NFC-enabled packaging can help to minimise the environmental impact of product packaging, in addition to boosting engagement with consumers, claims a company that has recently worked with Paco Rabanne.
Kiwi brand Ecostore has underlined the global eco-initiatives it will be focusing on next year, including expanding the footprint of its refill stations and reducing its reliance on water in its formulations.
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Indian clean beauty brand Pilgrim has announced a new partnership that will help it to achieve its goal of becoming a company that has a positive net impact on the environment in terms of plastic footprint.
Emma Lewisham has laid out targets to reduce its product carbon footprint as “close to zero as possible” by 2030 after achieving its goal of becoming a carbon positive beauty brand with a 100% circular designed business model.
Beauty and personal care giant L’Oréal says that it is committed to plans to scale and expand on its sustainable e-commerce delivery initiatives it has launched in the Asia Pacific region, with Indonesia and the Philippines next in its sights.
New Zealand start-up Mushroom Material has developed a sustainable mushroom-based material as an alternative to polystyrene styrofoam and cardboard packaging and is targeting the cosmetics sector for its first products.
Strong brand communication through visual elements are becoming increasingly important for cosmetic retailers in the contactless and touchless post-pandemic market, claims a design boss who has just worked with South Korea’s Shinsegae-owned Chicor.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a plastic cosmetics bottle with French biotech specialist Carbios, made using fully recycled PET via an enzymatic recycling technology that also makes it infinitely recyclable.
An ex-Amazon VP who founded waterless Singapore start-up Bhuman says early interest from big-name retailers won’t deter its focus on promoting sustainable consumption and insists there is no merit in growing the brand “just for the sake of growing”.
Australian personal and home care manufacturer Natures Organics has launched a range of refillable hair care products as sustainable packaging is rapidly becoming an “expectation” from Australian consumers.
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Combining beauty tools with topicals for enhanced efficacy and improved usability is a gap in the market with plenty of promise that brands haven’t quite found yet, says Jo Barnard, founder and creative director of Morrama.
Health care major GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has partnered with packaging specialists Albéa and EPL to develop fully recyclable laminated toothpaste tubes, with a first launch under Sensodyne set for Europe this year.
Unilever will launch recyclable toothpaste tubes in India and France – two of Unilever’s biggest oral care markets – as part of its bid to convert its entire global toothpaste portfolio to recyclable tubes by 2025.
Giving the longest life possible to molecules that make up a product is what circularity is all about, and the reuse movement in beauty is a particularly exciting and innovative path forward, says the CEO and founder of US recycling major TerraCycle.
Unilever, which owns brands such as Lifebuoy, Lux, Dove, Vaseline and Sunsilk have committed to eliminate the word ‘normal’ from its packaging and advertising, as well as drive campaigns for gender inclusivity in line with its Positive Beauty vision.
Swedish eco-startup Lifelong has developed a range of powdered personal care products that need to be mixed with water by consumers and stored in durable containers, drastically overturning traditional habits, its founder says.
Newly launched Indian make-up brand asa Beauty has developed a range of refillable make-up products with meticulously designed aluminium packaging to offer consumers a luxurious experience without compromising on sustainability.
South Korean firm FSKorea sees strong need for recyclable make-up brushes to keep up with rising demand for sustainable beauty products – and has shed light on a raft of projects that are helping it meet its eco goals.
Personal care major Unilever is revamping its packaging and advertising to remove the descriptor ‘normal’ in a move aimed at fuelling inclusivity and positivity across its global portfolio to align better with consumer expectations.
Demand for eco-friendly packaging steadily is increasing in China’s indie beauty space, claims a US-based packaging firm, which says such brands are striving to meet the expectations of younger consumers.
International paper specialist Arjowiggins has developed a translucent barrier paper suitable for the packaging of cosmetics, providing industry with a sustainable, effective and creative alternative to plastic, it says.