Rihanna sues her father over Fenty brand trademark

The Barbadian singer and founder of Fenty Beauty is taking her father to court over her last name

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4 fragrant bath and shower patents for bathing beauties

The following bath and shower patents look at the delivery of fragrance from surfactant-based products and creating an ...

Cruelty Free International launches anti-animal testing petition against European Chemicals Agency

European ban on animal testing for cosmetics was introduced in 2013

War on harmful skin lightening cosmetics continues

The issue of skin ‘bleaching’ is rife across the Caribbean, African and Asian markets, where consumers are going to ...

The next step in animal-free testing: Measuring cosmetic mildness in vitro

A first-of-its-kind project is validating in vitro mildness tests through correlation with human patch test data. Carol ...

The top news stories that gripped the beauty industry in 2018

Cosmetics Business looks back at top the stories which made the headlines during 2018

Skin creams can lead to fire deaths, health regulators warn brands

Emollient creams for eczema and psoriasis can build-up on clothes or bedding and lead to fire deaths

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 toothpaste advert banned over sensitive teeth claims

British advertising watchdog ASA rejected Colgate-Palmolive's defence of its Colgate Sensitive Repair and Prevent

North American trade deal cutting regulatory barriers

The US, Canada and Mexico are moving towards personal care product regulatory harmonisation

Cruelty free cosmetics: Where are we in 2019?

Globally, the shift towards blocking animal testing on cosmetics continues to roll forward. But at what rate are ...

How effective is your anti-acne product?

Christiane Uhl and Ghita Lanzendörfer-Yu discuss the relative benefits and limitations of different assessments of anti- ...

The European Commission publishes guidance for beauty manufacturers post-Brexit

New advice for manufacturing and importers of UK cosmetics after 29 March, 2019

Unilever sues Target over unauthorised selling of Dermalogica

Anglo-Dutch conglomerate accuses retailer of obtaining products on the grey market