Blockchain remains expensive and emerging, used only in an experimental fashion across beauty, but the technology offers clear benefits around loyalty schemes and personalisation, says a GlobalData analyst.
Yes, if you ask Beauty Heroes and INNOCOS. The clean beauty discovery service and the global INNOCOS summit organizer have teamed up to launch a new awards program recognizing brands and products that are doing just that.
The 2-day educational event takes place next month in California and will cover a wide array of legal, technical, legislative, and regulatory updates affecting the cosmetics and personal care industry.
The beauty and personal care industry must reassess its environmental position collectively because the green agenda is front and centre of Europe’s political and regulatory landscape and here to stay, says the director-general of Cosmetics Europe.
The European Union must invest more in next-generation, non-animal chemical safety assessments to achieve its European Green Deal goals, and there are opportunities in in silico methods, says Cruelty Free Europe.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
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The merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences creates a monopoly in fragrances that will shake-up global supplies for beauty and personal care, says Euromonitor International.
Retailers have taken sustainable action across Europe in the last decade, and further collaborative work with the beauty and personal care sector will be critical in advancing efforts further, says the director-general of EuroCommerce.
Interest in FairWild certification to protect plant biodiversity and harvesting livelihoods continues to blossom, and beauty can play its part in driving wider protection and certifications, says the foundation’s executive officer.