Trends and Emerging Markets

Kao Corporation says carbonated water improves the efficacy of its curl-loosening technology in shampoo, offering consumers better styling control post-wash [Getty Images]

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Curl power: Kao Corp uses carbonated water to improve active shampoo

By Kacey Culliney

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.

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Preparation and prevention: How to guide women through menopause

By Nikki Hancocks

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.

Academic research on incorporating live bacteria into topicals has widened, but industry moves in the space still face major hurdles [Getty Images]

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L'Oréal scientist: Live bacteria ‘the dream’ for skin microbiome NPD

By Kacey Culliney

Innovation in cosmetic ingredients targeting the skin microbiome is surging, but the ultimate dream is to be able to incorporate beneficial live bacteria into formulations, says a principal scientist at L’Oréal Research & Innovation.

As the digital world continues to evolve, so too do opportunities in working with virtual influencers and computer-generated humans [Getty Images]

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A virtual influencer future? This is a ‘super innovative space’, says WGSN

By Kacey Culliney

The influencer evolution race is on, with computer-generated alternatives fiercely engaging and exciting audiences within the blurred realms of reality and digital. And there's great promise, as consumers start to dismiss traditional influencer models,...

Men's personal care market analysis: How to win over… the modern male

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How to win over… the modern male beauty and personal care consumer

By Amanda Lim

Exclusive insights from pioneers in the men’s cosmetics market, including MANSCAPED and FIVEISM x THREE, reveal the drivers behind men’s evolving perception of cosmetic products and shed light on what exactly they want from skin care and make-up.

Countdown to Beauty-from-Within Webinar

Countdown to Beauty-from-Within Webinar

By Danielle Masterson

We’re just days away from our beauty-from-within webinar and our expert panel is ready to dig into the latest in ingredients, products and research.

Ingestible beauty takeover: upcoming webinar

Ingestible beauty takeover: upcoming webinar

By Danielle Masterson

Post-Covid, consumers are increasingly engaging in beauty routines involving the use of cosmeceuticals. In a webinar slated for July 21, NutraIngredients-USA and CosmeticsDesign will dig into science, innovations, ingredients as well as product design...

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