Research from Berkeley University highlighting the potential effects of certain cosmetic chemicals on the skin of teenage girls’ skin could spark renewed interest in natural and organic products, experts believe.
On the one hand you would think that the natural and organic cosmetics industry would be happy with the growing number of ethical labels making their way onto packs; however with no harmonisation and numbers increasing it could be at risk of creating...
Although many initiatives have been introduced by cosmetics companies to reduce their carbon footprint in recent years, new research suggests packaging is an area where things are still lagging behind.
According to Organic Monitor, some companies have started to formulate natural/organic cosmetics with Halal certification as they realize that Halal products, while increasingly popular, often fall short in terms of their ecological credentials as the...
New research from Organic Monitor has found that the growth rate of global sales of natural and organic beauty products is slowing because of the weak economic climate, although figures are expected to climb by $5bn (€3.7bn) in the next four years.
While many natural and organic beauty and personal care companies are embracing sustainability in order to shore up their eco-credentials in response to rising consumer demand, Organic Monitor is surprised to find that adoption of the C2C (cradle-to-cradle)...
An influx of new natural cosmetics entrants in Europe combined with slowing growth rates are current features characterising the market at present, as distribution becomes one of the key factors affecting a brand's success in the industry.
Despite increased media coverage and new product launches, organic food and beauty products have still not gained mainstream acceptance amongst US consumers, according to market research firm Tabs Group.
As consumer demand for natural and organic cosmetic products leads
to a rapid evolution of the market, the face of the category looks
set to change enormously, both with respect to what shop shelves
have to offer and in the board...
The French market for naturals is showing the highest growth rates
in Europe, attracting international companies eager to carve out a
slice of what is already Europe's leading cosmetic and toiletry
market by value.