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How to navigate the beauty industry as an independent brand

The industry is daunting for small businesses. Cosmetics Business has a number of resources that can help

Henkel expands Asia foothold with new J-beauty innovation hub

Henkel said the new hub is the latest milestone in the integration of Shiseido Professional, which it acquired in 2022.

Hair Proud offers free haircuts to homeless young adults in the US

The Gen Z hair care brand is working with charity StandUp for Kids to deliver free cuts to those facing homelessness in America

Olaplex lawsuit: how to manage a social media crisis and save your brand reputation

As Olaplex continues to publicly battle a hair loss lawsuit, Rebecca Howlett and Iona Silverman from law firm Freeths explain how to protect your b...

Hair care giant Living Proof makes metaverse debut with virtual store

Customers can shop products tailored to their needs based on an artificial intelligence Hair Quiz, as well as win discounts and samples

Oscars 2023 beauty: Sculptural dos and fake baby bangs add modernity to classic Hollywood line-up

Make-up at the 95th Academy Awards was high glamour, while long, loose waves and sleek chignons were the hairstyles of choice

Conditioner, but clear: A how-to-make guide

Alomgir Ali, Senior Formulation Scientist, Personal Care at IFF, and Carole Gherardi, Market Segment Leader, Personal Care at IFF explain the scien...

Why healthy hair growth is now a critical claim in hair care

Brands are tackling the 'hair loss pandemic' with an increasingly holistic approach

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...

Kristin Ess and partner Maesa resolve legal dispute

Celebrity hairstylist Ess filed a lawsuit in November 2022 alleging that Maesa deprived her of creative control and ownership of her brand

Is rosemary hair care's next big micro-trend?

With influencers swearing by its ability to boost growth and reduce irritation, we explore how the humble herb has become a hair hero

How the wig category shaped a reinvention

Whether they're being worn for necessity or fashion, wigs and toppers have found an entirely new consumer – and sales are surging

Olaplex sales slide in Q4 2022 amid hair loss lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Olaplex on 17 February claims that its No. 0 to No. 9 products cause hair loss and scalp blisters

Olaplex hair loss lawsuit: Is misinformation on TikTok to blame?

Olaplex’s CEO JuE Wong issued a vigorous response following the lawsuit, hitting back at claims that its products cause hair loss

Cosmetics Business Picks: 7 new launches for March

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

The latest safe and sustainable packaging innovations to protect hair and beauty tools

How brands are ensuring protection of high value, bulky and delicate tools while hitting their sustainability and aesthetic goals

In Brief

250,000 attendees and 2,984 exhibitors attended Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2023

Vantage Personal Care launches Jeesperse NoLo Self-Emulsifying Bases for waterless hair care applications

Denman introduces the VEGAN Range

Professional Beauty London | 05 - 06 March 2023 | London

Naolys presents its brand new anti-ageing active ingredient at in-cosmetics Global

Denman donates 1000 bespoke brushes to the Hair & Beauty Charity

Paris Packaging Week (PCD) | 25 - 26 January 2023 | Paris

Denman supports Schools Sport Outreach Programme

DENMAN supports Blind Aid Charity hair workshop

in-cosmetics Korea 2022

DENMAN delivers for Haircuts 4 Homeless

Denman sponsor Bangor FC Girls’ Academy

Introducing the latest addition from Ruka - Synths1, their brand new range of Protein Synthetic hair

Cosmoprof North America 2022

Ruka Hair has hit £1,000,000 raise in Crowdfund

IFF showcases bioscience capabilities with AURIST line of functional ingredients

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna is back for the 2023 edition

Cosmoprof India 2022

Here2Grow’s founders to present to trichologists and hair care specialists at networking workshop

BRB Silicones publishes new guide formulation booklet for hair care

Kerascalp: A healthy scalp for healthy hair

Pure Beauty Awards 2022

Hair care searches exceed skin care and make-up in the Asia-Pacific region

Ashland introduces sclareance bio-functional natural sclareolide through biotechnology to visibly limit the appearance of dandruff

Baycusan: Create hair styling in tune with nature

Cosmetics Business Live 2022