Environment

Kao Corporation has already invested significantly in circular beauty packaging innovations in Japan but now wants to stretch efforts beyond its domestic market [Getty Images]

Special Edition: CIRCULAR BEAUTY – SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION AND FUTURE PROMISE

Kao: ‘Maximising and minimising’ key to zero-waste circular beauty future

By Kacey Culliney

Japanese personal care major Kao Corporation believes achieving a circular society will require a delicate balance of minimising beauty materials and maximising use, with thin-film packaging offering plenty of promise.

Cosmetics, beauty trends 2020 by CosmeticDesign global editors

10-MINUTE WATCH:TRENDS 2020 BY COSMETICSDESIGN EDITORS

15 global beauty trends to watch in 2020: From CosmeticsDesign's editors

By Kacey Culliney

Next-generation vegan, clean & ethical and derma beauty products will take the spotlight next year, amid a consumer green uprising, focus on ingredient circularity and rapid growth in China's fine fragrance market. CosmeticDesign's global...