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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...

Natural and organic cosmetics: The new ISO standard continues to be debated

Natural and organic cosmetics: The new ISO standard continues to be debated

The ISO 16128 standard for the international harmonization of definitions for natural and organic cosmetic products and their...

Scientists recommend avoiding the use of triclosan and triclocarban in consumer products

Scientists recommend avoiding the use of triclosan and triclocarban in consumer products

In a statement published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, over 200 scientists and medical professionals say that...

Sunscreens and aluminium salts, the FEBEA takes the floor

Sunscreens and aluminium salts, the FEBEA takes the floor

At a time when certain substances used in cosmetics, are making the headlines, the FEBEA (French trade association representing...

Brazil: Anvisa updates definition and labelling rules for sun products

Brazil: Anvisa updates definition and labelling rules for sun products

Brazil’s National Agency for Health Surveillance (Anvisa) recently published a new regulation (RDC 126/2016) providing a new definition...

Zinc oxide makes official entry into the list of UV filters approved in the EU

Zinc oxide makes official entry into the list of UV filters approved in the EU

The European Commission has added zinc oxide - in both its nano and non-nano forms - to Annex VI of the EU Cosmetics Regulation, thus...

Audit of cosmetics advertising practices shows high compliance level

Audit of cosmetics advertising practices shows high compliance level

An independent audit of cosmetics advertisements on television and print in media across six European countries conducted by the...

Cosmetics under fire: What is the impact on consumers and the industry?

Cosmetics under fire: What is the impact on consumers and the industry?

After Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF), which targeted baby cosmetics, French consumers action group UFC-Que Choisir made a...

USA: Ban on microplastic beans in rinsed-off cosmetics

USA: Ban on microplastic beans in rinsed-off cosmetics

On Monday, December 28, 2015, President Obama signed into law the bill H.R. 1321 phasing out the production and sale in the USA of...

North America on the way to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetics

North America on the way to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetics

In the wake of Illinois, several North American states have voted or are considering measures to prohibit plastic microbeads in...

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Beautystreams’ top beauty innovations in review 2023

Beautystreams' top beauty innovations in review 2023

2023 was marked by novelty across the beauty industry. As we count down to the end of the year, revisit some of the most notable...

Semi-permanent gel polish in retail: a revolution in the nail...

Semi-permanent gel polish in retail: a revolution in the nail industry

In the world of nail makeup, a major trend has emerged in the last 10 years, shaking the very foundations of the traditional nail...

Beauty Packaging Innovation - February 2024

Beauty Packaging Innovation - February 2024

The latest Luxe Pack and Paris Packaging Week trade shows have once again focused on solutions aimed at reducing the environmental...

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