Lack of regulation blights beauty industry, report finds

By Becky Bargh 21-Apr-2022

Research suggests that the ‘majority’ of cosmetics ingredients are unregulated, posing a ‘major challenge’ to the sector

The report said that some brands are using 'unsafe' ingredients in cosmetics

A new report has said that a lack of regulation within the beauty industry is hampering its growth.

The findings, by Reports and Data , published as Cosmetics Market By Product Type, By Gender, By Distribution Channel and by Region Forecast to 2030, claim that the majority of ingredients are “not regulated”, thus posing a “major challenge” for the sector’s development.

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Companies that are using “unsafe” ingredients can “harm the users and this can limit adoption of such cosmetic products”, the report read....

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