The Green Book of Cosmetics
Systems for an Easier Choice and Use of Natural Ingredients
Ingredients of Natural Origin with Certificate
Ingredients of Natural Origin
Environmental care and sustainability is an ever increasing challenge for cosmetic production. In a world where nature becomes endangered by global pollution and climate change the human nature turns toward preserving and protecting nature. Ecologic – economic – sustainable – safe – effective; these are the requirements for cosmetic products today.
Cosmetics become »green«. More and more manufacturers make an effort for ecologically sustainable raw materials. They should be natural, go easy on resources, renewable and biodegradable. Nevertheless may one’s sights be lowered in use, efficiency and stability of cosmetics. In all areas of raw materials »green innovations« are already offered, even where it couldn’t be expected for a long time. In order to prove the naturalness proposition of the »green raw materials «, more and more »green labels« developed. The green trend requires additionally efficacy tests that support the new product generation with advertizing effective claims. The new »green raw materials«, with a variety that for the formulator is not easily manageable any more, are nowadays even categorized by one or the other supplier, to facilitate the choice. In the present »green book of cosmetics« the reader will find beside the attractive »green« formulation part the well known company index and the supplier profiles. One can convince himself, how many creative and innovative ideas for the use of natural materials in cosmetics are already implemented. This process just begun, let us look forward to many more ideas from nature.