Nutricosmetics

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

By Lucy Whitehouse

The UK’s cosmetics trade association has asserted that “cosmetic products will continue to be safe after Brexit”, following recent media coverage that suggested standards on safety for beauty may slip in the UK once it leaves the EU.

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

Discover our market-leading skin microbiome conference

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the potential of the skin’s microbiome offering totally new avenues for formulation, product development and brand launches, our first Cosmetics Design Summit will be dedicated to Skin Microbiome Innovation.

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

Editor's Spotlight

Exporting cosmetics to China just got a bit easier

By Simon Pitman

Exporting cosmetics to China is a big goal for many European cosmetic and personal care players but one that has been traditionally hindered by bureaucracy. But things may have just got a little easier.

How is indie beauty shaping up in Europe?

Editor's Spotlight

How is indie beauty shaping up in Europe?

By Simon Pitman

The first ever Indie Beauty Expo (IBE) to take place in Europe has just been wrapped up in London, a small event that showcased some of the leading brands targeting the market there.

Beauty ingredient maker Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

Croda opens marine biotech center in Canada

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker is looking to the marine environment and biotechnology as a sustainable alternative to conventional personal care ingredient manufacturing. And having acquired Prince Edward Island – based Nautilus Biosciences at the start...

Biotech partnership & naturals focus for BASF

Biotech partnership & naturals focus for BASF

By Lucy Whitehouse

With an eye on the naturals trend and how it intersects with environmentally-friendly consumer goods, BASF is one company making strides to prove its credentials.