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Cosmetics Business picks: 8 beauty launches to know this week

Cosmetics Business looks at eight new beauty launches out in January, including a sneak peek at the upcoming hair care line from lifestyle brand Pa...

Kristen Bell’s CBD skin care brand Happy Dance closes down

The actress’ hemp-derived topical beauty line is going out of business as parent company Cronos Group focuses on the edibles market

Beiersdorf develops sunscreen for girl with rare genetic light disorder

The Nivea brand owner used light-scattering pigments to create the bespoke formulation

Why beauty brands are flocking to Paris’ premier interiors and design show

Eva Lagarde, founder of sustainability content platform, discovers the beauty and personal care labels exhibiting at the Maison et Ob...

10 hot new beauty and skin care drops to beat the January blues

Cosmetics Business rounds up another 10 beauty launches which have hit store shelves in January, including new releases from MAC and Lush

Unilever investor slams Lux brand’s purpose-driven message

Terry Smith said soap was ‘for washing’ not ‘inspiring women to rise above everyday sexist judgements’

UPDATE: How Space NK became the dark horse of British retail

Between record breaking sales and landing some of the hottest brand exclusive launches, 2022 has proved to be one of Space NK’s most successful yea...

3 brands giving Christmas gift sets an eco-makeover

Excessive packaging waste can turn the gifting experience from festive to infuriating. This season, brands are finding ways to save as shoppers give

Indian wellness brand VLCC receives investment boost

Carlyle has acquired a majority stake in VLCC, which specialises in branded skin care products and high-end specialised beauty and wellness services

8 brand new skin and body care launches for 2023

Cosmetics Business rounds up some of the best new launches which are now available to purchase

Can men's grooming brands be more original than the barber shop aesthetic?

The barber shop has been a staple brand aesthetic for male grooming products for decades. But as attitudes towards self care and beauty continue to...

5 ways deodorant brands are freshening up for Gen Z

Deodorant use has been declining among young consumers for years, but brands are now shaking up the category to win them back

Sam McKnight and Margaret Dabbs named in 2023 New Year Honours List

McKnight received an MBE for his services to fashion and beauty and Dabbs an OBE for her work in podiatry

NZ-Beauty: The rise of New Zealand’s sustainable beauty scene

Shining a spotlight on New Zealand’s up and coming beauty scene, which focuses extensively on natural ingredients and respecting the land. Alessand...

Anya Hindmarch unveils Imperial Leather-inspired handbag

The British accessories designer’s crossbody bag and charm is based on Imperial Leather’s Original Bar Soap

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