Natura & Co has finalised its Avon acquisition, creating a global pure-play beauty giant and direct-to-consumer leader – a mega-business it wants to use to fight the climate crisis, champion cruelty-free, female empowerment and local communities.
Late last year, Amyris announced a first shipment of its fermentation-made cannabinoid ingredient to LAVVAN; and the molecules are likely to end up in products across a number of industries, including beauty and personal care.
2019 has been a big year for CBD, hemp, and cannabis in cosmetics and personal care. And while the regulatory climate is far from fixed, suppliers, manufacturers, and brands of every size have been making moves in cannabis beauty.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
By What’s the big fuss about the circular economy?
As beauty and personal care manufacturers and suppliers raise the bar on sustainability, the circular economy is a phrase that is popping up with increasing frequency? But what is it and what does it mean to the industry.
The merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences creates a monopoly in fragrances that will shake-up global supplies for beauty and personal care, says Euromonitor International.
In her Indie Beauty Profile, Asel Hofgartner of Kana Vita (a very new CBD skin care and body care brand) gives a candid snapshot of the beginnings of business and shares a bit of insight into how she and Daren Hofgartner transitioned from being entrepreneurs...
The waterless and water reduction trend is definitely continuing to grow as consumers reach out for products that are both more convenient, particularly for on-the-go, as well as more environmentally friendly.