Giving the longest life possible to molecules that make up a product is what circularity is all about, and the reuse movement in beauty is a particularly exciting and innovative path forward, says the CEO and founder of US recycling major TerraCycle.
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.
Singapore-based beauty start-up Sage & Ylang is set to launch its first customisable microbiome beauty essence developed especially for sensitive skin, which was developed alongside a government science and research agency.
Singapore-based sensitive skin brand Suu Balm has launched an upgraded version of its best-selling Rapid Itch Relief Moisturiser that contains five moisturising ceramides and a plant-derived humectant to improve hydration efficacy.
Singapore headquartered brands Lifebuoy and Lux have committed to eliminate the word ‘normal’ from its packaging and advertising, as well as drive campaigns for gender inclusivity in line with Unilever’s Positive Beauty vision.
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported a surge in global sales for the first quarter of 2021, though activity in Western Europe remains in decline because of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 crisis, its CEO says.
The firm behind US-based CBD skin care brand BOTA, Balanced Health Botanicals, says it will no longer invest in the APAC after China announced its proposal to ban the use of cannabis and cannabis extracts in cosmetics.
Singapore dermatological beauty brand IDS Skincare believes practitioner-endorsed and scientifically validated skin care solutions have the potential to rival ‘feel good’ products as consumers increasingly demand greater evidence and efficacy.
Singapore-based low-waste beauty brand Oasis Skincare will be launching a delivery option with bicycle couriers for customers within a two- or three-kilometre radius in an attempt to reduce its carbon impact.