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  • Market Research Project

    Posted by Anonymous on December 1, 2015 at 10:09 pm

    Hi there! I am doing a market research project at University of Colorado Boulder on Urban Decay and Lush. I need to interview some people who are associated with those companies and/or who are familiar with the natural way of formulating as well as with products that are cruelty-free. Anyone out there willing to help or have any contacts for me? Thank you so much!

    Anonymous replied 7 years, 6 months ago 3 Members · 6 Replies
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  • Belassi

    December 1, 2015 at 10:31 pm

    Lush? “Natural”?  :))

  • OldPerry

    Professional Chemist / Formulator
    December 2, 2015 at 12:24 am

    I’m not affiliated with either of those companies but I have taught a course on formulating natural products if you would like to chat.  Send me a message.

  • Anonymous

    December 2, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    Belassi. Are they full of it? I have never used their products nor do I know a lot about them. My professor thought it would be a good company for me to research. 

    Thank you Perry! I will definitely shoot you a message. I also need an interview with an expert in the industry about the current trends, etc. I would love to get some insight from you! I am taking your natural course right now and absolutely love it! 
  • Gustavo

    December 3, 2015 at 10:29 am

    I have some experience in natural products development if I could be of any help. The issue is that don’t work in US so I don’t know much about US laws for naturals.

    And the best comment award goes to Belassi! I’m laughing out loud.
  • Belassi

    December 3, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    Dixie, Lush is a company that has been enormously successful and if I could ever do as well I would be delighted. However… it’s all based on clever marketing. I encourage you to dig deeper and find out exactly what’s in their products.

  • Anonymous

    December 10, 2015 at 12:50 am

    Belassi, after digging deeper, I was shocked! They have what are called “safe synthetics” but they are literally just commonly used synthetics! Most of those ingredients are on the banned list at Whole Foods! I told my professor last night in my presentation and he was disappointed. Clever marketing though!