digital & technology

01 Jul 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Last Object introduced the LastSwab Beauty Trio Pro, a set of three reusable cotton swabs, each with a different tip. ESW completed its acquisition of Scalefast, a US-based, end-to-end... Read More
30 Jun 2022
--- Symrise is unveiling its augmented artificial intelligence (AI) Philyra 2.0, which equips perfumers with a creative and environmentally sustainable tool to formulate perfumes. This updated technology enables brands to... Read More
27 Jun 2022
--- A South Korea-based Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) research team has created a bioadhesive based on the mussel adhesive protein (MAP) that promotes rapid wound healing with little scarring.
24 Jun 2022
--- This week in personal care news, L’Occitane collaborated with the Chemistry Institute of Nice to revive forgotten scents. L’Oréal, Hotel Shilla and Anchor Equity Partners signed an agreement to co-invest... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- SpikeOn, an India-based digital and technology services provider, is partnering with gender-neutral cosmetics company Equal to deliver end-to-end digital brand-building services and aid Equal in expanding its footprint... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in personal care news, the World Health Organization (WHO) advised countries to alter their strategy frameworks to fulfill the critical unmet requirements in skin diseases. Singer, songwriter and actress Sabrina... Read More
16 Jun 2022
--- Researchers from the US-based New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have discovered an alternative to root canal treatments through tissue regeneration. The proposed alternate treatment is backed by a US$3 million grant... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- L’Oréal is exploring the internet-driven beauty of web3 with the emerging metaverse to reach a new generation of customers across its haircare, active cosmetics and mass consumer portfolio. It has been noted to... Read More
10 Jun 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Unilever’s Nutrafol introduced a new product line designed to balance the scalp microbiome. Meanwhile, Ulta Beauty introduced a MUSE accelerator program for Black, Indigenous, and... Read More
10 Jun 2022
--- Ever/Body has raised US$55.5 million in a series C funding, bringing the company’s capital to over US$100 million since its 2019 launch. The funding will be used for national expansion in the US and advancing... Read More
09 Jun 2022
--- With the COVID-19 pandemic popularizing digital beauty solutions, L’Occitane Group’s start-up brand Duolab has launched its Online Skin Diagnosis tool in partnership with Revieve. The company shares expertise in... Read More
03 Jun 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics and Youngblood Skin Care brands were acquired by Michel Dodo, president and CEO at Luxury Brands. Siita developed a new technology to dramatically speed its... Read More
25 May 2022
--- Bio and cell-based tech company ExoCel Bio is “revolutionizing” regenerative aesthetics with its all-natural Exovex serum. The serum contains purified exosomes designed to accelerate recovery time and reduce... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Swiss beauty-tech brand Réduit has launched Réduit Boost, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) powered smart technology to US markets. The personalization device identifies active ingredients... Read More
20 May 2022
--- US-based Ulta Beauty has launched a retail media network, UB Media, to allow brands to reach beauty enthusiasts across a nationwide membership-based audience.
05 May 2022
--- Vitamin B3, also known as niacinamide, is a potential ingredient for new skin hygiene products, boosting the levels and effectiveness of antimicrobial peptides (AMP's) produced by the skin to counter invading virus and... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Shiseido is updating its employee code of conduct and ethics to be more modern. The Estée Lauder Companies announced “net zero" emissions for its direct operations.... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- The US-based Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation is releasing research that shows a flexible, antibacterial hydrogel-ePatch allows for tailored, high-efficiency wound healing. “Our patch provides an electrical... Read More
15 Apr 2022
--- Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) beauty specialist Perfect Corp. has released its Global Beauty Trend Report, which showcases the top 2022 hair color trends, delving into the popularity of virtual... Read More
11 Apr 2022
--- Amid the rise in digital beauty and personalized solutions, Beauty Health is releasing a digitally connected and improved version of its HydraFacial Syndeo delivery system for skincare that allows aestheticians to conduct... Read More