A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from March 2021 shows interest in Colgate-Palmolive’s design-led innovation strategy, Garnier’s Leaping Bunny certification and L’Oréal and Typology’s green beauty objectives.
Naturalness is the most important aspect of a beauty product for consumers in Germany and France, but there are mixed views on what the term means and how it translates into cosmetics, finds natural and organic certifier Natrue.
L’Oréal’s Garnier brand has received Cruelty Free International’s Leaping Bunny approval on its entire global portfolio after months of work with its vast supplier network – a move that proves exactly what is possible on a mass beauty scale, says the...
The move by France to provide a government platform enabling beauty manufacturers to qualify for exemptions when exporting general-use cosmetics to China should carve out a path for other countries to follow, says a Procter & Gamble executive.
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from January 2021 shows interest in blue light protection ingredients, a move from France to bypass China animal testing and market challenges around growth in the wake of COVID-19.
France has become the first EU country to qualify for exemptions on animal testing for general-use cosmetics exported to China after its National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) developed a dedicated platform enabling manufacturers...
A round-up of CosmeticsDesign-Europe’s most-read news from December 2020 shows interest in trend predictions and reflections, industry noise on EU animal testing regulations and microbiota-targeted innovation from Unilever.
A coordinated approach amongst European Union policy makers that considers research, method and validation is needed for non-animal alternative cosmetic testing to fully replace animal data, says the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
The European Commission (EC) stands by its endorsement of calls made by the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Board of Appeal for animal data to verify worker safety of two cosmetic ingredients, despite a recent industry-signed open letter damning such...
The cosmetics industry has heavily invested in advancing non-animal safety testing methods, now efforts must turn to driving regulatory acceptance of these next-generation alternatives, says the founder of animal-free testing lab XCellR8.
Procter & Gamble, Unilever, L’Oréal and Avon are among signatories of an open statement claiming the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and its Board of Appeal is undermining the EU animal testing ban on cosmetics - a claim the agency refutes.
Vegan was the third most popular product claim made across online global cosmetics last year, carved out by niche independent beauty brands. And the claim will continue its rise as mass beauty takes it on, says Euromonitor International.