Alastin Skincare to introduce new TriHex Preview Regimen during AAD

Alastin Skincare is set to unveil the TriHex Preview Regimen with TriHex Technology at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting.

The comprehensive trial kit provides a full regimen of Alastin’s daily skincare line in TSA-friendly sizes, which are said to be suitable for the people using TriHex Technology first-time.

It is also ideal for enthusiastic Alastin users who want their must-have skincare in travel-ready sizes.


Evio Beauty launches colour cosmetics collection

Evio Beauty Group has introduced its latest line of direct-to-consumer colour cosmetics Evio Beauty, which consists of 17 products.

The new collection features hydrating lip glosses, multi-use concealer, blendable blush, a black mascara, moisturising primer, and black eyeliner.

Made with natural ingredients that are vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and free of parabens, the products are claimed to be suitable for all skin types.


L’Oréal partners uBiome for skin microbiome

Technology Incubator of L’Oréal has collaborated with bio-technology firm uBiome to advance research into the skin microbiome.

Microbiome is an aggregate of microorganisms that live on the skin and protect it against germs.

This partnership will leverage L’Oréal’s expertise in the science of skincare and uBiome’s know-how in microbiome research.


Creme of Nature launches clay and charcoal haircare collection

Creme of Nature has introduced a clay and charcoal haircare collection for women with natural textured hair.

Called Creme of Nature Clay & Charcoal Collection, the new collection is prepared with Moroccan Rhassoul Clay, Bentonite Clay, activated charcoal, Apple Cider Vinegar and Aloe Vera.

Furthermore, these products have been formulated without petrolatum or mineral oil.


Laboratoire Synbionyme to launch new line of skin care products in US

France-based beauty company Laboratoire Synbionyme is introducing its new range of probiotic skin care products in the US this year.

The company’s new skin care products feature prebiotic and probiotic extracts.

The products will assist in the growth of good bacteria that will help improve skin defences, while revitalise and refresh the skin, according to the company.


Glossier raises $100m in Series D funding round

Glossier has raised $100m in Series D funding round that was led by Sequoia Capital and saw participation from Tiger Global Management, Spark Capital, along with existing investors Forerunner Ventures, Thrive Capital, IVP, and Index Ventures.

The funding will help the firm to position itself as a future beauty company in collaboration with its customers.

Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss said: “We are building an entirely new kind of beauty company: one that owns the distribution channel and makes customers our stakeholders.


Natura Cosmeticos in talks to acquire Avon Products

Brazil-based cosmetics manufacturer Natura Cosmeticos is in talks to acquire beauty products firm Avon Products.

Reuters reported citing one source with knowledge of the matter that the two firms have been exploring a deal for some months.

Natura plans to acquire Avon’s private North American business, besides the UK-based publicly traded Avon, the source added.


Samara Capital to invest $29m in Nature’s Essence

India-based private investment firm Samara Capital has announced its plans to invest $29m in skincare and haircare products manufacturer Nature’s Essence.

In exchange for the investment, Samara Capital will acquire a majority stake in the Delhi-based company.

Nature’s Essence plans to use the investment in marketing and distribution of its products besides consolidating its group entities.