babies & children

08 Mar 2023
--- Kao Corporation has partnered with Healthcare Systems to launch Babywell Check, the first mail-in testing service using skin surface lipids-RNA monitoring technology to stably store and transport the genetic material... Read More
07 Mar 2023
--- Brazil, the largest beauty market in South America, has partially banned animal testing for “personal hygiene products, cosmetics and perfumes.” Announced by the National Council for the Control of Animal... Read More
03 Mar 2023
--- UK prime minister Rishi Sunak and president of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen have made a “decisive breakthrough” by introducing the Windsor Framework, resulting from the changes made to the... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Baby Dove has launched an expert advice series for new parents searching for trustworthy skincare products featuring certified dermatologists and pediatricians. The brand is using its TikTok page BabyDoveCare to promote... Read More
17 Feb 2023
--- In Japan, 4.3% of children’s skincare products on Amazon contain eight food allergens that are required to be labeled when used in food products, finds a study. Personal skincare products applied topically can increase... Read More
13 Feb 2023
--- A US-based study has found that most kids up to 12 in America use children’s makeup and body products (CMBP) and almost half of the proportion use it for play. The study underscores that with increasing evidence of... Read More
31 Jan 2023
--- A judge in the US appeal court has “dismissed” Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J) subsidiary, LTL management’s bid for bankruptcy protection at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. This... Read More
23 Dec 2022
--- As 2022 draws to a close, PersonalCareInsights reviews the most significant industry developments of the year. Notably, the industry saw a turn toward natural alternatives using biotechnology and fermentation with a focus on... Read More
09 Dec 2022
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contracted AMA Analytical Services to test talc-containing cosmetics for the presence of asbestos and has released the results of the 2022 samples, deeming that asbestos was not... Read More
08 Dec 2022
--- Kimberly-Clark, manufacturer of Huggies nappies, has linked up with Australia-based companies to introduce a local nappy recycling trial, aiming to curb alarming rates of pollution caused by the disposable item in landfills.
25 Nov 2022
--- Early application of emollients, or moisturizers, is effective in the prevention of atopic dermatitis (AD) in high-risk infants, according to an analysis in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology &... Read More
11 Nov 2022
--- Adding lotion to newborn skincare regimen after washing can “positively affect the microbiome” compared to just washing the baby according to researchers at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The company’s... Read More
11 Oct 2022
--- Unilever is unveiling its Compass Organisation, a structure to propel growth across five of its business groups: Beauty & Well-being, Personal Care, Nutrition, Home Care and Ice Cream. Each of these handles the strategy,... Read More
07 Oct 2022
--- The UK-based Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) is detailing its position on using “free from” claims, including similar claims for cosmetic and personal care products, in a published paper. The... Read More
07 Oct 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Perfect Corp. took a step forward in becoming a publicly-traded company. Givaudan announced the launch of its Silver Radiance program to improve the quality of living while aging and Symrise... Read More
06 Oct 2022
--- A generation of hyper-knowledgeable consumers is demanding more openness around supply chain ethics, carbon footprint and financial inclusivity in the growing cost of living and climate crises, reveals a report commissioned... Read More
03 Oct 2022
--- The US Senate has passed a five-year legislation that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to federally-enforce animal testing alternatives, in what the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine champions... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is expressing its desire to hear public views on dangerous chemicals to raise the standard of cosmetics safety. It has opened a consultation on a draft Delegated Regulation on the new hazardous... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) has ramped up its restrictions on cosmetic substances classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic (CMR), with additions and amendments to its existing regulations. Regulation 2022/1531,... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Analyzing immune biomarkers via a painless tape has been found to predict the chances of newborns developing pediatric atopic eczema, commonly experienced by babies. The discovery opens the door to research aimed at... Read More