Is palm oil-free the future of beauty?

By Becky Bargh | 26-Nov-2018

As the topic of palm oil hits our screens once again, since Iceland was forced to remove its Greenpeace advert - due to political reasons - Cosmetics Business looks into the sometimes controversial cosmetics ingredient and finds out why this one of many vegetable oils is causing such a stir in the industry

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Asorbyl palmitate, palmate, sodium laureth sulphate, elaeis guineensis, glyceryl stearate, stearic acid and hydrated palm glycerides. These are ingredients that are likely to be found in every bathroom cupboard - but what are they?

These are derivatives of a cosmetic ingredient that has managed to cause one of the most widespread controversies of a generation. The answer?

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