The number of beauty and personal care companies working to get products Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certified is soaring, set to double this year, and efforts are coming all types of businesses, according to an executive.
DSM has today (31 March) agreed to acquire the flavour and fragrance (F&F) business of US-based biotech firm Amyris, extending its portfolio with bio-based ingredients for the flavor and fragrance and cosmetics industries.
In this round-up of the top five stories on the digital developments in beauty, we highlight A.S. Watson insights on the future of it omnichannel retail business, SK-II’s strategy to forging closer connections online and how P&G narrows the online...
The European Commission (EC) is to ban botanical species containing hydroxyanthracene derivatives (HADs) that includes aloe extracts in a decision set to have implications for the nutrition and nutricosmetic industry.
Shiseido is adamant that human contact is still essential to drive beauty sales but believes it can be enhanced greatly by tools such as Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality, according to its chief digital officer.
Belgium-based startup Craith Lab has shunned the direct-to-consumer (D2C) model for its epigenetic skin care brand, opting instead to distribute products via trained beautician and salon networks – a necessity when working with such complex formulations,...
Naturalness is the most important aspect of a beauty product for consumers in Germany and France, but there are mixed views on what the term means and how it translates into cosmetics, finds natural and organic certifier Natrue.
The global beauty industry is working hard to make circularity a mainstream reality, reinventing and reconsidering all aspects of complex supply chains. But what does the future truly hold as industry tries to close the loop?
International beauty major L’Oréal has made a minority investment in Swiss environmental tech startup Gjosa – a move set to advance its ongoing partnership and development of a smart, sustainable hair care system for salons and the home.
India-based organic beauty brand Juicy Chemistry has its sights set on the US, Europe and domestic expansion, while at the same time exploring a raft of organic NPD opportunities after securing $6.3m in Series A funding.