal care products including shampoos, bubble baths, mouthwashes and more.

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People on the move: Recent notable industry employment shifts

By Cassandra Stern

Job changes and board appointments are an inevitable part of the shifting tides of the cosmetic and personal beauty care industry. In this recurring segment, CosmeticsDesign looks at recent and notable employment changes within these business areas.

Consumers are increasingly invested in the health of their hair and are investing in the premium end of the market to achieve desired looks and outcomes [Getty Images]

L’Oréal CEO: ‘Hair care has become the new skin care’

By Kacey Culliney

The strength of L’Oréal’s hair care business in 2022 came as a positive post-COVID surprise as consumers aspired to healthier, more diversified looks and shopped at the premium end of this category, its CEO says.