In this episode of Indie Pioneers, we sat down with the founders of halal beauty brand Shade M Beauty to discuss the growing significance of the halal beauty segment and how it will continue to evolve in the years to come.
The cosmetics industry has heavily invested in advancing non-animal safety testing methods, now efforts must turn to driving regulatory acceptance of these next-generation alternatives, says the founder of animal-free testing lab XCellR8.
International beauty major L’Oréal is set to launch a digital version of the shade finder technology behind its customised foundation Le Teint Particulier by Lancôme – a move it says will broaden access to this inclusive beauty offering.
The global halal cosmetic and fragrance markets have taken a hit during the Covid-19 pandemic, but it has also created opportunities for new product lines such as hand creams, face cream, eye care, and sanitisers.
Beauty continues to chase the digital boom most recently propelled by COVID-19, and creating engaging, impartial and authentic retail spaces is vital to success, says the head of onsite experience at Feelunique.
Procter & Gamble, Unilever, L’Oréal and Avon are among signatories of an open statement claiming the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and its Board of Appeal is undermining the EU animal testing ban on cosmetics - a claim the agency refutes.
Video-sharing platform TikTok is a promising space for beauty brands – big and small – to build up meaningful communities and consumer buzz in an increasingly saturated market, say the company's brand partnership managers.
Dutch supplier Forestwise has developed an odourless and colourless version of Illipe butter that it believes will be in high demand among Asian cosmetic companies seeking out sustainable and ethically sourced natural ingredients.
The beauty and personal care world has faced significant upheaval on a global scale during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it has also emerged as resilient and innovative despite consumer and retail trends morphing at great speed....