Working with the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), two major players in the ingredients manufacture and supply for the beauty and personal care industry are teaming up to work on animal testing alternatives.
With L’Oréal’s recent Logocos acquisition bringing more vegan claims to the global beauty giant’s portfolio, and Unilever’s vegan personal care brand having just launched in the UK, we take a look at what’s making vegan claims so popular in beauty.
One industry leader has suggested that the major challenges facing the industry are the reduced palette of ingredients available to formulators, and the move away from fact-based policy making in regulations.
The cosmetics industry in Europe is living through a challenging time: Brexit is looming, for one thing, and for another, the industry is under frequent, intense scrutiny for its practices and impact (bans on microplastics and animal testing are key examples)....
In this final part of our exclusive interview with Gerald Renner, Director Technical Regulatory and International Affairs, Cosmetics Europe, we look ahead to the major regulatory concerns on the horizon.