California legalises serving alcohol in beauty salons

From 1 January 2017, salons and barber shops have been able to serve up to 12 ounces of beer or six ounces of wine without a license

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UK Trading Standards seizes dangerous cosmetics from 15 London stores

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The London businesses were fined after Trading Standards raids in 2016

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UK investigation launched into risk of HIV and hep B from microdermabrasion

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Soil Association rolls out COSMOS certification for 2017

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Modelling agencies fined £1.5m for price collusion

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Models 1, Premier, Storm, FM Models and Viva are found to have fixed prices, colluding rather t ...

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The Dorchester clarifies accusations over company-issued grooming rules

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Protecting your brand – the expert view

December 18, 2016

Counterfeiting, failing to register IP, illegal claims and low quality testing can all impact y ...

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Understanding the Nagoya Protocol and its impact on health and beauty

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Sharing the benefits of the world's biodiversity is a tricky business. The Nagoya Protocol came ...

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FDA cosmetics regulation: What's the answer?

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December 9, 2016

Sharon Blinkoff explains why she supports the Pete Sessions bill for cosmetics regulation in th ...

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Avon ad banned for misleading price claims

December 7, 2016

ASA upholds complaint against special offer adverts in Avon catalogue

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Consumers sue L’Oréal over hair product claims

December 6, 2016

Group of consumers complain about Total Repair 5 Damage Erasing Balm

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