Rather than studying hair according to ethnicity, researchers from Purdue University are categorizing hair by curl patterns and investigating the threshold at which each can tolerate heat styling.
Algoid Technologies, a company known as a supplier of microalgae to the beauty industry, has taken the plunge and decided to launch its own organic skin care line.
By picking up the Brazilian firm, graphics services company Diaeis is expanding its global footprint as well as jockeying to work with leading beauty and personal care companies investing in South America.
Despite the Chinese market proving tough for some of LVMH's brands, the luxury goods firm reported a 6 per cent increase in its perfumes and cosmetics division.
New Jersey-based Sun Chemical and parent company, DIC, have acquired Kingfisher Colours Limited, a privately-owned decorative cosmetics color manufacturer with a global footprint and based in Reading, United Kingdom.