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Unilever recalls roll-on deos in Belgium due to contamination

Unilever recalls roll-on deos in Belgium due to contamination

Unilever has had its Belgian subsidiary recall 50ml bottles of its Neutral Roll-on deodorant after it discovered bacteria in samples of the deodorant it tested, which could affect vulnerable people both young and old.

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Toho University has been recognized for its work on the 'only hyaluronate compound' proven to be effective in increasing skin moisture in supplements to date.

L'Oréal has been granted a license by authorities in China for its Episkin Biotechnology business, giving it the right to market its reconstructed skin model in the country.

A year after publishing its' 'Sustainability Principles', Naturex has released its first 'Pathfinder' report which reveals the company's objectives in the area of sustainability.

Global Industry News

AmorePacific & LG Household dominating half of South Korea cosmetics market from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

According to L2's Digital IQ Index; the beauty industry in South Korea is highly concentrated, with half of the market controlled by AmorePacific and LG Household & Health Care.

Indian consumers show high awareness of green products from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Green products have a good chance of being a hit with Indian consumers after a new survey found that there is high awareness of biobased products in the region.

Avon cleared of bribery charges in China from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Cosmetics maker Avon has been cleared of the bribery charges it faced in China by a New York Judge, in a case that had been ongoing for a number of years.

Japanese Skin Inc drives 'one size fits one' trend in the US from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

After seeing success in Asia, premium Japanese brand 'Skin Inc' has made its debut in the US by signing a deal with Sephora to stock its customised serums.

Datamonitor Comment

From Twitter to retail: how celebrities are dictating beauty sales from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

According to Datamonitor, 'Twitter culture' and the current flood of beauty blogs have an undeniable impact on society’s view on beauty and necessary make-up regimes, especially among younger people. 

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Beiersdorf cautious as big players face reality of market slowdown

Beiersdorf: It’s not time for ‘innovation mania’ despite market slowdown

At a time when all the big players in the cosmetics and personal care space have faced...

Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science
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Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science

In an exclusive interview with CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com, Horst Wenck, corporate vice president of R&D at Beiersdorf, says that...

L'Oreal France chief details positive Cosmetics Europe outlook
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Talks with the top: Loïc Armand details his positive cosmetics outlook

As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its...

Bulldog: Performance not affected by phasing out microbeads
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“Eliminating microbeads does not compromise cosmetics quality”

Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy says that removing plastic microbeads from cosmetics products and soaps will not...

Cosmetics Europe champions positive exports outlook
Dispatches from Cosmetics Europe

Cosmetics Europe predicts bright future for industry with exports key

The personal care trade association held its General Assembly in Brussels this week and announced that exports...

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