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Kristin Ess sues long-term partner Maesa over contract breach

Ess, a hair stylist and co-founder of, claims she was ‘misled’ during their partnership

Sephora sued for misleading consumers over 'clean beauty' programme

The beauty retail giant's Clean At Sephora scheme has been accused of marketing products that use synthetic and potentially irritating ingredients

1 in 4 waste-derived materials not REACH compliant

ECHA pilot project finds 26% of substances recovered from waste to be non-compliant with the EU's chemicals regulation

Fighting mosquitoes: The buzz on biocide rules

Thanks to decades of background work carried out by Merck, the supplier can offer customers DEET-free insect repellents via its IR3535 product. Her...

L'Oréal sued over hair straightening linked to womb cancer claims

The beauty giant is being sued by a woman after using chemical hair straightening products since 2000

Discover the FULL line-up for Cosmetics Business Live 2022

The first in-person Cosmetics Business Live will take place next week in London’s iconic Business Design Centre. Discover this year’s speaker line...

Mapping moisture: Textured facial maps for claim substantiation

To visualise the treatment effects of skin care actives, DSM Nutritional Products developed textured facial mapping, as Remo Campiche, Thibault Ver...

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...

Is e.l.f. Beauty's debut sustainability report setting a new industry standard?

The drugstore beauty brand’s first Impact Report outlines for consumers its environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives for fiscal year...

L’Oréal Group Chairman handed 2022 Appeal of Conscience Award

Chairman Jean-Paul Agon previously received the Anti-Defamation League’s Courage Against Hate Award in 2021

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...

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

More than 1.4 million EU citizens sign Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics ECI

The signature-collecting initiative launched August 2021 with the deadline ending 31 August 2022

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...

Amorepacific and MIT develop world's first chip-less and wireless electronic skin

The breakthrough ‘e-skin’ patches will enable accurate skin measurements in even the most demanding environments, says the Korean cosmetics conglom...

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...

In Brief

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

Cosmetagora | 10 - 11 January 2023 | Paris

Claiming for broader skin protection and multifunctional cosmetic products

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

SCS Formulate 2022

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

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

Cosmetics Business Live 2022

Why should you care about Burkholderia cepacia?

Demand for vegan microbiological testing reaches record high

Creativity and Regulatory - Behind the scenes

Cosmetic Regulations 2017

It’s Not You, It’s Your Water

Goldn and Good Face Project team up to simplify product development

Going Global Training Programme

Claims Support Seminar

Dermaclaim Lab will exhibit its testing services at in-cosmetics Global and Supplier’s Day

NEW: Cosmetic formulations sensitisation test, an in vitro alternative to HRIPT

Transparency & organisation: The benefits of CE.way’s e-shop for cosmetics tests

proDERM Academy: Claims Support for Cosmetic Products

MSL Solution Providers granted extension to UKAS ISO 17025:2017 scope of accreditation

Spectra commissions independent LCA

Vegan Challenge Testing - QACS Lab

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