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L’Occitane Doubles Down On Sustainable Initiatives With Solid Vegan Shampoo Bars

3 Mins Read French beauty and skincare brand L’Occitane has announced the launch of a reduced-waste line of products. Vegan and free of plastic, the range includes solid soap and shampoo bars. Both products and packaging have been developed with biodegradability in mind. The new vegan range is a sustainable alternative to traditional liquid bath products. Such items […]

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 […]

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Debuts Vegan Haircare Line At Target Stores Across U.S.

3 Mins Read Bollywood & Hollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra Jonas just launched vegan haircare line at Target stores across the U.S. that is not only free of parabens and sulfates but also comes in 100% recyclable packaging. The newly launched haircare line, dubbed Anomaly, aims to provide consumers animal-free and toxin-free shampoos as well as conditioners contributing to […]

L’Occitane Hong Kong Opens First Sustainability Concept Store Featuring Refill & Reusable Packaging

3 Mins Read L’Occitane en Provence, the French beauty and skincare brand, has recently opened its first eco-friendly themed storefront in Hong Kong. Located in Pacific Place mall, the store caters to the city’s rising group of conscious consumers, featuring the brand’s select low-waste range with refill options, a take-back program to recycle empty bottles, green workshops and […]

The Body Shop Singapore Opens Sustainability-Focused ‘Activist Workshop’ Store

3 Mins Read The Body Shop Singapore has just transformed one of its new retail stores at the Ion Orchard shopping centre into an “activist workshop”. At the store, customers can explore cruelty-free and sustainable products while also participating in recycling old items and use repurposed materials to create upcycled wrapping paper for gifts. It marks the brand’s […]

Beauty Goes Circular: Secondhand Beauty Products Are Now A Thing

3 Mins Read It seems like it won’t just be sustainable fashion exploding this year – secondhand beauty is taking off as well. Driven by eco-conscious consumers, companies are now coming up with platforms for beauty enthusiasts to buy and sell used cosmetics and skincare products. The resale beauty market is also coming out with procedures to deal […]

NET-A-PORTER’s Conscious Platform Debuts Sustainable Beauty, Adds 45 New Apparel Brands

3 Mins Read Global luxury fashion e-commerce giant NET-A-PORTER, known for offering customers the latest in designer clothing, accessories and shoes, is renewing their commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion by expanding their NET SUSTAIN edit. In a showcase reflecting the popularity of sustainable products driven by raised eco-consciousness amongst consumers, the NET SUSTAIN platform will now be […]

Zero Waste History: The Humble Origins Of The Shampoo Bar

6 Mins Read Before modern liquid shampoo became widespread, hair care routines didn’t involve so much plastic waste. Now, we are conditioned (!) to believe we need liquid shampoo in plastic bottles that usually get disposed of rather than refilled, and solid soap is considered a niche. However, thanks to environmental awareness about plastic waste and renewed attention […]

Eco Insights: Toxic Beauty Series Part 6 – Triclosan

2 Mins Read What Is It and Why Is It Used? Triclosan is a phenol chemical derived from chlorine. Most commonly used in consumer products as an antibacterial agent, triclosan is a regulated pesticide. Manufacturers add it to everything to prevent bacterial contamination in their products. What Is It Used In? Most commonly used in liquid hand washes […]