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Brand innovation update: August

Brand innovation update: August

By Kirsty Doolan

Check out the newest launches and initiatives that are breaking down industry boundaries this month…

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National Rosacea Society launches new Seal of Acceptance Program

By Cassandra Stern

Cosmetics and skin care product manufacturers can now apply to use the NRS Seal on their marketing materials and product packaging “to differentiate their products in the marketplace and connect with the approximately 5% of the American population who...

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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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What to expect at the 2023 Cosmoprof North America show

By Cassandra Stern

CosmeticsDesign spoke with Liza Rapay, Head of Marketing at Cosmoprof North America about what attendees can expect from the 2023 Cosmoprof North America trade show, July 11-13 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Q&A: Key takeaways from the 2023 PCPC Legal & Regulatory Conference

By Cassandra Stern

This year’s convention featured over a dozen different scheduled seminars covering a myriad of pressing issues in the regulation of personal care products including PFAS, clean beauty, sunscreens, international issues, and MoCRA legislation, and was the...

Freshness and vibrant tropicals inspired from the great outdoors are key colour themes to tap into under the wider umbrella of 'peace' as beauty's most important trend in 2023 [Getty Images]

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Colours and textures: Tapping into the 2023 beauty theme of ‘peace’

By Kacey Culliney

Colours and materials that offer serenity alongside energy and fun will align well with consumer inspirations and behaviours this year, says French forecasting firm NellyRodi.

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Fragrance innovation: ‘Newness is down overall’, says Circana

By Kacey Culliney

Whilst the fragrance category has continued to show dynamism and growth in the past year, the number of new concept launches has stagnated, with growth instead coming from existing lines extensions and flanker brands, says market trends firm Circana.

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