Colgate, Lifebuoy and Dove are the most chosen beauty and personal care brands in the world, with a hygiene focus driving growth in an otherwise flat market, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s 2021 Brand Footprint.
Artificial blue light from digital devices does not damage skin because the levels emitted during use are not enough to trigger harmful effects, says Beiersdorf – claims matched by a recent study from Norway.
French skin microbiome specialist Gallinée has launched a toothpaste and oral care supplement designed as a range to support the existing ecosystem of the mouth – a concept that has massive opportunity in the category, its founder says.
Oral supplementation with a standardized extract from French pine bark may help the skin retain moisture, elasticity and barrier function, says a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study with Han Chinese working outdoors in Beijing.
Korean scientists are claiming a world first in findings that suggests a mechanism linking the skin microbiome with ageing that the team says opens the door to a next generation of anti-aging cosmetics.