The gender pay gap: How do beauty brands compare?

Cosmetics Business investigates the data submitted by the industry's largest companies and discovers beauty's next steps

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Estée Lauder Companies updates parental leave policy after gender discrimination lawsuit

The US cosmetics giant was sued last year by a US government agency for discriminating against fathers

L’Oréal face mask advert branded ‘racist’ by consumers

An ad promoting L’Oréal's Pure Clay mask sparks anger from consumers in the US

French health watchdog launches 'toxic' chemical ingredients database

Chemicals found in hairsprays and nail polishes are included on the new ANSES database

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 ...

Two Claire's Accessories make-up kits banned in the UK

The Shadow & Highlight Kit and Compact Powder have been banned due to asbestos fears, and follows a similar occurrence ...

36% of women prefer to purchase cruelty-free beauty

New survey from Perfect365 highlights growing consumer demand for beauty products that are not tested on animals

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 ...

Colgate challenges ‘misleading’ Sensodyne toothpaste advert

The consumer goods giant takes on GlaxoSmithKline over claims about Sensodyne True White on the brand’s website

MuLondon gains new vegan accreditation from Vegetarian Society

The skin care company’s founder says the society’s new vegan mark is a ‘sign of the zeitgeist’

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 ...

ECHA adopts new list of cosmetics substances for risk evaluation

Ingredients used in sun care, hair care and cosmetics are up for inspection

How better asset management can benefit beauty players

Pre-owned equipment and proactive strategies can help companies fund global expansion, explains Bridget Carey