Thanks to a deal with Amerikas Beauty Distribution Services, over 50 products from the personal care brand—known for formulas featuring propolis, honey, beeswax, royal jelly, and bee-pollinated plant extracts—will soon be available here in the States.
In the second episode of our Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series, we speak to two beauty trailblazers to find out what are the opportunities and challenges they have experienced in the beauty and personal care market. Scroll down to watch Episode...
CosmeticsDesign is launching a Clean & Ethical Beauty online video series this week, compiling the latest trends, data and expert opinions on how and why the business opportunities are evolving in this growing space.
SPECIAL EDITION: SUSTAINABLE SOURCING AND WASTE REDUCTION
Wild plants are used extensively in beauty and personal care formulations, but the conservation status of many species remains unknown so certification programmes offer real value in securing sustainable supply, says the FairWild Foundation.
The B2B scent development company led by Miriam Vareldzis and known for supplying 100% natural fragrance with fully transparent ingredient lists, just added 5 new perfumery blending accords to its portfolio.
Special Edition: Sustainable sourcing and waste reduction
Sustainable surfactants continue to rise in popularity and there has been plenty of innovation in recent years, but low costs and strong performance associated with conventional surfactants means an eco market transition will prove difficult, a review...
In a blog item posted online this past Sunday, Sandra Cosma, the beauty maker’s Manager of Future Innovation, announced plans to expand Avon’s new vegan Distillery collection to include a product formulated with CBD.
It’s 2020 and natural beauty products are no longer niche or novel, but there is a long way to go before they are the new normal. Here, Cosmetics Design looks at recent industry developments in the natural and botanical space.
The beauty ingredient maker has announced recent advances in fermentation technology and posted new research data online that shows the advantages of formulating CBD skin care with the company’s biotech Neossance Squalane.
In October, the fragrance maker and the cannabinoid extraction company announced their partnership. And this month, Neptune Wellness Solutions is launching a brand called Forest Remedies with a collection of products developed in collaboration with IFF.
While the microbiome skin care movement and consumer interest in paraben-free cosmetics and personal care products might suggest that preservatives are falling out of favor in the beauty industry, new data from the market research and consulting firm...
Conscious consumerism is here to stay and as the fast-paced clean and ethical beauty trend takes its grip, industry needs to start delivering on all fronts – overcoming lab and regulatory hurdles along the way.
In his Indie Beauty Profile, Tony Rechtman, CEO and Founder of Australia-based Total Beauty Network, the company behind the INIKA Organic brand talks about his work to make effective natural makeup and skin care a reality and about the sizable company...
The first summit event from the Natural and Organic Health and Beauty Alliance will run for 2 days in Los Angeles, California, bringing together cosmetics and personal care industry leaders for educational sessions and networking meant to clarify and...
The tremendous rise of CBD beauty is continuing to fire up, fuelled by indie and skin care innovation, but weed washing and big brand resistance remain key hurdles to growth, according to Prohibition Partners.
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.
Late last year, Amyris announced a first shipment of its fermentation-made cannabinoid ingredient to LAVVAN; and the molecules are likely to end up in products across a number of industries, including beauty and personal care.
2019 has been a big year for CBD, hemp, and cannabis in cosmetics and personal care. And while the regulatory climate is far from fixed, suppliers, manufacturers, and brands of every size have been making moves in cannabis beauty.
Beauty biotechnology will gain importance in the coming years, driven by environmental concerns and limited natural resources, but industry will have to work hard at creating positive consumer perceptions, says Royal DSM.
By What’s the big fuss about the circular economy?
As beauty and personal care manufacturers and suppliers raise the bar on sustainability, the circular economy is a phrase that is popping up with increasing frequency? But what is it and what does it mean to the industry.
The merger between International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences creates a monopoly in fragrances that will shake-up global supplies for beauty and personal care, says Euromonitor International.
In her Indie Beauty Profile, Asel Hofgartner of Kana Vita (a very new CBD skin care and body care brand) gives a candid snapshot of the beginnings of business and shares a bit of insight into how she and Daren Hofgartner transitioned from being entrepreneurs...
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.
Interest in FairWild certification to protect plant biodiversity and harvesting livelihoods continues to blossom, and beauty can play its part in driving wider protection and certifications, says the foundation’s executive officer.