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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What should you say to consumers about sustainability?

How should you go about sustainability? Many words have lost their meaning. Including sustainability. It’s so overused now that it’s not clear anymore what it means. It’s a bit like clean beauty. It carried meaning when it’s started a few years back, but now it is

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100% Natural in cosmetics is not always better. it's all relative

Like zero plastic, 100% natural is not necessarily realistic and better for the environment. I used to think that plastic was the problem, but actually waste and microplastic is the issue. We need to learn to design for recyclability and for the planet. (we touch on that in the Sustainable

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Five sustainable beauty packaging trends - 2022

As consumers are growing their expectations in terms of sustainability, it is increasingly difficult for brands to know how to address this issue where packaging is concerned. Should you move to a full aluminium range, or promote zero waste, use 100% PCR materials, explore new innovative materials. There is no

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Was it a coincidence?

Sometimes we create innovation by mistake. Think about food. ”Tarte Tartin” and “Eton Mess” for instance were both kitchen catastrophes and turned out to be popular recipes replicated ever and ever in households and fancy restaurants. So, where am I getting at? I wondered if in your exploration towards a

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It’s about rights

Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow Today is not just about women’s day, but about RIGHTS, and EQUAL rights. This year’s theme from the United Nations is about “ Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. A recent survey by the UN indicates that “ 80% of people displaced

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Everything about the end of life of your beauty products

When it comes to waste, there is a lot of misinformation. Should you remove the cap of your packaging? Should you leave it on? Should you separate all the different parts? We often get asked a lot of questions about product development and recycling. Since beauty products can be very

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Sustainability beauty and regulations/restrictions for packaging

The noose is tightening around beauty brands, and more precise decisions must be made in terms of product development and marketing claims. In the UK, from April 2022, all plastic packaging that does not contain 30% of PCR content will be taxed £200 per tonne. The tax applies to businesses