Packaging

International beauty major L'Oréal is sharply focused on developing more sustainable packaging across its portfolio, including refill-reuse designs like for its Valentino Rosso lipstick pictured [Image: L'Oréal]

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L’Oréal exec: The future of beauty packaging is ‘eco-desirability’

By Kacey Culliney

The future of beauty packaging will centre on blending sustainability with desirability and rely on innovative industry partnerships and advances in material science, lifecycle analysis and smart product design, says L’Oréal’s global director of sustainable...

Eastman Renew says they can take any type of plastic and turn it back into chemically-virgin resin, subverting issues of recycled plastics in packaging. © Eastman Renew

Q&A

Eastman Renew expanding into France with support of 5 beauty companies

By Ravyn Cullor

Advanced-recycling plastic resin supplier Eastman Renew is expanding into France by 2025 with the support of five beauty companies committing to supply contracts. CosmeticsDesign spoke with to Tara Cary, segment market manager for Cosmetics and Personal...

Independent beauty brands are moving fast to innovate sustainably and are well placed to use biodegradable ingredients in formulations and packaging [Getty Images]

Special Edition: DEGRADABLE INGREDIENTS

Indie beauty well positioned to integrate biodegradables: Expert

By Ravyn Cullor

Concerns over climate change and pollution are pushing cosmetics producers to become more eco-friendly, and indie brands are well positioned to pivot towards biodegradable ingredients and packaging, says the co-founder of Indie Beauty Expo.

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Beauty Tradeshow Info: Previewing Cosmoprof NA 2021

By Deanna Utroske

This year’s CPNA tradeshow opens August 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada, and will (as usual) feature exhibitors from all sectors of the beauty industry: cosmetics and personal care consumer brands; supply side companies offering ingredients, product dev solutions,...

Speaking of Beauty: LanzaTech, CEO Jennifer Holmgren

PODCAST

Speaking of Beauty: LanzaTech, CEO Jennifer Holmgren

By Deanna Utroske

Innovating for the circular beauty economy is expensive. And it requires cross-industry collaboration. In this episode of the Speaking of Beauty podcast, LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren talks about carbon capture technology and how beauty industry suppliers...

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Amyris joins the menopause beauty movement

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the biotech company announced plans to add yet another consumer-facing business to its portfolio of cosmetics and personal care brands.

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Innovations in Color Cosmetics: 2021 made makeup more sustainable

By Deanna Utroske

So far, the year has seen Sun Chemical acquire the Colors & Effects business from BASF, the launch of Be A 10 Cosmetics, biotech company Amyris buying and launching color brands, Coty taking Kyle Cosmetics vegan, and more. But recent headlines about...

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Beauty packaging manufacturer CPP Global acquired

By Deanna Utroske

This month, plastic parts and packaging maker Westfall Technik announced the acquisition of Carolina Precision Plastics. The deal gives Westfall access to prominent cosmetics and personal care companies including L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, and Clorox (which...

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Piyush Jain joins personal care company Hand in Hand as CEO

By Deanna Utroske

Following a recent growth investment from the impact-investing strategy division of Bain Capital, the personal care product company announced changes in leadership, including the hire of former Unilever executive Piyush Jain.

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Natura &Co - one year in to the Commitment to Life

By Deanna Utroske

This month, the Brazil-based multinational beauty maker shared an update on its Commitment to Life, a corporate social responsibility initiative focused on “some of the world’s most pressing issues” first announced in June 2020.

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Albéa recommits to North American beauty market

By Deanna Utroske

In a recent online presentation to international trade media, the cosmetics and personal care packaging company outlined new investments, operational strategies, and market trend alignment initiatives meant to serve beauty makers in Canada, the US, and...