Beauty with a best before date
L’Occitane Ma Crème Nature is an organic moisturiser which you buy in its unmade form. Consumers mix spring water with a sachet of organic plant oils as and when they need it. A ‘made on’ and ‘best before’ label can be stuck on the made-up moisturiser before keeping it in the fridge.
Why it matters
Consumers are increasingly looking for products that have high natural credentials, especially when it comes to products that they put on their skin. How can other health and beauty brands push the boundaries of freshness that we see in the food and drinks market?
16. September 2009
London-based boutique salon Percy & Reed is offfering blow dries that it claim will last up to five days. The secret , apparently, is the use of water-based products.
Vichy has partnered up with designer fridge brand Smeg to promote its Aqualia Antiox range. The “Big Ice” in Milan is a huge ice-cube at St. Lorenz Columns. Inside the ice cube is a Smeg fridge people can win, to then keep their Vichy beauty products at the right temperature.