Utilizing Designed Enzymatic Biopolymer technology, IFF has created a ‘new-to-the-world class of biobased polysaccharides’ that are ‘highly customizable,’ ‘biodegradable,’ and have great potential to impact PBC product manufacturing.
Through the acquisition of CENTAURI Technologies, Aurorium seeks to continue global expansion within the personal beauty care product and other end-user focused sectors by leveraging the company’s experience as a technology-driven specialty materials...
CosmeticsDesign will kick off 2024 with a brand-new event exploring how the latest innovations and market trends will shape the future of the beauty and personal care industry and its next generation of consumers.
A 2021 L’Oreal patent produced technology which informs two unique designs for consumers: Perso and Rouge Sur Mesure. We spoke with the patent’s inventor to learn more about the latest in cosmetics AI.
Cosmetics and personal beauty care product companies can directly engage with consumers requiring more information before making a purchase – and 1:1 texting provides an opportunity to establish that relationship quickly.
The investment into tools that empower consumer education regarding ingredient transparency should remain a primary priority for manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics and personal care industries looking to maintain competitive in 2023, says BASF.
To ensure product formulations are safe and effective for end users, skin care product manufacturers may soon be able to rely on the GARDskin assay to determine if an active ingredient is a potential photoirritant to consumers’ skin.
International personal care major Colgate-Palmolive is heavily invested in the digitisation of its business, building out augmented factories, clean data rooms and digital shelf innovation to drive growth globally.
According to research from The Benchmarking Company, 92% of beauty consumers believe the best way to attain beauty objectives is from the inside-out. In order to meet the demand for beauty from within, 3D printed vitamin makers Nourished joined forces...
The metaverse will provide an advanced means to engage and educate consumers, offer diagnosis and virtual interventions, and build data to drive stronger research in the cosmetic dermatology field, say researchers.
The Fragrance Creators Association has unveiled a Data Insight Program designed to track and predict US trends, ultimately empowering its members to make market-relevant decisions, says its president and CEO Farah K. Ahmed.
Human health was the central focus at this year’s CES tradeshow, with swathes of medical tech innovators focused on pain relief, nutrition, sleep and hormones – all of which could ultimately lead to beauty, but only indirectly, says a tech expert.
As beauty continues its shift away from animal-based ingredients to plant-based, it’s going to be worthwhile diving much deeper into biotechnology for more sustainable, sophisticated, efficient and innovative formulas, says the CEO of US biology startup...
Sephora pulled influencer lines from its shelves, Forma Brands filed for bankruptcy, and a slew of celeb beauty brands have faced increased consumer criticism. Is the ‘star power’-based business model failing? And if so, why?
As the lines continue to blur between beauty and wellness products, Cosmetics Design-USA caught up with Neutrogena’s team of experts at CES about its innovative collaboration with UK-based wellness brand Nourished.
There are opportunities for beauty brands to help counter fatigue through self-care, provide experimentation and empowerment and support consumers as they seek to reinvent themselves and express their individuality, according to Mintel.
The skin microbiome remains a highly competitive and innovative field, and advances in technology to better map microorganisms of groups and individuals is going to fast shape the category moving forward, says the CEO of a specialised venture capital...
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.
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.
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.
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.