Danish bioscience company Kaffe Bueno, which upcycles coffee byproducts into functional ingredients, has revealed its latest wave of innovations as it seeks to help brands become more natural and sustainable, while not compromising on results.
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.
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.
British circular beauty brand UpCircle recently raised close to half a million euros in crowdfunding that it will use for US production expansion, global product development and pushing ahead with its wider mission to make green and natural cosmetics...
Upcycled banana beauty brand Kadalys is expanding its business deeper into research, development and bioactives production – a move its founder says will create jobs, counter the climate crisis and inspire wider change amongst industry.
The peel and seeds from industrial processing of citrus fruits can be used in an array of active skin care formulations for their bioactive compounds, though circular industrial frameworks need to be further developed to scale use, say researchers.
Research and brand stories around upcycled ingredients are on the rise, but making the ingredients scalable may be a challenge. CosmeticsDesign spoke with Giorgio Dell’Acqua, current chair of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists, about the current...