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Jul 29, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

The Highs and Lows of Green Certifications

By: Dr. Sundeep Gill

A beauty industry insider shares his thoughts on some of the trendiest of today’s green certifications and what makes them good—as well as what can make them difficult to achieve and sustain.

Jul 26, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

Stop Making Scents?

By: Charles Cronin and Claire Guillemin

Ephemeral copyright protection for fragrances.

Jul 24, 2014 | 12:00 AM CDT

Make Your Green Claims Mean Something

By: Sourabh Sharma and Scott Garrison

To ensure your brand’s green claims have meaning for consumers, the claims should be authentic, clear and relevant.

Jul 22, 2014 | 04:25 PM CDT

Curls in a Box: The Boom of Sampling Programs for Textured Hair

By: Michelle Breyer

Niche sampling subscription box services are beginning to pop up more and more, including those for the textured hair market. But what fit do they offer beauty brands, and how can they help bring beauty brands to the next level?

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Jul 30, 2014 | 10:17 AM CDT

Sunscreen Innovation Act Passes House and Moves to Senate

New sunscreen actives may finally be on their way in the United States, as the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R.4250) passed the House of Representatives on July 28, 2014. The bill now goes to the Senate with the cosmetics industry eager to have it pushed through.

Jul 28, 2014 | 04:19 PM CDT

Red Hot Claims: The Benchmarking Company Shares Stats on Claims and Consumers

According to a new Beauty by the Numbers infographic from The Benchmarking Company, consumer and clinical claims almost can't be overestimated when it comes to beauty products.

Jul 28, 2014 | 09:36 AM CDT

Full Service Event: Luxe Formulation to Launch at 2014 Luxe Pack Monaco

Aiming to target beauty industry needs “from formula to full service for perfumery and cosmetics," Luxe Pack Monaco announced a new event segment—Luxe Formulation, which focuses on standard or customized beauty formulation, packaging, filling, full service, private label brands and all associated services.

Jul 25, 2014 | 10:01 AM CDT

Gluten-free Claims in Beauty Beginning to Rise

Already a hot claim in the food and beverage industry, “gluten-free” is making inroads as a popular beauty option now too, according to Mintel.

Jul 25, 2014 | 09:53 AM CDT

Mary Kay Engaging Consumers, Reps Via Project Runway Partnership

Mary Kay is acting as the official beauty sponsor of the thirteenth season of the fashion-focused reality show Project Runway.

Jul 25, 2014 | 09:50 AM CDT

Euromonitor Shares Prevailing Body Concerns of Women, Men

Euromonitor International developed a graphic focused on the different body issues men and women focus on.

Jul 24, 2014 | 12:01 PM CDT

Canadean Finds Women 45+ Seeking Personalized Skin Care

According to market research Canadean, in the saturated 45+ beauty market, women have difficulties finding tailored skin care products among the vast selection of anti-aging products. Instead of introducing just another cure for wrinkles, brands should offer unique and personalized experiences.



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