The clean beauty brand originally launched with upcycled-cannabis-root derivatives as the hero ingredients. Now, nearly one year later, empyri is working with a more familiar part of the cannabis plant.
The sun care ingredient company is based in the National Research Council facility in Montreal, Québec. And thanks to the government’s economic recovery efforts, Elkimia is buying new equipment and developing more sun care actives.
A public comment and consultation period is open now, but risk assessment and management reports have already been published and the Government of Canada plans to update The Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist accordingly.
Gregory Macdonald, Founder of Bathorium, sees indie beauty as a community and bathing as a lost art. In his Indie Beauty Profile, he describes the brand he’s building to reinvigorate the bath category globally.
The rules are an initiative of Canada – based Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Plastic Waste Coalition of Action. And already companies like Unilever, J&J, Henkel Canada, and Colgate-Palmolive are supporting the initiative, which aims to ensure “no plastic...
Just last month the South Korea – based consumer goods company opened a first Avon retail store in Los Angeles, California; and on Friday, November 20, The history of Whoo luxury concept store will open in Canada.
Today, Shoppers Drug Mart announced its largest cosmetics launch to date. The retail pharmacy chain’s own private label beauty brand is now fully vegan, PETA-certified, and comprises over 1,000 products.
Last week FedEx Express Canada announced 30 small businesses receiving grants under the company’s new #SupportSmall initiative, a program to help small business across that country survive the Coronavirus economic recession.
Only one of the brands is new to the personal care marketplace, but they are both new to the retailer. And both ZERO by Skin Academy and Versed show just how neatly vegan sits alongside today’s popular clean and green beauty products.
Consumer hygiene habits are changing as the Coronavirus health crisis wears on. And new survey data on the handwashing practices of women and men in Canada shows just who is washing their hands—for how long and how frequently.
The government department has recently warned consumers of the risks associated with hand sanitizer products made with unapproved ingredients and called for 12 companies to stop selling unsanctioned sanitizer.
The beauty maker is helping hairdressers around the world exceed the usual salon safety and sanitary measures, to keep themselves and clients safe by supplying masks, hand sanitizer gel, and new operating guidelines.
Recycle BC, a non-profit based in British Columbia, thinks so. The organization headed up by Tamara Burns just launched a campaign encouraging consumers to tour their own homes and spot any otherwise-overlooked recyclable packaging.
In a statement made yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new progress made with Canada's Plan to Mobilize Industry to fight COVID-19, including more hand sanitizer available from manufacturers based in that country.
The Canada-based beauty maker has been growing exponentially since being acquired by Cornell Capital in mid-2018. And the Cosmetic Laboratories of America acquisition is just the latest in what is now a long line of deals that have vastly expanded KDC/ONE.
The beauty tech venture ModiFace (owned by L’Oreal since March of last year) is using AR and AI to help consumers digitally sample brands like Maybelline, Urban Decay, and NYX on the Shoppers Drug Mart site.
At the start of the current indie beauty movement, Brandi Leifso launched a makeup brand called Evelyn Iona. She has since relaunched the business as Evio Beauty, partnered with Aurora Cannabis, raised millions through seed funding and strategic partnerships,...
In her Indie Beauty Profile, Melanie Cruickshank, founder of da lish cosmetics, describes the inspiration and effort behind one of the early color cosmetics brands to compete in the current clean beauty movement. And she makes the case for an entrepreneurial...
The Ontario, Canada – based color cosmetics brand announced a first funding deal with Raven Indigenous Capital Partners this week. The firm invests to support indigenous values and social enterprise. And while both the Cheekbone Beauty brand and the investment...
After launching and leading 2 food brands for babies and kids, Carlson has spent the past year building a non-gendered skin and body care brand for teens. Her new Thirsty Naturals brand is set to launch in retail stores across Canada on Monday.