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Kristin Ess sues long-term partner Maesa over contract breach

Ess, a hair stylist and co-founder of, claims she was ‘misled’ during their partnership

DSM and Firmenich greenlight exchange offer for merger

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

Evonik kickstarts full commercial-scale ceramides production

Evonik’s decision to upscale its ceramides production follows on from a strong Q3 2022 sales

How to formulate an eco-friendly body scrub

Dr Sophia Boyadjieva-Newbould and Dr Kristina Hetherington reveal how waste avocado seeds are being upcycled for targeted, natural exfoliation

Too early to tell if Symrise fire will hit fragrance ingredients production

The fire took place at Symrise’s Colonel Island, US production site on 7 November

$4.8bn of beauty products is wasted in brands’ supply chains

More than 10% of stock is discarded due to issues such as overproduction and excess inventory, the study from Avery Dennison found

How to make a serum for big, fluttery lashes

Nadia Rafi-Kenny describes how YUMI Beauty formulated and packaged its version of a lash serum

Avon to close New York Research & Development centre

The company will instead focus on R&D operations in Brazil and Poland

L’Oréal to open Research & Innovation hub in New Jersey in 2024

The $140m development is the most significant R&I investment in the company’s history

What's the secret behind this invisible light and pollution shield?

Igor Chernyak from EviDenS de Beauté discusses what goes into hero product The Total Shield, an 'invisible' protective formula developed for sensit...

Nord Stream 1: How will a switch-off affect manufacture?

Cosmetics Business asks Germany’s biggest cosmetics, chemicals and life science players what measures they have in place to minimise the impact of...

How to make a powder-to-gel product

Gaëlle Chatelard from green shower gel brand ETHOSA talks waterless formulation

L’Oréal USA opens second American headquarters

The El Segundo, California campus will unite the beauty giant’s west coast brands NYX, Pulp Riot, Urban Decay and Youth to the People

Speeding up scent: Consumer insight, AI & fragrance creation

With fragrance companies announcing new AI to smooth and hasten the creation process, what will this mean for perfumery and cosmetics?

In Brief

Beauty packaging manufacturer IDEALPAK plant tour -behind the scenes of beauty packaging production!

Knoll Packaging to open Philippines factory

Phoenix Fragrances rebrands as Sozio UK following purchase

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

How to make CBD creams and lotions with Silverson Machines

Marchesini Group Beauty: machines and lines for the processing and packaging of cosmetics

Cosmetics Business Live 2022

Virospack at Luxe Pack: find out the newest in eco conscious droppers

Asquan has been awarded an EcoVadis Gold Medal

Making Cosmetics 2016

Made in Britain brings together British sustainable beauty brands for webinar

Israel’s Bryhel Cosmetic Lab opens operations in US

Solarepare MB and Redumatte ACE-II have been approved with COSMOS Standards

Lab Innovations 2015

BLUESKY welcomes three new capabilities to their manufacturing family

Hallstar to buy Lanxess’ North Carolina ester manufacturing facility

IMCD Beauty & Personal Care opens first UK laboratory

MakeUp in Seoul

Silab opens new biotechnology laboratory

Made in Britain brings together pioneers in UK beauty manufacturing for panel debate at Cosmetics Business Live in London this Autumn

Three tips to find qualified beauty suppliers from China

Own Label Show

Siltech Corporation to expand its manufacturing facilities

GEKA achieves ISCC PLUS certification for USA manufacturing facility

Chemspec Europe brings together the fine and speciality community

PLMA’s 2011 World of Private Label