The company’s latest video release demonstrates the myriad of ways that the chemical manufacturer has aligned its mission to a commitment to environmental sustainability through its ingredient sourcing.
IFF’s GENENCARE collection takes a previously low-value processing byproduct from sugar beet molasses and transforms it into four effective and sustainable active ingredients for personal care product formulation.
Biotech company Carbonwave has made waves with the world’s first seaweed-derived cosmetic emulsifier, and will be expanding production facilities to better meet demand following a sizable company investment.
Through the implementation of carbon management practices like technological innovation and establishing Product Carbon Footprint scores for its entire product catalog, BASF is committed to achieving an ambitious goal in environmental sustainability.
Yeast-derived NovaColl offers manufacturers and suppliers of cosmetic and personal care products the opportunity to shift away from animal-derived collagen and towards an option that is effective, sustainable, and more skin compatible, says the co-founder...
Canadian food products supplier Fruit D’Or utilizes closed loop cultivation and other environmentally sustainable processing practices to upcycle cranberry seed oil co-products for cosmetic and personal beauty care product manufacturing and formulation.
Having recently exhibited its ingredient formulations at In-Cosmetics Global and NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, Apoena Biotech’s RAMNOCARE, APOBIO Skin, and APOBIO Slim offer manufacturers and suppliers to cosmetics and personal care product companies biodiverse...
Having perfected its bioproduction process, California-based biotechnology company Geltor, Inc. has created vegan protein NuColl as an answer to industry demand for environmentally sustainable ingredients that fit into the ‘skinification’ of hair care...
Trends in ingredient innovation wax and wane with consumer demand. Still, this year’s convention saw upcycling, vegan collagen, and neuroactive ingredients and active fragrances as some of the most compelling shifts in cosmetics and personal care product...
L’Oréal is pumping cash into three environmental initiatives as it seeks to influence eco projects ‘beyond its business’, but at the same time is facing a further backlash over chemicals in hair products most commonly used by Black women.
Global consumer trends in hair care have morphed post-pandemic, with products offering efficacy, multifunctionality and skin health benefits gaining important traction, according to Euromonitor International.
Singapore start-up Mykílio is hopeful its mushroom-based packaging can find a niche in the luxury beauty space, where it believes it can appeal to the sustainable values of younger consumers especially.
Portuguese researchers determined these extracts, which are readily available agro-industrial by-products, have significant potential to become valuable bioactive ingredients for cosmetic and personal beauty care products with added SPF protection.
The investment into tools that empower consumer education regarding ingredient transparency should remain a primary priority for manufacturers and suppliers to the cosmetics and personal care industries looking to maintain competitive in 2023, says BASF.
As beauty continues its shift away from animal-based ingredients to plant-based, it’s going to be worthwhile diving much deeper into biotechnology for more sustainable, sophisticated, efficient and innovative formulas, says the CEO of US biology startup...
The French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA) is pushing its ‘eco-friendly’ bathroom campaign this month, designed to encourage better water use, energy consumption and recyclability of beauty products.
A sharper focus and drive on sustainable action and communication will be key for beauty this year, as well as continued work on spotlighting how important and central products were to consumer wellbeing and daily lives, says trade head.
The beauty industry can connect better with consumers by rethinking how it communicates and markets sustainable product offerings, bringing additional aspects into the narrative, say industry executives.
Provisions for increased financial support for developing countries and sharing the benefits of genetic resources more fairly will help ensure delivery of the 'historic' deal agreed at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, according...
Executive leaders from Rituals, L’Oréal, Colgate-Palmolive, LMVH and Weleda discuss how industry can truly advance sustainably and how critical consumer education will be for driving true change in this space, as well as wider health and wellbeing shifts.
The fragrance and wider beauty industry must act now amidst an ongoing climate crisis and mass extinction of fauna and flora, working to collect environmental impact data and collaborate for true sustainable change, says the VP of conscious perfumery...
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.
The beauty and personal care industry must invest more in better understanding complex chemical supply chains and work with its partners to drive sustainable action, especially during disruptive times with COVID-19, Brexit and the climate crisis, says...
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from November 2022 shows interest in L’Oréal’s skin science research around tightness and UV protection, Superdrug own-brand makeup launch and future sustainable beauty trends.
The fragrance category has evolved to become an essential category for wellness as well as self-expression, according to exclusive insights from major players like Coty, along with a line-up of exciting niche labels.
There are opportunities for beauty brands to help counter fatigue through self-care, provide experimentation and empowerment and support consumers as they seek to reinvent themselves and express their individuality, according to Mintel.
Whilst many countries worldwide are working to tackle the climate crisis, actions are not keeping pace with real-world risks and impacts on planet and people, largely due to huge funding gaps, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Supply chain shortages and cost surges related to the COVID-19 and Ukraine crises are making it difficult for beauty companies to maintain sustainable business models, but many continue to push ahead, says the founder of Ecovia Intelligence.
The French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA) has signed the country’s EcoWatt Charter, pledging alongside hundreds of other corporations to further reduce electricity use during the ongoing energy crisis.
The beauty and personal care industry must today respond to converging global crises and ensure ethical integrity in every part of the value chain to protect the future of the planet, people and business, says British environmentalist Sir Jonathon Porritt.
A Singapore-based food start-up cultivating mushroom mycelium as an alternative protein source believes it can also serve the cosmetics industry as a natural, sustainable, and completely food-safe ingredient.