The Business of Beauty
In-depth analysis, news and advice for beauty and wellness professionals around the world.

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Beauty entrepreneur Zoe Foster Blake has regained control of Go-To, the skin care line she co-founded. A majority share of the company was sold to Melbourne-based beauty manufacturer BWX Limited in August 2021 for 89 million Australian dollars ($60 million).

JVN Hair, the hair care line founded in partnership with celebrity hair stylist and television personality Jonathan Van Ness is the latest of now-bankrupt Amyris’ brands to be sold at auction.

Unilever, the maker of Dove, is to be investigated by the UK’s competition watchdog over concerns that consumers are being misled by the company’s “green” claims on some essential household products.