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

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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?

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

5 latest innovations in formulation and science for beauty: March

By Lucy Whitehouse

From a new fermented-honey prebiotic ingredient to a ‘groundbreaking’ new soap noodle, in this Editor’s Spotlight, we look back at the biggest innovations seen recently within formulation and science for the beauty and personal care industry.

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

PCHI 2019

Asian expansion eyed by US maker of reusable gel masks

By Amanda Lim

US-based cosmetics firm Alps Beauty is searching for partners to bring a reusable and customisable gel mask to Asia, and reported a high level of interest at last week’s PCHi show in Guangzhou

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LATAM Special Edition: Natural Hair Care

Mintel highlights the hottest natural hair care launches

By Simon Pitman

The Latin American region has always been about hair care, so combine that with the naturals trends and you have a segment of the market that is alive with new product launches and innovation.

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Amazon continues to attract indie beauty brands

By Deanna Utroske

This month, Pour Moi Skincare announced plans to start selling on the multinational ecommerce platform—a move that more and more cosmetics and personal care startups are making since Amazon launched its dedicated indie beauty shop last summer.

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

Trends to watch at in-cosmetics: Spotlight on the microbiome

By Lucy Whitehouse

With the skin’s microbiome a rising trend with the potential to define the direction of skin care and scalp care into the future, exhibitors and visitors will be keeping a keen eye on the latest innovations, launches and research in the space at the upcoming...

What is the next step for plastic packaging?

What is the next step for plastic packaging?

By Simon Pitman

As Costa Rica becomes the first country in the world to announce that it is ditching single use plastics, it is irrefutable that the war on plastics is really heating up. So what does this mean for our industry?

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How the CBD trend is unfolding in Europe

By Simon Pitman

Cannabidiol (CBD) skin care has already taken the US market by storm, and it is starting to make a splash in European markets too, underlined by a recent spike in new product launches containing the ingredient.

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