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“By focusing on green ingredients and packaging, cosmetic and personal care companies should be able to make greater strides in reducing their environmental impacts.”
“The opportunity to serve as the new chief scientific officer for Mary Kay allows me to marry my passions for science, innovation and empowering women."
Other awards include: winners for the Makeup Bar, the Sensory Award and the award for the best green ingredient.
Consumers expect more and more of the personal care products they buy, equally demanding texture and sensory appeal alongside product efficacy. Meanwhile, skin care trends continue to inspire the hair care market driving the need for constant reinvention in this space.
Our editors visited University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion to learn more about the university's cosmetic science program and the impact its fashion design student have on the formulation of cosmetic products.
Micro Powders, Inc. manufactures an extensive and innovative range of specialty micronized waxes offering products based on synthetic, natural, biodegradable and naturally-derived materials.
In the factory, one human worker will work alongside two humanoid robots to produce finished products.
"We look to engage our consumers wherever they choose to explore their passion for beauty, and virtual beauty is another place for us to connect, inspire and build community."
As we face an increasingly urbanized world, consumers are becoming ever more aware of the detrimental effects pollution can have on the skin and hair. The quick-rising anti-pollution trend is forecasted for 2017 and beyond.