More often than not in the personal care space, conversations surrounding sustainability are led by marketeers. Scientists with relevant expertise are often kept behind closed doors, especially when the conversation is directed at consumers. This leaves room for fallacious ideas to perpetuate across the industry. Instead of assumptions - e.g. plastic-free, organic or natural will be inherently ‘better’, often communicated by ‘clean’ and ‘green’ beauty standards - we need substantiation.
Preserving with the Help of Multifunctionals
Michael J. Fevola, PhD, Vice President R&D and Product Stewardship at INOLEX, joins other industry experts in this look at modern alternative approaches to preservation with the help of multifunctional ingredients.
The Science Behind Biodegradability
The concept of biodegradability isn't black and white. The testing is nuanced and making claims can be tricky. Learn more about why biodegradability is so important and how it can impact your formulas.