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L'Oreal unveils UVMune 400, its first sun filtering technology, now available under La Roche-Posay Anthelios as either Invisible Fluid SPF50+ or Hydrating Cream SPF50+; UVMune 400 filter is powered by Mexoryl 400 to protect against ultra-long UVA rays

Estee Lauder promotes Gibu Thomas to EVP, ELC Online; Thomas will continue to serve on ELC’s executive leadership team alignment, executive leadership team and diversity council

Henkel's emission-reduction progress highlighted in Schneider Electric's The Zero Carbon Project; Henkel’s CO2 emissions per ton of product have been cut by 50% as of 2021, offering a successful sustainability model to other Schneider Electric suppliers

Henkel aims to reach gender parity across all management positions by 2025 as part of measures to foster diversity, equity and inclusion; current proportion of women in management has increased to 38%

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January 25, 2022

Industry Roundup

Hair Care/Hair Styling

US prestige beauty industry generates US$22B in 2021, a 30% increase in dollar sales versus 2020; fragrance outperforms all other categories in 2021, as sales rise 49% year-over-year, followed by hair care up 47%, makeup up 23%, skin care up 18%: NPD
The NPD Group Inc. (01/24)

New, gender-neutral hair-care brand Wuli Grooming introduces four natural, vegan styling products--curl cream, matte balm, shine balm, sea salt spray--each in two scents; brand launches d-to-c in Australia with global shipping planned for late 2022
PR.com (01/24)

Perfumes & Colognes

Inter Parfums announces record Q4 2021 net sales of US$210.8M, a 15% increase from Q4 2020 and 19% ahead of Q4 2019; US-based product sales in quarter jumped 53% from 2019, while European sales rose 6%
Business Wire (01/24)

French fashion designer, fragrance creator Manfred Thierry Mugler dies at age 73; Mugler founded his eponymous fashion label in 1973, created Angel perfume in 1992, and L'Oreal acquired La Maison Mugler--with its Fashion and Fragrance teams--in 2020
L'Oréal SA (01/24)

Soaps, Bath & Shower Products

Tommy Hilfiger's exclusive worldwide license with Give Back Beauty for beauty, wellness business covers brand's fragrance, skin, hair, body care, cosmetics, home fragrance; Give Back Beauty to commercialize existing fragrances, create new products in 2023
ENP Newswire (01/24)


LVMH-owned Givenchy Parfums names Thom Walker creative director of makeup to lead new product development, act as creative director of campaigns; Walker succeeds Nicolas Degennes, who left post of creative director of makeup, colors in May 2021
Fashion Network (01/24)

Personal Care

Trian Partners, Nelson Peltz's activist hedge fund, has built stake in Unilever, increasing pressure on consumer goods maker; details not disclosed on size of New York-based hedge fund's stake in UK group or when Trian's stake-building began
Reuters (01/24)

New niche perfume brand Wit & West makes all-natural, cruelty-free, vegan fragrances formulated without parabens, phthalates; brand's three collections include Signature with 10 eaux de parfum, Cologne with three colognes, Reserve with two eaux de parfum
Fragrantica (01/24)

Paco Rabanne presents 1 Million Elixir in parfum intense concentration--newest version of 1 Million in Million Collection--available in 50, 100ml; notes include davana, apple, Damascus rose, osmanthus, cedarwood, vanilla absolute, tonka beans, patchouli
Fragrantica (01/24)

 Beauty Retail

Indian d-to-c beauty retailer Good Glamm Group acquires majority stake in Ecocert-certified beauty, personal-care brand Organic Harvest, marking content-to-commerce company's entry into organic beauty, personal-care category
Best Media Info (01/24)


Nigeria bans sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below 200ml for alcoholic drinks above 30% ABV; producers have agreed to reduce production by 50%, effective Jan. 31, while ensuring such products are completely phased out by Jan. 31, 2024
Punch, The (Nigeria) (01/24)

 Drugstore Chain

Walgreens, CVS, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, among retailers participating in federal program that will provide free N95 masks to customers as early as Friday; Southeastern Grocers also confirms its South Florida in-store pharmacy locations will have masks
South Florida Sun Sentinel (01/24)

 Direct-To-Consumer (D-To-C)

Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. launches digital pharmacy that aims to provide the lowest cost on generic medications; company, which uses Truepill’s platform to fill and deliver prescriptions, will act as its own pharmacy benefits manager to save costs
Axios (01/24)

 Beauty Industry

Beauty Products Packaging

Container glass bottle manufacturer AGI Glaspac inaugurates new manufacturing facility at its plant in Bhongir, India; the 154 tonnes/day facility produces glass for packaging cosmetics and perfumery, pharmaceuticals, premium spirits, food and beverages
Hindu (01/24)

South Korean conglomerate LG Household & Health Care has launched waterless, zero-waste beauty options from four of its brands--Dr. Groot, Elastine, Veilment, Himalayan Pink Salt--such as beauty bars packaged in paper, powdered toothpaste in metal jars
CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com (01/24)

Cosmetic & Personal Care Ingredients

Colorescience expands All Calm line of redness corrector products with launch of All Calm Multi-Correction Serum, made with proprietary BioSolace ingredient complex to calm skin, Crystalide to support epidermal integrity, Phytomoist, glycerin to hydrate
PR Newswire (01/24)

Indie Brands

To develop K18 Hair Bioscience, founders mapped keratin genome to figure out which sequence can repair polypeptide chains in hair; brand has new funding from VMG Partners, a booming TikTok campaign--#k18HairFlip--and projects sales of US$100M for 2022
WWD (01/24)


Bain: China's personal luxury sector to see low double-digit growth in 2022 after market nearly doubled in size over past two years; China's luxury market share grew to 21% of world's total in 2021, putting it on track to being top global market by 2025
China Daily: Hong Kong Edition (01/24)

Personal Care Packaging

Henkel soap brand Dial partners with TerraCycle to launch a national recycling program for Dial packaging components that cannot be recycled through curbside recycling; program is for caps, pumps, refill packets, plastic wrap, interior waxed wrapping
Happi (01/24)


Latest: Jan, 24 2022

Latest Value Prev Chg YOY Chg
Beauty Companies
Revlon (REV) 9.46 9.24 2.38% -7.07%
Avon Products (AVP) 5.60 5.60 0.00% 0.00%
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) 56.18 53.05 5.90% 53.50%
Beiersdorf AG (BEI) :ETR 89.96 90.20 -0.27% -1.49%
Kao Corp. (4452) :TYO 5,908.00 5,853.00 0.94% -23.12%
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA) 364.84 349.42 4.41% 21.65%