Green Cosmetics

Indie Beauty Profile Jené Roestorf Luxe Botanics

Indie Beauty Profile

Jené Roestorf, Luxe Botanics

By Deanna Utroske

In her Indie Beauty Profile, Jené Roestorf, founder of Luxe Botanics advises prospective entrepreneurs to put their egos aside. And, she paints a vivid picture of a skin care brand that delivers on so many of the promises that indie shoppers are looking...

CIDP part 1: Talks anti-pollution as it introduces its new ex vivo model

Brand profile

CIDP part 1: Talks anti-pollution as it introduces its new ex vivo model

By Natasha Spencer

Straight off the back of their attendance at this month’s in-cosmetics North America, we spoke with Véronique Newton, Preclinical Laboratory Manager, CIDP, and Jessen Curpen, Biophysics Manager and Head of Clinical Study Design, CIDP, about CIDP’s quest...

International natural labelling standard

Special Newsletter natural and organic labelling

How beneficial is an international natural labelling standard?

By Natasha Spencer

With natural actives becoming a commonplace element of many formulators' ingredient lists and as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 16128 provides guidelines on definitions for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, we...

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

Words Mean Nothing: The plight of natural and organic beauty labeling

By Deanna Utroske

Depending on whom you ask, personal care and cosmetic regulations in the US are overly nuanced, too convoluted, or not exacting enough. All the same, trends and marketing strategies have collided in recent years to make ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ beauty...

How to stop confusing consumers with organic and natural labelling

Special Newsletter: Natural and Organic Labelling

Why consumers struggle with natural and organic labelling and how to fix it

By Simon Pitman

Natural and organic labelling claims, certification and branding are confusing enough even for industry professionals, so imagine how consumers feel. We spoke to Ecovia Intelligence-founder Amarjit Sahota to find out how things can be simplified.

Raw materials and natural labelling

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Raw materials progress natural labelling

By Natasha Spencer

As the natural labelling and claims market has an increasingly positive impact on consumer purchasing decisions, we spoke to Belinda Carli, Director, Institute of Personal Care Science, about the influence this has in Australia and New Zealand and asked...

Natural active ingredients

Natural active ingredients: Achieving all-round appeal

By Natasha Spencer

As healthy lifestyles positively influence the rise in the natural active ingredient segment, marketing promotions, next generation materials, and leading Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions are all contributing to its growth.

Halal cosmetics in India

Halal cosmetics: India proves prosperous

By Natasha Spencer

Independent network of accreditation entities, International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF), notes how halal producers are looking to India for growth amid demands for Shariah-compliant cosmetics.