27 Sep 2021
--- Coty is entering a multi-channel agreement with Perfect Corp. enlisting the latter’s augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to boost personalization and improve consumers’ digital... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- In this week’s industry news, approximately 100 beauty and wellness brands signed up to fight for climate action through CodeRed4Climate, on Zero Emissions Day. In similar moves, the Estée Lauder Companies was... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- Beauty tech company HydraFacial is collaborating with Epicutis to launch a professional, medical-grade skincare line that treats the neck and décolleté to prevent signs of aging. “Although the neck and... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Henkel, L’Oréal, LVMH, Natura &Co and Unilever are urging industry to co-develop an environmental impact assessment and scoring system for cosmetics products. PersonalCareInsights speaks with the... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- In personal care news this week, Procter & Gamble (P&G) accelerated its action on climate change toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, while Merit secured a US$20 million deal. Meanwhile, L’Occitane... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF and Natural Machines are partnering to develop technology that will create customized face masks and eye patches produced by 3D printers. The bio-based, biodegradable customized NPD will offer perks such as custom-fit... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- Vichy Laboratoires is launching Minéral 89 Prebiotic Recovery & Defense Concentrate, within its Minéral 89 product collection, formulated with prebiotics to fight visible signs of aging brought on by... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Cosmetics and skincare buyers club Beauty Pie has scored US$100 million in funding in a series B financing round. This second round brought the company’s total funding to approximately US$170 million. The investment... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- Unilever is enlisting 27 of its PETA-approved brands to join an initiative against the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)’s proposal to allow animal testing. Unilever’s head of Safety & Environmental Assurance... Read More
06 Sep 2021
--- The L’Occitane group is pledging to source all plant-based ingredients from biodiversity-positive sources and reduce plastic used for its packaging by 10 percent by 2025. The move is part of its new guiding principles... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- Industry heavyweight Coty is reporting financial improvements and recovery across its operations for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2021. In Q4, revenues increased 89.6 percent, or 80.7 percent LFL, lapping the peak of... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- In industry news this week, Trive Capital has acquired Henkel’s antiperspirant and deodorant brands Right Guard and Dry Idea, while L’Occitane completed the restructuring of its US lease portfolio, creating a... Read More
26 Aug 2021
--- Private equity investors Advent International signed a definitive agreement with Shiseido Americas Corporation under which a newly formed affiliate of Advent, called AI Beauty Holdings, will acquire three of Shiseido’s... Read More
26 Aug 2021
--- Resveratrol is being “rediscovered” as a beauty-from-within ingredient as the category steadily grows, according to Marcia da Silva Pinto, senior technical manager of Health Ingredients at Evolva. She speaks to... Read More
25 Aug 2021
--- Avon México is integrating advanced augmented reality (AR) and artificial intelligence (AI) in its digital platforms, in partnership with beauty tech solutions provider Perfect Corp. Perfect Corp. is also developer of... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- BASF Care Creations is launching Seanactiv, an ingredient based on organic-certified marine algae fucus vesiculosus which improves signs of aging and fatigue around the eye contour. The ingredient helps to reduce the... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Online retail platform B-Glowing has reported a 104 percent increase in second-quarter revenue for 2021, following a year of steady growth for the skin and hair care markets. The “e-tailer” is continuing its... Read More
23 Aug 2021
--- Specialty chemicals company Clariant has acquired the remaining 70 percent in Brazilian personal care specialties company Beraca from the founding Sabará family and therefore gains full control of the company.... Read More
20 Aug 2021
--- In personal care news this week, L’Oréal partnered with Clue to deepen knowledge on the relationship between skin health and the menstrual cycle. Meanwhile, Brandefy launched a beauty purchasing app where users... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Green beauty is a fast rising trend within the personal care sector as consumers demand more environmental sustainability and traceability. A roundtable of experts from BASF, Cargill, Evolva and Givaudan Active Beauty speak... Read More