Cosmetic surgery adverts will be banned for under 18s in 2022

UK watchdogs have ruled that young people should be protected from ads due to their vulnerability to body image pressures

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Cosmetics clinic Sk:n takes stance on stricter regulations for beauty treatments

The group has entered a union with the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners to accelerate standards

French regulators seize ‘dangerous’ cosmetics from beauty market

Banned ingredients were found in multiple products, while incorrectly labelled nano-materials were also discovered

P&G discovers cancer-causing benzene in 18 consumer products

Beauty international has recalled all of the affected Old Spice and Secret skus

Contamination: How safe is your manufacturing environment?

With turnaround times for cosmetics tighter than ever, there is no room for error when it comes to microbial ...

Are consumers at risk from therapists with ‘quicky’ pandemic qualifications?

With redundancies encouraging people to retrain, beauty industry body BABTAC is predicting a rise in dangerous beauty ...

‘Retail work has almost become a byword for low pay, insecure work’: Getting the rights staff deserve

Retail staff have suffered tough conditions during the pandemic, with many seeking mental health support and record ...

Inaugural Cosmetics Business Live attracts 1,600 attendees

The personal care and beauty community turned up for 30 hours of content across five days

New Jersey bill to ban animal testing for cosmetics receives overwhelming support

Animal rights activists claim another victory in the fight to ban cosmetics testing on animals

Jury rejects fragrance giant’s $68m contract lawsuit against rapper Jay-Z

Verdict also dismissed the hip hop sensation’s countersuit against Parlux Fragrances for alleged unpaid royalties

Current concepts in claim testing

Cutest’s Stewart Long, Immediate Past President of the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists and Steering Committee ...

Revealed: The full agenda for Cosmetics Business Live

The week-long event will provide a 360° view of the current state of the cosmetics and personal care industry

A persistent problem: Why PFAS are public enemy number one

Awareness of forever chemicals used in consumer products, including cosmetics, is growing – but why are such ...

85% of Brits against the reintroduction of animal testing 

Animal testing in cosmetics was first banned in the UK in 1998

EU Commission extends list of hazardous chemicals for cosmetics

More than 20 ingredients have been prohibited for use in beauty products due to their long-term and serious effects on ...