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Upcoming Webcasts

[webinar] Commercializing Pleasure

October 4, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT

Sex is no longer taboo, as cross-generational global consumers turn attention to their sexuality and intimate pleasure. In this presentation, Stylus’ senior beauty editor, Lisa Payne, will explore the consumer attitude shifts, product innovation and engagement initiatives making this a hugely lucrative commercial opportunity. Capitalizing on growing consumer appetites and confidence, she will detail how brands are developing intimate connection-boosting tools, toys and platforms, and refining packaging to remove stigma and commercialize sex as a genuine wellness activity.

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[webcast] The Return of Color

September 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM CDT

Color is back and bolder than ever! Lockdowns and mask restrictions made 2020 a difficult year for color cosmetic brands, but the gradual easing of domestic mandates has spurred a dramatic rebound in consumer demand. Join Applechem for a deep dive into how brands can respond to the latest color micro-trends from vivid pink lipsticks to sheer, tinted lip balms.

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On-Demand Webcasts

[webinar] Beauty Retail 101: Whole Foods, Ulta Beauty Credo Beauty

Experts from three beauty powerhouses—Credo Beauty, Ulta Beauty and Whole Foods—offer their insights into how brands can succeed in beauty retail’s new normal. Executives will discuss: Topics Covered: - Best practices for brands approaching a buyer/retailer - Trends shaping the types of brands retailers are looking for - Common mistakes brands make regarding retail - Best practices that can maximize chances of success at retail The session will conclude with a live QA, allowing attendees to pose their questions to our experts.

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[webinar] Beauty Funding 101 with Mielle Organics

Mielle Organics, the 1 fast growing, Black-owned natural hair care company recently announced their partnership with PE firm, Berkshire Partners, to reinforce their mission for community development and support the growth of their vision to expand globally. Join us as Lyndsey Grubb, Head of the North East Private Equity Practice at Oracle NetSuite, speaks with Melvin Rodriguez, Co-founder and COO of Mielle Organics, about the brand’s journey to landing their recent investment and how it positions the company to reach new heights.

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[webinar] Encapsulated CBD for Skin Scalp

CBD (short for cannabidiol) is an exciting area for innovation where new cosmetics uses are proven or further stablished with clinical efficacy. In this webinar you will discover our findings for CBD and its potential in the treatment of skin oiliness and its related disorders in skin and scalp Topics covered: Encapsulated CBD as cannabidiol´s best topical solution One unique solution for skin and scalp oiliness treatment Clinical efficacy of CDB Oil Balance Who should attend: End product cosmetic manufacturers (formulators, marketing), Cosmetic consultants, Brand owners

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[webinar] Succeed with Sustainable and Ethical Supply Chains

Brand leaders from R+Co, Prose and Henkel, will assemble to talk about the power of sustainability in driving product development, growth and the generation of consumer trust. These executives will discuss: - The importance of supply chain transparency for brands and consumers. - How embracing supply chain sustainability and ethics has benefitted their brands. - And how technology transforms supply chain transparency.

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[on-demand briefing] The Waves of Hair Care in 2021

2020 was a year of innovation and change in the hair care space. Covid-19 has caused the acceleration of some trends that are likely to sustain through the next months, as beauty consumers face new challenges in the changing landscape. Join Acme-Hardesty as they dive into the Top 5 Hair Care trends pushing the industry forward. Interesting new trends like the ‘Skinification’ of hair care are tilting hair care in a more personalized direction. New, natural ingredients from Acme-Hardesty answer the need for innovation, safety, and originality for your hair care formulations.

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[webcast] Nutricosmetics – A $7.4 Billion Global Opportunity – Learn More

Nutricos­metics are dietary supplements for beauty. The most innovative beauty brands are adding nutricos­metics to their product line at a pace never seen before.

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[webcast] Amplifying DTC with Social Engagement

The key to finding success as a DTC indie beauty brand isn’t just about creating the most unique or innovative products, it’s about investing in relationships and achieving authenticity through personalization. The best way to do that is through consistent social media engagement. Join this webinar to learn how NAVY Hair Care is leveling up the DTC model with online engagement by turning their consumers into one of their most valuable assets.

