Green really means green - industry calls for better classification of eco beauty for formulators

By Patricia Mansfield-Devine 27-Nov-2018

Green beauty brands need to stay true to their sustainable roots to attract new consumers

To attract consumers, beauty brands need to stick to ‘green’ and environmentally friendly certifications; make use of biotechnology; use ingredients derived from green chemistry; substitute synthetics with ingredients of natural origin; and ban controversial ingredients, says Amélia Makoundou, R&D and marketing project manager at Experis.

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Five key trends have been analysed by Makoundou and Elina Tran of Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation, and they have proposed a technical interpretation of them to give formulators a track to follow. 


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