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Amyris Announces Gen Z-Focused EcoFabulous As Latest Acquisition In $12m Portfolio Enrichment

Brands under development and recent acquisitions including EcoFabulous, Costa Brazil and Terasana will account for around 20% of overall 2021 revenue in Amyris’ Consumer business, according to the firm, which aspires to be the “L’Oreal of clean beauty.”

Beauty Deals

Estee Lauder Companies To Make ‘Abnormal Beauty’ Its Own

The beauty titan will increase its stake in DECIEM to 76% in a deal valuating The Ordinary skin-care owner at $2.2bn. Remaining interests will be acquired after three years, according to the announcement.

Cosmetics M & A

‘Uniquely Positioned’ In Probiotics, IFF Emphasizes Ingredients For Women's, Cognitive, Skin Health

Jennifer Montgomery, IFF’s probiotics marketing manager for the Americas, responds to HBW Insight questions about the firm’s plans to deliver probiotics ingredients and technologies following the recent closing of its acquisition of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences through a merger agreement.

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Including Oxybenzone, Octinoxate On US Sunscreen Monograph Could Swing On Environmental Impact

FDA will prepare an environmental impact statement on sunscreen ingredients oxybenzone and octinoxate in light of questions on the ingredients’ impact on coral and coral reefs. It plans to complete the review prior to publishing final order for its OTC sunscreen ingredients monograph.

OTC Drugs FDA

Honest Company IPO Raises $413M, Questions About Valuation

Jessica Alba’s baby has grown into a US personal-care and home-goods market where natural, clean and ethical positioning has become commonplace. Investors will be watching to see if Honest can overcome challenges noted in its IPO prospectus, including competitive pressures, limited retail shelf space, and obstacles to international expansion.

United States Beauty

Sales Grow Across C&D's Products And Regions, But Increasing Supply Costs Stunt Income

Raw material supplies slowed during January-March period by catastrophic freeze in Texas and shortage of shipping containers partly due to Suez Canal blockage. "We're absorbing $90 million of incremental costs for the full year,” says CFO Ronald Dierker.

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Estee Lauder Companies Sees Regional Signs Of ‘Makeup Renaissance’

During ELC’s third-quarter earnings call, leadership cited China, Australia and Israel as markets where store re-openings and a return to normal living are driving social and professional occasions for resumed makeup use. The firm’s Q3 net sales increased 16%, reported, to approximately $3.86bn.

Beauty Sales & Earnings

Colgate Weathers US ‘Perfect Storm,' Grows 6% Worldwide In Q1

Colgate-Palmolive's North American business slipped 0.5% on category deceleration associated with stockpiling and costs from raw materials and inflation, the New York-based firm reported on 30 April. Premium innovations, advertising and price increases should improve the business in the back half of the year.

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Unilever Gets Portfolio In Order While Riding Prestige Beauty, Functional Nutrition Growth

Unilever’s prestige beauty business, bulked up by acquisitions over the past five years, achieved 21% underlying sales growth in the FY 2021 first quarter. The firm has formed a new business unit, Elida Beauty, to house a number of smaller, non-core beauty and personal-care brands accounting for around 600m in revenues following talk of possible divestitures.

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