Companies that sold CBD-based cosmetics in Hong Kong are caught in a “revamp or shut down” dilemma following a ban issued by the authorities in February, in spite of growing awareness and consumer demand.
Active hair care and skin care startup Wild Science Lab is expanding its retail footprint into the Middle East, opting for a shop in shop model that enables consumer consultation on its preventative and targeted products.
Australian hemp beauty brand Dope Skin Co is gearing up for its first major international expansion into the US market, where it believes it can thrive on the back of the strong awareness of hemp-based products.
In a blog item posted online this past Sunday, Sandra Cosma, the beauty maker’s Manager of Future Innovation, announced plans to expand Avon’s new vegan Distillery collection to include a product formulated with CBD.
The tremendous rise of CBD beauty is continuing to fire up, fuelled by indie and skin care innovation, but weed washing and big brand resistance remain key hurdles to growth, according to Prohibition Partners.
CBD, hemp seed oil, and other hemp-derived ingredients are showing up everywhere in beauty right now. At this year’s NYSCC Suppliers’ Day tradeshow in New York City, industry suppliers and at least one testing lab were very much in on the cannabis trend,...