Today, the Tennessee-based specialty surfactants company announced that work has begun on a new manufacturing facility that will make the most of regional localization efforts in and beyond Saudi Arabia.
South East Asian fashion retailer FJ Benjamin Holdings (FJB) has recently expanded into beauty with the addition of cult skin care Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics to tap into the growing demand for skin care amid COVID-19.
France has become the first EU country to qualify for exemptions on animal testing for general-use cosmetics exported to China after its National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) developed a dedicated platform enabling manufacturers...
Personal care major Beiersdorf has developed a collection of alternative UV filter blends for use in cosmetic applications and sunscreens that it says provide increased stability and address nano particle concerns.
UK e-commerce major The Hut Group has aggressively expanded in recent months, propelling it way ahead of competitors in health and beauty, but it must now deepen its customer base to continue leading in such a crowded market, says GlobalData.
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The future of beauty retail will see a unified commerce approach connecting online and offline that relies on data to provide highly tailored shopper journeys, experiences and products, says Simon Hathaway, EMEA MD of retail strategy agency Outform.
Australian clean cosmeceutical brand Biologi is taking a pro-ageing approach with its latest serum which harnesses the power of phytonutrients to enhance the appearance of youthful skin rather than erase away wrinkles and lines.
Hong Kong-based cultivated meat biotechnology start-up Avant has developed a multifunctional protein ingredient from its cell cultivation technology, hoping to commercialise it for cosmetics use by early 2022.
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PART I: REFLECTING ON WHAT’S TO COME IN 2021
The cosmetics and personal care industry must continue its fight to get products recognised as essential to consumer lives in the coming year given ‘essentiality’ governs so many strategies set to be rolled out under the European Green Deal, says the...
Post-pandemic consumers are concerned about health, immunity and wider wellness which will translate into an uptick in beauty products that offer mindful and relaxing rituals to bookend days, says the director of beauty at WGSN.