Beauty Waste

Tracy Sutton shares five ways to limit your impact on the environment

By Sophie Nutt | 13 June 2019

Our industry’s war with waste is significant. Public awareness surrounding packaging, plastic pollution and the environment is at its highest due to media coverage, new regulations and reports. No one knows the absolute right thing to do in order to solve the issue, and everyone has different values and approaches,…

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Why should the beauty industry care about waste?

By Sophie Nutt | 22 April 2019

Our TV screens, social feeds and browsers are increasingly flooded with images of beaches, oceans, animals and extreme climates affected by litter, particularly plastics. Many companies are ‘doing their bit’ by re-evaluating packaging and processes, however this is only the tip of the iceberg if we want to dramatically reduce…

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CIDESCO supports ban on glitter that contains micro-plastics

By Sophie Nutt | 9 April 2019

CIDESCO has called on its global membership to help protect the environment by advising schools, students and make-up artists to only use glitter made from non-plastic alternatives. Standard glitter that is used for dramatic and costume make-up designs is made from etched aluminium that is bonded to a form of…

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