All news

The technology enables facial images to be analysed for acne type and location which can then be used to recommend products and services and create skin treatment plans [Getty Images]

Spot search: L’Oréal files patent for acne imaging tech

By Kacey Culliney

International beauty major L’Oréal has developed a method to localise and identify different types of acne using a deep-learning image processing digital system that can be linked to e-commerce product and service recommendations.

Industry and consumers have a plethora of certifications and standards that can be used for natural and organic cosmetics [Getty Images]

Guest Article

Natural and organic cosmetics: An overview of certification options

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

Interest in natural and organic cosmetics continues to rise amidst a wider green beauty boom, but with little regulation around these two terms, certification schemes have taken on fresh importance - for industry and consumers alike.

 Innerbottle has linked-up with LG Chem and CJ Logistics to pilot a new circular beauty platform. [Innerbottle]

Special Edition: CIRCULAR BEAUTY – SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION AND FUTURE PROMISE

Innerbottle pilots closed-loop beauty e-commerce platform in South Korea

By Amanda Lim

Circular beauty start-up Innerbottle has linked-up with LG Chem and CJ Logistics to pilot a new B2C beauty platform that will allow consumers to recycle their cosmetic packaging easily and effectively.

Kao Corporation has already invested significantly in circular beauty packaging innovations in Japan but now wants to stretch efforts beyond its domestic market [Getty Images]

Special Edition: CIRCULAR BEAUTY – SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION AND FUTURE PROMISE

Kao: ‘Maximising and minimising’ key to zero-waste circular beauty future

By Kacey Culliney

Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation believes achieving a circular society will require a delicate balance of minimising beauty materials and maximising use, with thin-film packaging offering plenty of promise.

Kacey Culliney is joined by Marie Drago (L) and Margherita Patrucco (Centre) as they discuss next-generation skin microbiome science and innovation.

Probiota 2022: Gut-skin axis in? Anti-ageing out?

By Will Chu

Anti-ageing as a concept will cease to exist in the beauty industry as consumers look to products that hydrate the skin or specifically ingredients that address wrinkle formation.

L'Oréal beauty tech innovation targets consumer devices, social commerce and digital footprint

Big Brand Talks - In Conversation with Today's Beauty Leaders

L’Oréal exec: Beauty tech can solve the ‘big data challenge’

By Kacey Culliney

Beauty has plenty of opportunities to employ cutting-edge technologies to improve consumer services and supply chains, but these innovations can also simplify very large data sets and manage complexities across businesses, says the marketing head of L’Oréal...

New approach methodologies (NAMs) have already been well-proven for animal-free cosmetic product and ingredient safety testing, but should now be accepted as 'scientifically robust' for testing worker safety and environmental impact [Getty Images]

Next-gen methods can 'transform' chemical risk assessment: Experts

By Kacey Culliney

There are strong opportunities to widen use of new approach methodologies (NAMs) for chemical risk assessments on worker safety and environmental impact of cosmetics, though regulatory acceptance will require a collaborative industry-research push, say...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 520 million children worldwide suffer with caries in primary teeth, with various oral diseases affecting a total of almost 3.5 billion people globally [Getty Images]

BIG BRAND TALKS – IN CONVERSATION WITH TODAY’S BEAUTY LEADERS

Colgate-Palmolive VP: Oral disease is a ‘global health crisis’ that needs attention

By Kacey Culliney

Consumers worldwide do not fully understand the importance of maintaining good oral health and how this links to systemic health and wellbeing – something Colgate-Palmolive wants to change via a major education programme, its VP and chief clinical officer...

Estée Lauder, LVMH and Sephora are among a number of beauty companies cutting ties with Russia amidst the ongoing Ukraine conflict [Getty Images]

‘Drastic but necessary’: Beauty majors cease business in Russia

By Kacey Culliney

Several major beauty brands and retailers have suspended operations in Russia amidst the ongoing Ukraine conflict – action that aligns with widespread consumer sentiment and the increasing difficulties of doing business in the country, according to one...

Citrus fruit waste, which represents practically half of the fresh fruit mass, can be incorporated into a range of cosmetic applications, including skin care, body lotions and sprays [Getty Images]

Citrus fruit waste offers upcycled active skin care promise: Review

By Kacey Culliney

The peel and seeds from industrial processing of citrus fruits can be used in an array of active skin care formulations for their bioactive compounds, though circular industrial frameworks need to be further developed to scale use, say researchers.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars