Lack of regulations and labeling requirements for natural personal care products in Asia means the market is dominated by synthetic ingredients positioned as natural, according to market research company, Kline.
Logona Natural Cosmetics, a manufacturer of personal care products and color cosmetics, has developed a gluten-free line comprising 155 products in response to increased awareness of gluten-intolerance.
Personal care pollution should be on your radarA rash of highly publicised scientific studies has served to underline growing awareness of pollution from personal care products. Justified or not, it will become an increasingly important issue for the...
Last week’s announcement that the French government is mulling plans to introduce cosmetics labeling for mothers-to-be again raises the question of whether enough is being done to protect US consumers. So who should be taking responsibility – industry...
Scientists working for organisations backed by the Australian
government say they are working on methods that will turn plants
into 'biofactories', capable of producing oils that can replace
Materials science company NaturalNano has announced that it has
signed a licensing agreement with the US Naval Research Laboratory
to develop a broad spectrum of controlled-release nanomaterials, a
number of which will touch on both...
Tapping into the fast-growing market for natural cosmetic and
personal care products, Texas-based Alima Cosmetics has received
the BDIH Certified Natural Cosmetics Seal for its line of 240
mineral make-up products.
The market for Halal cosmetics is growing on a global basis, but
nowhere is this trend more pronounced than in the Middle East,
where conscientious consumers are specifically searching out Halal
A new study carried out by lobby group the Environmental Working
Group (EWG) suggests that a significant number of cosmetic and
toiletry products with a petroleum-base may contain a
cancer-causing impurity called 1,4-dioxane.
EU lawmakers have approved a new chemical law aimed at making
producers and importers of chemicals, used in goods such as
personal care products, prove that the substances they put on the
market are safe for consumers.
This year L'Oreal, the world's largest cosmetic player, increased
its footprint in the naturals and organic market with the purchase
of The Body Shop and Sanoflore - acquisitions that are likely to
lead to further activity...
On the back of its new shipments to Banana Republic stores and
higher Burberry sales, Inter Parfums has reported a 19 per cent
hike in sales, prompting it to increase its outlook for the 2006
In response to growing regulatory legislation on a global level the
organizers of this year's HBA event will hold the first Regulatory
Summit, a day long seminar that will include a panel of
international speakers providing industry-driven...
In an attempt to tap into significant opportunities in the baby
personal care sector bought about by shifting demographics,
Ascendia Brands is relaunching its Baby Magic baby toiletries range
by revamping the brand's image and...
Latest research from US scientists shows that nanoparticles used in
certain sun cream formulations can affect mice brain cells by
upsetting the chemical balance and potentially causing neurological
In France the Advertising Regulation Board (BVP) and the Federation
of Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances (FIP) have re-written
ethical codes governing the advertising of personal care products
in the country.