Yes, if you ask Beauty Heroes and INNOCOS. The clean beauty discovery service and the global INNOCOS summit organizer have teamed up to launch a new awards program recognizing brands and products that are doing just that.
Nutri-Woods Biotech is on the cusp of global expansion but says there is a lot more education to be done to explain how traditional Chinese herbal ingredients are different from other botanical ingredients found in personal care products.
The waterless and water reduction trend is definitely continuing to grow as consumers reach out for products that are both more convenient, particularly for on-the-go, as well as more environmentally friendly.
Solids have gained plenty of traction as a sustainable alternative in personal care, requiring less water and packaging. And with innovation lathering up nicely, the future suggests innovative variants beyond the traditional soap bar may soon win shelf...
Special Edition Newsletter: Water Reduction Formulation
As worries of freshwater supplies continue to mount, the cosmetics industry must challenge itself look to more unconventional sources of H2O, such as coconuts, birch tree water and seaweed, to reduce its freshwater footprint.
As the world declares a climate and ecological crisis, the beauty and personal care industry must kick-start green game-changing innovation, moving beyond simple nip-tucks so common across the board, says an expert consultant.
Clean and ethical has taken the food and nutrition world by storm, and following hot on its heels is beauty. The movement has been flourishing in cosmetics and personal care for some time now and will soar in due course, propelled by the continued and...
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...
In recent weeks media reports of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon have put a question mark over the sustainable sourcing of ingredients there, but here we reveal how some of the biggest players are continuing to deliver on their sustainability pledges.
Food and agricultural side streams are extremely rich in components suitable for cosmetic applications, but a lack of extraction expertise, handling know-how and finance is holding back industry advances, say experts.
Safe, effective and eco-friendly, silicones are the ideal ingredient for clean beauty formulations, but unnecessary “fear-mongering” has given the ingredient a bad reputation according to one industry exec.
The founders of India-based cosmetic brand Conscious Chemist are seeking to pave the way for sustainability in India’s cosmetics industry and work towards creating a circular economy within its ecosystem.