International beauty major L’Oréal has developed a digital system that analyses protein biomarkers in the skin and predicts trends likely to be experienced because of these, enabling highly customised formulations and more suitable product recommendations.
Scientists working at the beauty maker’s Research and Innovation facility in Clark, New Jersey, published an article in JDD earlier this year on the relationship among ceramides, UV radiation, and skin barrier function. Now the company’s CeraVe brand...
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a plastic cosmetics bottle with French biotech specialist Carbios, made using fully recycled PET via an enzymatic recycling technology that also makes it infinitely recyclable.
Several beauty and personal care majors have joined 100+ businesses in signing a statement from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation calling for recycling costs and responsibilities to be extended to industry.
Giving the longest life possible to molecules that make up a product is what circularity is all about, and the reuse movement in beauty is a particularly exciting and innovative path forward, says the CEO and founder of US recycling major TerraCycle.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from March 2021 shows interest in Colgate-Palmolive’s design-led innovation strategy, Garnier’s Leaping Bunny certification and L’Oréal and Typology’s green beauty objectives.
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...
Beauty consumers worldwide are demanding open and honest brand communication on product formulations and ingredients in a digital world strained by unreliable and biased information, says the deputy CEO of L’Oréal.
International beauty major L’Oréal has developed a motorised skin treatment device that offers a range of cleansing and massaging options in response to vocal cues from users; it then provides smart audio feedback and guidance via an integrated speaker...
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.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a smart hair care system with Swiss environmental innovation company Gjosa that blends and distributes product in a way that ensures water savings of up to 80%.
International beauty major L’Oréal, Asia-Pacific personal care giant Kao Corporation and four industry suppliers have been awarded a triple ‘A’ status for sustainable efforts across climate change, forests and water security this year, securing six of...
Personalised beauty must be inclusive and far-reaching, with tech that provides unrivalled precision, all whilst keeping sustainability front and centre, says the head of L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator.
After survey data showed that 9 out of 10 women around the world say that harassment is the number one issue they face, the multinational beauty maker teamed up with Hollaback!, an organization dedicated to transforming culture and ending harassment.
Under the agreement announced today, the Netherlands-based bacterial technology company will give L’Oréal access to a proprietary enzyme that targets and kills staphylococcus aureus—the endolysin is already an ingredient in Micreos’ own skin care brand...
International beauty major L’Oréal has announced a series of changes at its helm for next year, including the succession of its current CEO and creation of a new business division merging research, innovation and technologies.
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French packaging major Albéa has completed the divestment of its dispensing systems, metal and Brazil businesses to US packaging firm Silgan, now refocusing on tubes, rigid cosmetic packaging and beauty solutions, its CEO says.
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the face of beauty business as we know it, and a dig into the financials shows some majors and categories have weathered the storm better than others.
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.
L’Oréal has announced a multi-million environmental and social protection program that aims to support vulnerable women and ecosystem preservation – priority areas as the world reels from coronavirus (COVID-19), it says.
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.
L’Oréal has consistently ranked among the most eco-friendly and sustainable of the multi-nationals beauty players, so we caught up with a leading decision maker at the company’s Brazil operations to find out what is going on there.
The beauty maker has been hosting a global innovation competition for university students for over 25 years. The 2020 challenge got underway this month and the task at hand is to help create a plastic-free future.
The technologies—voice, machine vision and location analytics, ecommerce advertising, multicloud broadcasting, and AI—aren’t exclusively beauty tech solutions. But L’Oréal Canada and the men leading these startups see great potential for their tech tools...
The cosmetics industry in Europe is living through a challenging time: Brexit is looming, for one thing, and for another, the industry is under frequent, intense scrutiny for its practices and impact (bans on microplastics and animal testing are key examples)....