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Sunscreen regulations across the globe: What industry needs to know

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

With summer in full swing and sunscreen products flying off shelves, this guest article sheds light on what cosmetic companies need to know on sun protection product regulations – very different across the globe.

Cosmetics in China: regulatory updates by COSMED

Cosmetics in China: regulatory updates by COSMED

By Lucy Whitehouse

Cosmed, a professional association for the beauty industry, here presents its latest insights in the China market for beauty players: e-commerce, new draft regulation, animal testing and more.

Ingredients players come up with smart solutions to CBD regulation

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Ingredients players come up with smart solutions to CBD regulation

By Simon Pitman

While regulators in the United States and the EU continue to mull laws that might enable the development of the hemp industry, cosmetic and personal care ingredient players have come up with intriguing ways of circumnavigating existing regulations.

Chinese cosmetics regulation: how does it work?

Chinese cosmetics regulation: how does it work?

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

In this Editor’s Spotlight, we get an expert overview on thee Chinese cosmetics market regulations: which organisations regulate the market, and what do they require from beauty players?

Avon backs campaign to stop LATAM animal testing

Avon backs campaign to stop LATAM animal testing

By Simon Pitman

Avon is one of the biggest cosmetic and personal care players to back a Humane Society International campaign to ban the testing of animals on ingredients and products in the LATAM region.

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

WATCH: Animal testing bans around the world in 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

Animal testing bans for cosmetics are in place in a large number of countries and regional states, but some are still delaying in introducing these. We take a look and consider how far there is left to go with animal testing alternatives too. Watch in...

Global ban on animal testing: where are we in 2019?

Guest Article

Global ban on animal testing: where are we in 2019?

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

In this guest article, a regulatory expert takes us through the global situation for animal testing for cosmetics. What are the rules for markets across the world, and how do they differ from each other?

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

By RJ Whitehead

A World Health Organisation survey found that nearly 40% of women polled in countries including China, Malaysia, India the Philippines and South Korea said they regularly used whitening products – but brands have sometimes been too eager to please, with...

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over misreporting of potentially unsafe UK cosmetics after Brexit, to Unilever’s expanded transparency programme for ingredients, we take a look at the key updates for safety and regulation so far this year in this Editor’s Spotlight.

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