Today, the biotech company announced plans to add a 7th clean consumer brand to its portfolio. This just one day after the ingredient maker publicized a deal to acquire a tech company called Beauty Labs International.
ATHR Beauty, the brand Tiila Abbitt is leading to “disrupt the $500 billion beauty industry with clean and sustainable makeup that works,” is in the midst of a funding raise; but it’s not the usual sort.
Croda International-owned Iberchem Group has signed an agreement to acquire French fragrance house Parfex to strengthen sustainable and natural certified offerings and enhance European market presence.
In a deal expected to close today, DSM is buying the synthetic biotechnology company’s flavor and fragrance intermediates business to augment its own aroma ingredients offerings and bring bio-based fragrance inputs to the cosmetics industry.
The global beauty industry is working hard to make circularity a mainstream reality, reinventing and reconsidering all aspects of complex supply chains. But what does the future truly hold as industry tries to close the loop?
Not all biotechnology is the same: biological mechanisms and human interventions vary company to company and process to process. Having signed a new LATAM distribution deal this month, Vytrus Biotech is bringing its novel cosmetic actives (developed using...
This month, as in-person learning resumed in Shelby County Tennessee, local beauty maker Ampro Industries delivered more than 6,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to help keep students, teachers, and staff safe.
L’Oréal’s Garnier brand has received Cruelty Free International’s Leaping Bunny approval on its entire global portfolio after months of work with its vast supplier network – a move that proves exactly what is possible on a mass beauty scale, says the...
In June 2020, the color cosmetics brand pledged to contribute $1m to help end social injustice. In late February 2021, Anastasia Beverly Hills fulfilled that commitment with a final instalment going to fund Black-owned small businesses.
This summer, a new series called Going Public will stream on Entrepreneur.com and across that publication’s social channels. Both accredited and non-accredited investors will have the opportunity to invest in companies appearing on the series.
In recent weeks, the 25-year-old hair brand announced new brand positioning, an updated brand name, and new packaging as well as a Strategic Review Process, which could lead to the sale of company assets.
Prestige beauty major The Estée Lauder Companies will up its investment in mass functional beauty player Deciem, establishing terms for full ownership in three years – a move that will diversify it into the increasingly important masstige market, an expert...
Procter & Gamble will continue to prioritise superior product design, packaging, and retail execution because it is a far-reaching opportunity that can strengthen long-term competitiveness, says its vice chairman, COO and CFO.
Personal care major Unilever has begun the process of separating out some of its smaller beauty and personal care brands as part of a portfolio reshuffle that will also see potential acquisitions in prestige beauty, according to its CEO.
International beauty major L’Oréal has reported an overall loss in net profit for the full year of 2020, despite a spike in sales for the fourth quarter, most notably in active cosmetics and across China.
At the start of the month, South Africa – based Sasol Chemicals and Univar Solutions announced a distribution agreement that has Univar as the company’s primary distributor of alcohols and surfactants here in the US as well as in Canada.
International beauty major Revlon has partnered with MDR Brand Management to create a global brand extension strategy that takes it into new spaces and drives deeper consumer engagement across the EMEA, APAC and Americas.
Japanese cosmetic giant Shiseido Company has announced the decision to sell its low-cost personal care business to CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth 160 billion yen ($1.5bn) in order to focus on its more high-end cosmetic brands.
Smith & Vandiver Corporation has been manufacturing beauty and personal care products for multinationals, store brands, and startups since the 1970s. Now, the California – based company is part of the San Francisco Equity Partners investment portfolio.
Personal care major Johnson & Johnson has reported a dip in full-year earnings for 2020 despite a sales lift for the last quarter but says it remains confident in the company’s broad-based strengths moving into 2021.
Today, the Tennessee-based specialty surfactants company announced that work has begun on a new manufacturing facility that will make the most of regional localization efforts in and beyond Saudi Arabia.
UK e-commerce major The Hut Group has aggressively expanded in recent months, propelling it way ahead of competitors in health and beauty, but it must now deepen its customer base to continue leading in such a crowded market, says GlobalData.
The cordless-hair-tool startup, founded by Stacey Boguslavskaya and Monica Abramov in 2017, plans to use the capital to develop new tech, expand internationally, and double the size of the Lunata team.