Sustainability

Dr Jane Goodall joins Neptune Wellness and IFF partnership

Dr Jane Goodall joins Neptune Wellness and IFF partnership

By Deanna Utroske

The deal will bring an at-mass line of co-branded wellness products to market. Forest Remedies by Dr. Jane Goodall will be manufactured as part of the collaboration between Neptune and International Flavors and Fragrances.

Earth Day started back in 1970 - this year marks the 50th anniversary of a day designed to celebrate environmental protection worldwide (Getty Images)

Climate change is 'one of the greatest challenges of our time'

Earth Day 2020: A sustainable beauty snapshot and future brainstorm

By Kacey Culliney


Sustainability has been high on beauty’s agenda for some time, and whilst there remains plenty to be done, industry has made important strides in lessening environmental impact and there is a wealth of innovative and inspiring ideas to consider...

Carbon capture is already happening for building materials and agriculture, why not beauty? (Getty Images)

ADF&PCD Paris 2020

Carbon capture: The sustainable future of beauty packaging?

By Kacey Culliney

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ is beauty’s current sustainability mantra, but what if industry went one step further and considered carbon capture in packaging materials? One futurologist says it’s do-able.

'Our aspiration is to build not just the best beauty company in the world, but the best beauty company for the world,' says Natura & Co group CEO Roberto Marques (Getty Images)

The future of a Natura-Avon beauty powerhouse?

By Kacey Culliney

Natura & Co has finalised its Avon acquisition, creating a global pure-play beauty giant and direct-to-consumer leader – a mega-business it wants to use to fight the climate crisis, champion cruelty-free, female empowerment and local communities.

How to get water reduction formulation right

Special Edition Newsletter: Water Reduction Formulation

How to get water reduction formulation right

By Simon Pitman

The waterless and water reduction trend is definitely continuing to grow as consumers reach out for products that are both more convenient, particularly for on-the-go, as well as more environmentally friendly.

Solid personal care future innovations could be flexible with active ingredients

Special Edition Newsletter: Water Reduction Formulation

A solid future: Could flexible pads mark a fresh sustainable cleansing movement?

By Kacey Culliney

Solids have gained plenty of traction as a sustainable alternative in personal care, requiring less water and packaging. And with innovation lathering up nicely, the future suggests innovative variants beyond the traditional soap bar may soon win shelf...

The Estée Lauder Companies publishes a first full CR report

The Estée Lauder Companies publishes a first full CR report

By Deanna Utroske

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...

Has biotech made more natural beauty ingredients available?

Special Edition: Biotechnology for Natural Formulation

Has biotech made more natural beauty ingredients available?

By Deanna Utroske

Here, Cosmetics Design looks at a selection of ingredients, made possible through biotechnology, that have come to market in recent years and how those new inputs figure into the natural and green beauty movements.