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5 top regulation and safety updates to know about

5 top regulation and safety updates to know about

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over skin whitening products to The Body Shop’s recent animal testing alternative appointment, we round up the biggest recent headlines in regulation and safety in this Editor’s Spotlight.

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Animal testing bans for cosmetics are in place in a large number of countries and regional states, but some are still delaying in introducing these. We take a look and consider how far there is left to go with animal testing alternatives too. Watch in...

Animal testing alternatives: The Body Shop appoints XCellR8

Animal testing alternatives: The Body Shop appoints XCellR8

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Body Shop has appointed a UK contract testing organisation, XCellR8, to provide the company with skin and eye irritation tests for cosmetic ingredients and formulations across the Body Shop’s product portfolio.

Global ban on animal testing: where are we in 2019?

Guest Article

Global ban on animal testing: where are we in 2019?

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

In this guest article, a regulatory expert takes us through the global situation for animal testing for cosmetics. What are the rules for markets across the world, and how do they differ from each other?

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over misreporting of potentially unsafe UK cosmetics after Brexit, to Unilever’s expanded transparency programme for ingredients, we take a look at the key updates for safety and regulation so far this year in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Unilever’s 2018: what did the beauty giant get up to?

Unilever’s 2018: what did the beauty giant get up to?

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a push with its eco beauty brand and an effort towards natural microplastics, to the company’s new CEO coming from the division, Unilever’s beauty business has had a big year in 2018. We take a look in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

Editor's Spotlight

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

By Simon Pitman

Exporting cosmetics to China is a big goal for many European cosmetic and personal care players but one that has been traditionally hindered by bureaucracy. But things may have just got a little easier.

Regulation and safety: global updates November

Regulation and safety: global updates November

By Lucy Whitehouse

A focus on child labour in the mica supply chain, a look at regulatory issues in Turkey and Israel, an exclusive interview with a Weleda exec: in this special feature, we catch up with the latest major news in beauty regulation and safety.

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