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[webcast] Prestige Beauty e-Commerce in China, 2020-2021

According to NPD China Beauty’s e-commerce tracker, China’s e-commerce market alone is the largest global market for skin care and second largest for makeup, reaching $10 billion in total for the 12 months ending November 2020. China’s e-commerce distribution has served as a golden channel for the market’s economic take-off during and post-COVID-19. Consequently, prestige beauty brands have continuously partnered with e-commerce platforms to gain traction among China’s millennial men and women.

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[webcast] Building Supply Chain Resiliency for the Year Ahead

Over the past year, beauty businesses have been experiencing extensive “stress-tests” as supply chains have shut down due to stock and labor disruptions. With anticipated interruptions on the horizon, how can businesses learn from earlier lessons this year and arm themselves to combat future challenges? Codex Beauty, a bioscience led beauty business, offers plant-based products that are organically sourced, clinically tested and formulated before landing in the consumer’s hands. In normal times, this is already a dedicated lengthy process but CEO, Barbara Paldus, will be sharing how the business was still able to achieve the highest quality possible amidst a pandemic, by controlling the brand’s entire supply chain from end to end.

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[webcast] The World After: A Beauty Renaissance

Marketing beauty and wellness products has been reinvented into a beauty renaissance overnight. Join us for a lively debate among four strategic thought leaders known collectively as Women Warriors in Business. This forward-thinking panel of experts will advise on winning strategies to connect with consumers in the world after COVID-19.

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[webinar] Beauty the Circular Economy

Beauty consumers and retailers increasingly demand more from sustainable products and brands. As a result, packaging, ingredient, product development and marketing leaders are increasingly adopting circular economy principles. This requires the designing out of waste and pollution from products and systems, keeping products and materials in-use for as long as possible, and the regeneration of natural systems.

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[webinar] How to Make Your Health Beauty Brand More Resilient

Health and beauty brands need to react quickly to the uncertainty of today’s environment. To make smarter decisions faster, brands need access to the right numbers—right now. This includes visibility into financials, inventory, supply chain, employee communication and customer satisfaction

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[webcast] Gentle Care for Happier, Healthier Hands

Ashland will show how they are keeping hands healthy, safe and soft with their portfolio of ingredients. During this time of concern, consumers are washing their hands more often and using hand sanitizers on a daily basis. Frequent handwashing and sanitizer use can dry out hands, consumers need solutions that not only clean but moisturize too. Ashland has solutions that support the claims of moisturizing and gentle, non-stripping formulations.

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[webcast] Sell Beauty Personal Care Products to China

China represents one of the strongest markets with beauty sales nearing $60 billion. This webcast is designed to give you all the simple steps on how to sell your beauty and personal care products through a cross-border business model. Sell directly to Chinese consumers without having to invest significant resources or register your business in China.

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[webinar] Anti-aging Solutions for Lifestyle Environment Addressing epigenetic impacts with effective natural technologies.

New insights into the lifestyle and environmental impacts on health and aging are leading to a greater understanding of epigenetics. Through the targeted activation and silencing of genes, epigenetic skin care offers a high-tech natural solution for skin aging (antioxidant, anti-wrinkle).

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[webcast] Beauty Strategies for Uncertainty How to survive and thrive in a post-COVID-19 world.

,The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the beauty industry in profound ways, from shuttered retailers to supply chain disruptions to drastic shifts in consumer spending and preferences. This free cant-miss panel discussion will assemble beauty industry experts to address the challenges facing brands and their innovation partners in the near- and long-term, as well as the new shopper demands and innovation opportunities that will generate future success.

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[webinar] Adapting to Rapid Change for Health Beauty Brands

Health and beauty brands need to adapt quickly to the uncertainty of today’s environment. This webinar will show brands how to make smarter decisions faster! Including visibility into cash flow, financials, inventory, supply chain and enhanced employee communication.

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