Dispatches from suppliers’ day
Organic ingredient launches only just starting to match marketing buzz
According to Boncelet, the USDA’s organic regulations were originally designed for the food industry. This precludes a number of processes often used in the production of personal care products, making organic versions of certain cosmetic ingredients difficult to obtain.
However, for Boncelet the answer is not to relax the rules but to improve the technology. He says we are just starting develop organic formulations that match the aspirations of marketers and consumers.