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The Perfume Shop swaps cellophane gift wrap for wood pulp alternative

Wood pulp said to be fully biodegradable and compostable, and can be placed in garden waste bins once finished with

It’s a wrap! Cosmetics Business Live 2022 tackles the beauty industry’s big issues

The first in-person Cosmetics Business Live took place in London’s iconic Business Design Centre to help you make the best decisions for 2023 and b...

Discover the FULL line-up for Cosmetics Business Live 2022

The first in-person Cosmetics Business Live will take place next week in London’s iconic Business Design Centre. Discover this year’s speaker line...

How Y2K nostalgia is giving beauty packaging a makeover

With Y2K and nostalgic make-up looks taking social media and the beauty industry by storm, brands are looking to the past to inspire the innovation...

Kylie Cosmetics 'charging $117 for a cardboard box'

The beauty brand co-owned by Kylie Jenner and Coty has been accused of 'scamming' consumers with its Birthday PR Box bundle

L’Oréal USA founding donor for small town recycling scheme

Contribution will support the launch of 14 recycling projects in nine US states under The Recycling Partnership’s Small Town Access Fund

Nurdles: A target in reducing marine plastic pollution

Last year, a container ship disaster near Sri Lanka brought nurdles to the attention of the general public and now the UN is getting involved; but...

How can brands beat the rising tide of consumer cynicism?

Beauty brands say they are making the world a better place, but consumers don’t believe it. What can they do to tackle this disconnect?

L’Oréal joins project to create recycled polypropylene from post-consumer waste

The NEXTLOOPP by Nextek project recently began production trials of food-grade compliant rPP

Stella McCartney slams 'clean' beauty as "a load of bollocks"

McCartney’s three-sku skin care line will launch this September on Space NK as well as its own website and London flagship

Luxe Pack Monaco 2022: The evolution of refills

Premium packaging expo Luxe Pack Monaco took place from 3-5 October with highlights including engineering sustainable solutions to be more user fri...

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...

Colep Packaging gains 40% stake in aluminium aerosol maker ALM

Move will see Colep Packaging offer a wider range of sustainable materials solutions for packaging

Supersized beauty: The case for jumbo packaging

The cost of living crisis is encouraging consumers to buy bigger for better value. But what does that mean for beauty brands and their suppliers?

Beauty's plastic crisis: The International Space Station approved alternatives

Estée Lauder Companies have provided up to $1m worth of funding for the ISS' Sustainability Challenge

Overflowing with innovation: The renaissance of perfume fountains

Perfume fountains have a rich heritage among society’s wealthiest, but today’s players are taking the tradition to more sustainable and inclusive h...