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Top 100 Cosmetics Trends in May

From Antioxidant Skincare to Zero Waste Beauty Packaging

— May 30, 2021 — Fashion
The May 2021 cosmetic innovations have much to offer for a variety of different self-care needs and consumer desires. Several companies are leaning towards eco-friendly and sustainable ingredients and packaging to make for a brighter future. For example, PAYOT Paris contributes to this trend with its eco-friendly morning mask.

Other companies like UpCircle, focus on eco-conscious beauty packages, like its zero waste return and refill scheme. Customers can feel good about their purchases by knowing that the product packaging can either be recycled or returned and refilled by the company at no extra cost.

Another noteworthy cosmetic endeavor this month is Clarins Calm Essentiel's skincare line. By harnessing the natural power of clary sage, consumers are reassured that the antioxidant ingredient will soothe sensitive skin.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Redness Relief Creams
Redness Relief Creams
Gladskin's Relief Cream Targets the Root of Redness at the Microbiome
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99
Protective Hydrating Mists
Protective Hydrating Mists
The Blue Light Protection + Hydration Mist Shields Against HEV Exposure
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98
Tomato Fruit Face Oils
Tomato Fruit Face Oils
Pleni Naturals' Day Squad Face Oil Gives Skin a Youthful Glow
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97
Lightweight Hydrating Body Milks
Lightweight Hydrating Body Milks
Oskia's Renaissance Body Treatment Milk is Smoothing & Nourishing
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96
Mask-Proof Setting Sprays
Mask-Proof Setting Sprays
Danessa Myricks Beauty Debuts First Setting Sprays
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95
Hydrating Moisturizer Sunscreens
Hydrating Moisturizer Sunscreens
Olay Regenerist Now Comes in a Protective Cream with SPF
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94
Energizing Affordable Skin Serums
Energizing Affordable Skin Serums
Olay Launched its New Line of Olay Regenerist MAX Serums
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93
Solid Biodegradable Shampoos
Solid Biodegradable Shampoos
The Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Luscious Moisture Shampoo is Vegan
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92
Deep Cleansing Face Washes
Deep Cleansing Face Washes
Glossier's Cleanser Concentrate is the Latest Skincare Product
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91
Naturally Formulated Beard Oils
Naturally Formulated Beard Oils
The Pacific Shaving Natural Beard Oil Has a Plant-Based Recipe
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90
High-Potency Retinol Serums
High-Potency Retinol Serums
BeautyLab's New Serum Helps with Repairing and Regenerating the Skin
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89
Men's K-Beauty Skincare
Men's K-Beauty Skincare
Donginbi's Red Ginseng Homme Power Shares Skin-Enhancing Benefits
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88
Transformational Anti-Aging Skincare
Transformational Anti-Aging Skincare
NEOLASTIN Harnesses Elastin, Collagen & Hyaluronic Acid
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87
Budge-Proof Tubing Mascaras
Budge-Proof Tubing Mascaras
Stila's Stay All Day Mascara Has a Double-Material Curved Brush
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86
Soothing Topical CBD Products
Soothing Topical CBD Products
These New Happy Place CBD Products Offer Targeted Relief
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85
Gold-Infused Skincare Ranges
Gold-Infused Skincare Ranges
Lidl's Cien Gold is Infused with 1% Colloidal Gold
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84
Moisturizing Mousse Cleansers
Moisturizing Mousse Cleansers
Hela Beauty's Cleansing Mousse Purifies Without Drying the Skin
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83
Antioxidant-Rich Haircare
Antioxidant-Rich Haircare
Apiceuticals' PROPOWAX Series Includes Shampoo, Conditioner & More
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82
Dual-Action Brightening Masks
Dual-Action Brightening Masks
The GLAMGLOW Brightmud Mask Combines Physical & Chemical Exfoliants
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81
Mattifying Gel Sunscreens
Mattifying Gel Sunscreens
Black Girl Sunscreen's Make It Matte SPF 45 Protects Women of Color
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80
Defining Haircare Product Ranges
Defining Haircare Product Ranges
