Hair extensions, liquid blush and more dominate the latest beauty research: Spate

As the world continues to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions on masks have eased, consumers are currently eager to get rosy cheeks, voluminous hair and pheromone perfumes, a fragrance set to emit attractive vibes this summer. according to beauty trend tracker Spit. Liquid blush The rosy cheeks obtained with liquid blush are currently … Read more

Mielle Organics expands into Ulta Beauty

The company’s award-winning multicultural hair care products are now available for purchase in all Ulta Beauty stores nationwide and online at ulta.com. “We are delighted to welcome Mielle Organics to Ulta Beauty’s hair care assortment,” said Jessica Phillips, Ulta Beauty Vice President of Merchandising. “The brand has established a loyal fan base over the years … Read more

Natural and organic cosmetics certifications and standards for the EU beauty industry

In recent years there has been a growing interest in natural and organic cosmetics. Consumers are becoming more aware of the cosmetics they use every day and want to make sure they are using the best products for their skin and the environment. For some, this means avoiding certain ingredients or looking for organic and … Read more

2022 EU, USA, Canada teeth whitening regulations for the oral care industry

Teeth whitening products have certainly gained popularity in recent years. Tooth whitening was performed only in a dental office by a qualified healthcare professional. But in recent years, teeth whitening has become more accessible as many brands are now making teeth whitening kits that consumers can use at home, offering an inexpensive and easy alternative … Read more

Animal-free chemical risk assessment for cosmetics is possible with the collaborative push, say toxicology experts

Last week, the UK’s Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) held an expert seminar dedicated to demonstrating the safety of chemicals without relying on animal testing. The seminar brought together expert cosmetic scientists, animal-free test providers, NGOs, universities and UK government regulators to discuss and analyze real-world case studies and future opportunities in the field. … Read more

Regulatory and supply chain issues affect the decisions of beauty companies

In this rapidly changing world, things change very quickly. For the Chinese cosmetics industry, it is the combination of rapidly changing regulations and supply chain problems. When I connect the dots in the beauty industry, playing it safe seems to be the underlying trend among cosmetics marketers and their suppliers. The regulations continue to make … Read more

The benefits of cosmetic acids in skin care formulas

Acids have a long history in skin care. When shiny, tight-fitting Italian leather shoes were in vogue, salicylic acid in colloidal suspensions was used to remove corns from the toes. Cotton pads soaked in salicylic acid in ethanol were then used to remove the outer layers of the stratum corneum; then, polishing the skin via … Read more

Clean beauty and minimalism – HAPPI

Clean beauty is more than a watchword: it is a movement. So, it’s no surprise that more than 120 beauty industry executives attended a clean beauty seminar developed by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ New York Chapter earlier this week. NYSCC president Giorgio Dell’Acqua opened the meeting with a presentation on minimalism in formulation. He … Read more

The whole food market supports federal legislation to end animal testing for cosmetics

Whole Foods Market became the latest company to support the Humane Cosmetics Act, federal legislation that would end the production and sale of animal-tested cosmetics in the United States. With a few exceptions, the legislation would end all animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredients in the United States and ban the import of cosmetics … Read more

Discrepancies and mislabeling of preservatives found in cosmetic products in the Philippines

The study analyzed a collection of 65 personal care products from local and international manufacturers, which included moisturizers, face cleansers, sunscreens and shampoos. The products were subsequently chemically tested for the presence of methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI), methylisothiazolinone (MI) and formaldehyde and discrepancies were found in the information provided on the labels. “There were discrepancies in the … Read more