The "circular beauty" movement is about turning food waste into new, must-have cosmetic products like body scrubs, facial cleansers, masks, and serums.
Consumer desire for all things natural is driving growing demand for cosmetic products with a "vegan" claim of being formulated without any animal-derived ingredients.
The solution to the "clean skincare product conundrum" lies in using preservatives that can satisfy the needs of consumers and formulators alike.
Innovation in Action: Lip Balm from...Fruit Waste? When Terence Chung was a schoolteacher, he realized his students were on board with sustainability as a practice they should observe in and out of the classroom. He also saw, though, how sustainability didn't seem to be a concern of theirs when it came to the cosmetics [...]
"Eco-friendly" Innovation: A Sunscreen to Help Save Coral Reefs Formulators, product planners and marketers alike have to deal with a mushrooming number of considerations when they're developing new personal care products. Sunscreens, as we've noted, are one of the most complex segments they need to deal with thanks to the growth in regional and national [...]
For updated news on the greening of the chemical industry... Since nearly everybody in the chemical industry is touched by enironmental and sustainability issues and concerns, we've made a habit of checking in on ICIS's Green Chemicals blog, one site that provides consistently-updated reportage on these topics, aggregating news on government and industry activity [...]