Lush has opened its second-largest European store in Munich, along with two concept stores – a ‘fresh’ cosmetics outlet in Paris and a ‘perfume library’ in Florence – showcasing a clear nod to bricks and mortar in the region.
The Unilever brand announced its new No | Better | Less Plastic framework recently and is moving forward with new beauty packaging initiatives that will remove over 20,000 metric tons of virgin plastic from the brand’s supply chain.
Special Edition: Biotechnology for Natural Formulation
Biotechnology has been heralded as a less costly, more efficient means of producing a range of active ingredients for beauty and personal care, but perhaps the biggest advantage is the sustainability factor.
A consortium of researchers in South Australia and international companies are to embark on finding ways to turn swathes of crop waste into value-added products, including chitosans from unwanted mushrooms for sunblock and anthocyanins from cherries for...