The Korea Consumer Agency (KCA) has advised cosmetics brands to tighten labelling on shampoo bars, after its recent test discovered that some products did not indicate allergenic ingredients or accurately display their acidity levels.
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.
Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation has launched a pair of dry shampoos under hair care brand Merit in response to the growing demand for dry shampoos that can be used on the go, including a shampoo sheet concept first developed for use in space.
Personal care major Procter & Gamble (P&G) has developed water-soluble pouches containing dissolvable hair care pellets for a user-friendly, sustainable alternative to existing bottled and solid formats.
Kao Corporation is preparing to send a waterless shampoo sheet to the International Space Station in 2022, a move that is being predicted will give waterless beauty the exposure it needs to shift long-held water habits.
Zero-waste personal care brand Bhuman has launched a new water-activated powdered unisex hair wash, a move the brand believes will enable it to make a bigger positive environmental impact given the high penetration of shampoo.
Australian personal and home care manufacturer Natures Organics has launched a range of refillable hair care products as sustainable packaging is rapidly becoming an “expectation” from Australian consumers.
International beauty major L'Oréal has developed a line of solid shampoo bars under its Garnier brand that it is launching across Europe, a move it says takes the green alternative squarely into mass beauty.
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.
Hindustan Unilever is reported to be in 'advanced talks' for ayurvedic hair care brand Indulekha, a potential deal which would see the company re-enter the hair oil segment following the sale of its Nihar range in 2006.
Today marks the start of our second HairCare Ingredients online event, bringing to hair care professionals the most targeted and up-to-date information as well as providing an invaluable networking opportunity.
The return of the in-cosmetics Innovation Zone will see a range of companies showcasing their latest products and exclusive show launches in one place in skin, hair, deodorants and much more. Here, we round up the hair care ingredients and conditioners...