This article was published in COSSMA 7-8/2016.
Launching vegan and plant based cosmetics is a trend that has become very popular in Europe recently, even though the ideas of a plant-based diet and cosmetics are actually not a new invention. In ancient China people were fully aware of the positive effects that numerous plants and herbs have on beauty. There were indications of herbal cosme- tics as early as in the Qin and Han dynasty more than two thousand years ago.
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