Green Cosmetics

Asia is the land of opportunity for Naturex

Asia is the land of opportunity for Naturex

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Ingredients supplier Naturex is looking to target the Asian region due to the growing trend for natural and exotic ingredients, building on its successes in other markets.

L’Oréal announces latest sustainability plan

L’Oréal announces latest sustainability plan

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

L’Oréal announces it has made a commitment to transform its sustainability footprint by 2020 whilst at the same time, looking to achieve its business ambitions and reach a billion new consumers.

Oriflame further invests in stem cell technology field

Oriflame further invests in stem cell technology field

By Michelle Yeomans

The Sweden-based cosmetic company has invested in a new plant that will solely focus on the cultivation of plant stem cell cultures as it further aims to develop stronger anti-ageing ingredients that can boost and rejuvenate the skin.

Asian demand for Donkey milk in cosmetics has risen

Donkey milk cosmetics - crème de la crème for Asian consumers

By Michelle Yeomans

Cleopatra swore by it, bathing daily in asses' milk as part of her beauty regime. Now the spotlight is back on it as Asian cosmetics consumers, particularly those in Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea and China are said to be favouring it in anti-ageing...

Sustainable sourcing tops Asian Cosmetics Summit agenda

Sustainable sourcing tops Asian Cosmetics Summit agenda

By Michelle Yeomans

Show organisers have revealed ethical sourcing and biodiversity to be the main focus of the 3rd Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, in an effort to raise awareness and encourage sustainable sourcing in the region.

Unilever’s sustainable deodorant pack push pays off

Unilever’s sustainable deodorant pack push pays off

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Unilever’s decision to roll out compressed versions of its Sure, Vaseline and Dove deodorants was a good one according to the latest consumer research and may set the standard for other size reduction initiatives in other consumer goods categories.

Differentiation is the big challenge to beauty packaging

Differentiation is the big challenge to beauty packaging

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The big challenge to the beauty packaging industry is differentiation as it becomes more difficult to make a product stand out, according to Mintel’s senior global packaging analyst, Benjamin Punchard.

Plant stem cell technology tipped to take off

Plant stem cell technology tipped to take off

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Plant stem cell technology is expected to help propel the global cosmeceutical market forward over the coming years, according to the latest report from RNCOS.

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