Researchers at the University of Bath have developed a new technique to study the properties of skin which could help the development of topical skin creams and treatments and improve understanding of the skin ageing process.
The United Arab Emirates has notified the World Trade Organization's Committee of a new draft proposal on cosmetics regulation that contains a requirement for companies to label cosmetic products containing nanomaterials.
The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment recently hosted a conference whereby professionals gathered to identify areas where current EU legislation on nanomaterials is insufficient.
Flowing locks of golden hair could become a permanent hair dye option after scientists reported the first synthesis of gold nanoparticles inside human hairs; a discovery that has big implications for hair dyeing and colouring.
The Danish Consumer Council, the Danish Ecological Council and DTU Environment have teamed up to develop a database to identify more than 1,200 products that may contain nanomaterials and provide further information on these.
The European Commission is being called on to close up 'loopholes' in its nanomaterial regulation by establishing a new stand-alone piece of legislation, to clear up and provide in more detail, information that failed to be provided in its second...
After the launch of its latest research project into the safety of nanomaterials earlier in the year, the global chemicals giant has been pushing ahead, so much so that it reveals the first phase of results will be available by early 2013.
The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has teamed up with various environmental non-governmental and consumer organizations to express its concerns on the conclusions of the second regulatory review of nanomaterials, recently published by the European...
As upcoming industry events in Europe and beyond turn their attention to the new EU cosmetics regulations being exercised next year, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the key points from the new legislation.
Nanotechnology has been on the tip of our tongues for the last few years and has been put under particular scrutiny in the last few months. There have been those that herald it as the most effective delivery system for active ingredients, and those that...