Circular economy applied to natural & organic cosmetics enables a holistic approach to ageing

Circular economy applied to natural & organic cosmetics enables a holistic approach to ageing

26 Oct 2017, 15:20 - 15:40

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel

Language:
English

The use of sustainable resources is a pressing issues in all industrial fields and even more so in the cosmetic industry. The use of waste materials, either of botanical origin or from the food industry, is opening new possibilities in the development of raw materials and finished goods that are not only efficacious, but also more sustainable, renewable and green.

On the other side, there is a strong movement towards products that favour a better & more gracious ageing with a strong focus on the emotional aspects of life, cosmetic products included.

The Author will present a case study showing how the use of a sustainable ingredients derived from botanical waste enabled a more holistic approach to skin ageing.

 

Contributors

  • Dr. Andrea Mitarotonda

    Speaker

    CSO

    Neal's Yard Remedies

    Dr. Andrea Mitarotonda is a Chartered Chemist and holds a PhD in Polymer & Colloid Chemistry, an MSc in Industrial & Applied Chemistry and a Diploma...

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