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Industry: consumers are not getting the right information about chemical risks in cosmetics

Industry: consumers are not getting the right information about chemical risks in cosmetics

The industry has spoken out on apps like 'Toxfox', designed to help consumers find chemicals in cosmetics, stating that the context of concentration levels and health risks is not being communicated in a fair light.

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The EU's biggest ever initiative on alternative testing, SEURAT-1, is presenting its latest progress report at the World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences this week. 

A re-branded and re-vamped Cosmeeting 2014 will open its doors in Paris from September 9 – 11, promising to highlight the latest trends and products.

Troubled fragrance and luxury cosmetics player Elizabeth Arden is contemplating a tender offer from the affiliates of private equity investor Rhône Capital.

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US beauty sees prestige dominating the market from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

In the second quarter of 2014, primary prestige segments continued to be market drivers which is set to see further areas for opportunity in specialized markets, according to market researcher NPD.

Sunscreen experts get opportunity to voice opinion on FDA approval process from CosmeticsDesign.com USA

The US Senate is asking for the opinions of industry professionals on a draft bill that aims to streamline and shorten the FDA regulation process for sunscreen ingredients.

China says celebrities must use the products they endorse from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Proposed revisions to China’s Advertising Law will include a requirement that means celebrities must use the products before putting their endorsement to them.

Australia looks into gamma butyrolactone ban in cosmetics from CosmeticsDesign-Asia.com

Australia’s Department of Health (DoH) is seeking public comments on its proposal to ban the use of gamma butyrolactone in cosmetics. 

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Beiersdorf cautious as big players face reality of market slowdown

Beiersdorf: It’s not time for ‘innovation mania’ despite market slowdown

At a time when all the big players in the cosmetics and personal care space have faced...

Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science
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Beiersdorf Research: Consumer demand dictates skin science

In an exclusive interview with CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com, Horst Wenck, corporate vice president of R&D at Beiersdorf, says that...

L'Oreal France chief details positive Cosmetics Europe outlook
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Talks with the top: Loïc Armand details his positive cosmetics outlook

As Cosmetics Europe announced that President of L’Oréal France, Loïc Armand, will take the reins as its...

Bulldog: Performance not affected by phasing out microbeads
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“Eliminating microbeads does not compromise cosmetics quality”

Bulldog Skincare founder Simon Duffy says that removing plastic microbeads from cosmetics products and soaps will not...

Cosmetics Europe champions positive exports outlook
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Cosmetics Europe predicts bright future for industry with exports key

The personal care trade association held its General Assembly in Brussels this week and announced that exports...

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