Estée Lauder Companies CEO has remarked on the strength of China’s beauty market, and said he was expecting it to grow by double-digits next year on the back of the acceleration of its online business.
Deciem-owned prestige skin care brand NIOD is launching into a dedicated corner at French department store La Samaritaine – a move the company hopes will push it into the spotlight to follow in the footsteps of sister brand The Ordinary.
Smashbox Cosmetics founder Davis Factor, a great-grandson of Max, says the pandemic has created more demand for “hardworking” make-up products that are enriched with skin care ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and niacinamide.
On this episode of the Beauty Broadcast, we’re delving into the remarkable recovery of luxury beauty in Asia Pacific and the future prospects for this high-end category with experts from By Terry and LUXASIA.
Global consumers are leaning into everyday influencers versus celebrities and established figures because this is where they believe authentic content can be found – a trend beauty brands must look at carefully, says an expert.
A survey has found that 40% of French consumers either don’t apply adequate amounts of sunscreen or don’t use any at all, with a large majority citing fear of toxic ingredients and environmental pollution as concerns.
German personal care multinational Beiersdorf believes China’s domestic beauty scene has global export potential, leading it to expand its NIVEA Accelerator program to help develop innovative beauty tech start-ups.
The plethora of influencer-created beauty content online continues to swell worldwide, and brands should monitor it closely as it provides an important feedback loop that can unlock innovation and power business growth, says a specialist.
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we’re chatting with Jake Xu, the co-founder of male beauty brand Shakeup Cosmetics about the intricacies of the men’s cosmetics category, and how it has been influenced in recent years by social media, pop culture and...
India-based St. Botanica believes it is on its way to achieving its goal of surpassing U$13m in sales this year as it is set to launch a slew of skin care products that tap into the consumer demand for transparency.
In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...
An ex-Amazon VP who founded waterless Singapore start-up Bhuman says early interest from big-name retailers won’t deter its focus on promoting sustainable consumption and insists there is no merit in growing the brand “just for the sake of growing”.
The European Commission’s Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) has issued scientific advice to lower the threshold for warning labels on cosmetics containing formaldehyde releasing substances to better protect sensitised consumers.
Colgate, Lifebuoy and Dove are the most chosen beauty and personal care brands in the world, with a hygiene focus driving growth in an otherwise flat market, according to Kantar Worldpanel’s 2021 Brand Footprint.
Interest in topical and ingestible beauty products that support and even boost immunity is gaining traction, but what science can back up product developments and how much growth potential is there really in this space?
The European Commission’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability will lay important foundations for achieving European Green Deal goals, but it must consider the specificities of individual industries and value chains, say beauty and personal care industry...
On this episode of Indie Pioneers, we chat with the founder of Bescher about the brand’s hero ingredient, sea cucumber collagen, its amazing benefits and why she believes it is set to explode in the beauty world.
In this episode of Beauty Broadcast, we explore the wide-ranging possibilities and tough challenges facing cosmetic companies in Asia Pacific as they explore how they can close the loop to achieve circular beauty, with expert insights from Emma Lewisham...
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.
Online beauty customer reviews in 2020 showed a sharp decline in sentiment across hair care, largely fuelled by product dissatisfaction around DIY hair colour kits and shipping issues, according to AI data specialist Revuze.
In this episode of Indie Pioneers, we chat with the founder of New Zealand brand Organic Riot about his valiant efforts in furthering the sustainable beauty movement and discuss some hard truths about what it means to be a sustainable and ethical beauty...
A team of researchers from two Chinese institutes have questioned the validity of the existing research undertaken on Asian herbs for skin whitening applications, concluding that the ingredients were “too complex to obtain reliable results”.
Personal care giant Colgate-Palmolive is shifting away from traditional line extensions, taking a design-led innovation approach that considers user experience and trends from start-to-finish, with teams focused on opportunities in active oral care, the...
Beauty consumers worldwide are demanding open and honest brand communication on product formulations and ingredients in a digital world strained by unreliable and biased information, says the deputy CEO of L’Oréal.