ethical cosmetics

08 Jun 2023
--- With the rise of multifunctional and bio-based cosmetics, new research from Poland has found that Tremella fuciformis – also known as snow mushroom – can be used as an alternative to synthetic hyaluronic acid. At... Read More
08 Jun 2023
--- Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has kicked off the second edition of its India-focused program to scale new beauty start-up businesses, called Beauty&You. The first program was introduced last year to new and... Read More
06 Jun 2023
--- Beiersdorf has unveiled Nivea Sun and Nivea Lip Care with a reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint following World Environment Day yesterday. The company also issued a progress report on the implementation of its... Read More
05 Jun 2023
--- In its latest beauty e-commerce report, technology expert Bolt revealed that brands are increasingly shifting beauty standards that cater to the new generation of shoppers interested in inclusive and hyper-personalized... Read More
02 Jun 2023
--- The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published its fifth report on the use of alternatives to testing on animals for the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) Regulation. It finds... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- Beauty and personal care supplier Unilever and intelligent protein designer Arzeda have developed new enzymes with increased stability, performance and sustainability benefits for cleaning and laundry products. The... Read More
31 May 2023
--- Data released by the Brazilian Cosmetic, Toiletries and Perfumery Industry Association (Abihpec) reveals that the international trade surplus of the Brazilian personal hygiene, perfumery and cosmetics industry increased by... Read More
29 May 2023
--- European citizens are pushing back at an EU directive to bring back animal testing for cosmetics ingredients, in a move that would reverse a ban on the practice that has lasted more than a decade. New research in the field... Read More
26 May 2023
--- This week, Ariana Grande’s R.E.M Beauty brand attracted new investment from Sandbridge Capital, with aims to expand its product development and global presence. Colorescience released a “first of its kind”... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Plant-origin and organic sourcing are in focus at the ongoing PLMA 2023 trade show. Live at the event, Allison by Nopa Nordic, Nature & Stratégie, DS Tech and Cosmewax speak with PersonalCareInsights about the... Read More
22 May 2023
--- From water-based 100% natural biodegradable nail polish to flushable wet wipes made from bamboo fiber, this month’s new introductions of functional, bio-based and planet-friendly beauty and hygiene innovations are... Read More
19 May 2023
--- In industry news this week, Coty launched a serum that represents the concept of “power beauty,” Bath & Body Works changed its business strategy to focus on its men’s line and Lush unveiled its Green... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Researchers have found proof-of-concept for the cosmeceutical application of extracts from the yellow-green microalgae strain Trachydiscus minutus (T. minutus). Bioactivity assessment revealed that the extracts exhibit high... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Researchers from the Federal Technological University of Paraná in Brazil have investigated sociodemographic factors such as education level, earning capacity, age and frequency of use as having a significant bearing... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week in personal care news, US-based private equity firm Yellow Wood Partners completed the acquisition of the brand Suave from Unilever. Japanese technology company Kaltech introduced the “world’s first... Read More
10 May 2023
--- The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) is stating that animal testing on cosmetic products is not being reintroduced in the UK. This comes after various organizations and media suspect the government of... Read More
09 May 2023
--- African nations have called to light the prevalent issue of toxic mercury found in commercialized cosmetics that are currently in circulation, particularly skin lightening products. The proposal has been issued to amend the... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Designing sustainable skin and hair care solutions in line with the conscious beauty movement is a delicate balancing act of naturality, traceability and functionality expectations. This year’s host of eco-friendly... Read More
08 May 2023
--- American actress Michelle Pfeiffer’s genderless and fine fragrance brand Henry Rose has announced a Series A investment led by Sandbridge Capital. The partnership marks the brand’s first external investment since... Read More
05 May 2023
--- The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) completed its acquisition of the Tom Ford brand and is now its sole owner of all its intellectual property. With its emergence from bankruptcy, Revlon announced it has formed a new... Read More