These New Bevel Men's Grooming Products are Available Now
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79
15-Minute Sparkling Facials
15-Minute Sparkling Facials
The Rosé Resurfacing Facial Mask Provides a Tingling Sensation
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78
Volumizing Brow Gels
Volumizing Brow Gels
Kosas' Air Brow is a Clean Mousse-Gel That's Boosted by Hair Care Actives
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77
Leak-Proof Squeezable Packaging
Leak-Proof Squeezable Packaging
Star Drop Has a Smart Dispensing System for Ultra-Fluid Formulas
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76
Minimalist Skincare Advisors
Minimalist Skincare Advisors
Beauty Cleanse Skincare Launched its 'Minimalism Chats' Initiative
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75
Cellular Regeneration Skin Creams
Cellular Regeneration Skin Creams
The Advanced Dermal Repair Cream Uses Matrikynes Biotechnology
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74
Detoxifying Facial Masks
Detoxifying Facial Masks
Caudalie's Instant Detox Mask Rapidly Cleanses & Minimizes Pores
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73
Minimalist Vegan Exfoliators
Minimalist Vegan Exfoliators
The Day Maker Microcrystal Exfoliator by Versed is Eco-Conscious
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72
Tea-Inspired Beauty Products
Tea-Inspired Beauty Products
Kao Corporation's Sensai Brand is Available for Online Purchase
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71
Targeted Body Care Cosmetics
Targeted Body Care Cosmetics
These New Olay Premium Body Care Products Include Three Collections
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70
Youthful Mascara Challenges
Youthful Mascara Challenges
Avon's #LiftLockPop TikTok Challenge Speaks to Gen Z
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69
Refillable Fermented Creams
Refillable Fermented Creams
The Skyn Iceland Nordic Renewal Pre + Probiotic Cream is Awakening
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68
One-Coat Nail Polishes
One-Coat Nail Polishes
Revlon's Ultra HD Snap Gives Full Coverage with a Vegan Quick-Dry Formula
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67
Reishi Mushroom Skincare Products
Reishi Mushroom Skincare Products
Joey Healy Uses Reishi Mushrooms to Invigorate the Skin
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66
Problem-Solving Serum Sets
Problem-Solving Serum Sets
The Solutions Serum Set by Glo Skin Beauty Helps to Customize Routines
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65
Sustainable Face Mask Packaging
Sustainable Face Mask Packaging
The Detox Face Mask is Housed in a Compostable & Plantable Box
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64
Sleek Refillable Spray Bottles
Sleek Refillable Spray Bottles
The nanoSprayer is a Leak-Proof Bottle with a Streamlined Aesthetic
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63
All-Natural Wellness Essentials
All-Natural Wellness Essentials
Taurah's Vegan Skincare Spritzers are Calming and Hydrating
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62
Awakening Whipped Eye Creams
Awakening Whipped Eye Creams
Josie Maran’s Argan Pro-Retinol Eye Cream is Non-Irritating
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61
Glow-Boosting Body Sunscreens
Glow-Boosting Body Sunscreens
The Supergoop! Glowscreen Body SPF 40 Glistens in the Light
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60
Glow-Boosting Mature Skincare
Glow-Boosting Mature Skincare
M&S x PRAI Beauty's MenoGlow Range Shares Skincare for Menopause
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59
Blendable Body Sunscreens
Blendable Body Sunscreens
Native's Body Sunscreen Provides Protection for All Skin Types
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58
Plumping Hydration Serums
Plumping Hydration Serums
Herbivore Botanicals' Cloud Jelly is a Hyaluronic Acid Alternative
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57
Sustainable Portable Makeup Brushes
Sustainable Portable Makeup Brushes
The 360 Ultimate Travel Brush Kit is Perfect for Travel
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56
Anti-Aging Hand Ampoules
Anti-Aging Hand Ampoules
Pestlo's 90 Sec. Elastox Hand Ampoule Reduces Wrinkles Without Stickiness
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55
Performance Body Sprays
Performance Body Sprays
OffCourt Created a First-of-Its-Kind Aluminum-Free Deodorant Spray
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54
All-Over Hyperpigmentation Serums
All-Over Hyperpigmentation Serums
Sallve's Uniform Serum Evens Out the Skin Tone
