All news articles for February 2021

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Trend Alert: beauty consumers are ready for immunity-boosting skin care

By Dr. Ebru Karpuzoglu

The COVID19 pandemic has had far-ranging consequences on our lives and wellness, with the most immediate impact being concerns over our overall health both physically and mentally. At the same time, wellness and skin care are converging; and as a result,...

Canada-headquartered Deciem has seven functional skin care brands, including The Ordinary which has a range of simple but functional face care blends (Image: Getty Images)

Masstige move? Estée Lauder to acquire Deciem in two-part deal

By Kacey Culliney

Prestige beauty major The Estée Lauder Companies will up its investment in mass functional beauty player Deciem, establishing terms for full ownership in three years – a move that will diversify it into the increasingly important masstige market, an expert...

French natural and organic beauty brand Lady Green will launch new skin care products this year and makeup items next year as demand for beauty products targeting blemished skin soars (Image: Lady Green)

Special Edition: Active skin care - protection and healing in a post-COVID world

Blemished skin care blooming: Lady Green to expand makeup and face care to plug demand

By Kacey Culliney

Demands for natural, organic and effective beauty products developed for acne-prone and blemished skin are rising fast, particularly with the onset of COVID-19 and prolonged mask-wearing causing flare-ups, says the founder of French beauty brand Lady...

Beauty apps must reconsider design and plug consumer skin care needs says What's In My Jar founder

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Mobile momentum? Beauty apps that ‘fail to create value’ will fail to succeed

By Kacey Culliney

Beauty apps have fast become the go-to tool for mass consumers looking to better understand products and routines, but industry has made some obvious design mistakes and needs to re-shift thinking to grow long-term engagement, says Maria Semykoz, co-founder...

Through the acquisition, Givaudan takes on Myrissi's E-COs Technology - a sensory translator able to connect fragrance, colour and emotion together using a powerful AI-powered database and deep learning technologies (Getty Images)

Storytelling scents: Givaudan to acquire AI sensory specialist Myrissi

By Kacey Culliney

Fragrance-flavour major Givaudan will acquire French artificial intelligence (AI) firm Myrissi to take on its cutting-edge sensory translating tech that connects smell, colour and emotions, enabling innovative storytelling and fresh consumer engagement...

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Gillette launches a shave brand with sustainability goals

By Deanna Utroske

The P&G – owned personal care and grooming brand just announced its latest venture. The new Planet KIND shave and skin care brand has partnered with Plastic Bank to limit plastic waste in the oceans.

Consumers have made a link between the singularity event of COVID-19 and planetary change; propelling sustainability concerns to the fore (Getty Images)

COVID-19 Consumer Shifts Close-Up - Part II

Beauty can expect ‘two waves’ of sustainability interest post-COVID

By Kacey Culliney

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has accelerated consumer focus on sustainability and planetary change, with a first wave of dominant interest set to splash over the next 18 months and drive sentiments mainstream by 2022, says an expert consultant.

Swathes of people worldwide are now balancing professional and personal life from the home - a significant shift in consumer trends set to last some time (Getty Images)

COVID-19 Consumer Shifts Close-Up - Part I

COVID-19 has triggered an ‘enduring focus on the home’, says expert

By Kacey Culliney

Consumers worldwide are increasingly focused on the space they call home during the COVID-19 crisis, as professional and personal lines blur with work-from-home models. And this has created an important shift in how consumers integrate beauty into their...

Bacterial cellulose - a naturally occurring nanomaterial made from some bacteria - is already used in cosmetics, largely as a face mask delivery system, but scientific research on its potential in cosmetics remains nascent (Getty Images)

Special edition: Active Skin Care – Protection and Healing in a Post-COVID World

Bacterial cellulose: The next big natural polymer in active beauty?

By Kacey Culliney

Interest around bacterial cellulose in cosmetic applications is mushrooming, spurred by skin hydration and active compound delivery promise, but beauty research on this naturally occurring nanomaterial remains nascent, say researchers.

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

PROBIOTA - ONE WEEK AND COUNTING!

Probiota 2021: A conversation with Wesley Carpentier

By Will Chu

With one week to go till Probiota, NutraIngredients took the opportunity to chat with one of the panellists for the event to hear his thoughts on where the industry is heading towards in the next few years.

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