South Korean cosmetics company Amorepacific has joined the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS).
Shiseido is investing one billion yen in the CHITOSE Group’s MATSURI project to support the growth of a sustainable microalgae industry in collaboration with CHITOSE BIO EVOLUTION PTE. LTD.
Some companies may be struggling to navigate the post-pandemic landscape in China but LVMH isn’t one of them. The luxury goods conglomerate has cut the ribbon on an R&D center in Shanghai, focused on luxury beauty, according to a report published by WWD.
The Asean Cosmetic Committee has announced its intention to ban boron-based compounds in cosmetics, according to a report published by toxics watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition.
Croda has broken ground on a manufacturing plant in Dahej, India, according to a report published by Chemical Industry Digest. The UK-based ingredients manufacturer has invested Rs500 crore in this first phase.
New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority has announced its intention to ban PFAS from beauty products by 2025, according to a report published by 1 News. The regulatory body is proposing the measure as part of an update to the country’s Cosmetic Products Group Standard.
BASF has announced its plans to open a new citral plant in China and menthol and linalool downstream plants in Germany. The new facilities are slated to come on stream from 2026 onwards.
Croda has announced that it has agreed to acquire Solus Biotech from Solus Advanced Materials for KRW350 billion on a debt-free, cash-free basis. The deal is subject to regulatory approval.
Kao and Analytical Science Research Laboratories have discovered a key cause of frizz to the outer layer of hair. The pair found that UV rays can cleave disulfide bonds, causing distortion in a similar way to perms.
Indonesia and Malaysia have signed eight memorandums of understandings aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two palm-oil producing nations and help rebuild palm oil’s reputation, according to a report published by Reuters.