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The beauty category continues to see growth as consumers seek out ways to give their skin a lift, add some shine to their hair and enhance their nails. But like everything else in health and wellness, there’s no one-size-fits all solution. Not everyone...
The strength of L’Oréal’s hair care business in 2022 came as a positive post-COVID surprise as consumers aspired to healthier, more diversified looks and shopped at the premium end of this category, its CEO says.
Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation has blended carbonated water into a shampoo formula for curly hair to improve the penetration and effectiveness of its curl-loosening ingredient, offering better style control at the washing stage.
IFF-owned ingredients maker Lucas Meyer Cosmetics believes its latest upcycled active ingredient can solve major pain points in the hijabi hair care market, especially in the warm and muggy climates of Asia Pacific.
Kao Corporation has kicked-off off Oribe’s launch in Japan through premium beauty salons to tap into the influence of key opinion leaders such as hair stylists, which it believes are extremely effective at conveying the value of the brand to consumers.
In our Q&A with Andrew McDougall, Global Haircare Analyst at Mintel, we asked what the new, innovative technology has to offer formulators, brands and consumers on the market, and how it is set to transform hair care regimes.
This month the skin care and hair care brand launched the #BreakTheWalls campaign as a “call to action” and a “national awareness platform” to move the industry toward a genuinely diverse and inclusive consumer experience.
Non-government organisation, Vishwa Hindu Parishad has opted for an unusual ingredient in its line of beauty products - cow dung and gau mutra (cow urine) which has traditionally been used in Ayurvedic medicines.
Cosmetics ingredients suppliers Symrise and Ashland scooped top honours at the China Personal Care & Cosmetics Innovation Awards at the PCHi trade event earlier this year, both winning the Breakthrough Innovation Award.
Over the next five years India is expected to be the star performer in the colourants sector which in turn is going to boost the global hair care market posting the fastest growing innovation activity.
Solvay’s cosmetics and personal care business division, Novecare, chose last week’s in-cosmetics Asia event as the launch pad for its natural-based hair care conditioning guar polymer in the Southeast Asia region.
If hair care is to push on and increase growth over the coming years it can do worse than to look at the trends that have boosted the colour cosmetics and skin care markets recently and use these examples for its own innovation.
The organisers of the in-cosmetics Asia trade show have released the educational programme for the upcoming event in Bangkok, highlighting hair care and regulation as the key talking points in the region.
Following strong fourth quarter results buoyed by a healthy performance in Personal Care, Unilever CEO Paul Polman has revealed his delight at the company’s position in in the US hair care market, thanks in no small part to its Alberto Culver brand.
Noni has been long known as a health and juice ingredient but
increasingly it is being included in cosmetic and toiletry
products, as evinced by the latest hair care line from Tahitian