Sustainable beauty collection One Ocean Beauty launched

A sustainable beauty collection named One Ocean Beauty was launched to serve the cosmetics market.

Developed by a company with the same brand name, One Ocean Beauty features key marine microorganisms and single cells with anti-ageing properties that have been collected from the world’s marine environments.

The collection is claimed to not contain genetically modified organisms (GMO), parabens, sulfates, phthalates, polyethylene glycols (PEG), nanoparticles, mineral oils or synthetic fragrances.


H&M unveiled collection of 25 fragrances

H&M unveiled a new collection of 25 fragrances that are divided into three groups.

Complementing the present H&M Beauty assortment, the company has created this fragrance collection through a collaboration between the in-house team and Givaudan perfumers Olivier Pescheux and Nisrine Grillié.

Pescheux said: “We focused a lot on high-quality ingredients, from the single note fragrances to the contemporary blends and the more nuanced perfumes that really highlight the origin of the key ingredient.”


Klein Fragrances revealed new Calvin Klein perfume for women

Global cosmetics major Coty division Calvin Klein Fragrances unveiled its new Calvin Klein perfume, which is the first to be developed under the company’s chief creative officer Raf Simons.

Named Calvin Klein Women, the fragrance was developed collaboratively by perfumer Annick Menardo and master perfumer Honorine Blanc.

Packaged in a light pink bottle, the perfume features eucalyptus acorns, orange flower petals and Alaskan cedarwood, which are combined with black pepper and lemon sfuma; magnolia grandiflora, jasmine absolute, and olibanum essential oils; and Ambrox Super.


Kat Von D Beauty to launch new liquid eyeliner collection

US makeup brand Kat Von D Beauty will be launching its latest liquid eyeliner collection over the next month.

The collection comprises Kat Von D Beauty Lash Liner, Dagger Tattoo Liner, and Ink Well Long-Wear Matte Eyeliners.

The products will be released respectively on the 20th of each month through to September this year.


Ancora invested in natural colour cosmetics brand Vapour Organic Beauty

US-based Ancora Investment partnered with natural colour cosmetics company Vapour Organic Beauty to help develop the brand.

Founded by botanical expert Krysia Boinis and artist Kristine Keheley, Vapour Organic Beauty is claimed to use organic ingredients, with focus on transparency and sustainability.

The company aims to support inclusive beauty across the range of ages, races and genders.


Avon Products and Kenzo Takada collaboration to launch new fragrance

A new Avon fragrance for men and women is set to be introduced later this year.

Called Avon Life Colour, the new scent has been developed in collaboration with designer Kenzo Takada and Firmenich’s master perfumers Frank Voelkl and Olivier Cresp.

The new Avon fragrance is the second to be launched by Avon in collaboration with Takada. The partnership launched the first fragrance in 2016.


US CPG firm SC Johnson to globally disclose fragrance ingredients

US-based consumer packaged goods (CPG) company SC Johnson revealed plans to disclose fragrance ingredients.

The company plans to globally disclose 99.9% of the products’ ingredients in line with its strategy to transform industry efforts on ingredient transparency.

SC Johnson global corporate affairs, communication and sustainability senior vice-president Kelly M Semrau said: “SC Johnson firmly believes that consumers deserve to know what is in the products they use.”


Revlon introduced Britney Spears’ new perfume Prerogative

Global beauty company Revlon established a partnership to introduce award-winning pop icon Britney Spears’ new perfume this month.

Named Britney Spears Prerogative, the oriental woody amber scent features a gourmand twist, latex petals and red calla lily fragrances, as well as fruit-forward top notes and woody base notes.

The fragrance is packed in a bottle with sharp edges and soft rounded corners.


Concierge to launch hair and skincare brand Original Sprout in New Zealand

US-based Concierge Technologies announced its plans to expand the marketing and distribution of its Original Sprout brand of hair and skincare products to New Zealand.

The firm plans to introduce the products by leveraging the resources of its New Zealand subsidiary Gourmet Foods.

Concierge Technologies expects Original Sprout to reach retail outlets in the country within the next two months, with online sales to consumers anticipated to commence next month.


Makeup brand Pat McGrath Labs secured investment from Eurazeo

Makeup brand Pat McGrath Labs received $60m from global investment company Eurazeo Brands to expand its presence globally.

With the investment, Eurazeo Brands joins ONE Luxury Group to become a minority shareholder in the beauty company.

Pat McGrath Labs will use the investment to further expand its distribution in the US and worldwide.