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Journey to the Rainforest: How to Respect Biodiversity in Cosmetics

How can we capture the inspiration of natural ingredients while still respecting biodiversity? Top brands like Unilever include respect for biodiversity as a critical business target and consumers say they want sustainability more than ever. But how can we achieve this in practical terms? Can sustainability can be the key to success in cosmetic chemistry?

To find out, we journey to Latin America, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, through a conversation with John Jimenez. Jimenez is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Cosmetics & Toiletries of USA, and is currently a senior Exploration scientist with Belcorp.

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Can Hollywood Mainstream Clean?

Hollywood has a major influencer over consumer decisions especially in color cosmetics. One look can define purchasing decisions for years to come. Can this influence on the screen and behind the scenes be a voice for clean beauty? In this episode, we speak with oscar award winning make up artist and clean beauty advocate, Michele Burke, the make up artist behind block busters such as Mission Impossible 4, Bram Stokers Dracula, Jerry McGuire, and Quest for Fire, to explore if Hollywood could be the next frontier for promoting clean beauty.