German pharmaceutical major Merck will launch a powdered cornflower extract next year that reduces skin inflammation and supports ‘skin calming’ and ‘skin defence’ claims for cosmetics products in Europe.
Personalisation is here to stay; clean beauty continues to bloom; and the skin microbiota maintains its hold on formulators – all in the context of a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape and important focus on sustainability, according to this year’s...
A majority of UK consumers believe personal care and beauty brands should put more effort into manufacturing products in an ethical and sustainable way, and this isn’t just a passing fad, says Leatherhead’s head of consumer and sensory insight.
Finnish beauty tech firm Revieve has opened a development hub in Spain to speed up advances in digital customer experience tools – something that will determine success for retailers and brands in the coming years, its CEO says.
Rising consumer concern and regulatory changes have left personal care formulators with a shrinking portfolio of acceptable preservatives but blends and naturally-derived alternatives provide industry opportunities, say Symrise and DuPont.