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How to navigate the beauty industry as an independent brand

The industry is daunting for small businesses. Cosmetics Business has a number of resources that can help

ECHA opens consultation on PFAS restriction proposal

The six-month consultation period closes 25 September 2023

Weleda calls on EU Commission to toughen soil health policy

An open letter has stated that, for the new policy to be effective, it must have robust requirements on the sustainable use of soil

From dark circles to eye bags, here's how you prove eye care claims

Dermaclaim’s Alejandro Pérez Fernández, Lucía Fernández Gómez and David González Fernández discuss eye contour evaluation for cosmetic claims subst...

L’Oréal puts $100k towards dermatology research for skins of colour

L’Oréal USA’s research grant to the Skin of Color Society will assist five early-career scientists to bridge the knowledge gap when it comes to peo...

Firmenich, Givaudan, IFF and Symrise under investigation by several antitrust agencies

The Swiss Competition Commission is among the agencies that suspect the fragrance giants of colluding to coordinate pricing policy; 'clients may ha...

Natural brands are putting pressure on Europe's microplastics ban: Here's why

Weleda led an open letter to the European Commission, pushing for a stronger, faster phase out – Jayn Sterland, Managing Director, Weleda UK, expla...

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...

Kristin Ess and partner Maesa resolve legal dispute

Celebrity hairstylist Ess filed a lawsuit in November 2022 alleging that Maesa deprived her of creative control and ownership of her brand

Kao launches mail-in service for testing babies’ skin

Babywell Check gives parents information about the barrier functions of their infants’ skin

How does the US' MoCRA regulatory reform affect you?

Amendments have been made to Section VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Sharon Blinkoff, Senior Counsel at Locke Lord LLP, details the...

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

FDA recalls potentially contaminated Evolved By Nature hand soaps

Several lots of the biotech brand’s hand soaps may contain pseudomonas, says US administration

Are beauty brands contributing to a ‘beewashing’ epidemic?

Pollinator populations continue to decline with each passing year. What impact is the beauty industry having on these vital insects in 2023?

Organic beauty: Natrue and Organic Trade Board partner to raise awareness

The associations aim to provide information for consumers on the benefits of organic cosmetics in an easy-to-digest way

Aesthetic-like cosmetic claims must be backed up, here's how

Aesthetic medicine inspired cosmetics are tipped to be hot throughout 2023. But how can claims associated with this trend be substantiated?

In Brief

NATRUE approval of FLAVEX's CO2 extracts

SGS proderm webinar

Reduce microbial risk with an effective environmental monitoring program

Cosmetagora | 10 - 11 January 2023 | Paris

MSL Solution Providers bolsters expertise with appointment of SDS Author

Here2Grow’s founders to present to trichologists and hair care specialists at networking workshop

SCS Formulate 2022

Microbiological quality considerations in non-sterile drug manufacturing

At the edge of cosmetics

Cosmetics Business Live 2022

RMG holograms, the best solution for detecting counterfeit cosmetics

Dermaclaim closes the year 2022 with 157 projects completed and a turnover that doubles the expectations of the beginning of the year

BASF expands its regional non-organic raw materials COSMOS offering

Cosmetic Regulations 2017

European Commission revises definition for nano-materials and expands the list of banned nano-ingredients

World’s first vegan dehydrated culture media service launches

Preservatives and environmental monitoring working together

Claims Support Seminar

Claiming for broader skin protection and multifunctional cosmetic products

Case study: Skin cleansing formulations development to meet trends and claims

Gattefossé and CTIBiotech develop bioimpedance 3D bioprinted skin chips for sebum measurement

proDERM Academy: Claims Support for Cosmetic Products

Dermaclaim continues its business growth plan with the acquisition of new equipment for the laboratory and clinical facilities

Why should you care about Burkholderia cepacia?

Demand for vegan microbiological testing reaches record high

The Challenges of the EU Cosmetic Regulation: Practical Advice for the Industry