Medical research charity FRAME wants to gauge public and professional knowledge on animal testing in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemicals and hopes its survey will drive awareness on the complexity of the issue.
Clean and ethical has taken the food and nutrition world by storm, and following hot on its heels is beauty. The movement has been flourishing in cosmetics and personal care for some time now and will soar in due course, propelled by the continued and...
Next-generation in vitro safety assessments for cosmetics should see good uptake in coming years, receiving regulatory approvals and becoming industry standard within the next decade, suggests the director of science and research at Cosmetics Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.