Sustainability was the key theme at this year’s Cosmoprof beauty conference in Bologna, which drew in over a quarter of a million visitors from around the world. Here’s a summary of what we learnt: We need to redefine what it means to be consumers, less and less will it be relevant to define people as those who consume for the sake of consuming. We’ll have to anticipate a world order ...
The Muslim lifestyle economy is set to reach $3 trillion by 2021, with the UK leading the way. April saw the third annual Muslim Lifestyle Show (MLS) in London double in size from the year beforehand. Exhibitors ranged from halal fried chicken to Hajj tour operators and from a Muslim dating app to modest fashion brands. The Muslim lifestyle economy isn’t new, but the boom is now unavoidable. Glory Pits: ...
When Butterfly London spoke at in-cosmetics beauty conference in London last year on Halal Beauty, the global Muslim community had many reasons to celebrate. Consumers rejoiced as it seemed that the world of beauty was starting to pay attention to them in a big way with the first London Modest Fashion Week, the rise of hijabi supermodel Halima Aden, Nike’s ProHijab and the first issue of Vogue Arabia. In ...
By 2121 the value of the premium beauty and personal care market is predicted to increase by £16bn. This market is constantly being reshaped by various influences and we have put together an overview of a major cosmetic trend which we believe presents one of the biggest opportunities for the future of beauty. The concept of ‘clean’ is at the forefront of the minds of manufacturers and consumers – a ...
When you think London Fashion Week, burkinis and hijabs don’t immediately come to mind, but this year London saw its inaugural Modest Fashion Week last weekend. The first event of its kind in London, we went along to the Saatchi Gallery to discover what exactly modest fashion was and how British and international Muslim communities have found a positive way to express themselves in a way that’s true to their cultural heritage. Identity ...
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