Daily-use products with UV protection will be a key driver of global beauty growth in years to come, as changes to the weather and consumer knowledge push it into a very real daily need space, says the CEO of L’Oréal.
Unilever-owned Dove has unveiled a global campaign designed to drive diversity in virtual beauty, collaborating with game developers and a gaming charity to catalyse change and improve female representation in the gaming world.
Consumers worldwide will have very similar neural responses to fragrances, but it’s the cognitive associations of these scents that creates interesting nuances for beauty to investigate, says a leading experimental psychologist.
Portugal-based contract research firm PhD Trials has found that the environmental space surrounding the skin can influence sensorial response and induce neural activity, creating exciting promise for cosmetics.
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.
The skin-repairing and strengthening abilities of vitamin K, coupled with the insatiable demand for new and exciting ingredients, will spur interest in the “wound healing vitamin”, according to one skin care brand.
Highly personalised beauty continues to soar and advances in specific digital technologies will empower and inform innovators, offering significant promise in areas like consumer wellness and mental health, says an expert.
Menopause is yet another area of women’s health that has been hugely under-resourced but there are exciting developments in the scientific world and big opportunities for innovation, especially within the spaces of gut health and sleep.
The beauty and personal care industry must today respond to converging global crises and ensure ethical integrity in every part of the value chain to protect the future of the planet, people and business, says British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt.
The concern over long COVID and its impact on skin health will drive consumer demand for safety, thereby pushing more cosmetic companies to develop products in accordance with the ISO natural origin index, according to a new review.
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Menopause is shifting out of taboo and into the spotlight as women worldwide seek a deeper understanding on changes during this time, carving out plenty of opportunity for beauty and wellness industries to support, educate and empower.
Non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers are rising in popularity, but practitioners and the wider beauty industry must be aware of the long-term impacts to body image these can create on a societal level, say researchers.
Getting your skin analysed from static selfies is set to become a thing of the past as beauty tech firms move to develop new technology to analyse skin and even hair with videos taken with your smartphone.
South Korean beauty major Amorepacific has developed highly personalised bath bombs by measuring consumers’ real-time emotional responses to fragrances and colour, designing formulas with algorithms to match individual moods.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.
Free online courses could help reduce the incidence of cosmetics-associated dermatoses and increase skin care knowledge among Chinese consumers, say researchers behind a programme attended by 540,000 people.
Human skin microbiology specialist Labskin has developed a pigmented skin model in partnership with Bradford University that it says represents a breakthrough for cosmetics and health research and could even lead to new discoveries.
International beauty major Shiseido has advanced scientific understanding on facial sagging via digital research tools and experiments, defining ring collagen as central to face skin morphology and detailing how to reconstruct this network as people aged.
The understanding of how blue light affects skin health is being hampered by lack of standardised research methods, including the use of different sources of blue light and measurements of its biological effects, according to a new review funded by Johnson...
International beauty major The Estée Lauder Companies and French luxury fashion house Balmain have entered into a license agreement to collaboratively develop and launch an inclusive prestige beauty line next year.