’Home compostable’ plastic packaging is largely greenwashing, study says

Léa Drouelle, ETX Studio, with Premium Beauty News (Photo: © Lois GoBe / shutterstock) 7 November 2022   In the fight against plastic pollution, more and more brands are promising "biodegradable" and "home compostable" packaging. But what are these claims really worth? British researchers set out to investigate, and the results are far from convincing. It’s not that easy to home compost plastic packaging! Actually, this solution might not be …
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Aptar Beauty + Home adapts its packaging offer to e-commerce requirements

Premium Beauty News 12 December 2022   For two years, the specialist of dispensing solutions for beauty products has redesigned a large part of its range of pumps, capsules, caps, airless and aerosols to make them “e-commerce capable”. Today, about sixty products from the Aptar Beauty + Home catalogue have been adapted and ISTA-6 certified. With the increase in online sales for cosmetic and personal care products, the demand for …
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Tick tock: Seppic regulates skin clock genes with Centella asiatica

Seppic 12 December 2022   Modern and urban lifestyle habits, and more recently the pandemic, are disrupting sleep time and as a result, skin quality. Additionally, as self-care is soaring worldwide, consumers’ spotlight is now especially on holistic routines caring for stress, fatigue and the lack of sleep. Sleep disorders constitute a global problem that threatens health, but also skin quality. Seppic addresses consumers’ sleep-related issues with TALADVANCE™: an extract of …
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New York joins the list of states that ban cosmetics tested on animals

Premium Beauty News (Photo: © Andrii Koval / iStock) 20 December 2022   New York has become the 10th state to prohibit the sale of cosmetics tested on animals after Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law the New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act. New York joins California, Nevada, Illinois, Hawaii, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, Virginia, and Louisiana. While the sale of cosmetics tested on animals is prohibited in the European …
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Puig relaunches Wikiparfum and opens office in Miami

Vincent Gallon (Photo: Courtesy of Puig Group) 21 December 2022 After a year 2022 marked by acquisitions, the Spanish group is looking towards 2023 with growing ambitions in the Americas and fragrances. Puig recorded sales of EUR 2,585 million in 2021and aims a global turnover of 3 billion euros in 2023. As far as fragrances are concerned, Puig is relaunching WikiParfum, its digital platform dedicated to discovering and deciphering perfume. Now available in …
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