EP201. FRUU Cosmetics and the sustainable charm of "wonky fruits"
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
1w ago
Our guest in this episode is Dr Terence Chung, visionary co-founder of FRUU Cosmetics, which is a company dedicated to turning sustainable ingredients, particularly “wonky fruits” or byproducts from the juicing and agricultural industries, into natural cosmetics. In conversation with Formula Botanica CEO and podcast host Lorraine Dallmeier, Terence not only shares the remarkable journey of FRUU, but also provides valuable insights into the company’s total commitment to sustainability. In this episode, we unravel the complexities and triumphs of incorporating unconventional ingredients int ..read more
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EP200. Celebrating 200 episodes and a 6-year green beauty journey
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
1w ago
Welcome to the 200th episode of Green Beauty Conversations in which we celebrate not just this milestone, but also six years of thought-provoking dialogues in the world of clean beauty. Join Formula Botanica CEO and podcast host Lorraine Dallmeier as she marks the occasion with her reflections on the profound changes witnessed in the green beauty landscape since the inception of this podcast. Listen in for a journey that charts the change through Green Beauty Conversations’ episodes, and delves into the shifts, challenges and triumphs that have defined the evolution of the beauty industry. To ..read more
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EP199. Upcycling and zero waste with O&3, The Oil Family
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
2w ago
We explore the dynamic world of sustainable beauty with a true expert, Thomas Kerfoot, who is a co-founder of O&3, The Oil Family. Thomas brings over 17 years of passionate expertise to the conversation. His self-proclaimed “oil nerd” status sets the stage for an enlightening journey into the fascinating realm of natural oil ingredients. O&3 isn’t your typical manufacturer or cosmetic ingredient supplier. It is a pioneering force, not only distributing, but innovating by bringing unique ingredients from remote corners of the world to clients globally. What’s more, the company is commit ..read more
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EP198. Inclusive beauty: revolutionising skincare science for all
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
3w ago
In last week’s Green Beauty Conversations, we delved into a pivotal conversation with Noelly Michoux from 4.5.6 Skin, exploring the significance of inclusivity in skincare science and formulation. Building on this crucial theme in this opinion episode, Formula Botanica CEO and podcast host Lorraine Dallmeier reflects also on her episode with guest Dija Ayodele – author, aesthetician and beauty industry advocate for women of colour – which discussed why black skincare matters. However, if the giant cosmetic labs creating next-gen skincare and haircare aren’t thinking about includ ..read more
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EP197. Inclusive beauty - transforming skincare for racial equity
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
1M ago
In this episode, we embark on a transformative journey with founder Noelly Michoux, the visionary force propelling 4.5.6 Skin to the forefront of skincare innovation with the world’s first Skin Tone Research Lab. Shaped by experiences in France, and now reshaping beauty norms, Noelly’s evolution from a corporate background to pioneering a skincare revolution is a narrative that resonates. Discover the complexities involved in establishing the Skin Tone Research Lab and the profound commitment of Noelly and her company to bridging the racial equity gap in the beauty realm. In discussion wi ..read more
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EP196. Become a beauty entrepreneur at any age
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
1M ago
In this episode, we’re addressing a question that has surfaced time and again, and that is whether age is a barrier to becoming a beauty entrepreneur. This stems from the inspiring interactions we had during a recent VIP webinar we held at Formula Botanica, where attendees opened up about their concerns, particularly around one recurring question: “Am I too old to start a beauty brand?” This episode addresses that very question and extends a message to those who may feel limited by age, appearance, or indeed any demographic or societal expectations. Podcast host Lorraine Dallmeier, a chartered ..read more
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EP195. The Birch Babe beauty journey from midlife to beauty entrepreneur
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
1M ago
We dive into the amazing and inspiring journey of Formula Botanica graduate Debbie Alger, who is the founder and lead skincare formulator of Canada-based skincare company Birch Babe. Her story is one of the most extraordinary we’ve come across of a hobbyist formulator turned professional beauty entrepreneur. Debbie’s passion for clean beauty and sustainable practices led her to embark on a 6-month solo hike from Patagonia to Chile, ultimately inspiring the creation of Birch Babe. From humble beginnings as a DIY formulator, Debbie, with the help of her daughters, has transformed Birch Babe ..read more
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EP194. Formulate your green beauty vision in 2024
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
2M ago
Happy New Year and welcome to 2024! As we step into this brand new year, full of hope and opportunities, let's dive into the exciting world of green beauty formulation. As CEO of the award-winning online organic cosmetic formulation school Formula Botanica, and your podcast host, I am here to guide you through formulating not just your skincare products, but your entire year. Reflecting on last week's episode in which we discussed the evolving dynamics in green beauty with visionary skincare entrepreneur April Gargiulo, the founder of acclaimed brand Vintner's Daughter, I want to focus here on ..read more
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EP193. Vintner's Daughter and the power of classic cult beauty
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
2M ago
In this episode, we hear about the enlightening journey into the world of skincare and beauty of April Gargiulo, a visionary and entrepreneur who is the founder of the cult beauty brand Vintner’s Daughter. April stands out as a trailblazer, redefining the industry’s standards with her innovative, yet also timeless approach to skincare. Armed with a passion for wellness and a commitment to empowering individuals to embrace their natural beauty, April has carved a unique niche for herself creating a contemporary brand that echoes the success of classic cult beauty products of the past. Join Form ..read more
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EP192. Sustainable beauty gifting for the holidays
Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica
by Formula Botanica
2M ago
As the holiday season approaches, many of us in the Green Beauty Conversations community are contemplating how to gift beauty sustainably. This topic, which recalls our well-received episode on sustainable beauty alternatives to Black Friday, is more relevant than ever. Brands face financial and emotional challenges as they enter the fourth quarter of the year; a peak period they rely on for the seasonal spend it brings. But, consumers in recent years have their concerns too and are now cautious about spending for various reasons from limited budgets to the realisation that over-cons ..read more
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