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Indian wellness brand VLCC receives investment boost

Carlyle has acquired a majority stake in VLCC, which specialises in branded skin care products and high-end specialised beauty and wellness services

Synthetic natural ingredients and sexual wellness among 2023’s big beauty trends

Mintel’s predicted global personal care trends for next year include a boost in synthetic biology technologies and products and services that promo...

Lotus Herbals acquires 20% stake in nutraceuticals company Yogic Secrets

This is the Indian beauty conglomerate’s fifth investment in an emerging brand in the past two years

Buccal fat and Y2K's skinny model obsession. What does it mean for beauty?

Between buccal fat reduction and antidiabetic drugs for weight loss, there are social media extremes in pursuit of the 2000s thin obsession. What d...

‘Resilient’ beauty and nutrition categories boost THG’s Q3 sales

The group’s Beauty category grew +4.9%, increasing revenue to £259.7million, while Nutrition increased +2.9% to £163.8m

Vitabiotics unveils Gabby Logan as first Menopace brand ambassador

The 49-year-old sports broadcaster and The Mid.Point podcast host is the face of Vitabiotics' menopause supplement

Adam Reed’s big secret that catapulted his wellness-focused hair care range

The hairdresser on his mental breakdown, building multimillion-pound business Arkive Headcare, expansion plans and micro-dosing on magic mushrooms

Meet beauty's new overachievers: Hypertasking hybrids

Hybrid beauty products thrive during recessions, but the next breed will turn up the volume on multitasking in 2023

Espa unveils new spa concept ‘restorative wellness’ at London flagship

The British spa brand’s new direction, which focuses on self-care as health prevention, has launched at Espa Life at Corinthia London

J&J unveils Kenvue as name for new standalone consumer health company

J&J originally revealed plans to separate its consumer health division into a new publicly listed company last year in November

Wellness trends 2022: Copper shines as this year's must-have ingredient

From ancient Egypt to Ayurveda beauty brands, copper is making a resurgence for wellness and cosmetic brands alike

Pinterest's Head of Beauty: 'Michelin-star beauty products is the future of supplements'

What will the next generation of skin and hair supplements look like? Pinterest's beauty boss Tom Spratt explores

Inside Claridge’s new spa destination featuring FaceGym and Josh Wood

Guests at the luxury UK hotel can enjoy facial workouts, massages, hair styling and more

A mind-linked Bathbot? Korea's Amorepacific on wellness trends of the future

Changwook Cheung researcher at Amorepacific, speaks about the increased interest in personalised beauty and spotting wellness trends of the future

Puig expands wellness category with Kama Ayurveda acquisition

Kama Ayurveda is the third company to be acquired by Puig in 2022, after it added Byredo and Loto del Sur earlier this year