12 Aug 2022 --- In 2023, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Consumer Health will internationally “transition to an all cornstarch-based baby powder portfolio” – replacing its iconic talc-based Baby Powder. This decision comes as Talcum Powder Compensation Center recently urged US consumers of J&J’s Baby Powder to reach out to a legal team for “millions of...
09 Mar 2022 --- Personal care packaging is exploring avenues to greater environmental sustainability, as increasingly stringent legislation and consumer preferences support brands transitioning toward refillable, recyclable and lightweighted solutions. We investigate the rise of environmentally sustainable packaging models in the personal care industry with plastic packaging specialist SP...
02 Aug 2022 --- Gencor’s HairAge-Vitae – a herbal extract of Ageratum conyzoides (A. conyzoides) – was found to “considerably” increase hair density and decrease the hair loss ratio (HLR) of patients with Alopecia. Following topical administration of A. conyzoides, the Gencor study observed a net increase in hair growth.
Personal care for a long time has been associated with pampering benefits that can help unwind after a stressful day. Self-care has become a way to benefit mental health and manufacturers are launching products that contain calming and relaxing scents and ingredients.
The use of waterless products in personal care launches is increasing globally, featuring a + 157 year-over-year increase when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top category of global personal care launches tracked as being waterless was hair care (97%). In 2021, glycerol, sodium cocoyl isethionate and citric acid were the leading ingredients among global personal care launches...
With wearing a mask for an extended period of time due to COVID-19, the trend of beauty care is spreading from “outer beauty(cosmetic)” to “inner beauty(supplement).” Moreover, after the pandemic, the beauty-from-within trend will drive into minimalism. In other words, the era of ‘skinimalism’ has begun. In hence, skinimalism brings out a ‘skip...
The in-cosmetics Global trade show held in Paris, France (April 5 to 7) spotlighted industry’s latest product developments, which include upcycled skincare ingredients, microbiome-friendly personal care solutions and clean beauty innovations. At the exhibition, PersonalCareInsights was on the show floor speaking to...05 Apr 2022 - 07 Apr 2022 Paris Expo Porte de Versailles 1, place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France
Weekly Roundup: Azelis expands Southeast Asia reach, Bumble and bumble partners with Brittany O’Grady
29 Jul 2022 --- This week in personal care news, Azelis expanded its personal care presence in Southeast Asia through a distribution arrangement with Green Mountain Biotech. For its latest campaign, hair care company Bumble and bumble partnered with actress Brittany O’Grady to promote the company’s Bb. Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Primer product. Meanwhile, Perfect Corp....
Weekly Roundup: Kao expands synthetic fragrance facility to Spain, ELC will convert corporate fleet to electric by 2030
12 Aug 2022 --- This week in personal care news, Kao expanded its synthetic fragrance production facilities in Spain to strengthen its fragrance business in Europe. The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) declared their intention to convert their... Read More
Thai researchers identify natural products with photo-protection properties against UVB from sunlight
12 Aug 2022 --- A study conducted by researchers in Thailand has found that Antidesma thwaitesianum fruit extracts may potentially be utilized as a skincare ingredient for preventing UVB-induced skin damage. Read More
12 Aug 2022 --- Singer-songwriter Ashely Frangipane, better known as Halsey, is introducing a range of cream blush balm products called Cheek Freak and is part of the celebrity’s vegan cosmetic line, About-Face. Touted to give “an... Read More
11 Aug 2022 --- A National Academies of Sciences (NAS) report titled Review of Fate, Exposure, and Effects of Sunscreens in Aquatic Environments and Implications for Sunscreen Usage and Human Health, has garnered attention from the industry and... Read More
Personal Care Focus : Niacinamide use in NPD rises
The use of niacinamide in personal care formulations is increasing steadily, with one in two products launched with the ingredient in Europe in 2021. Between 2017 to 2021, the ingredient used in NPD had a +10% average annual growth. Niacinamide was primarily used in moisturizing and hydrating... More
Analysis Feature Waterless product innovation
The use of waterless products in personal care launches is increasing globally, featuring a + 157 year-over-year increase when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top category of global personal care launches tracked as being waterless was hair care (97%). In 2021, glycerol, sodium cocoyl isethionate and citric acid were the leading ingredients among global personal care launches...View Analysis