Obama signs Sunscreen Innovation Act

The FDA will have to make timely decisions over ingredients awaiting approval

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US private equity firm Catterton to acquire stake in Intercos

Companies announce a binding agreement, financial terms of which have not been disclosed

Colour Cosmetics | Finance | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

EU regulatory app to launch

Cosmetri is a new online app service developed to simplify the process of creating compliant formulations

Regulatory | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

In-house farming solves sourcing concerns in Japan

Growing interest in cosmetics made from naturally grown botanical materials has given manufacturers a new problem

Ingredients | Asia | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

What is luxury and what is not?

The look, feel and even the sound of a pack all contribute to our perception of what is luxurious or not. Julia Wray looks at cues that imply ‘luxury’ and trends that have dominated recent months

Packaging | Manufacturing | SPC

Moschino toys with new scent

New tongue-in-cheek fragrance was overseen by Creative Director Jeremy Scott

Fragrance | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

Asian shoppers buy into ‘active ageing’ trend

Asia continues to present new opportunities for manufacturers in the anti-ageing sector, according to Euromonitor

Ingredients | Asia | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

Saha to enter Philippines

Saha Pathana Inter-Holding has announced plans to set up manufacturing facilities in the Philippines

Colour Cosmetics | Asia | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

Scent-Signatures and how to measure their performance

The monitoring of the scent-signature released from cosmetic products is a complex task. Dr. Hansruedi Gygax gives an overview of state of the art sensory and analytical approaches

Regulatory | Fragrance | Manufacturing | SPC

Regulatory developments are relentless

The incredibly fast technological progress imposed to the society over the last few years has caused many changes in cosmetic manufacturers’ lives

Regulatory | Manufacturing | SPC

Unilever Belgian roll-on recall

Anglo-Dutch chemicals giant Unilever has been forced to recall around 1,000 50ml bottles of its Neutral Roll-on deodorant

Packaging | Europe | Manufacturing | Cosmetics Business News

Cosmeeting & Creative Beauty 2014 – New horizons

Cosmeeting and Creative Beauty Paris 2014 was smaller than 2013’s edition, but it offered a reinforced international dimension, as Erika Hatva and Jo Allen report

Ingredients | Europe | Manufacturing | SPC | Cosmetics Business Markets