Dear, Klairs, a Representative Skincare Brand of Wishcompany Receives the Grand Prize of Vegan Cosmetic of the Year 2022 Award from the Korea Customers Forum

The brand has drawn positive responses from Generation MZs High points were received targeting users with a vegan cosmetic experience Steady Sellers are receiving attention from stores in 64 countries The brand has completed vegan certification by PETA, an international animal rights organization SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AwardWinningSkincareBrand—Dear, Klairs, a representative skincare brand of Wishcompany (CEO Park Soungho) specializing in Korean beauty brands, contents, and commerce, received the grand prize of …


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Vegan Hair Wellness Brand Vegamour Enters the UK Market

US hair wellness brand Vegamour has launched in the UK. The company claims to combine science and nature for a “holistic, 360º approach to hair wellness”. Vegamour uses exclusively vegan and non-toxic ingredients, with biomolecular technology ensuring that these ingredients are bioavailable enough to be absorbed by the body. Among the company’s most popular offerings is its GRO range, which features “revitalising” shampoo, conditioner, and hair serum. According to Vegamour, …



Lenny Kravitz Relaunches Mission-Driven Vegan Toothpaste Brand TWICE

US musician and actor Lenny Kravitz has relaunched his vegan toothpaste brand TWICE with updated packaging and new products. TWICE initially launched in 2018, inspired by the work of Kravitz’s dentist, Jonathan B. Levine. Levine co-founded oral care brand Glo and subsequently the Glo Good Foundation, which provides dental care to those in developing countries. After joining forces with the foundation to bring a dental clinic to his own community …


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JUNOCO Raises $6.3M For Microplastic-Free Vegan Beauty

San Francisco-based beauty brand JUNOCO has raised $6.3 million in its Series A funding round. The round was led by Vision Plus Capital, with participation from FREES FUND. The funding will be used to launch a wider range of simple products with ten or fewer ingredients, and also to make 80% of the brand’s packaging refillable. JUNOCO was founded by serial entrepreneur Kyle Jiang. With his family involved in the …



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South Korea’s Lotte Duty-Free Launches Vegan Cosmetics Range

Lotte Duty Free the duty-free arm of South Korean retail giant Lotte, recently launched a range of vegan cosmetics through its online mall LDF BUY, which was inaugurated in June 2021. LDF BUY will sell vegan cosmetic products made by Grown Alchemist – a natural skincare brand based in Australia, and Hunter Lab – a gender-inclusive skincare brand also from Australia. Products made by Kora Organics – an Australian/US-based company …



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Rihanna Announces Launch of Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin Across Africa

Fenty Beauty, the vegan cosmetics brand launched by music star Robyn Rihanna Fenty, debuted in 2017 across 17 countries to help “everyone feel beautiful and recognized, no matter their race, ethnicity, culture or personal style,” offers a wide range of products for all skin tones and skin types. In 2020, Rihanna launched Fenty Skin, another 100% vegan and cruelty-free line, bringing in a reported $100 million in sales in its …


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abillion Announces Results of First Vegan Beauty Awards

abillion recently published its Vegan Beauty Awards, the platform’s first consumer and member-driven awards for the most preferred vegan and cruelty-free beauty products around the world. The awards are based on unique consumer ratings, total number of reviews, and consumer sentiment scores. The winning 25 products culminated from reviews of over 47,000 products, between 1 January 2020 and 31 December 2021. Countries with the most awarded brands are the USA, …


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Jada Pinkett Smith’s “Hey Humans” Eco-Conscious Personal Care Line Debuts at Walgreens

Hey Humans, a 99% plastic-free personal care brand co-created by Jada Pinkett Smith, is expanding to 6,000 US Walgreens stores and will also ship nationwide on Hey Humans sells a curated line of natural body washes, deodorants, and toothpaste made without parabens, phthalates or silicones.  Retailing between $6.99 for deodorant and $7.99 for body wash, the vegan and cruelty-free brand says entering Walgreens is an important part of the …


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Dolma Vegan Fragrances Celebrates 40 Years of Business

Dolma Vegan Fragrances of the UK is one of the oldest 100% vegan and cruelty-free makers of perfumes and aftershaves and has been operational since 1982 as one of the very first vegan perfumes on the market. Founder Jim Payne was a vegan, Buddhist and chemist who saw the gap in the perfume market and started experimenting with essential oils. He sold the company in 2015 to the current owners …


Beauty brand Plum raises funding

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Indian Vegan Beauty Brand Plum Raises $35M in Series C Round

India-based beauty brand Plum has secured $35 million in funding. The round was led by A91 Partners, with participation from others including Unilever Ventures and Faering Capital. This latest round brings the total amount raised by Plum to over $50 million, following a $14.9 million Series B round in late 2020 and a Series A round from Unilever Ventures in 2018. Plum says it will use the new funding to …


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Natural Beauty Brand Faith in Nature Secures £2.5M for New Production Facility

UK-based beauty brand Faith in Nature has received a £2.5 million loan from Cynergy Bank to build a larger production facility. The company applied for the loan after outgrowing its existing site due to an increase in demand. The new site will be built near Faith in Nature’s existing facility in Radcliffe, Manchester, allowing the company to keep its existing workers while taking on new staff and increasing sales. Expansion …


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Geltor Completes First Large Production Run of PrimaColl Animal-Free Collagen

Biodesign company Geltor announces the successful completion of the company’s first major commercial run for PrimaColl, a groundbreaking vegan collagen. In partnership with Arxada, Geltor says the 5-month operation concluded in Fall 2021, demonstrating the company’s ability to scale biodesigned proteins with exceptional speed and precision. PrimaColl offers a high-protein bioactive collagen that matches animal collagen in amino acid composition, functionality and performance, the company says. Made by fermenting microbes using …


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Pacifica Beauty Receives Strategic Investment From Brentwood Associates, Appoints New CEO

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pacifica Beauty, the pioneer of 100% vegan, cruelty-free, clean beauty, today announced that it has received a strategic investment from Brentwood Associates, a growth-oriented middle market private equity investment firm. Brentwood’s investment coincides with the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Nathalie Kristo, a longtime L’Oréal executive who prior to joining Pacifica served as Huda Beauty’s North America President, then CEO based in Dubai. In …



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e.l.f. Cosmetics Commits to 100% Clean Beauty

Get Clean Formulas + A New Clean Skincare Collection at Squeaky Clean Prices OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The concept of “clean beauty” is a hot topic in beauty today with a lot of definitions circulating in the industry. But for e.l.f. Cosmetics, it’s quite clear – all e.l.f. products – cosmetics and skincare – meet the highest standards of clean. Every formula complies with the European Union Cosmetics Regulation (EUCR) and FDA …


MANSCAPED™ Launches Ultra Premium™ Collection

Leading Men’s Grooming Company Continues to Expand Beyond the Groin, Introducing New Five-Product Bundle of Premium Everyday Grooming Essentials SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, men’s lifestyle consumer brand and male grooming category creator, MANSCAPED™, announces the launch of the Ultra Premium™ Collection, available now in the United States and Canada. Further venturing beyond the groin, MANSCAPED’s latest kit features a variety of expertly designed grooming products to keep you clean from head-to-toe. …