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Animal testing: 35-plus cosmetics players join forces to push for animal-free methods globally

L’Oréal, LVMH and P&G are among the members of the new International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS)

Forever chemicals: ECHA publishes PFAS restriction proposal

Around 10,000 PFAS face restriction with an 18-month transition period suggested for those used in cosmetics

Beauty blogger murdered lookalike to fake own death

Local German news reports claimed the defendant had sought to go into hiding by faking her own death following a family dispute

Influencer fraud: What can beauty brands do?

Iona Silverman, Intellectual Property and Media Partner at Freeths, tells Cosmetics Business how to identify influencer fraud

US appeals court rejects J&J’s Texas two-step bankruptcy

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia dismissed a Chapter 11 petition by J&J's subsidiary LTL Management, ruling it is not in 'financi...

BABTAC’s new T.I.M.E campaign helps consumers identify safe beauty services

The consumer safety initiative outlines the necessary questions to ask when booking in a treatment to help protect against ‘botched’ jobs

Fighting mosquitoes: The buzz on biocide rules

Thanks to decades of background work carried out by Merck, the supplier can offer customers DEET-free insect repellents via its IR3535 product. Her...

Are beauty companies doing enough to improve boardroom diversity?

New initiatives are challenging the status quo, but there is still much room for companies to build ethnic diversity and female leadership at the h...

UPDATED: Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics ECI reaches goal of 1 million validated signatures

The signature-collecting initiative was originally launched August 2021 with the deadline ending 31 August 2022

Beiersdorf develops sunscreen for girl with rare genetic light disorder

The Nivea brand owner used light-scattering pigments to create the bespoke formulation

Mapping moisture: Textured facial maps for claim substantiation

To visualise the treatment effects of skin care actives, DSM Nutritional Products developed textured facial mapping, as Remo Campiche, Thibault Ver...

L’Oréal turns off operations in Russia

Beauty giant has ceased trading from its standalone stores and counters, and pulled the plug on its e-commerce site in the country

EU poised to restrict 'forever chemicals', while US bill fails to progress

The ECHA has received a restriction proposal from five national authorities

DNA protection: Proving this trending skin care claim

Gattefossé’s new Solastemis offers a novel approach to photoprotection against UVA, but how did it verify these claims? Laurie Canel, Product Marke...

Johnson & Johnson’s consumer health unit Kenvue files for IPO

The unit has filed to be listed as an independent company under the ticker symbol KVUE

Social selling has empowered counterfeiters – how can you fight back and protect your brand?

Bharat Kapoor, Vice President of Authentix-owned online brand and content rights protection service Strategic IP Information, or ‘SIPI’, tells Cosm...

In Brief

SGS proderm webinar

Here2Grow’s founders to present to trichologists and hair care specialists at networking workshop

Microbiological quality considerations in non-sterile drug manufacturing

Cosmetagora | 10 - 11 January 2023 | Paris

At the edge of cosmetics

RMG holograms, the best solution for detecting counterfeit cosmetics

SCS Formulate 2022

Dermaclaim closes the year 2022 with 157 projects completed and a turnover that doubles the expectations of the beginning of the year

BASF expands its regional non-organic raw materials COSMOS offering

Cosmetics Business Live 2022

European Commission revises definition for nano-materials and expands the list of banned nano-ingredients

World’s first vegan dehydrated culture media service launches

Preservatives and environmental monitoring working together

Cosmetic Regulations 2017

Claiming for broader skin protection and multifunctional cosmetic products

Case study: Skin cleansing formulations development to meet trends and claims

Gattefossé and CTIBiotech develop bioimpedance 3D bioprinted skin chips for sebum measurement

Claims Support Seminar

Dermaclaim continues its business growth plan with the acquisition of new equipment for the laboratory and clinical facilities

Why should you care about Burkholderia cepacia?

Demand for vegan microbiological testing reaches record high

proDERM Academy: Claims Support for Cosmetic Products

Creativity and Regulatory - Behind the scenes

It’s Not You, It’s Your Water

Goldn and Good Face Project team up to simplify product development

The Challenges of the EU Cosmetic Regulation: Practical Advice for the Industry