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
The cosmetic brand Sephora has released the MakeUp Notes Samsung Galaxy application that allows users to find out what colours of eye shadow, lipstick and blush suits them best. Simply take a picture of yourself in store and experiment with the palette of colours before getting a makeup artist to carry out the desired result on your face. The final look can then be shared on social media platforms.
Mysoap.ru is an on-line store that sells the necessary ingredients for home-made soap. You can choose scents, colour, oils and what your soap will eventually look like. The store also provides workshops on soap cooking, video lessons and a “My first self-cooked soap” set.