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Alternatives to animal testing: ECHA launches multi-language guide

30-Sep-2016 - The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched guides to alternatives to animal testing and the REACH regulation, available to download in 23 languages.

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Ideas sharing between industries is where beauty innovation is going

29-Sep-2016 - The choice of packaging materials and formulation solutions available to beauty professionals is mind boggling, and undoubtedly it is the work the Material ConneXion library in New York City that...

Coty joins S&P 500 and investors like it

29-Sep-2016 - Coty has been added to the Standard & Poor’s 500, an announcement that drew applause from the investment world and sent stock prices on the up.

Amyris and Gingko Bioworks collaborate on bio-based products

29-Sep-2016 - Biotech players Amyris and Gingko have confirmed the terms for their collaboration aimed at bringing cultured materials and ingredients to the market, both faster and more efficiently.

Lush chips in to tackle food waste

29-Sep-2016 - Beauty brand Lush has donated £50,000 to a campaign to tackle food waste and hunger in London.

Estée Lauder announces executive shake up at GlamGlow

28-Sep-2016 - Twenty months after acquiring GlamGlow, the Estée Lauder Companies has restructured its executive leadership in a bid to keep the skin care brand buzzing.

AOBiome conducts first of-a-kind trials for bacteria-derived acne treatment

28-Sep-2016 - Biotech skin care player AOBiome says it is conducting the very first of a kind trials to determine the effectiveness of a new topical bacterial treatment for acne sufferers.

PCPC conference will tackle California Proposition 65 updates

28-Sep-2016 - The Personal Care Products Council will hold its 2016 Emerging Issues Conference in November, with one of core focuses of the agenda likely to be the overhaul of Prop 65.

Print-a-perm? L’Oréal aims to lead on bioprinting hair

28-Sep-2016 - L’Oréal has announced the launch of a partnership aimed at developing the bioprinting of  hair follicles.

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How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part II

27-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

Cargill eyes expansion of its personal care business

27-Sep-2016 - Agrofood giant Cargill is aiming to expand its footprint in the cosmetics and personal care arena, and has announced a new leader to head up the global team.

in-cosmetics Latin America readies to open its doors

27-Sep-2016 - Next week the third edition of the in-cosmetics Latin America will open its doors in São Paulo Brazil, marking the evolution of an event that started off purely focused on the Brazil...

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Biomimetics: the future of beauty innovation from nature

27-Sep-2016 - Biomimetics - using concepts and principles from nature to create new materials, devices and systems - could offer huge opportunities for beauty.

IASC says global aloe market continues to expand

26-Sep-2016 - Despite recent regulatory slings and arrows the aloe market continues to expand, a trade organization representative said.

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How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part I

26-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

Congressmen move to strengthen cosmetic product regulation

26-Sep-2016 - A bi-partisan proposal has been made through the House of Representatives that aims to strengthen the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ability to regulate cosmetic products.

Insight from the US: latest in organic beauty

23-Sep-2016 - A market research firm dedicated to retail of organics in the US is set to reveal its insights to a European audience next week.

Landmark court case upholds EU ban on animal testing: no exceptions

22-Sep-2016 - An EU court has ruled there are to be no exceptions in the region’s ban on cosmetics products that are tested on animals.

The new L’Oréal USA headquarters is changing a neighborhood

22-Sep-2016 - In June, the beauty company opened new offices in New York City, just two avenues away from the Hudson River. Now the company has partnered with a local nonprofit to...

Big changes on the horizon for L’Oréal device brand Clarisonic

22-Sep-2016 - This week the cosmetics company filed documents with the Washington State government and issued a statement, making it clear that production of the company’s face and body cleaning devices will...

Doing More with Bacteria: new innovations from AOBiome and Mother Dirt

22-Sep-2016 - The clinical research company and its consumer products brand are moving bacteria forward, launching new product and advancing research that could change skin care forever.

Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

By-products and re-used materials raise bar on formulation sustainability

21-Sep-2016 - Ethical and sustainability claims are proving among the hottest trends right now, and a new way for formulators to tap into this heightened state of consumer consciousness is to reuse...

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An intro to the Cosmetics Design Naturals and Sustainability Special Newsletter

21-Sep-2016 - Natural beauty and personal care ingredients, sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices, and consumer interest in ethical business, environmental issues, and wellness lifestyles are the top-level trends tying this Cosmetics Design...

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Why indie beauty and the organic, ‘clean’ trend are natural bedfellows

21-Sep-2016 - Indie beauty and the naturals trends are both seeing above-market-average, impressive growth. We take a look at how they connect, overlap and are even helping to boost each others’ sales.

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Biotech: How science is helping the beauty industry source natural personal care and cosmetic ingredients

21-Sep-2016 - Biotechnology is nothing new. People have been modifying natural systems to make and alter products for thousands of years. What is new is the scale and specificity of biotech. Today,...

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