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53
Protective Sunscreen Hybrids
Protective Sunscreen Hybrids
Sunday Riley's Light Hearted Has Turmeric and a Blue Light Blocker
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52
Cosmic Gel-to-Foam Cleansers
Cosmic Gel-to-Foam Cleansers
Good Light's Multi-Purpose Cleanser Creates an Otherworldly Glow
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51
Multi-Masking Skincare Bundles
Multi-Masking Skincare Bundles
The Transcend Bundle by Bl'eau Provides Three Kinds of Clay Masks
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50
Clip-On Lip Luminizers
Clip-On Lip Luminizers
Fenty Beauty's Gloss Bomb is Designed to Be Taken on the Go
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49
Solid Personal Care Products
Solid Personal Care Products
The Foamie Personal Care Products Come in Several Varieties
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48
Free-From Shampoo Bars
Free-From Shampoo Bars
Aveda's Shampure Nurturing Shampoo Bar Supports Clean Water Initiatives
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47
Calming Antioxidant Skincare
Calming Antioxidant Skincare
The Clarins Calm Essentiel Line Harnesses the Power of Clary Sage
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46
Dual-Action Brow Pencils
Dual-Action Brow Pencils
Kosas' Brow Pop Supports Styling and Boosts Growth with Castor Oil
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45
Cooling Vitamin-Rich Face Creams
Cooling Vitamin-Rich Face Creams
Belif's Aqua Bomb Brightening Vitamin C Cream Deeply Moisturizes
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44
Inclusively Designed Deodorants
Inclusively Designed Deodorants
Degree Inclusive Accommodates Different Abilities
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43
Eco-Friendly Morning Masks
Eco-Friendly Morning Masks
PAYOT Paris' Morning Mask are Eco-Conscious and Efficient
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42
Jerky Cologne Giveaways
Jerky Cologne Giveaways
Jack Link's Will Be Sending 10 Fans Bottles of Its Dried Meat Fragrance
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41
Holographic Retro Cosmetics
Holographic Retro Cosmetics
The about-face beauty Daytripper Drop Takes Cues from 60s & 70s Style
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40
Refillable Firming Serums
Refillable Firming Serums
The Pure Shots Y Shape Serum is Easily Replenished as Needed
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39
Domed Skincare Devices
Domed Skincare Devices
Masseur is a Concept That Relieves Muscle Tension & Supports Lymph Drainage
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38
Limited-Edition Banana Lip Balms
Limited-Edition Banana Lip Balms
The Eos Totally Bananas Microbatch Has a Burst of Fruity Flavor
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37
Brightening Body Creams
Brightening Body Creams
Sol de Janeiro's Bom Dia Bright Cream Nourishes and Brightens
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36
Upcycled Balm-to-Oil Cleansers
Upcycled Balm-to-Oil Cleansers
Farmacy's Sweet Apple Cleansing Balm is a Limited-Edition Cleanser
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35
Next-Gen Beauty Pageants
Next-Gen Beauty Pageants
Revolution Beauty Created a Beauty Pageant for the Tiktok Generation
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34
Viral Shaving Creams
Viral Shaving Creams
EOS Created a One-Off Shaving Cream Based on a Widespread TikTok
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33
Cocoa Skincare Masks
Cocoa Skincare Masks
Glen Cocoa by Lush Cosmetics is a Fresh Facial Mask
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32
Contactless Sample Dispensers
Contactless Sample Dispensers
Arcade Beauty's Sampling Solution Shares ScentSeal Cards
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31
Breathable Springtime Nail Polishes
Breathable Springtime Nail Polishes
ORLY's Superbloom Breathable Collection Nourishes Nails
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30
Wearable Facial Soaking Cloths
Wearable Facial Soaking Cloths
Soakly Helps to Enhance the Outcome of Facials and Exfoliation
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29
Pearlescent Lip Treatment Balms
Pearlescent Lip Treatment Balms
Laneige's Lip Product is Smoothing, Cooling & Deeply Moisturizing
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28
Natural-Looking Magnetic Eyelashes
Natural-Looking Magnetic Eyelashes
The Glamnetic Enchanted Collection Includes Six Varieties
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27
Exercise-Inspired Skincare
Exercise-Inspired Skincare
