In recent weeks media reports of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon have put a question mark over the sustainable sourcing of ingredients there, but here we reveal how some of the biggest players are continuing to deliver on their sustainability pledges.
Western Europe has the highest number of consumers consistently working to reduce plastic waste, with many opting for reusable beauty products or those without plastic packaging, finds Kantar Worldpanel.
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) released a report this week on the occasion of World Oceans' Day recommending a precautionary approach toward microplastic management, with an eventual phase-out and ban of their use in personal care products and...
In an effort to keep up with demand for the latest in aerosol technology as well producing more environmentally friendly components, providers in Europe have had no choice but to step up their game. Here, Mintel rounds up the top players..
Increasing environmental awareness means that sustainable packaging is becoming a higher priority for both consumers and brand owners, as evidenced by the number of cosmetics firms opting for a greener option.
Meeting consumer expectations regarding a beauty product and also using the most environmentally friendly packaging possible can lead to a conflict of interest and is the dilemma facing the cosmetics industry.
Sustainable packaging has long been spoken about in the cosmetics industry and whilst one of beauty’s big players has pledged its commitment to the cause, L’Oréal has also reiterated the importance of consumer safety too.
In a bid to clarify and understand the impact of chemicals used in cosmetics, a group of scientists have devised a list of the ‘Top 20’ questions in order to better manage the risks of these chemicals on the environment.
This year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit hosted by Organic Monitor is to explore ways to reduce the environmental and social impact of beauty products, with a particular focus on ingredients and packaging.
Personal care pollution should be on your radarA rash of highly publicised scientific studies has served to underline growing awareness of pollution from personal care products. Justified or not, it will become an increasingly important issue for the...