J&J draws line under Baby Powder asbestos scandal with test results

New tests were carried out by two third party labs, who confirmed no asbestos was present

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Unhygienic make-up bags are rife with superbugs, scientists warn

The majority of beauty products are said to be contaminated with E.coli and Staphylococci

US customs seizes more than 20,000 fake Oral-B toothbrush heads

The toothbrush attachments were being transported from China to the US

Amazon and eBay accused of selling cosmetics containing mercury

More than half of 158 products bought through the sites were found to contain illegal levels of the chemical

Common legal fails for beauty brands and how to avoid them

David Bond and Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher LLP present some of the typical legal challenges facing cosmetics brands and ...

Cult Beauty tackles online greenwashing with new partnership

In collaboration with transparency tech platform Provenance, shoppers will be able to digitally verify unsubstantiated ...

5 ways to protect your beauty brand against fakes this Black Friday

Rachel Jones, CEO of online brand protection agency SnapDragon Monitoring, shares her top tips

Why is modern day slavery thriving in the beauty industry?

Cosmetics Business removes the polish of the nail industry to uncover how modern slavery has entered the high street

P&G, Coty and Chanel fined €85,000 for anti-competition violations

The companies have been caught making exclusive import agreements for perfumes and cosmetics in the French overseas ...

Natural Cosmetics Act introduced into US House of Representatives

The act was put forward by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and aims to clarify the use of terms including ‘natural’

Scenting change: What regulations are affecting the fragrance industry

Lisa Hipgrave, Director of IFRA UK, talks Cosmetics Business through the different regulations affecting the fragrance ...

Call for speakers: Lead the discussion at Cosmetics Business Live 2020!

Cosmetics Business announces the launch of Cosmetics Business Live 2020, due to be held in Amsterdam next year

How to ensure your fragrances are truly natural

As the popularity of natural fragrance grows, instances of aroma materials adulteration are also rising. In this ...

Sandra Bullock and Ellen DeGeneres sue 100 beauty companies over fake ads

The Hollywood duo claim the anonymous skin care companies have taken part in "celebrity endorsement theft"

Foreo awarded $450k in landmark counterfeit payout in China

Kingdom Zhuhai Company has been found guilty of infringing on the Foreo Luna design patent

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