B2B marketplaces: Meet the digital start-ups streamlining beauty sourcing

Digital platforms for beauty sourcing have filled a void during the pandemic lockdown. But with a wide variety of propositions and tools to smooth manufacturers’ routes to market, these start-ups are far more than just traditional marketplaces transplanted online

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Deciem study reveals consumers are researching the safety of key ingredients like retinol and vitamin C

The brand partnered with Spate on the research, which suggests consumers are being exposed to misconceptions

‘A code red for humanity’: The harsh outlook for beauty in a warmer world

A UN report has starkly warned that if the rate of climate change is not slowed down, the population will be faced with ...

Alpha-H skin care is the latest beauty brand to become Leaping Bunny certified

The skin care brand joins the ranks of Charlotte Tilbury and Garnier in becoming Leaping Bunny certified in 2021

B2B marketplaces: Meet the digital start-ups streamlining beauty sourcing

Digital platforms for beauty sourcing have filled a void during the pandemic lockdown. But with a wide variety of ...

Symrise to acquire 25% in pigment and powder heavyweight Kobo Products

The Germany-headquartered supplier views the investment as strategic to its expansion into decorative cosmetics and ...

Clariant acquires remaining 70% of Brazil's Beraca

The Swiss chemicals giant will have access to the Brazilian company's portfolio of personal care ingredients ...

Inaugural Cosmetics Business Live attracts 1,600 attendees

The personal care and beauty community turned up for 30 hours of content across five days

Out with the orange, in with the blue: Algenist develops ‘breakthrough’ vitamin C ingredient

Beauty brand has harnessed spirulina, a blue-green algae commonly found in supplements, for its new sku

Covid-19 forces Reed Exhibitions to push back in-cosmetics events again

The Global and Asia editions will now take place in 2022, while Latin America will move to November this year

A lot of rot: How is beauty harnessing the power of fermentation?

In a world of diminishing resources, fermentation might be the answer to the future of beauty sourcing. But this is a ...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 latest skin care trends in new report

Skin care held firm, for the most part, in 2020, as brands demonstrated resilience and adaptability. This report ...

Balanced & blemish-free: The latest active ingredients for oily skin to hit the market

With the use of masks meaning more people than ever are dealing with blemishes, along with the increase of awareness of ...

Researchers call on FDA to pull octocrylene-containing sunscreens from shelves

Haereticus Environmental Laboratory cited research suggesting octocrylene can degrade to possible carcinogen ...

‘Sustainable’ palm oil giant stripped of FSC license for deliberately burning rainforests

Relationship ‘untenable’ after Korean supplier Korindo ignited swathes of forest land