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L’Oréal acquires physician-dispensed US brand Skinbetter Science

The Arizona business’ sales hit $95m in the year ended 31 August 2022

Game, set, match: La Roche-Posay named first official sunscreen of the US Open

The L’Oréal Group brand will run a sun safety education booth and provide sampling on the grounds

Miami Beach Bum lands $2m seed funding and expands into sun care

Two new sun care skus will join the US-based start-up's skin and hair care products including Bum + Body Cream, Hair Shield and Facial in a Jar

Bottling sunshine: How to pack you sun care products

Sunscreens have always demanded specific packaging requirements; however, the desire for more sustainable formulations is growing hand-in-hand with...

Beiersdorf recalls 5 Coppertone sunscreen products over carcinogenic benzene discovery

Benzene, when present at certain levels, is known to increase the risk of cancers such as leukaemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow

How Wellfully CEO Paul Peros plans to disrupt the blockbuster beauty business

Determined to put the 'D' in R&D, former Foreo CEO Paul Peros is now at the helm of Wellfully. Here he reveals how, after 20 years serving the phar...

Benzene in sunscreens: The story behind the findings

Following recent recalls in the US of sun care products found to contain the known human carcinogen benzene, David Light, CEO of Valisure, the comp...

7 products heating up the sun protection category

May marks the launch of The British Association of Dermatolgists’ Sun Awareness campaign and #SunAwarenessWeek, a national-wide programme which off...

Fake it till you make it: The new laws on DHA and how they affect the tanning sector

Fake tan as we know it is set to change, as the EU brings into force new regulations on DHA, capping the staple ingredient’s concentration in all t...

Researchers call on FDA to pull octocrylene-containing sunscreens from shelves

Haereticus Environmental Laboratory cited research suggesting octocrylene can degrade to possible carcinogen benzophenone in a letter to the US reg...

Current events: How safe are ‘ocean friendly’ sunscreens?

With 74% of customers likely to shop sunscreens marketed with eco-credentials, Cosmetics Business investigates the authenticity of sun care that is...

Pure Beauty Global Awards 2019: Winners revealed!

The winners of the Pure Beauty Global Awards 2019 have been revealed at an ‘Art Deco’ themed evening at Dubai’s Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach

Safeguard your SPF brand: UK shoppers’ sunscreen buying habits

Exclusive survey by Cosmetics Business in partnership with Your Beauty Club, reveals consumers' demands from their sun care brands

Sunscreen overload: Standing out in a crowded industry

How can brands bring something unique to the saturated sun care market? Asks Dynamic Blending Specialists' Gavin Collier

Hawaiian Tropic targets pet owners with scented poop bag gimmick

The brand’s tropical smelling dog poop bags have been developed to remind people to apply sunscreen before walking their dog

What is photoageing and what can we do to prevent it?

Even with a move towards ‘pro-ageing’ the health risks surrounding photoageing mean it is still very much something the beauty industry wants to ta...