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Eva Lagarde
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welcome to the new re/sources

Bonjour, It's been a long time coming - hence being silent for the last few weeks -. We are moving away from online courses to offer you educational & informative content on a subscription basis. You will have access to in-depth reports about sustainable beauty for marketing and product development with

Eva Lagarde
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Key trends from refillable cosmetics to anhydrous formulas...

What are the current trends to make your beauty products more sustainable and how can you truly engage with consumers. We'll take you first to the definition of sustainable beauty, so we make it clear, what sustainability in beauty stands for. Then we'll demonstrate the trend giving you current market

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Eva Lagarde
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Shall we look for convenience first when developing refillable beauty?

The economic model of beauty products on the market is based on innovation appeal. In other words, we mostly attract consumers with newness to invite them to purchase our products. In an effort to become more sustainable, and in order to follow upcoming regulations (AGEC law in France for instance)

Eva Lagarde
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How to report on sustainability

Coty has just released its sustainability report, and more reports will be released on the market soon. These reports offer a different interpretation on what brands and companies are actively doing or changing when it comes to sustainability actions. Business model There are many ways you can look into sustainability.

Eva Lagarde
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How Clarins is tackling transparency within the beauty sphere

With a pilot launch in the US market, Clarins has just released the Clarins TRUST platform with a focus on formulation transparency and discloses the origin of its natural ingredients backed by blockchain technology. T.R.U.S.T - which stands for Traceability, Responsibility, Uniqueness, Security & Transparency - is

Sonia Haulet
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Heading towards a revolution in cosmetic pigments?

Many cosmetic brands are dreaming of it: finding a vegan alternative to the pigments available on the beauty market. Can we imagine replacing synthetic and mineral pigments tomorrow with natural alternatives. Current natural, organic or "clean"  make-up formulas are still made with iron, chromium or zinc oxides, titanium dioxide, carmine

Eva Lagarde
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Three main trends identified at LuxePack Monaco 22

This year again  " sustainability " was a key buzz word. It's not even a trend anymore but a market requirement. Anybody launching a new product on the market as to input some sort of sustainable option into its innovation whether through material or format. In this article we reveal the main

Eva Lagarde
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How creativity can level up your innovations in sustainability

Sustainability is not just a buzz word but an actual requirement for brands globally. Consumers are demanding it! The beauty industry has taken up the challenge head on with new ideas and innovations which are now invading the market, and more will come. It’s only the beginning. Sustainability brings

Eva Lagarde
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Shall we embrace de-construction?

It seems that everywhere you look now people are deconstructing the established models, and trying to develop a new narrative around identity, belonging, owning, etc. The world is changing at a very rapid pace and it can look scary, when all we know seems to fall into pieces. And there

Eva Lagarde
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Mini, refill and wood for the latest Sustainable packaging innovations at PCD22

After luckily visiting the latest packaging trade shows, in Paris, in June, and we went there in train, so whoop, whoop for our carbon impact, here is a little summary of what we found. Let us know what you think and feel free to share ! Mini mascara by Cinqpats Samples

Eva Lagarde
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Latest sustainable packaging innovations at Luxepack édition spéciale 22

Some would argue that there was not a lot to find, but on a closer look we seemed to have identified interesting innovations. OK... Not groundbreaking! But if you put your creative glasses on, one could agree that it was a great millésime. Leather made from seaweed From the touch

Eva Lagarde
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Do we need another one

Do you think innovation is slowing down? It doesn’t seem like it with all of the new brands, and new ideas coming into the market. I also witness a great deal of innovations coming from the supply side with new materials for packaging or ingredients from the biotech for

Eva Lagarde
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Sustainable Packaging - a definition

This is a definition of what we think is  to be considered when thinking about sustainability. We hope this might give you a framework. This definition is meant to evolve too. UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS re/sources wants you and your brand to make actionable and impactful choices that

Eva Lagarde
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I innovate, you innovate, we innovate in sustainable beauty

Last week at Cosmoprof in Bologna, we had the opportunity to meet some friends and beauty the industry. What TRENDS and INNOVATIONS did we identify at the show: * Packaging suppliers trends: new materials and new formats especially with the refillable aspect of beauty, and solid formulas… more in the next