Supply Chain

Estée Lauder, LVMH and Sephora are among a number of beauty companies cutting ties with Russia amidst the ongoing Ukraine conflict [Getty Images]

‘Drastic but necessary’: Beauty majors cease business in Russia

By Kacey Culliney

Several major beauty brands and retailers have suspended operations in Russia amidst the ongoing Ukraine conflict – action that aligns with widespread consumer sentiment and the increasing difficulties of doing business in the country, according to one...

CosmeticsDesign's global Clean & Ethical Beauty video series takes a deep dive into why this movement matters and key opportunities and challenges facing industry (Getty Images)

Special edition: Clean & Ethical – ‘Better for you, better for the planet’ beauty

Clean & Ethical Beauty: Why it matters, who is acting and what the future holds

By Kacey Culliney

The clean and ethical beauty movement has garnered plenty of traction in recent years, fuelled by a plethora of environmental, societal, business and consumer factors, and CosmeticsDesign-Europe has been tracking this movement closely for some time.

CosmeticsDesign Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 5: From farm to face

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Clean & Ethical Beauty Video Series Episode 5: From farm to face

By Deanna Utroske

In this episode, Yve-Car Momperousse of Kreyol Essence and Emma Dawes of the Soil Association talk about how important supply chains and certifications can be in the clean beauty movement. Scroll down to watch the video.

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Responsible Beauty Initiative adds a new founding member

By Deanna Utroske

After over a year of collaboration, L’OCCITANE Group has joined EcoVadis’ RBI to further ensure that the personal care and well-being products maker’s supply chain is more environmentally sustainable, ethical, and socially sound.

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Capsum brings sustainable natural beauty supply chain indoors

By Deanna Utroske

Each year, the formulation technology company hosts pop-up events in Paris, New York, and LA to showcase their unique microfluidic tech as well as a concept-of-the-year. Capsum’s innovation for 2019 is a self-contained facility where botanical ingredients...

Sourcing and distributing naturals can be tricky business

Sourcing and distributing naturals can be tricky business

By Deanna Utroske

AAK, the Swedish vegetable oil company, supplies products to the cosmetics industry and beyond. Henrik Vingaard, AAK’s director of sourcing and trading for Europe and West Africa spoke with Cosmetics Design about supply chain sustainability.   

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