• Indie beauty conversation with Phystine
    on 14 January 2022 at 12:00 am

    13 Jan 2022 — Kicking off our Indie beauty conversations for 2022 is Phystine, a finalist in the sustainable packaging category in last year’s Ecovia Sustainable Beauty Awards. We caught up with Co-founder Clemens Bechter to learn more about its eco-conscious approach to the beauty and personal care industry. Can you tell me about your inspiration behind launching Phystine? We wanted to use skin care that we are 100% sure does not contain any harmful substances, is 100% natural and effective

  • The sustainability credentials of solid formulations
    on 14 January 2022 at 12:00 am

    11 Jan 2022 — Environmentally sustainable products may have an ethical advantage in the crowded beauty and personal care space, but trust and performance issues can prove tough barriers to climb when competing against long-standing “favorite” brands. A strong social and ecological message carries great weight, but only if the product stands up and delivers for the consumer. Providing insights on whether beauty and personal care (BPC) consumers are turning towards solid formats for their produ

  • Matching beauty demands to skin tone
    on 14 January 2022 at 12:00 am

    13 Jan 2022 — Lycored has unveiled new research in its white paper, Beautiful Diversity: Meeting the needs of people of all skin tones. It explores the ways beauty and personal care needs differ depending on an individual consumer’s skin tone. The manufacturer of carotenoid ingredients for ingestible skin care surveyed 1,285 consumers in the US and UK in August 2021. All had purchased a product for their skin over the past 12 months. Basing its method on the Fitzpatrick scale, Lycored asked i