Natura & Co suffers data breach putting 290,000 customers at risk

The Brazilian cosmetics company unknowingly made public personal and payment details of its consumers

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California’s Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act gets Assembly approval

The bill aims to ban 12 ingredients from being used in cosmetic products

End of an era: Johnson & Johnson to stop selling Baby Powder in US

The personal care giant has faced thousands of lawsuits in recent years claiming its Baby Powder contains cancer- ...

J&J talc supplier Imerys sells North America mines to settle asbestos lawsuits

Cash generated from a sale will be put into an independent trust for claimants and in return, Imerys will be released ...

From upcycling to Palo santo: What are the latest essential oil trends?

Sustainable sourcing is a major driver for essential oils, but so too is creativity and innovation. Emma Edwards ...

Becca Cosmetics recalls mouldy concealer over allergy fears

Certain batches of Becca's Light Shifter Brightening Concealer have been voluntarily recalled after a common household ...

L Brands and Sycamore ‘mutually’ terminate Victoria’s Secret takeover

The Bath & Body Works owner has implemented a new strategy to ensure the survival of the beauty and lingerie business ...

Positive news of the week: More uplifting stories from the beauty industry

Cosmetics Business has rounded up the good news stories over the seven days

Natrue approves new UK certifier for natural and organic beauty

OF&G has been approved to join Natrue’s global network of approved certifiers, helping to meet the UK market’s ...

L Brands slaps Sycamore with lawsuit over Victoria’s Secret deal

The New York-based firm is said to have attempted to back out of the $525m deal due to the coronavirus pandemic

Selecting the right compliance reporting system

What are the considerations and steps involved in choosing, implementing and using a regulatory compliance reporting ...

Why the secondhand beauty industry is a 'risk not worth taking' in 2020

A new and unregulated market is emerging in used cosmetics as consumers begin trading a new beauty commodity

Common legal fails for beauty brands and how to avoid them

David Bond and Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher LLP present some of the typical legal challenges facing cosmetics brands and ...

Cosmetics clinics under fire over claims that IV drips can prevent Covid-19

Three UK cosmetic treatment and surgery clinics have been ordered by the UK’s advertising watchdog to remove adverts ...

Victoria Beckham in trademark battle with Australian beauty brand Skinlab

The businesswoman and former Spice Girl has lodged an appeal with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia after failing ...