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California's Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act moves forward after Committee vote

California’s Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act moves forward after Committee vote

California’s legislature has moved forward in the approval process of the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act that aims to ban a series chemicals...

EU Commission's scientific body says aluminium is safe in cosmetics

EU Commission’s scientific body says aluminium is safe in cosmetics

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS), which is in charge to provide the EU Commission with opinions on health and safety...

Cruelty Free International helps Aussie beauty brands access China

Cruelty Free International helps Aussie beauty brands access China

With a history spanning over 100 years, Cruelty Free International leads initiatives dedicated to ending the use of animals to test...

Proposed Natural Cosmetics Act aims to define “natural cosmetics” in the US

Proposed Natural Cosmetics Act aims to define “natural cosmetics” in the US

Introduced in Washington last week by Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, the Natural Cosmetics Act aims to set a legal definition of...

Natural and organic cosmetics: A booming market and a legal fight about "free from claims"

Natural and organic cosmetics: A booming market and a legal fight about "free from...

As sales are booming (+18.7% in 2018 compared to 2017), natural and organic cosmetics represent, by far, the most dynamic segment of...

French and European authorities in disagreement about the safe use of phenoxyethanol on babies

French and European authorities in disagreement about the safe use of phenoxyethanol on...

The French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) no longer wants so-called "non-rinsed" cosmetics...

No-deal Brexit: What should the cosmetics industry be preparing for?

No-deal Brexit: What should the cosmetics industry be preparing for?

As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is more and more likely the French Federation for Beauty Companies (FEBEA) has alerted its...

Brexit: “We need to get ready for a no-deal exit”

Brexit: “We need to get ready for a no-deal exit”

The scenario of the separation between the United Kingdom and the European Union is more than uncertain. As the planned divorce date,...

Brazil: ANVISA agrees to simplify the regulations of cosmetics for children

Brazil: ANVISA agrees to simplify the regulations of cosmetics for children

The Brazilian Association of personal hygiene, perfumery and cosmetics (ABIHPEC) announced on July 3 another regulatory breakthrough...

Nanoparticles: What is the meaning of the complaint of the French consumer watchdog?

Nanoparticles: What is the meaning of the complaint of the French consumer watchdog?

French consumer watchdog UFC-Que Choisir has decided to file a complaint against nine manufacturers that it accuses of concealment. The...

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China cosmetic regulatory framework to be overhauled

China cosmetic regulatory framework to be overhauled

Currently, in China, the fundamental regulation guiding the cosmetic sector is the outdated Cosmetics Hygiene Supervision Regulations...

How to naturally shield the skin from digital stress

How to naturally shield the skin from digital stress

Sleeping is one of the simplest and least expensive beauty secrets for the skin. And yet it is not the most obvious to respect. With...

Cosmetic ingredients - May 2020

Cosmetic ingredients - May 2020

In today’s very particular context, all of us at Premium Beauty News have been busy following for you how the cosmetics industry is...