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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: Western Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report focuses on Germany and France. It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights local beauty brands that are innovating in the


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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: Southern Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report spotlights four countries in Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece). It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights local beauty


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Eva Lagarde
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Almora Botanica, or when ayurveda and adaptogenic plants save the skin

Almora Botanica is an indian skincare line founded on ayurvedic principles using only natural ingredients including adaptogenic ones. “ Powerful adaptogenic plants help the skin to manage stress and restore balance and are an integrative part of our truly unique skincare formulations.” explains the brand. In a recent interview with Ravi


Eva Lagarde
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Always connected

I've been traveling (again) this week, and I got stuck with a very slow and intermittent connection. I had two important and long meetings (90 minutes & 2 hours) which I couldn't miss. Needless to say I got a bit stressed. It was exceptional. I don&


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Sustainable beauty innovations - week 1st July

From Poetry to eco-design At the request of a house with stringent sustainability requirements, Coverpla was proactive in helping it choose a beautiful refillable bottle and a cap made from bio-sourced resin. Terre d’Oc, from Provence, offers natural products that tell stories of travel, ethics, craftsmanship, scent and wellbeing.


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Sweetch, a new biotech company for the beauty world

Sweetch, a newly formed beauty ingredient company, focusing on natural and sustainable technologies launches in the global market. The company is owned by Ekkio Capital, an independent management company that has been investing for 20 years in growth-oriented European SMEs in four sectors: Tourism & Leisure, Health & Beauty, Security


Eva Lagarde
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3 years now

It's been three years this month since re-sources has been active. We launched the idea in 2020, in the middle of the second covid lockdown, built the concept and traded with our first clients in June 2021. 3 years then! It feels very special to blow our third


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World first captured-carbon cosmetic tube

Following a year-long development process, Element Beauty Group and Caliray have developed a tube made of captured-carbon, a world first in the beauty industry. Caliray's hero product face primer called “so blown” a face primer has now re-packed it into a improved tube with stronger performance for better


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Refillable Beauty - changing consumers habits

Today refillable solutions are complex for everyone. For suppliers and brands it requires a shift in supply-chain, for retailers it needs a shift in logistic and retail space, and we know how scarce space can be, and on the consumer side, it requires an active behaviour to bring back or


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A new way to lipstick, is that even possible?

Following a recent interview with Thierry de Baschmakoff, we uncover the secret behind its latest design of a refillable lipstick. The idea creates a new way to design a lipstick, yet, remains intuitive and does not change the way consumers would use or hold this iconic beauty item A new


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Eco-desirability as a source of inspiration in beauty innovation

Looking at the beauty market and the appetite for sustainable solutions, consumers are still widely attracted by luxury and experience, primarily. Developing a good product for the planet is a requirement, but not at the expense of an enjoyable experience. Green, often tagged as less attractive, is now getting a


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Sustainable packaging innovations in Paris, at LuxePack

We are back in Paris this week for another trade show. In the run before the Olympics, all events are happening earlier than usual in the French capital. This time LuxePack Edition Spéciale who received 100 exhibitors in the Carreau du Temple for the last year, before moving to Carrousel


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Beauty Innovations found at MakeUp in Paris

The make-up and skin care boutique event of the year was back in Paris, ahead of its usual time, to accommodate the calendar of the Olympic Games, and I have to say, you have to be in an Olympian shape to visit that show, as there were so many great


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From experience and ethereal to playful design, a few trends driving the South Korean market

Following an interview with 주설아  Joo Seol-ah, founder & creative director of a South Korean branding & design studio dyr Joolia, at PCD Milan, we uncover the main trends in packaging design in this local market. From minimal design to playful products, Korean consumers are always on the lookout for