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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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Q&A: Beautycare Brazil eyes US push for export growth

By Cassandra Stern

In its efforts to further penetrate the US cosmetics and personal care product markets, internationalization project Beautycare Brazil enjoyed a successful first year at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day that topped over $1 million in international sales.

A study has shown current sustainability focus and efforts are aimed at environmental impact and sourcing stages but a more 'holistic' approach must be taken [Getty Images]

Special Edition: ETHICAL BEAUTY – VEGANISM, CRUELTY-FREE AND PLANETARY GOOD

Beauty can drive 'holistic' sustainable action with life cycle and social focus

By Kacey Culliney

Cosmetics companies are aware and invested in sustainable action, but more can be done to drive better beauty consumption and take a more holistic approach, according to findings in Brazil that offer wider valuable learnings, say researchers.

Chemyunion eyes further expansion into Europe

Chemyunion eyes further expansion into Europe

By Simon Pitman

Chemyunion has taken huge strides in recent years, expanding its main facilities in Sao Paulo, while also setting up a US headquarters in New Jersey, but now it is looking to Europe.

What to expect at in-cosmetics Latin America 2019

in-cosmetics Latin America Special Newsletter

What to expect at in-cosmetics Latin America 2019

By Simon Pitman

Ahead of the in-cosmetics Latin America event, Cosmetics Design caught up with show director Daniel Zanetti to find out more about what to expect.

Cosmogen pushes Latin America focus

Cosmogen pushes Latin America focus

By Lucy Whitehouse

Cosmogen, a packaging player devoted to cosmetics accessories, brushes and packaging, is set to expand its presence in Latin America.

Mary Kay’s newest market is Peru

Mary Kay’s newest market is Peru

By Deanna Utroske

The direst-sales cosmetics and personal care company announced late last week the addition of another Latin American country to its territory. As competitor brands in the channel leverage various strategies to gain new relevance in the global market place,...

Beraca launches a pequi-based ingredient for curly hair

Beraca launches a pequi-based ingredient for curly hair

By Simon Pitman

Beraca got the attention of formulation professionals at the recent in-cosmetics Latin America event with the launch of a hair smoothing ingredient that is sourced from the Amazon. The company's research and development expert Juliana Tibero Checon...

Reaping the benefits of the Amazon while respecting biodiversity

Sustainability Special Newsletter

Reaping the benefits of the Amazon while respecting biodiversity

By Simon Pitman

Beraca has paved the way in sourcing natural cosmetics ingredients from the Amazon, but with new regulation being introduced to encourage research and development while preserving the biodiversity, we asked the company's head of sustainability what...

Latin America body care market spells big opportunities

Latin America body care market spells big opportunities

By Simon Pitman

Economic and population growth are feeding a significant rise in the value of the body care category in the main Latin American markets. And growth is expected to continue, according to Euromonitor.

Beraca opens up about ethical sourcing approaches and challenges

Beraca opens up about ethical sourcing approaches and challenges

By Katie Nichol

Filipe Sabará, business director at Brazilian natural and organic ingredients supplier Beraca, spoke to CosmeticsDesign about the importance of transparency in ethical sourcing approaches ahead of a presentation he is giving at the Sustainable Cosmetics...

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