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Henkel invests in solar power with ten-year renewable energy agreement

The personal care giant has agreed to use renewable energy, produced at two new solar power plants in Spain, at its production sites

Givaudan unveils first-ever integrated fragrance encapsulation centre in Singapore

The CHF30m facility will combine all manufacturing steps from fragrance creation to customer supply, with a focus on developing biodegradable ingre...

Kristin Ess sues long-term partner Maesa over contract breach

Ess, a hair stylist and co-founder of thebeautydepartment.com, claims she was ‘misled’ during their partnership

Meet the formulating hack that saves energy, money and time

Cold processing, while not a new technique, is soaring in popularity as budgets tighten and brands seek to be more sustainable, but what cosmetic i...

DSM and Firmenich greenlight exchange offer for merger

The acceptance period will begin 23 November and run until 31 January 2023

Evonik kickstarts full commercial-scale ceramides production

Evonik’s decision to upscale its ceramides production follows on from a strong Q3 2022 sales

Flush away: How to make a menopause spray

Womaness’ ​​Michelle Jacobs explains how the brand created its Gone in a Hot Flash spritz to help address the side effects of the menopause

2023 trends: The dual benefit of localising supply chains

More brands will bring manufacturing back home to both mitigate risk and resonate with conscious consumers

Too early to tell if Symrise fire will hit fragrance ingredients production

The fire took place at Symrise’s Colonel Island, US production site on 7 November

$4.8bn of beauty products is wasted in brands’ supply chains

More than 10% of stock is discarded due to issues such as overproduction and excess inventory, the study from Avery Dennison found

How to formulate an eco-friendly body scrub

Dr Sophia Boyadjieva-Newbould and Dr Kristina Hetherington reveal how waste avocado seeds are being upcycled for targeted, natural exfoliation

Avon to close New York Research & Development centre

The company will instead focus on R&D operations in Brazil and Poland

How to make a serum for big, fluttery lashes

Nadia Rafi-Kenny describes how YUMI Beauty formulated and packaged its version of a lash serum

L’Oréal to open Research & Innovation hub in New Jersey in 2024

The $140m development is the most significant R&I investment in the company’s history

What's the secret behind this invisible light and pollution shield?

Igor Chernyak from EviDenS de Beauté discusses what goes into hero product The Total Shield, an 'invisible' protective formula developed for sensit...