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Studies further explain stem cell effects on hair growth

Two new studies have delved into what causes hair loss and thinning, and suggest that it may be related to the ageing of hair follicle stem cells, adding volume to the research surrounding hair growth.

Studies further explain stem cell effects on hair growth

BASF raises vitamin A products prices to reflect global demand

German firm BASF announces that it is increasing the global prices for its Vitamin A products by 20% in order to reflect the demand and supply situation on the market, and this will affect the anti-ageing and skin care categories.

EU-funded project develops toxicity testing alternative using liver cells

An EU-funded collaborative research project has developed a microreactor enabling cultured liver cells to be used as test samples, offering an alternative to animal testing, and enabling the assessment of potentially toxic substances on tissue in real time.

Coty results show decline in sales but beat analysts' forecasts

All eyes are on Coty as it gears up to almost triple the size of its business through acquisition, but its second quarter results reveal that challenges exist ahead of the portfolio expansion.

MAC tackles consumer engagement by introducing awards program

Building on its reputation as a cult color cosmetics brand, MAC has taken the bold step of introducing a rewards programs for its most loyal customers, called MAC Select.

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