Measuring the environmental impact of the entire beauty industry is no easy feat, but one made a lot easier with collaboration, data-led mapping and engagement across the entire supply chain – from farmers to consumers, say industry experts.
Special Edition: NATURALS & NATURALLY-DERIVED – SOURCING, CHEMISTRY AND CLAIMS
As the beauty industry continues its push forward with natural and organic cosmetics innovation, focus must be placed on the biodegradability of ingredients – still surprisingly overlooked in the field, says a formulation expert.
HENKEL, L’OREAL, LVMH, NATURA &CO AND UNILEVER EXECUTIVES WEIGH IN
An independent report analysing the reputation of 14 of the world’s biggest beauty players around environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) criteria has ranked Kao, Procter & Gamble Beauty and Estée Lauder leaders.
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PART I: REFLECTING ON WHAT’S TO COME IN 2021
The cosmetics and personal care industry must continue its fight to get products recognised as essential to consumer lives in the coming year given ‘essentiality’ governs so many strategies set to be rolled out under the European Green Deal, says the...
Business is changing. Beauty consumers care about the social and environmental implications of the products they buy; and financial stakeholders see value in publicly responsible and truly sustainable companies. And so, the beauty maker is taking stock...
Ethical and sustainability claims are proving among the hottest trends right now, and a new way for formulators to tap into this heightened state of consumer consciousness is to reuse otherwise discarded materials.