Consumers have become more educated when purchasing goods and increasingly consider the impact products have on the world, and this is heavily impacting the cosmetics world and can, quite literally, determine whether a brand is successful or not, according...
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.
German speciality chemicals major BASF has developed a surfactant using RSPO-certified renewable resources that it says fits with market demand for sustainable, safe and free from personal care products.