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L’Oréal, P&G and L'Occitane accused of greenwashing in new findings

Changing Markets Foundation claims big brands' eco claims are misleading

Beiersdorf and supply chain players launch Design4Circularity beauty packaging initiative

Described as the first circular cosmetic packaging concept, Design4Circularity onboards expertise of Clariant, Siegwerk and Borealis

Cosmetics Business Live 2022 launches delegate registration

The much-anticipated event will take place on 17-18 October and includes a wealth of big industry names

New applications for NFC technology

NFC has been touted as a method of tackling counterfeit goods and beauty’s problem with waste. So who are the early adopters and what is the future...

Global plastic waste on track to triple by 2060

Findings show that the majority of plastic waste will come from short-lived items, such as beauty products

Watsons and L’Oréal join forces for Hong Kong recycling programme

‘Beauty for the Future’ follows similar initiatives in Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia

The refill pouch revolution: Are pouches your brand's next step in sustainable beauty?

Brands are adopting refill pouches as a sustainable alternative to repeat purchases, so what are the options?

Beauty brands are collaborating with the competition to help save the planet

From the EcoBeautyScore Consortium to the B Corp Beauty Coalition, rivals across the beauty industry are collaborating to fight for a sustainable f...

Johnson’s Baby ditches 90% virgin plastic with recyclable refill cartons

Curbside recyclable packs are better value on price per millilitre, compared with the original bottle range

LVMH Beauty switches to carbon-negative packaging for luxury brands

Origins Materials’ goods are made from wood residue, which carbon capture, dramatically reducing the group’s carbon footprint for its beauty family

A 'second life' for beauty packaging

Cosmetics Business talks with design agency Butterfly Cannon about its recent work with beauty brand Oriflame and the benefits of packaging with an...

Cosmetics Business reveals 5 ways that personalisation is changing the beauty industry

As consumers acknowledge that one size doesn't fit all, personalisation is having a transformative effect in beauty, from product to customer reten...

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How will the UN pact to eliminate plastic pollution affect your brand?

A planned international treaty on reducing plastics usage will help the personal care product sector plot sustainability policies, writes Kathryn W...

Exclusive: Clinique drops first NFC-enabled beauty pack for limited edition moisturiser

With consumers’ computer-literacy improved due to the pandemic, Clinique is leading the digital overhaul by bringing more in-store experiences online

Label design tips: Stand out online and optimise on-pack real estate

OPM Group’s Susan Ellison shares the ways in which labelling can be adapted to meet consumer trends and brand needs