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Personal care & beauty

Personal care & beauty Archives

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Nivea launches in-store shower-gel refill station to reduce packaging waste

Shower-gel solution will be trialled for six to eight months in selected DM stores in Germany.

Asaleo Care buys Tom Organic feminine hygiene business

Libra brand's parent extends its portfolio into higher-value sector.
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OC Naturals solves a common problem with sustainable bottle design

Natures Organics also uses solar powered panels to reduce its carbon emissions by more than 4500 tonnes.
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Unilever to trial four-day working week in New Zealand

New Zealand has been chosen for a year-long trial of a four-day working week by Unilever.

Unilever restructure sees FMCG giant become wholly British

Unilever’s Dutch shares traded in Amsterdam for the last time on Friday.
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How three mates created cosmetics company Bondi Skin Co

The male personal care market has seen rapid growth in recent years and is predicted to hit $166 billion globally by 202...

Choice urges consumers to stop buying alcohol-free hand sanitisers

WHO urges shoppers to buy ethanol or isopropyl alcohol.

L’Oréal calls for more industry innovation to combat climate change

Environmental experts speak on ethical labor, sustainability and consumer behaviour.

Colgate rebuts white teeth ‘lie’ claims

Colgate-Palmolive will defend allegations from P&G that it is misleading customers about its whitening toothpaste.

P&G takes on Colgate in Federal Court over Optic White claims

P&G has filed a Federal Court lawsuit accusing rival Colgate of misleading consumers in the marketing of a whitening too...

Swisse introduces skincare range for men

Swisse marketing director Stu Diamond discusses the thinking behind the launch and the trending ingredients in men’s ski...

Can’t touch this: cleaning up cosmetics

In a post COVID-19 world, retailers will need to quickly upgrade their digital offer, and do more to promote and drive ...

AmorePacific buys into Australian luxury skincare brand

South Korean beauty firm acquires substantial minority stake in Australian luxury skincare brand Rationale.

Swisse takes natural approach to relaunch of skincare line

Swisse Wellness MD shares why the brand is championing ingredients such as hemp, Manuka honey and blood orange.

Unilever adapts lines to produce hand sanitiser as factories run nonstop to meet demand for essentials

Unilever has reassured staff that they will be protected from sudden drops in pay as a result of market disruption or be...

“I want to open up the conversation”: Erica Stewart on period product business Juuni

Juuni owner wants to shift the dialogue away from periods being an embarrassing shameful thing.

Reckitt Benckiser working ‘around the clock’ to maintain supply of hygiene products

RB Health reports a surge in demand for Dettol hand sanitiser, household cleaners, hand wash as well as Nurofen products...

Coles launches own brand contemporary skincare range

KOi is a Soap and Body range that's part of a category revitalisation program by Hulsbosch.

Why are people stockpiling toilet paper?

It’s not just Australians. Shops in Japan, the US and New Zealand have also run low on the precious sanitary rolls.

Blades of glory for Oscar Razor

The man behind Australia’s answer to the Dollar Shave Club says people enjoy the convenience of subscription services.