hair care

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
01 Jul 2022
--- Due to consumer demand for ethical and transparent beauty, Symrise Cosmetic Ingredients has partnered with Germany-based Evoxx Technologies to develop and manufacture enzymes. This will strengthen the company’s... Read More
29 Jun 2022
--- Clariant is introducing naturally sourced and biodegradable Plantasens OP 95, a micro-plastic-free alternative to traditional acrylate opacifiers, which are considered microplastics and will be banned under the EU/EEA... Read More
29 Jun 2022
--- New hair follicles are produced as a result of an interaction between immune cells called regulatory T cells and skin cells that use a hormone as a messenger: improving hair growth, discovers US-based researchers at Salk... Read More
28 Jun 2022
--- GK Hair is introducing the protein blend Juvexin V2, pegged as a vegan alternative to keratin – a protein commonly used in hair care NPD. GK Hair tapped into scientific innovations to create this plant-based protein.
27 Jun 2022
--- L’Oréal Paris has introduced the Men Expert One-Twist Hair Color, available in seven shades. The company’s first permanent hair color technique was developed especially for men to cover up gray hair and is... Read More
24 Jun 2022
--- A study by Thailand-based researchers at Mahidol University found that for effective corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication, beauty and personal care companies should communicate by enhancing clear and committed... 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
21 Jun 2022
--- In an attempt to tackle the ecologically harmful plastic waste produced by the industry, Clariant, Siegwerk, Borealis and Beiersdorf are joining forces to form the Design4Circularity initiative, creating recyclable consumer... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- A study by Cosmetics Europe has found that 72% of European consumers consider cosmetics and personal care products to be “very important” in daily life. The main reasons were that cosmetic products improve... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Symrise has achieved a gold level certification by SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment (FSA) for sustainably sourcing hibiscus. The company claims to be the first in the industry to receive the recognition.... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Solvay has introduced two biosurfactants: Mirasoft SL L60 and Mirasoft SL A60. These are touted to be 100% biobased and biodegradable surfactants and are manufactured through a cost-efficient fermentation process to be... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- Parabens, which are commonly found in hair and personal care products, have detrimental effects on breast cancer cells in Black women, according to a new study that will be presented at the Endocrine Society’s annual... 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
09 Jun 2022
--- The CROWN Act, which stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair, has been signed into law in the US states of Maine and Tennessee. The CROWN coalition is formed by Dove, National Urban League, Western... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the ways people, especially Millennials and Gen Zers, consume and use makeup. PersonalCareInsights spotlights growing shifts in the beauty space toward embracing natural looks in... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- Capra Biosciences has raised US$1.8 million in a pre-seed funding round to be channeled into expanding its patented bioreactor technology for making petrochemical replacements. The technology creates chemicals using... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- Active Concepts is tapping into Ayurveda, “India’s oldest medical system,” with its ACB Rice Water SF launch for hair growth and rejuvenation. The upcycled ingredient has been inspired by the at-home... Read More
06 Jun 2022
--- As ethical concerns on animal testing gain awareness, the New York Senate and Assembly have passed the bill “prohibiting the sale of cosmetics tested on animals.”