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Firmenich opens new China fragrance creation centre inspired by ancient perfumery

The Villa Harmony centre in Shanghai will allow customers to discover traditional Chinese perfumery skills and ingredients to tap into the growing...

Rihanna's new jelly cleanser and 6 other fresh skus

Jo Loves unveils its first Middle Eastern-inspired fragrance, while Fenty Skin’s new jelly-to-oil cleanser promises to ‘Melt Awf’ make-up and grime...

Firmenich, Givaudan, IFF and Symrise under investigation by several antitrust agencies

The Swiss Competition Commission is among the agencies that suspect the fragrance giants of colluding to coordinate pricing policy; 'clients may ha...

#PerfumeTok is turning niche fragrances into the ultimate status symbol

Gen Z are investing heavily in indie fragrances thanks to a new wave of TikTok content which makes these lesser known scents ‘cool’. We explore how...

Chanel’s Barbara Menarguez elected Personal Care Products Council Chair

The PCPC's new Vice Chairs include executives from Unilever, L'Oréal, Procter & Gamble and the Estée Lauder Companies

BASF to invest in China and Germany aroma ingredients plants

A global-scale citral plant is planned for Zhanjiang, China, while facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany will make menthol and linalool downstream pr...

Meet the buyer: Moda Operandi on the top beauty trends for 2023

Kandice Hansen, Moda Operandi's Senior Beauty Buyer, on the brand’s beauty offering, why a streamlined shopping experience is key and why skin and...

The affordable beauty hack giving shoppers access to luxury brands

Budget-friendly beauty miniatures are flying off the shelves

LVMH shakes up beauty leadership team, names new CEO

Stéphane Rinderknech has been named CEO of LVMH’s Beauty division while Veronique Courtois has been promoted to CEO of Parfums Christian Dior

Tom Ford Beauty names actress Shu Qi as Asia-Pacific ambassador

Qi is Tom Ford Beauty’s third ambassador for Asia-Pacific market, following on from Squid Game star Gong Yoo and South Korean actor Hyun Bin

One to watch: Kindred Black's hand-blown glass bottles are reimagining artisanal cosmetics

Jennifer Francis, co-founder of Kindred Black, offers an insight into the brand’s hand blown artisanal products and why it plans to add refill opti...

One to watch: LilaNur Parfums wants to be India's first global perfume house

Paul Austin co-founded LilaNur Parfums with Anita Lal to showcase India's rich fragrance history from local florals to the traditional attar

Maison Francis Kurkdjian teams up with Longitude 181 to protect sperm whales

The LVMH fragrance house has funded a campaign to better understand how sperm whales live to conserve their environment

Climate change is hitting fragrance ingredients. How are perfumers responding?

Climate change is one of many factors affecting the availability of both natural and synthetic fragrance materials

Cosmetics Business Picks: 7 new launches for March

Cosmetics Business has picked seven beauty products which have launched this week

Citrus fragrances are trending. Here are 6 adding zest to the perfume category

From orange blossom to mandarin, citrus notes are a staple in a perfumer's organ but the traditionally summer scents are getting a feel-good makeov...