Shiseido to acquire microbiome skincare care brand Gallinée

Shiseido to acquire microbiome skincare care brand Gallinée

THE WHAT? Shiseido is set to acquire the outstanding shares of microbiome skincare brand Gallinée.

THE DETAILS London-based Gallinée offers beauty products that feature a patented complex of prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics that are said to ‘nourish and strengthen the skin’s microbiome.’

According to a press release, “As part of Shiseido group, Gallinée will be able to leverage resources across our commercial infrastructure, extensive R&D capabilities especially from our European Innovation Center to lead the development of the skin microbiome within the EMEA territory, and cross-functional expertise to continue to drive brand growth.”

Gallinée Founder Marie Drago, PharmD will join Shiseido’s EMEA team and continue to deliver product innovation and support Gallinée as the Chief Creative Officer of the brand, reporting directly to Franck Marilly, President and CEO, Shiseido EMEA & Global Fragrance.

THE WHY? According to Shiseido, “Gallinée will deliver a complementary yet unique addition to Shiseido’s existing portfolio given its focus on beauty and wellness as well as its differentiated positioning within the emerging field of skin microbiome.”