All news articles for September 2014

Avon cleared of bribery charges in China

Avon cleared of bribery charges in China

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Cosmetics maker Avon has been cleared of the bribery charges it faced in China by a New York Judge, in a case that had been ongoing for a number of years.

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

P&G ad criticized for slight against Unilever product

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Procter & Gamble’s Olay Sensitive Body Wash has been recommended to drop print and online ad claims that Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash is ‘harsh’ after brand owner Unilever complained to the National Advertising Division.

Sunscreen Innovation Act looks set for approval

Sunscreen Innovation Act looks set for approval

By Simon Pitman

Following on from senate approval for the Sunscreen Innovation act earlier this month, regulation law expert Angela Deisch believes the bill looks set to be made law.

US market for consumer wipes set for solid growth

US market for consumer wipes set for solid growth

By Simon Pitman

Demand for consumer wipes in the United States is set to grow at above market average personal care growth rates for the next five years, according to a new report from the Freedonia Group.

Pterostilbene can be found in blueberries

Study shows blueberry anti-oxidant prevents UV damage

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A stilbenoid found in blueberries and grapes may have the capacity to prevent several types of UV-mediated damage, reddening of the skin and loss of skin barrier function when applied topically.