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J&J unveils Kenvue as name for new standalone consumer health company

J&J originally revealed plans to separate its consumer health division into a new publicly listed company last year in November

Lush launches One Piece-inspired bath collection

Six products including four bath bombs, a bubble bar and a Knot Wrap feature in this first of its kind collection from Lush

Shaving the world: Exploring the state of the disposable razor industry in 2022

A bathroom staple for over 50 years, disposable razors remain prominent in 2022; we explore the brands vying to create a more sustainable industry

Beauty advent calendars 2022: 15 of the top Christmas launches so far

Cosmetics Business rounds up the top beauty advent calendars launching ahead of the holiday period

Colgate first FMCG group to have emissions targets approved by The Science Based Targets initiative

The SBTi is a coalition of the CDP, United Nations Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF

7 cosmetic and fragrance launches to watch for this autumn

Cosmetics Business takes a look at 7 cosmetics, fragrance and wellness launches which have hit store shelves this early autumn

Doggy style: Why beauty is betting on pet care

With pet care one of the best-performing areas of discretionary spending, traditional beauty players are extending their expertise into pet groomin...

One to watch: Commune is the pagan-inspired beauty brand to discover this autumn

Founded by Rémi Paringaux and Kate Neal, Commune's body care line is inspired by the magic of the English countryside

The Body Shop takes 'huge commercial risk' by tackling ageing stigma with rebrand

The Body Shop has updated the Drops of Youth formula and added two new additions to the core line-up of products alongside the rebranded name

Dick move! Sexual health brand Lelo is first to sponsor a crotch

The crotch of the London Colney Football Club players’ kit will feature the brand’s logo to help break the taboo surrounding male sexual wellness

How to make a powder-to-gel product

Gaëlle Chatelard from green shower gel brand ETHOSA talks waterless formulation

Cosmetics Business reveals 5 new bath and body care trends in latest report

Bath and body care has taken on an elevated status. As consumers take a holistic approach to their wellness, brands can explore a total-body approa...

Plastic-free deodorant brand AKT London raises £1m investment

The campaign, targeting AKT’s social following, outstripped the initial goal target of £600k

'No good reason for a limited panel': Why sunscreen testing should respect all skin shades

Historically, darker skinned consumers have been woefully underrepresented in consumer testing for sunscreens, but retail chain Superdrug is pushin...

Is beauty heading back to the gym? We discover Revolution’s new wellness range

The cosmetics industry is once again embracing the trend for athleisure-led products and body sculpting topicals

Body sculpting in the age of positivity

With new ingredients promising to re-shape our bodies to fit the Instagram ideal, we discover their activity and ask how do they fit in with the bo...