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Regulate non-surgical cosmetic procedures within a year, MPs urge UK government

Call for swifter change follows the publication of a body image report, which also pushes for legislation to identify body images that have been di...

Edgewell recalls Banana Boat sunscreen spray amid benzene scare

Trace levels of the human carcinogen were discovered among three lots of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 during an internal review

Rhode founders break silence on Hailey Bieber's legal victory: 'We remain confident we will win'

Since filing its lawsuit against Bieber and her new skin care brand Rhode, customers have reached out to the fashion label offering their support f...

DNA protection: Proving this trending skin care claim

Gattefossé’s new Solastemis offers a novel approach to photoprotection against UVA, but how did it verify these claims? Laurie Canel, Product Marke...

Hailey Bieber’s Rhode Skin can continue brand promotion amid trademark fiasco

Fashion label Rhode-NYC originally filed the lawsuit against Beieber in June for allegedly infringing upon the fashion label's trademark for 'Rhode'

Huda Beauty pays nearly $2m to settle Neon Obsessions lawsuit

The Dubai-based make-up brand used banned ingredients in the palette line

Social selling has empowered counterfeiters – how can you fight back and protect your brand?

Bharat Kapoor, Vice President of Authentix-owned online brand and content rights protection service Strategic IP Information, or ‘SIPI’, tells Cosm...

Are beauty companies doing enough to improve boardroom diversity?

New initiatives are challenging the status quo, but there is still much room for companies to build ethnic diversity and female leadership at the h...

UK’s Society of Cosmetic Scientists reveals new council members for 2022

The Society of Cosmetic Scientist’s decision-making committee is made up of nine ordinary members of the SCS and five officers

Amazon faces UK investigation for alleged competition law breach

Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority is scrutinising whether Amazon gives own sellers an advantage over third parties

EU regulatory change: A light or complete makeover?

The consultation period for the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – Cosmetic Products Regulation (revision) is now over. Sylvie Gallage-Alwi...

L’Oréal turns off operations in Russia

Beauty giant has ceased trading from its standalone stores and counters, and pulled the plug on its e-commerce site in the country

Dermalogica warns of TikTok nasal tanning trend risks

Demand for sprays containing the hormone called melanotan II has skyrocketed from users eager to jump on the trend

'No good reason for a limited panel': Why sunscreen testing should respect all skin shades

Historically, darker skinned consumers have been woefully underrepresented in consumer testing for sunscreens, but retail chain Superdrug is pushin...

Kim Kardashian’s lawyer brands SKKN trademark lawsuit a ‘shakedown’

SKKN+ brand name user Beauty Concepts has filed a complaint in a New York federal court

Counterfeit beauty: Not a victimless crime

Fake cosmetics pose a threat to brand reputation, consumer health and companies’ bottom lines. But beauty’s black market has even uglier links