Be in control of cosmetics compliance at the 2019 Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit

The sixth Cosmetics Business Regulatory Summit will take place 8-9 October in Barcelona. Cosmetics Business discovers what 2019’s attendees can expect to keep them up-to-date with regulatory changes, especially those affecting trending areas of the beauty business

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