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.
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.
Preservatives have long been vilified as a ‘harmful’ ingredient, but a deeper understanding of hygiene and contamination brought about by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may well validate their usage.
J-beauty behemoth Shiseido Company saw its first quarter net sales decrease by 15.8% while net profit and operating profit fell by 95.8% and 83% respectively as a result of the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The founder of a Singapore-based fragrance firm believes the functional fragrance trend is set to boom as more consumers prioritise their inner well-being in the face of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Digitalisation, personalisation, wellness and sustainability have been popularised by independent beauty brands and with big beauty now onboard these trends will remain critical as 2020 evolves, says GlobalData.
International skin care major Beiersdorf has reported a sales dip for the first quarter of 2020 amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with European business and the La Prairie brand especially hard-hit.
Singapore-based luxury beauty label Ange Gardien Paris believes having a streamlined organisational structure has helped it to make rapid decisions that kept the company afloat during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Cosmetics major Lush has started reopening shuttered stores across EMEA and Russia as coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns start to ease – a move executives say would not have been possible without the help of local governments, councils and landlords.
Singapore-based indie brand The Wander Diary believes the novel coronavirus outbreak will create demand for multipurpose beauty products for the conscious consumer in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Concerns over the disinfectant quality of hydroalcoholic products made by beauty firms to plug shortages during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis are completely unfounded and have created a false controversy, says the French Cosmetics Association...
Beauty is one of the hardest-hit consumer categories in the ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it will also likely bounce back fastest because of digital strengths, says an expert consultant.
Overcoming challenges to exports and training are two of the top priorities the Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrance Association of Singapore (CTFAS) is striving to help members overcome in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
French cosmetics company L’Oréal reported that its sales in China have seen progressive signs of recovery since the country was hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, potentially signalling that the cosmetics market is headed for a quick recovery...
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported a sales rise for its fiscal 2020 third quarter, buoyed by home and healthcare divisions, but net sales in beauty shrank due to a poor SK-II performance linked to travel retail closures.
The first four weeks of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak saw double-digit growth in Vietnam’s personal care market and one expert believes it will continue rising well after the pandemic eases.
Beauty products considered safe, trustworthy and comforting will see a sharp rise in demand in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with one firm also believing that colour cosmetics could dip, while hygiene and skin care will drive forward.
The UK Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) has launched an online exchange portal to match and connect suppliers and producers, facilitating faster production of hand sanitisers and hygiene products during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Biotech firm Holista Colltech and skin care specialist Skin Elements – both of which are listed on the Australian stock exchange - have announced a deal to launch a natural and alcohol-free hand sanitiser.
Taiwan-based AI/AR firm Perfect Corp is offering cosmetic firms complimentary use of its augmented reality training service, YouCam A.R.T., to help them connect their teams, as working remotely becomes the new normal.
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has seen a surge in demand for essential oils with claims of antiviral and antibacterial effects, although the industry has warned there are no sufficient evidence of its efficacy against the pandemic.
The ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has gripped markets worldwide, and with no concrete end in sight, CosmeticsDesign’s editors discuss market impacts, industry response and what might still be to come.
The investments poured into the digital transformation of its front and backend systems have put retailer Watsons in a strong position to tackle the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, according to its Group COO.