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The Blossoming of Naturals

By: Rachel Chapman
Posted: June 11, 2008, from the November 2006 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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For the beauty industry, this means that more responsibility will be put on the companies in regard to chemical risks, and the industry will have to provide information about the safety of all chemical substances. The legislation also could require the substitution of some chemical products, even if they are safe for use. For now, this act is active only in Europe, but it has the potential to shift the industry away from synthetics and back to nature. As the law becomes established, a prediction could be made that naturals will be relied on increasingly in the future.

It’s a craze

From the depths of the sea to the highest mountain ranges, Mother Nature provides a plethora of natural ingredients that further enhances the landscape of the skin care industry. With growing client interest in holistic wellness and sustainability, what’s happening on the product development horizon soon will impact the treatment room.

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1 M Morgan, Advances in anti-aging spa treatments, Spa 20/20 (January/February 2005)