Cosmeceuticals

Bucchini: “This is the first official blessing of​ beauty claims I am aware of...

Bella! EC backs beauty health claims; must be judged case-by-case

By Shane STARLING

Beauty claims are permissible under the EU nutrition and health claim regulation (NHCR) a European Commission committee has said in what an analyst says is a “first blessing” the EC may have taken from Italy’s stance on the matter.

Genomics fires Microbiota 2011 to new heights

Dispatches from Microbiota 2011

Genomics fires Microbiota 2011 to new heights

By Shane Starling in Paris

Mapping the microbiome and the increasing sophistication of gene sequencing and analysis have in just a few years completely changed the research landscape for microbiota, and looks set to answer many to-date unresolved ‘mechanism of action’ questions.

The science of skin health ingredients

Special edition: Beauty from within

The science of skin health ingredients

By Stephen Daniells

In the third part of our special series on nutricosmetics, we take a look at the science behind the ingredients positioned for skin health, from antioxidants to omega-3 oils.

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

Cosmetics advertisers must get tough on regulators and sharp on data

By Guy Montague-Jones

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has snared some of the biggest cosmetics names in regulatory traps because of their advertising claims. CosmeticsDesign.com spoke to Chris Gummer from Cider Solutions to discover who is to blame for...

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