UK health and beauty retailer Superdrug has reported a significant uplift in DIY hair colour kits and self-care facial masks and body creams during coronavirus lockdown, signalling continued consumer interest in looking and feeling good, it says.
Labels designed to inform consumers about the recyclability or disposability of plastic packaging create confusion worldwide and industry must address this collectively and urgently, says the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Consumers International.
Dutch supplier Forestwise says interest in Illipe butter for its use in solid formulations is on the rise as the trend for sustainable beauty increases – and has opened a new site in Indonesia to meet demand.
The beauty maker is helping hairdressers around the world exceed the usual salon safety and sanitary measures, to keep themselves and clients safe by supplying masks, hand sanitizer gel, and new operating guidelines.
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Personal care giant Beiersdorf and speciality chemicals supplier Evonik have teamed up on a federally funded research project in Germany looking to use carbon dioxide as a source for producing sustainable raw materials for beauty products.
L’Oréal has announced a multi-million environmental and social protection program that aims to support vulnerable women and ecosystem preservation – priority areas as the world reels from coronavirus (COVID-19), it says.
This week, the company known for its AI and AR solutions for beauty, introduced a skin diagnostic tool, a shade finder, and a virtual try-on option for brands marketing to consumers via WeChat mini programs.