HERB + FLORA's Skincare Mimics the Effects of Exercise on Skin
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26
Anti-Inflammatory K-Beauty Skincare
Anti-Inflammatory K-Beauty Skincare
Jinjoo Labs Unites K-Beauty Technology with CBD
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25
Beauty Influencer Lounges
Beauty Influencer Lounges
The Studio by Klarna x Haus Labs Supports Emerging Influencers
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24
Spot-Fading Skincare Supplements
Spot-Fading Skincare Supplements
Blur Potion is a Dietary Skin Supplement for Discoloration
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23
Soap-Holding Scrubber Pouches
Soap-Holding Scrubber Pouches
The Duke Cannon Tactical Soap On a Rope Pouch is Exfoliating
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22
Ornate Dancer Product Packaging
Ornate Dancer Product Packaging
The Flamenco Shower Ball Packaging Design is Charming
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21
Refillable Prestige Skincare
Refillable Prestige Skincare
The Pure Gold La Prairie Collection is Packaged in Brushed Metal
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20
Zero-Waste Beauty Memberships
Zero-Waste Beauty Memberships
Izzy Zero Waste Beauty is a Reusable, Sustainable D2C Brand
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19
Light Therapy Sheet Masks
Light Therapy Sheet Masks
The Ariul L.E.D. Lumi Mask Works Without the Power of Electricity
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18
Temperature-Controlled Skincare Patches
Temperature-Controlled Skincare Patches
Patch is a Skincare Technology Concept for Hot & Cold Care
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17
Movie-Themed Nail Polishes
Movie-Themed Nail Polishes
The Sally Hansen Miracle Gel and Disney’s 'Cruella' Collection is Chic
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16
Progressing the Clean Beauty Industry
Progressing the Clean Beauty Industry
An Interview with Catherine Gore, President of Biossance
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15
Seaweed Membrane Undereye Masks
Seaweed Membrane Undereye Masks
Haeckels' Bio Restore Membrane Uses Extracted Seaweed Agar
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14
Plant-Based CBD Wellness Products
Plant-Based CBD Wellness Products
Toastyy Launches CBD-based Wellness Brand That Fights Stress
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13
Zero-Waste Beauty Packaging
Zero-Waste Beauty Packaging
UpCircle Beauty Unveils its New Return and Refill Initiative
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12
Brightening Turmeric Moisturizers
Brightening Turmeric Moisturizers
KORA Organics' Turmeric Glow Moisturizer Uses Refill Pods
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11
Upcycled Cosmetic Ingredients
Upcycled Cosmetic Ingredients
Full Circle Upcycles Distillery Leftovers to Help Create Cosmetics
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10
Refillable Tinted Sunscreen Pens
Refillable Tinted Sunscreen Pens
Milk Makeup's New Sunshine Skin Tint Packaging Reduces Waste
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9
LED Face Brushes
LED Face Brushes
Vanity Planet's LEDA is a Multi-Purpose Tool for a Spa-Like Deep Cleanse
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8
Zero-Waste Wipes
Zero-Waste Wipes
Busy Co.'s Biodegradable Wipes are for the Face, Body, Feminine Care & More
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7
Powdered Personal Care Products
Powdered Personal Care Products
Lifelong Makes Waterless, Waste-Reducing Body Wash, Shampoo & Soap
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6
High-Tech Skincare Masks
High-Tech Skincare Masks
Morrama's Post-Pandemic Skincare Masque Fights Mask-Induced Irritation
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5
LED Bodycare Devices
LED Bodycare Devices
The DRx SpectraLite BodyWare Pro is Made of a Moldable Material
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4
Virtual Beauty Showrooms
Virtual Beauty Showrooms
Mary Kay's Suite 13 Virtual Supports Women in Beauty Tech
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3
Dissolving Shower Packets
Dissolving Shower Packets
Plus' Zero-Waste Body Wash Comes in Dehydrated Squares
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2
Automated Nail Painting Systems
Automated Nail Painting Systems
The 'NIMBLE' Nail Painter Gets the Job Done in 10-Minutes
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1
Skin Icing Cubes
Skin Icing Cubes
The Contour Cube Sculpts, Tightens Pores and Depuffs with Ice
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