digital & technology

27 Jan 2022
--- Custom-shaped cartilage for reconstructive surgery is on the horizon, according to Canada-based researchers from the University of Alberta. They conducted a mouse study examining a way to generate custom-shaped cartilage for... Read More
27 Jan 2022
--- In a bid to upgrade its clean cosmetic formulations, Givaudan is investing in Nanovetores Group with a 48% stake in the company.
26 Jan 2022
--- Based on the new and patented PhytoVec technology built by start-up Laboratoires Eriger, a partnership has been formed with Dksh. Eriger is a France-based company specializing in vectorization, whereas Dksh is a services... Read More
24 Jan 2022
--- Understanding and characterizing aging skin is necessary to care for skin health. This key area of research brings together personal care heavyweight L’Oréal Groupe and Verily, a health care and data company, to... Read More
20 Jan 2022
--- To create a personalized virtual beauty experience, Perfect Corp, MAC Cosmetics and SoPost are partnering to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) so consumers can match make-up shades online and then sample MAC’s... Read More
19 Jan 2022
--- Jafra’s operations in the US and Mexico will be acquired by home organization Betterware de Mexico SAPI de CV (Betterware) for US$255 million.
14 Jan 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Beiersdorf acquired a stake in a start-up that will offer digital dermatology screenings via an app. Reality star and owner of Kylie Cosmetics, Kylie Jenner became the first woman to surpass... Read More
13 Jan 2022
--- The Singapore arm of France-based cosmetics company Clarins has experienced a cybersecurity threat that involved a data breach of some of it’s Singaporean customers’ personal information. As e-commerce becomes an... Read More
11 Jan 2022
--- L’Oréal Groupe is launching two hair dyeing products that harness AI and other technologies to offer new levels of personalization. Coloright allows individuals to try on various hair dyes virtually, while... Read More
07 Jan 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Katy Perry launched her own line of apératifs to help people celebrate responsibly. O Positiv released its first line of skincare gummies, adding to its line of wellness-supporting... Read More
05 Jan 2022
--- The BBalance Bath Mat, an artificial intelligence (AI) supported “smart” bath mat is slated to hit retail shelves by spring 2022. Its weighing system is said to adapt to users’ movement patterns to ensure... Read More
17 Dec 2021
--- This week, several companies were recognized for boosting their environmental and sustainability commitments while many company acquisitions were completed.
06 Dec 2021
--- Research from the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) reveals that the global wellness economy grew to US$4.9 trillion in 2019 and then fell to US$4.4 trillion in the pandemic year of 2020. Notably, the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Quadpack, a packaging solutions provider for beauty brands, has unveiled the rising trends that will impact the beauty industry in 2022. The analysis of consumer demand revealed Gen Z will lead a “transformation”... Read More
01 Dec 2021
--- Personalized health and wellness platform Hims & Hers Health is partnering with Uber Technologies to deliver its personal care products to US customers through the Uber Eats app. This collaboration is pegged as Hims... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- This week in industry news, Treatt renewed its long-term supply agreement with Endeavour Speciality Chemicals as the exclusive global distributor of its High Impact Aroma Chemicals. ADA Cosmetics launches Shape, a new... Read More
23 Nov 2021
--- Fragrance and beauty giant Givaudan is opening a new Digital Space in China, one of the most digitized markets. It’s part of the company’s long-term strategy to expand digital capabilities.
22 Nov 2021
--- Personal care products provider Lush Cosmetics is taking a strong stand against the dangers of social media by deactivating its global Facebook, Instagram and TikTok accounts. The brand is taking the bold action to shield... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- US-based MDalgorithms has released MDhair, pegged as the “first” AI-based treatment for hair loss. The digital solution involves AI and computer vision to identify the root cause of hair loss for personalized... Read More
16 Nov 2021
--- Fragrance and flavor company Firmenich’s Formulae Generator won Digital Innovation of the year at the Digital Economy Award 2021 in Switzerland. The AI-augmented solution enables tailored perfumery and taste solutions... Read More