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L’Oréal on the cusp of acquiring Byredo

The world’s largest beauty company is said to be on the verge of onboarding the luxury fragrance and cosmetics brand for €1bn

Diptyque backs British retail with biggest own-brand store

First opening with a pop-up in May, the permanent installation will welcome customers in October this year

9 of the best beauty and sun care products dropping this week

Cosmetics Business rounds up some of the hottest items to keep an eye on as the summer months grow closer

How to make an eco-conscious fragrance

Jorum Studio’s founders explain what goes into an ecologically respectful perfume

The top fragrances of the past 30 years revealed

The Perfume Shop has announced its list of the 30 most iconic fragrances of the past 30 years to mark its three-decade anniversary

‘Come hang with Kate Spade’: Ulta Beauty slammed for ‘insensitive’ marketing misstep

Kate Spade, the founder of her namesake brand, committed suicide by hanging in 2018

Putting on the spritz: How to find the right pump for your scent

Scent’s unsung heroes, fragrance pumps, are essential to delivering the perfume experience customers crave

Science-backed, mood-boosting fragrance is the latest wellness trend

Consumers are using scent as a self care tool, creating an opportunity for performance fragrances that validate their claims

8 Eid beauty launches for 2022

Cosmetics Business names the beauty brands marking the end of Islam’s holy month

The 9 beauty drops to look out for in May

Cosmetics Business rounds up the freshest beauty products to look out for next month

Helping the home fragrance category burn brighter

Ambient fragrance benefitted hugely from lockdown life, but what is today's new breed of candle (and diffuser) maker after? Asks Cosmetics Business

Celebrating synthetics: Focusing on how environmental benefits can end the stigma

Synthetics have long been stigmatised in fragrance, but brands are starting to openly celebrate their use in perfumes, for their environmental and...

Beauty frontwoman Adwoa Aboah joins Jo Malone London

British model and actress will lend her voice to promote the luxury fragrance group’s work around mental health awareness

Scent in the time of Covid: How can fragrance makers improve consumer wellbeing?

IFRA UK recently launched a working group to improve lives through fragrance – then the pandemic hit. With the link between scent and wellbeing mor...

LVMH Beauty switches to carbon-negative packaging for luxury brands

Origins Materials’ goods are made from wood residue, which carbon capture, dramatically reducing the group’s carbon footprint for its beauty family

Luxury holidays: How ultra luxe packaging is evolving

With the season of excess just around the corner, Cosmetics Business looks at some of the essential cues for ultra luxe packaging and asks: can sup...