MEPs call for a worldwide ban on animal testing of cosmetics

The ban should be effective before 2023, Environment Committee MEPs have said

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California introduces new bill to end animal testing for cosmetics

The US state has introduced a new cruelty-free bill that could see an animal testing ban come into effect in January ...

4 intellectual property 'musts' when launching a beauty innovation

Knowing which aspects of the cosmetics consumer experience need intellectual property protection isn’t always obvious, ...

ISO Beauty recalls hair dryers after reports of burns and flames

In total, 35 complaints were made regarding the hair dryers with two reports of burn injuries

The Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit 2018 returns to Barcelona for its 5th Edition!

The 2018 Summit will put regulatory professionals, brand owners and marketeers ahead of the curve, by providing ...

Hawaii introduces two new bills to end animal testing for cosmetics

The US state has introduced two bills that could see a ban come into effect in January 2020

Puig wins ASA ruling after Paco Rabanne fragrance ad receives 120 complaints

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled in favour of Puig after receiving 120 complaints over a TV ad for the ...

Battle of the Bills: Senator Hatch’s new US cosmetic regulation bill analysed

With three cosmetics regulation bills now introduced in the US, here’s how the new Hatch bill stacks up against ...

IFF begins work on India’s largest flavours and fragrances site

The plant is located in Sri City, India, and is expected to be commercialised in December 2019

4 patents for novel beauty product emulsifiers and surfactants

An in-depth view of patents that show novel uses for emulsifiers and surfactants

The case for ex vivo: realistic and harm-free human testing

Genoskin suggests unique, standardised and ready-to-use ex vivo human skin models as a highly relevant, animal-free and ...

What cosmetic preservatives can you use and where?

Safety concerns surrounding certain preservative ingredients have resulted in a shrinking number of allowed ...

Hijab-wearing L’Oréal Paris hair ambassador steps down over anti-Israel tweets

British beauty blogger Amena Khan said she “deeply regrets” the content of the tweets posted in 2014

Wycon Cosmetics slammed for racist nail polish name

Italian make-up brand names shade of black Gel On nail polish ‘Thick As A N***a”