Sustainable packaging has long been spoken about in the cosmetics industry and whilst one of beauty’s big players has pledged its commitment to the cause, L’Oréal has also reiterated the importance of consumer safety too.
Global Bioenergies (GB), one of the few companies developing processes to convert renewable resources through fermentation, says it has created a metabolic pathway to convert renewable resources to propylene, a main hurdle faced by the packaging industry.
Hair colourants, conditioners and styling agents offer the best opportunities for hair care in the developed markets as the ‘affordable luxury’ trends picks up pace, according to market analyst Euromonitor.
From going green to virtual interactive elements, cosmetic brands are going above and beyond to stand out when it comes to its product's packaging - in light of this, Cosmetics Design takes a look at what's been packing a trend so far...
According to Organic Monitor, the second Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to be held in Hong Kong this November is to tackle some of the major ethical and ecological issues facing the industry in that region.
As the packaging sector evolves, the industry continues to cross over to the greener side. In light of this, Cosmetics Design looks back over the year so far to note the progress brands have made in a goal to be more sustainable.
Elevance Renewable Sciences has been awarded the 2012 Presidential Green Challenge Award by the US Environmental Protection Agency for its production of “high performing, green specialty chemicals at advantageous costs.”
This was one of two key messages driven home at the North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit earlier in the month. The other – was to improve measurement techniques for its environmental impacts.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Institute for Sustainability has teamed up with some of the leading cosmetic companies to create a roundtable aimed at increasing the innovation and use of sustainable packaging in the industry.
Third-party certifier Fair Trade USA has announced its redesigned certification label and significant revisions to its Multiple Ingredients Product Policy, aimed at better serving the needs of farmers, businesses and consumers looking for fair trade certified...
Cosmetics giant L’Oréal has redesigned the on-shelf bottles for its Pureology brand professional hair products as it looks to combine sustainable packaging with the aesthetics required of a beauty product.