All news articles for October 2022

The next five years will see plenty of change in beauty tech - a fast-evolving space with significant opportunities gaining momentum worldwide [Getty Images]

Beauty 4.0 forecast: 7 trends to watch in beauty tech before 2027

By Lynda Searby

Building communities and taking a ‘virtual first’ approach will be key to future success in the beauty metaverse, but brands will also need to play outside that space to engage other consumers looking to embrace tech, say industry experts.

Within J&J's consumer health business, its skin care brands Neutrogena and Aveena have performed strongly worldwide [Getty Images]

‘Our strategy is working’: J&J Q3 net profit soars 21.6%

By Kacey Culliney

Personal care major Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has reported a rise in third quarter (Q3) sales and a surge in net profit, bolstered by strong growth in pharma and med tech but also solid results across its global consumer health business.

Kao Corporation says carbonated water improves the efficacy of its curl-loosening technology in shampoo, offering consumers better styling control post-wash [Getty Images]

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Curl power: Kao Corp uses carbonated water to improve active shampoo

By Kacey Culliney

Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation has blended carbonated water into a shampoo formula for curly hair to improve the penetration and effectiveness of its curl-loosening ingredient, offering better style control at the washing stage.

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Preparation and prevention: How to guide women through menopause

By Nikki Hancocks

Menopause is yet another area of women’s health that has been hugely under-resourced but there are exciting developments in the scientific world and big opportunities for innovation, especially within the spaces of gut health and sleep.

The democratisation of injectables in beauty has seen huge focus on the role of practitioners, but little focus on the lasting impact these procedures have on body image and ideals in society [Getty Images]

Why beauty ‘tweakments’ could be a cause for concern – Review

By Kacey Culliney

Non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers are rising in popularity, but practitioners and the wider beauty industry must be aware of the long-term impacts to body image these can create on a societal level, say researchers.

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