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Cruelty Free International can certify cruelty-free brands and companies in cosmetics and personal care through its Leaping Bunny program (Photo: Cruelty Free International)

SCS FORMULATE 2019

Cruelty Free International: Leaping Bunny certification is soaring

By Kacey Culliney


Demand for certified cruelty-free cosmetics has soared in recent years, and with more than 200 Leaping Bunny applications in the process with Cruelty Free International this will only continue, says its head of certification services.

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

State of the industry: Cosmetics Europe Director General speaks out

By Lucy Whitehouse

We caught up with the Director General of the European trade association for the cosmetics and personal care industry, John Chave, on the state of the industry today, and why it is a very good time to be an industry professional in beauty.

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.

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