A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from November 2022 shows interest in L’Oréal’s skin science research around tightness and UV protection, Superdrug own-brand makeup launch and future sustainable beauty trends.
L’Oréal skin science
Stanford University and L’Oréal teamed up to investigate skin tightness, looking at how mechano-receptors sent signals upon the application of topicals.
L’Oréal also detailed research based on a year-long study in Brazil looking at the importance of daily, full-spectrum UV protection to protect against signs of photoageing.
Retail moves and sustainable trends
UK beauty retailer launched its own-brand makeup range Studio London in a move designed to provide better accessibility to all consumers.
A senior futurologist also discussed how the shift towards cold showering amidst the ongoing climate crisis should spur innovation in the beauty industry.
A Lush executive also spoke about the power of hiring activists if the beauty industry wanted to create true sustainable change.