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3D printed human tissue project among Lush Prize winners for animal testing alternatives

The ethical beauty brand has awarded two UK scientists for their groundbreaking work in new non-animal testing methods

Meet the UK and Ireland L’Oréal-UNESCO Rising Talent fellows

Recognised under the For Women in Science 2022 programme, this year’s fellows describe their research goals

L’Oréal, LVMH and Estée Lauder Companies back ‘green’ chemistry at National Beauty Science Institute

The masterclass, held at London’s Royal Institution, heard from the biggest names in the business and how they are leaning on sustainability to dri...

The potential legislative pitfalls gracing the polymer sector

Versatile polymers add flexible hold to hairstyling products, application benefits and vibrancy to make-up and formulation stabilising properties g...

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MPs push to move away from animal testing

All-Party Parliamentary Group is urging the UK government to bypass animal tests, due to their high failure rate, in place of human relevant resear...

Standard tests cannot sort mild from ultra-mild formulas: Could this new method help?

Traditional ways of testing ‘harshness’ are not sensitive enough to discriminate between mild and ultra-mild formulas; but a new animal-free in vit...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 key eco-packaging trends shaping the future of beauty in new report

This report reveals how beauty brands can identify and overcome challenges in sustainable packaging, and spotlights the latest innovations

Kao to develop system to select cosmetics based on skin RNA

A joint initiative with istyle aims to assess 10,000 people and create a database by end of 2023

Colgate commences countdown on new mission to space station

The personal care company was the first to send a private sector oral care experiment to the International Space Station in June last year

The way it makes you feel: Tracking sensory change in beauty

Kao Corporation recently applied TDS profiling, often used in the food and beverages industry, to its cosmetic formulas to provide a dynamic senso...

Cosmetics Business reveals 5 key trends shaping the rise of beauty activism

Beauty has become a playground for activism. It may not always be a safe space for brands to play in, but those who get it right have much to gain

Founder of EX1 Cosmetics Farah Naz turns ‘archaic’ skin classification on its head

Beauty entrepreneur has reinvented the way that consumers can classify their skin with ‘world’s first’ digitally produced system

How does the environment harm your clients’ skin?

What external factors can affect the skin in depth? And what technological solutions can be applied and developed in future for a personalised skin...

Amyris acquires AI provider Beauty Labs

By investing in digital technologies, Amryis hopes to enhance the shopping experience for its beauty customers

Scenting change: What regulations are affecting the fragrance industry

Lisa Hipgrave, Director of IFRA UK, talks Cosmetics Business through the different regulations affecting the fragrance industry and future updates