Not playing by the rules: The hand san rogue traders taking advantage of the pandemic

As the hand sanitiser business catapults to new heights, Cosmetics Business finds out how some makers are negotiating around the regulations for commercial gain

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Making sense of sustainable freight: What’s the most eco-friendly option?

Customers are demanding less waste, minimal packaging and a squeaky clean supply chain. But it’s only a matter of ...

Blunder Down Under: Cosmetics giant Lush agrees to pay back $4.4m to underpaid Australian workers

The bath bomb brand admitted to underpaying more than 3,000 staff between 2010 and 2018

Jeff Bezos’ Amazon gets second warning from EU Commission for breaching antitrust laws

The billionaire’s retail business is in hot water again with European lawmakers for allegedly giving preferential ...

Assessing the interaction between packaging & formula

The plastics and cosmetics industries are pooling their efforts under non-profit project CosmetoPack, which is setting ...

Beauty brands accuse ECHA of undermining testing ban on animals in public statement

Avon, L’Oréal, P&G, Unilever and Lush, along with Humane Society International, have signed the public statement to ...

Mexican cosmetics company AAA Cosmética recalls hand sanitiser over methanol poisoning fears

There are concerns that the hand sanitiser, which was distributed around the US in April, could be highly dangerous if ...

Asbestos: Why is the cosmetics industry not taking responsibility?

Thousands of lawsuits and billions of pounds in compensation later, the dangers of asbestos in talc-containing ...

Millie Kendall and Caroline Hirons back BABTAC to tackle beauty’s unregulated services sector

The Make Beauty Safe campaign is lobbying for the UK government to make better regulations to stop under qualified ...

EU Commission moves to cut ‘most harmful chemicals’ from consumer products, despite fresh animal testing fears

The EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability is the Commission’s first move towards adopting its zero pollution ...

E-filing OTC drugs with the US FDA

Ithos Global explains what was behind the US FDA’s requirement for drug manufacturers to submit drug registrations ...

Positive news of the week: More uplifting stories from the beauty industry

Cosmetics Business has rounded up the good news stories over the seven days

The big split: Preparing for the end of the Brexit transition period

As the transition period nears its end, it is vital that cosmetic and personal care companies take steps to stay ...

Klarna puts marketing email blunder down to ‘human error’

The buy now pay later firm was scorned by members of the public after sending out its newsletter to consumers who had ...

Lockdown rumours spark fresh fears among beauty salon owners

As Boris Johnson prepares to announce new restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19, salon owners wait with bated ...

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