Personal care giant Beiersdorf and speciality chemicals supplier Evonik have teamed up on a federally funded research project in Germany looking to use carbon dioxide as a source for producing sustainable raw materials for beauty products.
L’Oréal has announced a multi-million environmental and social protection program that aims to support vulnerable women and ecosystem preservation – priority areas as the world reels from coronavirus (COVID-19), it says.
Bulldog Skincare has widened its sustainable razor offering with a second bamboo-based tool for sensitive skin – a move that challenges legacy thinking and plugs a gap in men’s shaving, its general manager says.
This week, the company known for its AI and AR solutions for beauty, introduced a skin diagnostic tool, a shade finder, and a virtual try-on option for brands marketing to consumers via WeChat mini programs.
Preservatives have long been vilified as a ‘harmful’ ingredient, but a deeper understanding of hygiene and contamination brought about by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may well validate their usage.
Using recycled plastics in beauty packaging comes with many regulatory and technical hurdles, but these can all be designed out with the right knowledge and collaborative effort, says the director-general of the UK Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association...
Consumers have very limited cognitive capacity for paying attention and making decisions, but emotional advertising will innately grab their attention and can be powerful short- and long-term, says an expert.
Consumer interest in topical probiotic cosmetics is rising, presenting opportunity to target niche skin conditions and push hard science before establishing relevance in the wider wellness market, an expert says.
Digitalisation, personalisation, wellness and sustainability have been popularised by independent beauty brands and with big beauty now onboard these trends will remain critical as 2020 evolves, says GlobalData.
French beauty supplement firm D+ For Care has launched a mouth spray to aid sleep and has a flurry of holistic wellbeing innovation primed for 2020 – the year nutricosmetics could really take off, its founder says.