New testing methods for moisture and its advantages

Gunja Springmann, Marianne Brandt, Stephan Bielfeldt and Klaus-Peter Wilhelm explore advances in moisturisation testing methods for claims

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L’Oréal receives complaint over Maybelline mascara TV advert

The ad for Maybelline New York’s Total Temptation mascara was challenged regarding whether it was misleading to viewers

ECHA and Cefic agree to collaborate on REACH implementation

The two organisations have signed a co-operation agreement now that the final REACH registration deadline has passed

L’Oréal loses Olaplex patent battle, plans to appeal

High Court rules that the French beauty giant has infringed on an Olaplex hair care patent

Why beauty influencers are creating a regulatory ‘wild west’

Influencers have weaved their way into marketing strategies, but what risks do they create for brands – and what is ...

Reckitt Benckiser criticises Unilever Lifebuoy soap advert

The South African ad claimed that the product is the ‘world’s number one selling germ protection soap’

Ceramiracle opens ‘stockless pop-ups’ in China to avoid testing on animals

By scanning QR codes, consumers can order items that are warehoused in China’s free trade zone

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 ...

Philippines watchdog raises alarm over ‘mercury laden’ cosmetics

The EcoWaste Coalition bought 12 skin whitening creams online and found that they contained the toxic element mercury

Schmidt’s Naturals CEO writes open letter calling for animal-testing reform in California

Michael Cammarata, the CEO of personal care brand Schmidt’s Naturals, supports the adoption of the California Cruelty- ...

Regulations for selling fragrance in the Middle East

As demand for fragrances in the Middle East continues to grow, Roshini Raj explores the fragrance industry’s regulatory ...

GDPR and how to make sure your beauty business complies

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in the EU on 25 May 2018. Here is what you need to know to ...

European Commission accused of taking too long to add non-animal cosmetics tests

Humane testing methods are taking up to 16 years to be acknowledged, says Cruelty Free International

CTPA criticises new Which? report on sunscreen safety

Report claims that water resistant sunscreen protection plummets when in water, but CTPA says report findings not ...