A Philippines-based environmental pressure group is taking its fights against adulterated and potentially harmful cosmetics across the region, after securing a number of notable victories in South East Asia.
The European Commission’s Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) has closed the comment period for its preliminary safety opinion on the two phytoestrogen isoflavone substances, genistein and daidzein.
There is a lack of rules and regulations for cosmetic manufacturers in Pakistan, despite the high usage of personal care products in the country, some of which are laced with toxic ingredients harmful to health, according to an academic review.
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Beauty consumers consider holistic wellness as integral to their daily routines, particularly as stress and mental health have taken over the conversation amidst COVID-19, says the associate director of global beauty and personal care at Mintel.
UK parents are increasingly interested in clean beauty and concerned about ingredient safety in baby and toddler skin care products, creating opportunities to premiumize the category despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, says Mintel.
Personal care major Beiersdorf is primed to publish its industry standard defining cosmetic grade recycled plastic suitability by the end of this year; a standard it co-developed with two specialist German companies.
The beauty industry will have to re-think product engagement and interaction as consumers emerge from the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis with safety and hygiene front-of-mind, highly aware of everything they touch, says a trends expert.
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has accelerated and morphed consumer trends, catapulting safety and hygiene to the fore and increasing the relevance of blockchain and biotech in beauty, says a trends expert.
Online retail giants Amazon and eBay have pulled several illegal skin lightening creams containing mercury sold in the UK, Belgium and US following investigative findings from international NGO coalition The Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG).
There are unknown facts around the full impact Brexit will have on cosmetics regulation and compliance, but regulatory knowledge and harmonisation across the European Union must still be prioritised, says the president of Cosmetics Consultants Europe...