The French multinational has acquired Danish research company Lactobio, which is a leader in precision probiotics, in a bid to strengthen its leadership in microbiome research to explore new areas of cosmetic innovation.
South Korean nutricosmetics brand Vital Beautie, owned by K-beauty giant Amorepacific, has launched a retinol-based dietary supplement that claims to be safe even for people who are sensitive to the ingredient.
We round up the most recent developments in the exciting Chinese beauty market, including MINISO fragrances, La Prairie’s Douyin debut, China’s new toothpaste regulations, Perfect Diary’s fine line-reducing lipstick, and more.
South Korean cosmetics brands can tap into the opportunities presented by the lack of products catered for younger consumers in Japan, where the mature population is often the prioritised target group, says an industry expert.
Award-winning UK hair care brand Flora & Curl has just launched into Boots in the UK. We spoke to founder Rose Ovensehi about why she started the brand six years ago and how the textured hair market still hasn't reached its full potential.
Singapore brand Lynk Fragrances has recently made several expansion moves, including renaming and rebranding, diversifying its product line-up to include body and hair care, and opening its first retail store.
Ronas Cosmetics, Jeju Technopark, and Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA) have signed an agreement to transfer manufacturing technology for a compound derived from Jeju green tangerine, which is reportedly underutilised compared to its high antioxidant...
The founder of a microbiome-centric skin care brand hopes to use its repositioned acne care treatments to educate consumers about the skin microbiome, which she fears has become ‘watered-down and meaningless.’
French beauty giant L’Oréal claims social commerce acceleration across South Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa region (SAPMENA) is a major opportunity for growth, with the firm livestreaming for up to 21 hours a day across several key brands.
Australia-based brand ReMI Beauty says the solid cosmetics category faces a number of challenges, including limited ingredients, high production costs, and slow consumer adoption, despite its significant growth potential.
This week, the 33rd IFSCC (International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists) Congress kicked off in Barcelona to welcome top cosmetic scientists from across the globe. CosmeticsDesign-Europe attended the event to report on the latest industry...
Japanese cosmetics company Pola Orbis says it has developed two semi-solid products that are not only designed for use in space, but also have potential to be adopted by populations facing water scarcity.