As online product sampling provider SoPost gets ready to extend its target customer base and category coverage, CEO Jonny Grubin talks to CosmeticsDesign-USA about the “huge” consumer appetite for sampling in the US.
With pandemic lockdowns slowly being lifted, the beauty and personal care industry is starting is emerging from its hibernation. This means innovation pipelines are being fired up again, but for what? We contacted Mintel to find out more.
An animal-free testing strategy for predicting skin sensitisation and allergen potency co-developed by chemistry major BASF and fragrance and flavour specialist Givaudan has been approved by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD),...
In recent months a growing body of negative media coverage has served to discredit clean beauty. The honeymoon period is definitely over. In this article CosmeticsDesign-USA (CDU) speaks to Gay Timmons, president of the Natural and Organic Health and...
Award-winning actor Scarlett Johansson has become the latest celebrity to launch a cosmetics brand, with the Tony and BAFTA winner announcing this week that a new skincare brand is expected to come to market early next year.
Biotechnology offers the opportunity for a more sustainable cosmetics industry, and wider acceptance of the technology will require giving consumers access to reliable information about the benefits, according to Givaudan.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a plastic cosmetics bottle with French biotech specialist Carbios, made using fully recycled PET via an enzymatic recycling technology that also makes it infinitely recyclable.
As the 12th edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit shines a spotlight on the industry’s latest sustainable developments, health and social impact, climate change and plastic pollution dominate calls for progression and proactivity in the beauty space.
With hyaluronic acid tipped to be a potential driving force in the upcoming beauty biotech revolution, we explore Croma Pharma’s 25-year use of the skin care ingredient and how it is still at the forefront of innovation as the brand launches its latest...
Cosmetic companies eyeing the booming beauty supplement segment in China have an opportunity to fulfil the increasing demand for natural products backed by strong scientific evidence, says Horphag Research.
The global beauty and personal care market is bouncing back from a difficult COVID-19 period, and skin care will be the frontrunner in future growth as consumers continue to prioritise ‘skinimalism’ routines, according to Euromonitor International.
This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada began recalling hand sanitizer for improper labeling, formulation, or packaging as well as for other similar issues of concern. Still today, that list of recalled products continues to grow.