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Japonesque and Topspin Consumer Partners buy Barefoot Scientist

Dana Ward’s foot care brand launched in 2019 with the aim of treating feet in the same specialised way as we treat the face, hair and body

L’Occitane Group scoops LVMH and La Prairie veteran for MD role

Laurent Marteau will report to André Hoffmann, Vice-Chairman and CEO of the group

US report finds insufficient data to support UV filter bans, calls for an environmental risk assessment

The recommended assessment by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has been welcomed by the PCPC

How to make a powder-to-gel product

Gaëlle Chatelard from green shower gel brand ETHOSA talks waterless formulation

Johnson & Johnson to stop global sales of talc-based baby powder

The move marks the end of an era for J&J, with its baby powder being an iconic symbol for the brand since its launch in the US in 1894

Lookfantastic unveils first look at 2022 advent calendar

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

'No good reason for a limited panel': Why sunscreen testing should respect all skin shades

Historically, darker skinned consumers have been woefully underrepresented in consumer testing for sunscreens, but retail chain Superdrug is pushin...

Cosmetics Business reveals 5 new bath and body care trends in latest report

Bath and body care has taken on an elevated status. As consumers take a holistic approach to their wellness, brands can explore a total-body approa...

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

England Lioness Lotte Wubben-Moy fronts Venus campaign normalising ‘real’ skin

Wubben-Moy, who also plays for Arsenal WFC, features alongside World Champion Football Freestyler Lia Lewis

Body sculpting in the age of positivity

With new ingredients promising to re-shape our bodies to fit the Instagram ideal, we discover their activity and ask how do they fit in with the bo...

Cosmetics Business reveals key Gen Z beauty trends in new report

From shaping the way brands develop products to how they market them, Gen Z is becoming beauty's most disruptive generation. This report reveals ho...

7 in 10 consumers are no longer ashamed of sweating

87% agree that sweating is a natural part of life, but are still concerned about body odour, according to new research from Dove

How to make an ingrown spot treatment

Gentle acids are key to a formula that combats ‘ingrowns’, as Flamingo's Natalie Chan reveals

Puig acquires majority stake in Colombia's Loto del Sur

The owner of Byredo and Paco Rabanne will grow the natural beauty brand's international presence as it launches into the US and European markets

Hitting the spot: Formulating for sexual wellness

Alongside an increasingly elegant and tech-savvy sex toys category there is demand for sophisticated and, yes, desirable sexual wellness formulations