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Cultivated Tech: Geltor Unveils ‘PrimaColl’, Animal-Free Collagen For F&B Industry

3 Mins Read Biodesign startup Geltor has unveiled PrimaColl, which the company claims is the world’s first real vegan collagen for the food and beverage industry, an exact match for the bioactive amino acid core of Type 21 collagen. Founded by Alexander Lorestani and Nick Ouzounov in 2015, the San Leandro, California-based Geltor has created a computational biology platform that […]

Save Ralph: Humane Society International Release Film To End Cosmetic Testing On Animals Voiced by Taika Waititi

5 Mins Read As part of their support for a global campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals, Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars including Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Tricia Helfer and others joined Humane Society International(HSI) to create a short stop-motion animated film, Save Ralph which draws attention to the cruelty and […]

Beauty Brand Izzy Unveils 100% Reusable, Zero Waste & Carbon-Neutral Mascara

3 Mins Read Beauty Brand Izzy has recently launched what it claims as the “world’s first zero-waste mascara” as the company regrinds and melts down the applicators and wipers after use to make new ones, and even the water that collects from the triple cleaning process is reused rather than unneccesarly releasing it into the oceans. New York-based […]

L’Oréal 2030: 95% Of Ingredients To Be Sustainable, Renewables To Replace Petroleum-Derived Products

4 Mins Read L’Oréal recently committed to providing its customers’ safe products that are kind to the environment by using a ‘Green Sciences’ approach to ensure that by 2030, 95% of its ingredients will be derived from renewable plant sources, minerals, or circular processes. Relying on ‘Green Sciences’, France-based cosmetic giant L’Oréal will aim to sustainably cultivate ingredients […]

Happy Dance: Kristen Bell Expands Vegan Skincare Brand At All Ulta Beauty Stores

4 Mins Read Already available on the beauty retail giant Ulta Beauty’s website as well as 100 physical stores across the U.S.,’Gossip Girl’ and ‘Frozen’ star Kristen Bell is all set to expand her vegan skincare brand, Happy Dance that features CBD-infused products, at over 500 stores of beauty retail giant Ulta Beauty across the country. Back in October of […]

Chipotle x E.L.F. Cosmetics: Unlikely Food & Beauty Duo Unveil Menu-Inspired Vegan Makeup Line

4 Mins Read The U.S.-based fast-food restaurant chain, Chipotle recently joined forces with California-based skincare and makeup brand e.l.f. cosmetics to launch a vegan makeup collection inspired by the former’s customizable menu. Does the future of beauty marketing involve food chain collabs? In line with e.l.f’s commitment to offer cruelty-free and vegan products, the collaboration with Chipotle will […]

Reusable & Refillable: You Can Now Find Loop’s Circular Packaging At E-Tailer Ulta Beauty For Burt’s Bees, Dermalogica & More

4 Mins Read Beauty retail giant Ulta Beauty joined forces with circular packaging service startup Loop to offer customers all its cosmetic products in reusable and refillable packaging that includes the use of aluminum and glass bottles. As part of its holistic initiative ‘Conscious Beauty at Ulta Beauty’, the U.S.-based company pledged to achieve 50% recycled, bio-sourced materials or […]

XCellR8: Vegan-Friendly Testing Lab Raises Over US$140,000 To Create Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

3 Mins Read XCellR8, a UK-based, vegan-friendly testing lab, was awarded £100K (over US$140,000) of funding to carry out a six-month proof-of-concept study to develop in vitro tests that are free from animal-derived ingredients, to create cruelty-free cosmetics and personal care products. Situated in Sci-Tech Daresbury in Liverpool, XCellR8 received funding for its six-month study in the CRACK IT Challenges […]