1. L'Oréal unveils ‘microfluidic sensor’ to measure skin pH levels: world first
The new ‘My Skin Track pH’ device by La Roche-Posay is the first wearable sensor and companion app to easily measure personal skin pH levels and create customized product regimens to better care for skin, says the company.
It was co-developed with L'Oréal's skincare brand La Roche Posay, and The global beauty player won a CES 2019 Innovation Award in the Wearable Technology Products category for the launch. Discover our full report here.
2. Holland & Barrett launches CBD-infused cosmetics range
Cannabis and cosmetics is becoming a big hot topic, which kicked off last year in the US.
In a sign that the European market may be ready for the rising cannabis-related skin care trend, retailer Holland & Barrett has launched Eos Scientific’s Ambience range across the UK.
Discover more on this story here.
3. Gallinée showcases the latest in microbiome skin care
In our recent exclusive video interview by Deanna Utroske, US Editor, Marie Drago - Galinée founder - explains how Gallinée products are carefully formulated and painstakingly manufactured “to help your skin help yourself”.
The company founder also reveals details of her experience with Unilever Ventures, who last year acquired a stake in the microbiome skin care player.
Further, Drago explains why she’s encouraging beauty consumers to “put vinegar on your face, and what she sees will be the key developments within the treatment of acne and eczema in the coming years.” Find the interview here.
Find out more and register HERE to join us at the Cosmetics Design Summit 2019: Skin Microbiome Innovation, at which Drago will be presenting the latest in her experiences working in the skin microbiome space.
4. Coty uses ‘artificial intelligence’ for fragrance experience
The multinational beauty player is the latest to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) solution to meet specific consumer demands, Launched in Argentina via retailer Julieraque.
the company describes the new tech as ‘a multi-sensory fragrance discovery experience, powered by AI’ . The experience uses touch, smell, sound and sight and focuses in on fine fragrances, allowing consumers to find their ‘perfect scent match’.
Discover our full report here.
5. Kao to launch active beauty-inspired sunscreens
Kao Corporation is targeting consumers with active lifestyles with its latest sunscreen line, Bioré UV Athlizm.
To be released early February, the new Athlizm line consists of the Skin Protect Essence and the Skin Protect Milk, which are water-based and oil-based respectively. Discover our full report here.