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Bondi Sands faces US class action over ‘reef friendly' claim for sunscreens

Bondi Sands faces US class action over ‘reef friendly’ claim for sunscreens

The Australian brand is facing a class action lawsuit in the United States over alleged false claims in relation to reef protection....

US Congress moves to ban discrimination of race-related hairstyles

US Congress moves to ban discrimination of race-related hairstyles

Afros, braids, dreadlocks: the US House of Representatives on Friday voted to ban discrimination based on hairstyles associated with a...

All cosmetic products can now apply for the EU Ecolabel

All cosmetic products can now apply for the EU Ecolabel

So far limited to so-called “rinse off cosmetic products”, the EU Ecolabel can now be used for all cosmetic categories, including skin...

Mexico's Senate unanimously votes to ban animal testing for cosmetic products

Mexico’s Senate unanimously votes to ban animal testing for cosmetic products

Mexican Senate approved a reform to the General Health Law to prohibit the use of animal testing for cosmetic products. Mexico will...

Cosmetics brands campaign against ECHA to maintain EU's ban on animal testing

Cosmetics brands campaign against ECHA to maintain EU’s ban on animal testing

In association with several international animal rights advocacy groups, The Body Shop and Dove are joining forces to call for laws...

USA: Study prompts Senate bill to ban PFAS in cosmetic products

USA: Study prompts Senate bill to ban PFAS in cosmetic products

A study revealing the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) in certain makeup products sold in North America...

China to end compulsory animal testing for imported cosmetics on May 1

China to end compulsory animal testing for imported cosmetics on May 1

Effective May 1, 2021, so-called “general cosmetics” imported in China will be exempted from animal testing. Brands will need to provide...

Brazil's Anvisa clarifies new ingredients labelling rules for cosmetics

Brazil’s Anvisa clarifies new ingredients labelling rules for cosmetics

In addition to the resolution published on November 2020 requiring the ingredient list of cosmetic products placed on the Brazilian...

Allergenic fragrances found in cosmetics sold as “perfume-free” in Europe

Allergenic fragrances found in cosmetics sold as “perfume-free” in Europe

A recent study coordinated by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) of the Council of Europe...

Brazil: Anvisa changes cosmetics labeling rules

Brazil: Anvisa changes cosmetics labeling rules

Brazil’s National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) issued a resolution requiring that the composition of hygiene products,...

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Skincare: A snapshot of French and American trends

Skincare: A snapshot of French and American trends

To announce our new partnership with Spate, Cosmetics Inspiration & Creation kicks off a series of updates from the Google search...

From chestnut tree sap, a rich bio-oil for healthier hair and...

From chestnut tree sap, a rich bio-oil for healthier hair and skin

For centuries people have used oils to care for their hair and skin because of their conditioning and nourishing properties. Different...

Cosmetic Ingredients - April 2022

Cosmetic Ingredients - April 2022

After two years marked by a pandemic and a succession of unprecedented global lockdowns, the face of the global cosmetics market has...

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