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Estée Lauder earnings slip in full-year 2022 results

The group’s Chinese operations were affected by the resurgence of Covid cases in the country, leading to reduced retail traffic

Kao expands Spanish production facility for synthetic jasmine

By investing in its Olesa plant, Kao aims to boost its market share in the European market for methyl dihydrojasmonate

The business case for Barbiecore: Why the hot pink trend isn't going anywhere

The Barbiecore aesthetic has exploded in popularity in recent months. Cosmetics Business takes a look its namesake inspiration and why businesses s...

The Perfume Shop boss on putting the fun back in the 'stuffy' fragrance industry

From a newly designed store format focusing on customer experiences to its very own TV channel, Cosmetics Business looks at how The Perfume Shop co...

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

Issey Miyake, the Japanese fashion and fragrance giant, dies aged 84

Miyake, well known for his pleated-style clothing, launched his first fragrance, L’Eau d’Issey, in 1992

A 'second life' for beauty packaging

Cosmetics Business talks with design agency Butterfly Cannon about its recent work with beauty brand Oriflame and the benefits of packaging with an...

One to watch: LilaNur Parfums wants to be India's first global perfume house

Paul Austin co-founded LilaNur Parfums with Anita Lal to showcase India's rich fragrance history from local florals to the traditional attar

Swiss perfumery Firmenich sees revenues leap in full-year 2022 results

Revenue growth was driven by market share gains for the brand’s fine fragrance division, as well as company acquisitions during the year

Bulgari brings Rome to Paris with counter in Samaritaine department store

Visitors will be able to personalise their own fragrances from the LVMH-owned brand's Allegra collection at the newly refurbished space

How to make an eco-conscious fragrance

Jorum Studio’s founders explain what goes into an ecologically respectful perfume

Perfumes that smell 'convincingly natural' are most popular with consumers

Natural-smelling scents are one of the biggest success factors for fragrances today, regardless of their use of natural or synthetic ingredients

Paco Rabanne celebrates UK music talent with funding programme

The Puig-owned brand's A Million Ways to Make It fund will offer finalists a £5,000 grant and mentorship, with previous recipients including Harlei...

Putting on the spritz: How to find the right pump for your scent

Scent’s unsung heroes, fragrance pumps, are essential to delivering the perfume experience customers crave

Kylie Minogue relaunches Darling scent in the US following Jenner trademark battle

The Australian singer triumphed over the Kylie Cosmetics founder for the right to use her name in the US back in 2017

Helping the home fragrance category burn brighter

Ambient fragrance benefitted hugely from lockdown life, but what is today's new breed of candle (and diffuser) maker after? Asks Cosmetics Business