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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

Azelis opens personal care laboratory in South Africa

The application laboratory will focus on the local needs of African manufacturers and consumers

Unilever invests in €20 million Ukraine factory amid Russian operations backlash

Construction on the factory is slated to start this year, with the manufacturing space aiming to create more than 100 jobs

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...

L’Oréal is third beauty giant to invest in Geno’s sustainable palm and fossil alternatives

L’Oréal joins Unilever and Kao Corporation as the venture’s third and final founding investor

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

Ski season sun care: What goes into the optimum sunscreen stick?

Gattefossé's Caroline Perdriel explains how to achieve a sunscreen stick product with a light sensoriality and high SPF

2023 trends: The dual benefit of localising supply chains

More brands will bring manufacturing back home to both mitigate risk and resonate with conscious consumers

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...

Givaudan buys Amyris’ hero ingredient brands

Neossance Squalane, Neossance Hemisqualane and CleanScreen will be included in the agreement

Making cosmetics on a budget: A definitive guide

Raw materials, energy and freight costs are dearer than ever, so how can cosmetics brands with a squeezed budget get more bang for their buck?

Croda acquires Solus Biotech to tap ceramide and phospholipid technologies

Buying the South Korean company will enable Croda grow its Asia manufacturing capabilities

Meet the formulating hack that saves energy, money and time

Cold processing, while not a new technique, is soaring in popularity as budgets tighten and brands seek to be more sustainable, but what cosmetic i...

Unilever and P&G join programme to convert industrial gasses into sustainable chemicals

Flue2Chem is a cross-category, UK sector collaboration to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Flush away: How to make a menopause spray

Womaness’ ​​Michelle Jacobs explains how the brand created its Gone in a Hot Flash spritz to help address the side effects of the menopause