The Union for Ethical BioTrade has outlined in a technical report what global cosmetic companies will face in regards to the Convention on Biological Diversity's (CBD) Nagoya Protocol benefit sharing principles (ABS).
According to Organic Monitor, some companies have started to formulate natural/organic cosmetics with Halal certification as they realize that Halal products, while increasingly popular, often fall short in terms of their ecological credentials as the...
McNabb Nutraceuticals has received the backing of the advertising industry’s investigative unit that its Sunology Sunblock is a natural or chemical free sunscreen, although it has been told to discontinue its moisturizing claims.
After years of in-court battles leading to the lawsuit being dropped, the certification body has expressed its pleasure at the San Francisco Federal District Court’s decision to drop the case and side with Ecocert.
Although Asian cosmetic and personal care companies have embraced the issue of sustainability, Organic Monitor director Amarjit Sahota believes that the social and economic impact are being overlooked.
There are a plethora of obstacles when it comes to tackling organic and natural formulation says formulation expert Dr Barbara Olioso, who points to ‘technology, knowledge and common sense’ as the best navigation tools.
As sales demand for cosmetic and toiletries are forecasted to rise by 5.0 percent per year to $9.9 billion in the US in 2016, Cosmetics Design takes a look at developments in the natural and organic area that are helping to shape the category.
Today is the third day of the HBA Global Expo in New York, which remains one of the biggest events on the calendar for North American packaging professionals, underlined by the tough competition in this year’s IPDA entries.
Visitors to the HBA Global Expo 2012 were greeted with a novel seating area that provided visitors an opportunity to orientate themselves and network, before tackling the show floor. This year the floor included the Splash Pavillion, a pavillion for new...
The American Botanical Council (ABC) has published a scientific literature review stating that the majority of products containing grapefruit seed extracts, such as cosmetics, may be adulterated with synthetic additives.