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Get sustainability right or you may regret it!

By Simon Pitman

One of the buzz words at this month’s in-cosmetics Global event in Paris was undoubtedly sustainability. It’s been on the radar for years, but it’s not going away. In fact it is only gaining momentum.

Croda expands French site

Croda expands French site

By Lucy Whitehouse

The ingredients supplier has announced that it is expanding its capabilities in France for its Crodarom subsidiary, which produces botanicals extracts.

Schwan Cosmetics ups sustainability efforts

Schwan Cosmetics ups sustainability efforts

By Simon Pitman

Schwan Cosmetics has increased its sustainability initiatives thanks to the introduction of a wooden eye pencils and the opening of a more sustainably designed production facility to produce them.

Vantage acquires Textron Plimon Natural Oils

Vantage acquires Textron Plimon Natural Oils

By Simon Pitman

Vantage Specialty Chemicals has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Textron Plimon, a specialist in natural oils for the personal care, food and fine chemical industries.

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

in-cosmetics Global Paris, in photos

By Simon Pitman

The in-cosmetics Paris appears to be the best attended event in almost to date, if preliminary figures prove to be an accurate representation. In this photo gallery we bring you some of the most interesting developments from the biggest formulation players....

L’Oréal named as the world’s fifth ‘megabrand’

L’Oréal named as the world’s fifth ‘megabrand’

By Lucy Whitehouse

This is according to Euromonitor International’s recent Top 100 Megabrands report, revealing the world’s leading Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brands ranked by retail sales value in 2017.

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Mary Kay signs onto UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the social sales beauty company added its name to a growing roster of businesses and corporations participating in WEPs. And late last week, when Deborah Gibbins, the company’s chief operating officer, spoke at a United Nations forum focused...

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

Our top highlights from Cosmoprof 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

We attended this year’s Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, the global edition of the Cosmoprof series of trade events for the beauty industry. From probiotic claims, to CBD oil, to high end male grooming including colour cosmetics for men, the show played...

Responsible Mica Initiative releases first annual report

Responsible Mica Initiative releases first annual report

By Lucy Whitehouse

The first such annual report of its kind, the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI) has released the latest information around the sustainability and child labour problem in India’s mica sector, and RMI’s efforts to address it. We take a look in this Editor’s...

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