In the second episode of our Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series, we speak to two beauty trailblazers to find out what are the opportunities and challenges they have experienced in the beauty and personal care market. Scroll down to watch Episode...
CosmeticsDesign is launching a Clean & Ethical Beauty online video series this week, compiling the latest trends, data and expert opinions on how and why the business opportunities are evolving in this growing space.
Wild plants are used extensively in beauty and personal care formulations, but the conservation status of many species remains unknown so certification programmes offer real value in securing sustainable supply, says the FairWild Foundation.
Swiss fragrance major Firmenich has completed its acquisition of French plant ingredient specialist Les Dérives Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT) and opened a third perfumery workshop as it pushes forward with its focus on naturals, renewables and sustainability.
Special Edition: Sustainable sourcing and waste reduction
Sustainable surfactants continue to rise in popularity and there has been plenty of innovation in recent years, but low costs and strong performance associated with conventional surfactants means an eco market transition will prove difficult, a review...
Global flavour and fragrance major Givaudan has completed the acquisition of Italian botanical specialist Indena and announced plans to acquire French biotech firm Alderys – all part of a wider drive to strengthen active beauty capabilities.
Dutch supplier Forestwise says interest in Illipe butter for its use in solid formulations is on the rise as the trend for sustainable beauty increases – and has opened a new site in Indonesia to meet demand.
Personal care giant Beiersdorf and speciality chemicals supplier Evonik have teamed up on a federally funded research project in Germany looking to use carbon dioxide as a source for producing sustainable raw materials for beauty products.
Bulldog Skincare has widened its sustainable razor offering with a second bamboo-based tool for sensitive skin – a move that challenges legacy thinking and plugs a gap in men’s shaving, its general manager says.
Consumer interest in topical probiotic cosmetics is rising, presenting opportunity to target niche skin conditions and push hard science before establishing relevance in the wider wellness market, an expert says.