All news articles for April 2017

Focus on South Korea by COSMED: changes in cosmetic categories

Focus on South Korea by COSMED: changes in cosmetic categories

By Marie Magnan, Cosmed Regulatory Affairs Manager.

In this guest article, COSMED, the professional association of the cosmetic industry in France, takes a look at Korea’s impact onto cosmetics categories and how regulation works in the country.

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

Anti-Pollution Special Newsletter

Inside, Outside, Upside-down: Anti-pollution solutions in the Americas

By Deanna Utroske

Pollution is a global reality and a particular concern in urban areas. Whether it’s from light, gases, particulate matter, organic compounds, or heavy metals, ingredient and personal care makers serving the region are innovating to mitigate pollution’s...

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

New Estée Lauder Companies research on skin and hair aging

By Deanna Utroske

At this week’s Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology the beauty, fragrance, and personal care maker will present new data connecting both environmental and biological factors to skin aging and to hair aging.

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

Our in-cosmetics Global round up: the Europe perspective

By Lucy Whitehouse

The start of this month saw London play host to this year’s edition of in-cosmetics Global, a leading industry trade show bringing together professionals from across the supply chain. Here, we review the highlights from the European region.

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

IMCD opens first personal care applications lab in the US

By Deanna Utroske

The Netherlands – based specialty chemical supplier announced this week the opening of its newest facility, a laboratory equipped to deliver formulations, testing, and more to clients in the US. And this lab is just the beginning of what IMCD has planned...

Organic beauty: trust and labelling in focus

Organic beauty: trust and labelling in focus

By Lucy Whitehouse

Organic beauty hit the headlines in the UK this week, as the Soil Association released a report suggesting that consumers are being misled by current labelling on products.

Coming clean: how to respond to product claims scrutiny

Coming clean: how to respond to product claims scrutiny

By Caroline Cardoso

Regulatory authorities are taking seriously certain claims about cosmetics products, and companies must ensure compliance while also remaining competitive, says Caroline Cardoso, head of cosmetics at ProductLife Group.