Active hair care and skin care startup Wild Science Lab is expanding its retail footprint into the Middle East, opting for a shop in shop model that enables consumer consultation on its preventative and targeted products.
South Korean cosmetic titans Amorepacific and LG Household & Healthcare (LG H&H) have both recently launched shampoos that can conceal grey hairs to great success, signalling a huge demand for anti-ageing hair care products.
Unilever’s prestige brand Living Proof and Finnish tech firm Revieve have co-developed an AI hair care advisor tool designed to offer consumers extensive and personalised insight on the science behind their hair.
Personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has developed water-soluble pouches containing dissolvable hair care pellets for a user-friendly, sustainable alternative to existing bottled and solid formats.
International beauty major L’Oréal has developed a method to identify the molecular signature of a person’s scalp in a common alopecic state, enabling prognosis and diagnosis, along with the development of efficacious cosmetic treatments for such hair...
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...
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.
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.
Plant peptides, plant hormones and cannabinoids should be more closely looked at for developing dual-action dermal and hair rejuvenation edibles and replacing retinoids that carry several negative side effects, say researchers.
Botanical green tea extracts can protect hair from ultraviolet (UV) damage by reducing the formation of certain protein biomarkers, though efficacy is linked to antioxidant levels of the extract, finds a P&G funded study.
International beauty major has developed a hair styling formulation for curly hair from a blend of sugar compounds and plant fibre, offering a natural and light-weight alternative to film-forming polymer and silicone products.
Prestige beauty major Estée Lauder Companies has developed a reusable pump device that simultaneously cools and dispenses product and a single-use cosmetic pad with a self-heating function and preloaded formulation.
The anti-dandruff hair care category has long focused on antibacterial formulations, but microbiome-friendly blends that promote scalp bacteria balance may be as effective, says the founder of French indie brand Gallinée.
Australian personal and home care manufacturer Natures Organics has launched a range of refillable hair care products as sustainable packaging is rapidly becoming an “expectation” from Australian consumers.
Online beauty customer reviews in 2020 showed a sharp decline in sentiment across hair care, largely fuelled by product dissatisfaction around DIY hair colour kits and shipping issues, according to AI data specialist Revuze.
International beauty major L’Oréal has made a minority investment in Swiss environmental tech startup Gjosa – a move set to advance its ongoing partnership and development of a smart, sustainable hair care system for salons and the home.
Procter & Gamble will continue to prioritise superior product design, packaging, and retail execution because it is a far-reaching opportunity that can strengthen long-term competitiveness, says its vice chairman, COO and CFO.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a smart hair care system with Swiss environmental innovation company Gjosa that blends and distributes product in a way that ensures water savings of up to 80%.
There was a raft of patent filings this year from industry’s biggest beauty companies, including Unilever, L’Oréal, Beiersdorf and Colgate-Palmolive. Here, CosmeticsDesign-Europe rounds up our coverage of this year’s patent-worthy innovations.
Eco-friendly hair care startup Planet Friendly Beauty will expand into Europe next year, developing a raft of new products in the coming years like shampoo bars, waterless hair care and simplified scalp care, says its founder – the co-founder and CEO...
International beauty major L'Oréal has developed a line of solid shampoo bars under its Garnier brand that it is launching across Europe, a move it says takes the green alternative squarely into mass beauty.
The founder of direct-to-consumer (D2C) hair care startup Chāmpo says it’s an exciting time to innovate in a category that has traditionally lacked creativity, as consumers seek out high performance, modern and visually aesthetic brands.