Understanding consumers’ needs is the first step to fulfilling them, but that can be challenging when they already have misguided preconceptions of how a product works, veteran cosmetics and personal care researchers say.
In this round-up, we dive into our most-read stories on cosmetics science, formulation and R&D, including Amorepacific’s newly developed wearable smart skin device, Cosmax’s AI-powered microbiome platform and more.
Taiwanese beauty company Chlitina will be shifting its product development to focus on areas such as the microbiome and regenerative medicine in order to tap into the increasing emphasis on health post-pandemic.
In this round-up, we dive into our most-read stories on cosmetics science and formulation, including Kao’s research on the protective abilities of surgical face masks, Shiseido’s new micellar water technology, and more.
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...
The Fragrances and Flavours Association of India (FAFAI) hopes to inaugurate its Research and Development (R&D) centre in Mumbai by the end of the year, after the Covid-19 pandemic scuppered its plans to open in March.
South Korea’s Cosmax has partnered with Seoul National University (SNU) to launch a research and development centre dedicated to developing ‘next generation’ beauty and health technologies it can commercialise.
Tech innovation will trigger important advances in customised consumer experiences and precision beauty in the coming years; the challenge will be making products with strong values, says the head of L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator.