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Theresa Yee
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Sepia: making skincare clinical trials more inclusive

With a focus on inclusivity, sustainability and transparency, Sepia is on a mission to provide inclusive skincare products for everyone and all skin tones.  Co-founded by Mike Modula, a 20-year beauty industry veteran who previously held executive positions at Sephora, and Anna Bueno, a clinical researcher with 15 years’ experience


Eva Lagarde
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Pharma-Recharge, a refillable beauty initiative in French pharmacies

Launched in June 2023, the pharma-recharge initiative is led by 5 brands which are mainly distributed in pharmacies. WIth Garancia (Unilever Prestige), Bioderma (NAOS), Pierre Fabre, La Rosée and Mustela (Laboratoires Expanscience), the initiative intends to release a refillable beauty format accessible to all in the french extensive pharmacy network


Eva Lagarde
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ARTDECO, a refill-native make-up brand?

This Case Study is part of a report about Refillable Beauty released in several parts (for a digestible reading) * Introduction and Definitions - HERE * Market Figures - HERE * Consumer Expectations and Behaviours - HERE * Regulations - HERE * Brands Innovations in 2022/23 - HERE * Brands Case Studies: * ARTDECO - HERE


Theresa Yee
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Beauty & Diversity 2024: Brands & Product Trends - Part 2

This two-part report will help beauty and wellness brands understand how to develop products for diverse audiences and create more inclusive marketing and social campaigns. In part 2 of this series, we take a look at some of the key emerging trends and highlight the top beauty and wellness brands


Theresa Yee
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Beauty & Diversity 2024: Market & Consumer Insights - Part 1

This two-part report will help beauty and wellness brands understand how to develop products for diverse audiences and create more inclusive marketing and social campaigns. Part 1 focuses on what's happening currently in the beauty diversity space with consumer insights and data, plus the key considerations all beauty


Theresa Yee
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Sustainable formulation Innovations: Brands

This report showcases all the latest beauty launches in 2023 - from luxury to mass brands in the sustainability space - with a focus on “green” formulations.  We have split the report into the following sections: 1. RECREATE: lab-grown ingredients using biotechnology 2. REDUCE: waterless beauty products and single-dose skincare


Annemarie Kruse
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Beauty sustainability in Malaysia

The plastic paradigm - necessary/evil? For the majority of European consumers, living sustainably almost always means consuming as little plastic as possible – shopping at zero waste/bulk product stores, for example, or avoiding beauty and food products that are packaged in plastic. In fact, for many people, plastic material


Eva Lagarde
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Eclo Beauty on how regenerative sourcing is helping the beauty industry

Launched in 2022, Eclo Beauty is a 100% natural makeup line focused on regenerative sourcing following a 2 years development. Eclo was initially launched in France on Ulule with + 3000% of the target and has been available in beauty retail stores in France since July 2022. The brand is also


Theresa Yee
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: APAC

This report takes a deep dive into the APAC market and explores how Asian consumers in Japan, South Korea, China and India view beauty and sustainability. It will include data and insights around buying behaviours as well as examples of local brands leading in the beauty sustainability space. This report


Theresa Yee
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: LATAM

This report will outline how four key markets (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico) across the LATAM region are responding to climate change in the face of economic uncertainty. An overview of consumers’ beauty buying behaviours and some of the leading sustainable brands will be analysed with a view to understanding


Eva Lagarde
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A new era of beauty has finally landed back in Hong Kong

After a 4 year hiatus, Cosmoprof Asia was finally back in Hong Kong after a pre-edition held in Singapore in 2022. This year boasting 2400 visitors with more than 48 000 pre-registered visitors, the show was expecting a flamboyant return, and it did not disappoint. The show attracted 65,582


Theresa Yee
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Sustainable Packaging Innovations: Brands - part 4 Recover

Beauty and wellness brands are rethinking and redesigning “greener” packaging solutions with refillable formats and using renewable or upcycled materials in new and interesting ways. This 4-part series of reports highlights all the most innovative and interesting packaging concepts launched in the last 12 months from mass to luxury brands,