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L’Oréal and Verily partnership to reveal secrets of ageing

The collaboration will also inform L’Oréal’s beauty tech strategy and product development

India’s Lotus Herbals buys 25% stake in DTC skin care brand Conscious Chemist

The deal is the latest in a series of investments by Lotus Herbals since 2020

Martha Stewart steers CBD empire into cosmetics

From being introduced to CBD by Snoop Dogg, Stewart is taking her brand to new highs

Is this the future of high-tech beauty?

The personal care routine of the future is here, from smart fragrance devices to ingredient authenticating through the metaverse

Tears of her enemies: Caroline Hirons launches facial mist with StriVectin

The limited edition mist aims to refresh, hydrate and nourish the skin

How does pH impact skin health?

Skin pH differs with factors including body site, age and skin colour, and a too alkaline pH can trigger dermal issues. Equally, having a healthy,...

Cosmetics Business Trends: The hormonal care opportunity

As beauty, health and wellness converge, an uprising of young brands are carving out a promising category in hormonal care

Deciem raises prices across The Ordinary and NIOD

The Canadian skin care maker is known for its affordable pricing and transparent marketing

Ren Clean Skincare names Michelle Brett as CEO

Brett replaces Arnaud Meysselle, who leaves the beauty industry to run Jellycat

Luxury holidays: How ultra luxe packaging is evolving

With the season of excess just around the corner, Cosmetics Business looks at some of the essential cues for ultra luxe packaging and asks: can sup...

Cosmetics Business Trends: The dawn of the 'suntellectual'

Gen Z may already be skintellectuals, but could the rise of the ‘suntellectual’ be the next big skin care story of the decade?

One in six consumers are switching to animal-free skin care this Veganuary

Concerns for animal welfare and the environment, as well as potential negative effects of cow's milk on skin, is driving the surge in demand for an...

Contenders for retinol’s throne

Retinol is top of the class for beating wrinkles, but its propensity for triggering sensitivity means brands are always on the lookout for the ‘nex...

Beiersdorf bets on teledermatology with skin care medical start-up

The Dermanostic app enables consumers to access dermatologists with 24 hours

Microbiome-friendly: How to make prebiotic skin care

Dr Marie Drago, founder of Gallinée, discusses formulating products that care for the skin's micro flora