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Cosmetics Business lists the top 7 beauty launches on store shelves this week

New beauty launches from Bubble, Mio Skincare and Skin Proud have hit store shelves this week

Shiseido invests in Chinese collagen expert Trautec

The companies will also form a strategic partnership to enhance the functional skin care category

China's S'Young Group acquires French luxury brand Piere Augé

The deal will grow the existing partnership which has seen the skin care brand launch its debut flagship store on Tmall in 2021

How greige became the colour everyone wants

New lines from Kim Kardashian and Hailey Bieber show that neutrals are the beauty packaging colours of the moment, which is good news amid growing...

Nivea sales boost Beiersdorf’s half-year 2022 results

Sales of Nivea’s Luminous range performed particularly well, doubling in growth when compared with the same period last year

The Body Shop expands UberEats delivery partnership

The Body Shop and Uber first partnered in 2020, with a pilot scheme offering the beauty retailer’s products to six initial locations

Lip care: The ingredients behind the trend

From oils to glosses, treatments developed specifically for the unique skin on our lips are more in demand than ever. Rouah Al-Wakeel explores ingr...

What can the industry do next to protect vulnerable supply chain producers?

Brands are increasingly expected to support workers throughout their supply chain. Cross-company collaboration could be the industry’s best shot at...

Can Shikō Beauty reignite America’s love of J-beauty?

Mitsui & Co’s new D2C platform is hoping to ride the pre-pandemic wave for ‘made in Japan’ cosmetics

Weleda hits TV screens with first-ever Skin Food campaign

The natural beauty brand's hero range is said to sell one product every five seconds and includes moisturiser, body lotion and lip balm

Why ferulic acid is so much more than just a vitamin C stabiliser

Dr Catharine Denning explains why the ingredient is a great photoprotection provider in its own right

What exactly is beauty's business with mental health?

In an industry long scrutinised for its impact on mental health, is it now a responsibility for beauty companies to provide tangible support?

Lookfantastic unveils first look at 2022 advent calendar

The combined retail worth of the calendar is estimated to top £500

Is Egyptian beauty the next big trend?

The beauty landscape in Egypt has shown significant change and growth in recent years. In the vein of K-beauty, could now be the time for Egyptian...

Cosmetics Business lists the top 8 beauty launches out this August

New beauty launches from Velour Lashes, Lapcos and Skin Proud have hit the market this month

Regulating microbiome skin care

Determining which microbiome-related skin issues can be addressed with cosmetics is complex. Dr Tatiana Sergeenko, Dr Helena Eixarch and Dr Leslie...