If the beauty industry wants to create real change it needs to shift how it defines its moving parts, and thinking of beauty consumers as beauty citizens could be the first step, says the chair of the B Corp Beauty Coalition supervisory board.
The increasing use of vitamins in cosmetics and daily consumer products could be responsible for rising rates of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in the general population, a team of experts has warned.
Evereden has signed a deal with Sephora that will see its multi-generational skin care products on-shelf in five Asian markets – with the firm planning to ‘disrupt’ the APAC market by reaching millennial and Gen Z audiences.
A Helsinki-based firm that has developed a microbiome-restoring extract is eyeing opportunities in the South Korean beauty market, which it believes will serve as a springboard to the wider Asia Pacific region.
P’URE Papayacare is set to launch its baby care range in China next year after gaining regulatory approval, as its parent company – Australian manufacturer G&M Cosmetics – doubles down on Asia expansion.
The skin-repairing and strengthening abilities of vitamin K, coupled with the insatiable demand for new and exciting ingredients, will spur interest in the “wound healing vitamin”, according to one skin care brand.
The beauty and personal care industry must today respond to converging global crises and ensure ethical integrity in every part of the value chain to protect the future of the planet, people and business, says British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt.
The concern over long COVID and its impact on skin health will drive consumer demand for safety, thereby pushing more cosmetic companies to develop products in accordance with the ISO natural origin index, according to a new review.
Luxury French skin care brand Biologique Recherche believes the Thai market is ready for its haute couture personalised skin care services and will use it as a springboard to further expand in South East Asia.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.
Rising demand for sustainable packaging and localisation are the two key drivers behind Toly’s decision to expand in Korea with a new manufacturing facility - it's third since the company entered the market in the mid-2000s.
Spanish luxury beauty and perfume major Puig has announced the acquisition of Kama Ayurveda – a move set to strengthen its Indian footprint and drive presence in the Western wellbeing market, an expert says.
Biotechnology start-up Allozymes’s claims its proprietary tech gives the cosmetic industry a way to produce natural active ingredients in an environmentally responsible manner, while also reducing cost, time and resources.
The pervasiveness of the clean beauty movement and the increasing emphasise of health is driving the demand for silicone-free hair care products in South Korea, with one supplier believing it to be among the most crucial trends in K-beauty.
South Korean sustainable packaging start-up Innerbottle is working to replace its current silicone inserts with a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) it has developed called TPX, which will make it easier to recycle.
French beauty major L’Oréal Group believes it can replicate the carbon neutrality achievements of its North Asia division, with one executive confirming the firm has outlined a “clear roadmap” to do so.
Design to reuse should be prioritised as a sustainable beauty strategy because its overall positive impact far outweighs working with reduced or recyclable materials, according to European researchers.
India’s personal care brand Singh Styled, which features a myriad of products such as beard nourishers, serums and shampoos, aims to enter the UK, US and Middle East markets as part of its expansion plans to serve 30 million Sikh men worldwide.
French clean beauty brand Caudalie is gearing up to expand its presence in Asia with new entries into India and Vietnam on the back of what it belives is growing demand for effective and clean skin care.
South Korean consumer goods conglomerate LG Household & Health Care (LG H&H) has launched Freshian, a vegan-certified colour cosmetic brand in bid to attract the young set of millennial and Generation Z beauty consumers.
A new survey by Korea International Trade Association (KITA) has revealed that South Korea’s cosmetics industry was the most significantly impacted sector by the post-pandemic demand for eco-conscious products.
Australian clean cosmeceutical brand Biologi has introduced what it believes is its most exciting launch to date – an anti-pollution serum that features a wild-harvested extract that contains vitamin C, niacinamide, and salicylic acid.