A study carried out by researchers in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium has found that pre-treatment of the skin with ascorbic acid could reduce elicitation reaction to hair dye component p-phenylenediamine (PPD) in sensitised individuals.
Procter & Gamble, consumer goods multinational, has filed a lawsuit against competitors in China, claiming that the organisations in question are breaching the company’s intellectual property rights with their rival at-home teeth whitening products.
David Taylor, recently-appointed new CEO of consumer goods giant P&G, has used his first investor presentation to comment on the company’s strategic missteps in China, and how he intends to turn things around.
Henkel and Coty have made billion dollar bids to buy separate parts of Procter & Gamble’s beauty businesses, as the consumer goods giant looks to divest some of its cosmetics brands as it looks to better align its portfolio.
Procter & Gamble has reportedly published sale documents for its’ Wella hair care brand, and although the company has yet to comment on the speculation, Japanese giant Kao is among those tipped to be a potential buyer.