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Estée Lauder acquires Le Labo prestige fragrances

Estée Lauder is poised to close on its acquisition of prestige fragrance company Le Labo next month and further develop the pioneering brand.

Could Dow’s controlled-release polymer technology help fight Ebola?

Dow has recently teamed up with the research and development team for Unilever’s Lifebuoy soap, tackling the challenge of incorporating controlled release technology to enhance ingredient efficacy.

Brands using BPA are more susceptible to consumer opinion due to social media

Consumers concerned that Bisphenol A used in cosmetics packaging could be absorbed through the skin and disrupt the body’s endocrine system, have taken to social media and are effectively overwhelming the messaging from brands and government agencies.

How sustainable is the EU's production scheme?

How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today, and just what state are those sectors in? The scientific and technical arm of the EC now has a dedicated website to regularly assess progress in this area.

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How I got to the top: Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairperson and CMO for skin care at Coty
How I got to the top

How I got to the top: Jill Scalamandre, CEW chairperson and CMO for skin care at Coty

Jill Scalamandre has had an illustrious career involving some of the leading and highest profile cosmetics brands in...

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

The power of Instagram – Beauty Top 10

Instagram is a growing social media force and its photo-sharing appeal seems like a great fit for...

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc
HOW I GOT TO THE TOP

How I got to the top: Kevin Gallagher, president of Global Personal Care & Actives, Croda Inc

Kevin Gallagher's career has stretched for almost 40 years, and the vast majority of that has been...

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer
How I Got To The Top

How I Got To The Top: Marc Rosen, fragrance packaging designer

Marc Rosen’s career trajectory has been remarkable. Not only has he made a name for himself as...

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

Mintel: a gallery of nail care innovations

The US nail color and care market has battled through the recession and is tipped to see...

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