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...