Sustainability

Consumers have made a link between the singularity event of COVID-19 and planetary change; propelling sustainability concerns to the fore (Getty Images)

COVID-19 Consumer Shifts Close-Up - Part II

Beauty can expect ‘two waves’ of sustainability interest post-COVID

By Kacey Culliney

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has accelerated consumer focus on sustainability and planetary change, with a first wave of dominant interest set to splash over the next 18 months and drive sentiments mainstream by 2022, says an expert consultant.

Industry's push to be recognised as essential - in a broader sense inclusive of wellbeing and self-confidence - is vital moving into 2021 given upcoming regulatory change (Getty Images)

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PART I: REFLECTING ON WHAT’S TO COME IN 2021

Cosmetics Europe chief: Industry will fight to be recognised as ‘essential’

By Kacey Culliney

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...

CosmeticsDesign Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 5: From farm to face

30 MINUTE WATCH - EPISODE 5

Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 5: From farm to face

By Deanna Utroske

In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.

CosmeticsDesign Clean and Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 3: In The Lab

30-minute watch – Episode 3

Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 3: In The Lab

By Deanna Utroske

In this installment of the Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series from CosmeticsDesign, Editor Deanna Utroske speaks with Luciana Coutinho of luluble and Alison Cutlan of biophile skincare to find out what goes on in the laboratories where clean beauty...

Responsible Beauty Initiative adds a new founding member

Responsible Beauty Initiative adds a new founding member

By Deanna Utroske

After over a year of collaboration, L’OCCITANE Group has joined EcoVadis’ RBI to further ensure that the personal care and well-being products maker’s supply chain is more environmentally sustainable, ethical, and socially sound.

Clean & Ethical Beauty why it matters Episode 1 CosmeticsDesign video series

30-MINUTE WATCH - EPISODE 1

Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 1: Why it matters

By Kacey Culliney

Clean and ethical beauty has evolved significantly in recent years, fuelled by various environmental, societal and business factors, but why does this burgeoning category matter more today? Scroll down to watch Episode 1.