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Green Beauty Conversations by Formula Botanica

Mar 31, 2022

In this short Green Beauty Opinion, Lorraine challenges us to act now to change the status quo on the discrimination women of colour face every day. Whatever our platform, we all have a chance to alter the narrative that has dominated society's view of ideals in beauty for hundreds of years.

Inclusivity and diversity...

Mar 24, 2022

For decades, the dominant portrayal of beauty has been through the lens of white and lighter skin tones. Beauty editorials, advertising and marketing - and of course product formulation - has typically failed to represent, let alone understand the needs of Black and darker skin.

Well-intentioned and long overdue...

Mar 17, 2022

It is incredible to think Green Beauty Conversations has arrived at episode 100. What a milestone to celebrate and an opportunity for me to take stock of the past four years on air.

In this time, the podcast has been listened to over half a million times and been downloaded in at least 90 countries. We’ve hit the...

Mar 10, 2022

With beauty trends predicting a big return to colour cosmetics post pandemic and spiralling demand for plant-based skincare, 2022 looks set to be the year of growth for botanical makeup.

And right on cue at Formula Botanica, we are launching our first, botanical makeup mini course as this podcast airs.

Behind the...

Mar 3, 2022

Welcome to this Green Beauty Opinion in the run up to International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD). In this opinion short, Formula Botanica CEO and podcast host Lorraine Dallmeier follows up on the previous podcast on the role of indie beauty in empowering a new generation of women entrepreneurs. 

Lorraine reflects on why...