Alongside finished products were formulation experts who shared key ingredients and technologies during the sold-out event.
Event sponsor DSM gets ready for the crowd that will flood into the sold-out event when the general admission doors open at 6pm.
DSM handed out blue macaroons as staff talked about DSM’s key ingredients that address an unseen skin enemy: blue light.
Gattefosse USA is one of a handful of suppliers vying for the CEW Beauty Awards “Innovation Award” this year. Its nominated product is Gatuline Link n Lift, which visibly acts on all eye contour wrinkles, including crow's feet, under-eye wrinkles, and the tear-trough wrinkle.
On display was Sederma’s Matrixyl, a group of powerful cosmetic ingredients based on specific peptide structures designed to fight against wrinkles and the signs of aging. Sederma is competing in the Innovation Award category.
The team at Clariant was showcasing Amazonian Exfoliating Cleansing Powder, a waterless powder cleanser, and Eosidin, which targets indoor pollution and tackles skin immuno-modulation to avoid atopic-prone skin and hypersensitivity. Both are nominated for the Innovation Award.
Attendees also stopped in at Firmenich, another sponsor of the CEW Beauty Awards product demo night.
Voting for the awards will remain open until March 15. Finalists are named April 2 and the Awards Luncheon is May 18.