Cosmetic ingredients and upcycling: does it work? Respect & New Br’earth

Cosmetic ingredients and upcycling: is it a match?

Sustainability seems to be the way forward for beauty brands to develop skincare products. Although they bring increasing imagination to recycling beauty packaging and developing natural formulations, a shift is happening with upcycling cosmetic ingredients. The phenomenon is growing in the beauty sector as it opens up new perspectives for sustainable formulations. How can by-products be integrated into care formulas? ALPOL Cosmetique shares the secrets of its Upcycl’Care range, made in part from upcycled active ingredients.

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Green beauty: find out all about this natural beauty Respect & New Br’earth

Green Beauty: Passing phase or lasting beauty trend?

Green Beauty, also known as natural beauty, is a booming market in the field of cosmetics.
Consumers are more and more aware and alert to the possible damages beauty products they buy and use can have on their health and the environment. They have become more demanding to products composition as well as the origin of their raw materials.
Alpol Cosmetique looks into the Green Beauty trend, its properties and how to develop a natural beauty product.

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Green chemistry: what applications in cosmetics? Respect & New Br’earth

Green chemistry: From sustainable chemistry to sustainable beauty?

Global awareness about a cleaner production for the environment and the growing consumer demand for natural and organic beauty products are forcing cosmetics manufacturers to find environmental-friendly chemistry processes. From chemistry-based solutions to safer, greener and sustainable chemistry alternatives, their focus is significantly shifting towards green chemistry. But what is it exactly? And how is it applied in the cosmetics industry?

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Upcycled cosmetics ingredients: how does it work? Respect & New Br’earth

Upcycling and cosmetic products: how does it work?

Already well developed in the fields of design, decoration, fashion and textiles, the concept of upcycling is the current trend in terms of sustainable development. Lately, beauty brands have been turning to the upcycled cosmetics ingredients as a means of chipping away at the industry’s rampant waste problem. But what is upcycling exactly and how does it work in cosmetics?

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Corporate social responsibility CSR trends in cosmetics Respect & New Br’earth

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): where does the cosmetics industry stand?

Today, companies willingly integrate corporate social responsibility initiatives within their strategic business management in order to improve their overall performance and add value to their brand. Although CSR activities are voluntary-based, developing and implementing a corporate social responsibility strategy make firms contribute to sustainable development. What sustainable challenges is the cosmetics industry facing? Here’s an outline of corporate social responsibility goals and good practices in the cosmetics business.

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