Breaking News

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...

Thirteen Lune secures $8 million to grow its inclusive beauty marketplace

The e-commerce platform, which showcases BIPOC-founded beauty brands, has raised more capital to grow the brand after record sales

P&G beauty and grooming sales stagnate, but FMCG giant raises 2023 outlook

Beauty segment organic sales inched up 3%, while grooming plateaued versus Q2 2022

Space to gold mines: Hunting for extreme cosmetic ingredients

Kyle S Landry and Julia Gropman from Delavie Sciences ask, what do we get when we push organisms to their limits?

8 Chinese Lunar New Year launches to kick off 2023

Cosmetics Business rounds up eight of the best Lunar New Year launches from beauty brands celebrating the year of the rabbit

Facetheory set to launch in Asia with Sephora deal

The British skin care brand received £10m in funding in 2021 and has its sights set on North America next

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...

Is 'affordable luxury' now dominating the skin care landscape?

As retailers mix up their assortment of prestige and affordable brands, 'luxury' is being redefined in beauty

Aromatherapy Associates CEO Anna Teal steps down after company reshuffle

Teal is leaving the luxury spa brand on 27 January and will be replaced by No7 Beauty Company MD Mark Winter

AS Beauty acquires spa brand Bliss to boost its skin care portfolio

The company has bought the skin-focused spa line from L Catterton to help widen its impact in the beauty sector

What is chebula? Meet skin care's new wonder ingredient

Skin care ingredient chebula has been touted as the next big thing. But why? True Botanicals’ Sarina Godin explains its benefits

The business of beauty dupes: 5 ways copycat culture is evolving

Beauty dupes are surging amid the cost of living crisis. But price is only one purchase criteria for today's savvy consumers

Lush delivers record-breaking trading month thanks to new retail strategy

A focus on physical retail and licensing collaborations with popular shows and streetwear helped the cosmetics brand reach sales of £40.5m in December

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...

John Legend breaks into beauty with skin care line for people of colour

The singer-songwriter’s gender-neutral Loved01 collection is for melanin-rich skin, focusing on treating dryness and pH imbalances

Meet the Buyer: Face the Future on its expansion into hair care

Julia Barcoe-Thompson, co-owner of Face the Future, on the retailer’s expanded brand catalogue, the next big skin care innovations and what custome...