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Scientist Transforms Leftover Fruit Into Eco-Friendly Makeup

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The beauty industry offers a wide range of colors, textures, and scents for makeup fans around the world, but there can be environmental and ethical concerns behind the vibrant shades. Not all ingredients are sourced sustainably, and for people who avoid animal by-products, determining which makeup aligns with your ethics can be tricky. Not to mention, a growing number of people are concerned with the rights and safety of workers who farm and create these beauty products.

Confronted with this conundrum, Terence Chung, set out of find a solution. The British biochemist created the world's first line of lip balm made out of organic fruit waste and plant-based ingredients. Interestingly, Chung doesn't have a background in the beauty and fashion industry. In fact, Chung first realized there was an issue in the market when he was a school teacher.  

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