Working with and mentoring startups like Clear will be key to driving change in beauty, particularly on issues like diversity, inclusion and sustainability, says L’Oréal UK & Ireland’s chief marketing officer.
South Korean beauty conglomerate Amorepacific has announced the launch of a new personalised skin care brand for sensitive skin that offers consumers private one-on-one after-sales consultation services.
Personal care major Unilever has widened the call for startups, scaleups and entrepreneurs to engage with its collaboration initiative, inviting those specialised in sustainable ingredients and packaging to join.
Active lip care brand Esho is continuing its rise in beauty with a flurry of new launches and retail partnerships on the horizon as its founder aims to bring lips to the forefront of personalised routines.
Sustainable indie deo brand Wild Cosmetics has secured a flurry of major retail listings in the UK – a move it says will help refills reach new consumers and widen sustainability awareness and engagement.
Sunday II Sunday is a Black-owned athleisure haircare brand which has capitalized on the needs of a consumer with a specific lifestyle to find a whitespace. Christina Williams, associate brand manager spoke with CosmeticsDesign about what their model...
UK-based skin wellness startup Forest Spa Finland has developed a supplement and face serum from a blend of Nordic-sourced adaptogens, both designed to improve overall skin immunity and health from the inside and out, its founder says.
Special Edition: ETHICAL BEAUTY – VEGANISM, CRUELTY-FREE AND PLANETARY GOOD
UK sustainable e-commerce specialist Counter Culture Store is on a mission to make ethical beauty products more discoverable and convenient to buy online – aspects that appeal to a broad set of consumers, its founder says.
A raft of patents were filed in 2021 from industry heavyweights, including L’Oréal, Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive and Estée Lauder. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe rounds up our coverage of the year’s patent-worthy innovations.
UK startup above&beyond has launched a plastic-free, refillable and reusable lip balm designed to last a lifetime – a product its founders say will shakeup the fast beauty world and its plastic problem.
UK indie brand Beauty Kitchen is upscaling its circular retail programme ‘Re’ that it says should drive meaningful and non-competitive change in the coming years, and its founder has high hopes of onboarding a plethora of big and small brands.
Health and beauty retailer A.S. Watson says it has taken another step forward in sustainability by co-creating a skin care brand with Procter & Gamble that aligns with its Sustainable Choices product range.
Kao Corporation is preparing to send a waterless shampoo sheet to the International Space Station in 2022, a move that is being predicted will give waterless beauty the exposure it needs to shift long-held water habits.
D2C UK indie brand Wo Skincare wants to empower a new wave of consumers that use only what they need, when they need it – very different from traditional mass buys and trial and error routines, its founder says.
Natura &Co’s The Body Shop will heavily invest in regenerative business innovation over the next decade, including advanced use of biotech and carbon capture, its head of innovation and sustainability R&D says.
India’s Forest Essentials believes its launch with UK beauty e-tailer lookfantastic will help it to boost its international appeal as prepares to expand its footprint to the Middle East, South East Asia and the US in the next few years.
Active beauty brand Solyph is aiming to tap into what it believes are greater opportunities for the brand following the increase in personal health and wellness concerns that have accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we chat with Dan Terry, the founder and creative director of Oo La Lab to discuss the potential of niche Asian fragrance brands in the global market and talk about the importance of scent to heritage and culture.
International beauty major L’Oréal has launched a fragrance disclosure model designed to inform consumers of ingredients used across its entire global portfolio of brands and products, kickstarting with a US rollout.
Global flavor and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan has introduced DigiPulse to sniff out consumer perceptions of fine fragrances online. The social listening tool is an enhancement of the artificial intelligence-powered Carto, an intuitive and interactive...
International skin care major Beiersdorf has developed a method to profile skin based on moisture levels and geographical location, providing an accurate picture of overall skin condition and enabling personalised product recommendations.
L’Oréal couture brand Valentino has launched its first makeup collection in Dubai and Seoul airports, laying the path for a strong return to beauty travel retail for the conglomerate, an executive says.
Emma Lewisham has laid out targets to reduce its product carbon footprint as “close to zero as possible” by 2030 after achieving its goal of becoming a carbon positive beauty brand with a 100% circular designed business model.
Personal care major Unilever has launched a collaboration initiative to partner with forward-thinking beauty startups, scaleups and entrepreneurs specialised in social commerce to drive next-generation in-house innovation across its portfolio of brands.
Lithuanian startup Openface has secured venture capital funding to expand its AI-powered personalised D2C cosmetics brand further in Europe; part of its wider goal to offer a system for health care professionals.
Beauty major L’Oréal and luxury fashion house Prada are driving international noise around their first fragrance launch – an innovation that marks the first of many designed to build out a highly competitive global beauty brand, an executive says.