Writing in Beauty Dermatology, researchers from Korea performed a literature overview analysing the potential for vegan cosmetics following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Findings confirmed that the necessity amongst magnificence customers and trade to enhance consumption patterns given worsening environmental issues had clearly elevated following the pandemic.
“The local weather and environmental disaster can be one of many biggest challenges in human historical past. In consequence, customers develop into extra obsessive about good consumption and good substances, and the development is steadily spreading from vegan meals to vegan cosmetics,” the researchers wrote.
Vegan magnificence – protected and good substances
This, they stated, alongside a heightened demand for “safety-orientated magnificence”, was fuelling alternatives in vegan topical cosmetics and inside magnificence functions post-pandemic.
“These days, as customers are more and more excited by merchandise made with protected substances, cosmetics which have been licensed as vegan are rising within the beauty market. On this state of affairs, customers are analysing beauty substances or receiving details about merchandise utilizing varied contents resembling social media and functions to satisfy the wants for merchandise made with protected substances,” they wrote.
However, as this curiosity in “good substances” continued to develop, the researchers stated it could be necessary extra analysis was performed on vegan substances appropriate for magnificence.
“Primarily based on the outcomes of this examine, it will likely be essential to determine client wants for vegan cosmetics that began from vegan meals and develop functions for the event of customised vegan inside magnificence merchandise and customised vegan cosmetics,” they wrote.
The potential for vitamin B12 fortified toothpaste, for instance, was at the moment being researched – wanting into whether or not such a product improved the blood markers for B12 – in addition to the lively properties of plant extracts on the pores and skin to deal with circumstances like atopic dermatitis but additionally provide higher foaming properties.
To actually faucet into the alternatives offered by vegan magnificence, the researchers stated customisation could be key, through digital apps and providers. “Extra analysis by customised inside magnificence and customised cosmetics and analysis on the event of vegan cosmetics matching convergence service software growth in accordance with adjustments within the magnificence consumption market can be required.”
Ongoing COVID-19 requires ongoing analysis
Nonetheless, any future analysis would should be ongoing, the researchers stated, given the COVID-19 pandemic was not but over.
“It will likely be essential to proceed analysis on the potential of growing cosmetics with protected substances, vegan meals, reflecting the wants of customers in future,” they wrote.
Supply: Beauty Dermatology
Revealed on-line forward of print, doi: 10.1111/jocd.15028
Title: “Good substances from meals to vegan cosmetics after COVID-19 pandemic”
Authors: J. Lee and H. Kwon