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Patrick Ta Beauty poaches former L'Oréal senior Exec

Parikh served as CFO of L'Oréal Operations for four years, and also spent two years working at Signet Jewelers managing its luxury jewellery brand...

L’Oréal invests in green sciences with Microphyt minority stake acquisition

L’Oréal’s minority stake acquisition supports its 2030 sustainable development programme, which aims to ensure that 95% of its ingredients are bio-...

Boohoo increases stake in Revolution Beauty to become largest shareholder

The fashion e-tailer has more than doubled its strategic investment in the British make-up and skin care brand from 12.9% to 26.5%

The living wage: Can cosmetics companies afford not to pay it?

With the cost of living skyrocketing, ethical employers in the beauty sector can now ensure they are paying their staff worldwide enough to get by

Is Brenntag poised to merge with Univar Solutions?

The US speciality ingredients distributor said it had received a preliminary indication of interest from Brenntag

Umberto Giannini secures investment to boost international growth

The curly hair brand will also use the fresh finance to boost environmental goals

Hybrid anxiety: Making flexible working sustainable

With more cosmetics companies opting for hybrid working structures for employees, how can businesses keep smashing their climate targets?

How to survive fresh inflation as a beauty business owner

This July hasn't just seen temperatures soar, fresh inflation has hit consumers worldwide. Clare Kiteley, Client Director at Kantar UK, explains wh...

DSM and Firmenich greenlight exchange offer for merger

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

Estée Lauder and Nykaa reveal Indian incubator prize winners

Bahut Beauty, Skinvest and Yaan Man will receive investment under the first Beauty & You Awards

A fairytale story: Why premium beauty is having a crowning moment

Appetite for beauty has not been hampered by the rise in energy costs or inflation. But even more surprisingly, the premium category is positively...

Tatcha's founder Vicky Tsai reveals why she first stepped down as CEO: 'It felt like a threat'

The entrepreneur behind the popular luxury Japanese-inspired skin care brand left as chief executive in 2018, but made her big comeback to save the...

Grey hair specialist Arey secures $4.15m in latest funding round

Dubbed ‘the wrinkle cream of hair care’, the D2C brand reported 1100% year-on-year growth since its inception in 2021

Top 50 beauty brands: We reveal 2022's most valuable cosmetic brands

L’Oréal’s comfortable lead has closed slightly amid a bumper year for Estée Lauder, as we unveil the first 25 brands on Brand Finance's cosmetic le...

GridKor acquires intimate skin care player The Perfect V

The M&A company is now looking for licensing opportunities for The Perfect V’s V V Cream product and Vanicure service

We reveal the world's strongest beauty brands: Top 50 beauty brands, part 2

What is brand strength, how is it calculated and which are the cosmetic industry's strongest players? Plus discover numbers 26-50 on our brand leag...