05 Dec 2023
--- Boots, No7 Beauty and the University of Manchester, UK (UoM) secure funding to “redress the historical imbalance in the existing body of skin research,” which previously focused on lighter skin tones, with darker... Read More
04 Dec 2023
--- Cosmetics Europe sees transparency and consumer empowerment with the launch of the Cosmile Europe app in partnership with IKW (German Cosmetic, Toiletry, Perfumery and Detergent Association), FEBEA (French... Read More
30 Nov 2023
--- The clean beauty trend continues to gain traction as more consumers search for cosmetics free from harmful chemicals. Personal Care Insights speaks with Genie Supply as brands in the personal care industry are removing... Read More
27 Nov 2023
--- Sustainable shea practices are in focus as Mary Kay joins the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), a non-profit organization aiming to create and enforce strategies that promote the industry and encourage women’s empowerment.... Read More
24 Nov 2023
--- Alibaba ventures back into the Vietnamese market. This time, according to Deal Street Asia, with a minority investment in the cosmetics and beauty chain Hasaki. Alibaba is making the move through its arm, Alibaba... Read More
23 Nov 2023
--- A new advancement in regenerative medicine spotlights “cell-free therapy,” an alternative technique to conventional stem cell transplants. Instead of relying on minimally invasive injections of stem cells... Read More
22 Nov 2023
--- Black Friday is famous for its blockbuster deals as consumers hunt for bargain-basement sales one day after Thanksgiving. Traditionally an American holiday, shoppers worldwide now embrace the Black Friday phenomenon.... Read More
20 Nov 2023
--- The hunt for holiday deals has many consumers turning to Temu, a Chinese ultra-low-cost e-commerce platform that launched in the US about one year ago but has quickly become a dominant force in the world of bargain-basement... Read More
03 Nov 2023
--- Scientists at Northwestern University, US, have designed a skin cream that heals damage throughout the day when the skin is exposed to sunlight or environmental toxins using synthetic, biomimetic melanin. When applied in a... Read More
30 Oct 2023
--- The UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is promoting British Beauty Week, ending today, encouraging local jobseekers to explore the range of roles offered by the beauty industry.
30 Oct 2023
--- Specialty chemicals giant Clariant is acquiring Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, an ingredients supplier for the cosmetics and personal care industry, from International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) for a total cash consideration of... Read More
27 Oct 2023
--- DermBiont, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has announced a US$35.2 million Series B financing, combining a US$27.1 million Series B first close and US$8.1 million in converting notes. The company is advancing... Read More
26 Oct 2023
--- Roquette has added three excipient grades for moisture-sensitive active pharmaceutical and nutraceutical ingredients to its existing range. Excipients are vital components for drug stabilization.The excipient grades include... Read More
25 Oct 2023
--- The US FDA has unveiled the Structured Product Labeling (SPL) Implementation Guide with Validation Procedures, now encompassing cosmetic facility registrations and product listings in a stride toward enhancing regulatory... Read More
23 Oct 2023
--- The Beauty Leaders Summit, Paris, is set to initiate in two weeks. Ahead of the show, Personal Care Insights speaks to the marketing director, Ashley Harper, sharing what attendees can expect to see on the show floor.
20 Oct 2023
--- This week, fragrance brand Electimuss London introduced a perfume inspired by the epicurean pleasures of Ancient Rome. Google and Pat McGrath Lab collaborated on “The Art of Beauty” AR beauty pop-up experience,... Read More
17 Oct 2023
--- Recent research is highlighting how nanogels, tiny powerhouses that absorb a range of active substances and gradually release them in targeted areas, are used in dermatology and cosmetics. Separate research harnessed the... Read More
17 Oct 2023
--- The realm of skin care is not what it was ten years ago. Novel advancements have brought to light new capabilities in what brands and formulators can do for their customers in terms of analyzing skin conditions using... Read More
16 Oct 2023
--- A recent UK study has illustrated a crucial aspect of cosmetic production: Energy consumption. In a world where “green” and “natural” beauty products are gaining prevalence, the research challenges... Read More
11 Oct 2023
--- All public and private companies with a greater annual revenue than US$1 billion in California, US, will be required to disclose their Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions publicly. Senate Bill 253, “the nation’s first... Read More