A Beauty Awakening

“Conscious Beauty. Clean Beauty. Green Beauty. Sustainable Packaging. Selfcare. Wellness. Health. Safety…” These are key buzzwords for today’s conscious-beauty consumer. She/he strives to protect the environment, prevent animal testing, ensure healthy ingredients, guarantee fairness in manufacturing and labor, and support noble social causes — all while looking beautiful. [Randa Fahmy | September 8, 2020 |…

Braskem America factory workers lived at a plant for 28 days to make PPE raw materials to fight coronavirus

Editor’s note: For American workers stepping up to provide COVID supplies, we don’t need to drop those contracts (like facemasks) as happened after SARS. Government procurement needs to (a) STOP the low-price contracts which are really pro-China contracts and (b) offer longer-term contracts to USA producers so we can build capacity here. Otherwise we won’t…