1. Avon in North America changes its name: The Avon Company
Formerly known as New Avon, the North American company hopes to shift attention away from the company’s recent history and towards the brand’s 135-year history of success in the region.
“Our name has changed to more clearly represent our vision and provide a more independent facade as we continue to grow and develop the business,” CEO Paul Yi said in this week’s press release on the change of name.
2. Freeze-dried beauty: the next generation of waterless skin care has arrived
More than one brand K Beauty recently launched new products featuring freeze-dried skin care technology, a likely sign that a new format of beauty ingredients is about to become very popular.
While brands claim to use patented and proprietary technologies, the basic principle of freeze-dried skin care is certainly nothing new. Freeze-drying or freeze-drying technology is commonly used in pharmaceuticals, food industry, and has also manifested itself in beauty field before.
3. An abundance of caution: J&J recalls 5 sun products containing benzene
The multinational healthcare and consumer goods company this week issued a voluntary recall for 4 Neutrogena brand sunscreens and 1 Aveeno brand sunscreen.
âAlthough benzene is not an ingredient in any of our sunscreen products, it has been detected in some samples of the impacted aerosolized finished sunscreen products,â J&J explains in a press release on the voluntary product recall. âWe are investigating the cause of this problem, which is limited to certain aerosol sunscreen products. “
4. IFF rebranding following the merger with DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
Earlier this month, International Flavors & Fragrances announced a new brand image, organizational commitments and business divisions.
âWe are creating an agile, empowered and innovative company that provides exceptional service and upholds our commitment to be a critical partner for our clients,â said Andreas Fibig, President and CEO of IFF, commenting on the significance of the new IFF’s message. . brand identity in a recent press release.
5. Trend Alert: Beauty Consumers Ready For Skin Care That Boosts Their Immune System
The COVID19 pandemic has had far-reaching consequences on our lives and well-being, the most immediate impact on our overall health both physically and mentally. At the same time, well-being and skin care converge; and therefore, immunocosmetics show great promise in the market.
At the start of the pandemic, we all felt a need for protection and prevention. The ongoing health issues associated with the pandemic and the quarantine periods have increased our stress, lack of sleep, depressive fatigue, and exposure to blue light resulting from long hours of working in front of our computers, all of which affect the skin.