babies & children

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
01 Sep 2022
--- Kimberly-Clark, manufacturer of personal hygiene products including Andrex, Kleenex and Huggies, has joined forces with Carlton Power, who will supply hydrogen to the company’s manufacturing facility at... Read More
22 Aug 2022
--- Supervising the safety of children’s cosmetics, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has revised the safety guidelines to include 19 additional regulations.
18 Aug 2022
--- The Cosmetic Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) has shown support for “option one” – extending the deadline for regulating substances that are carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR) and... Read More
15 Aug 2022
--- The American Chemical Society (ACS) has highlighted that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is wholly evaluating its animal testing requirement, thus also impacting the cosmetics sector.
12 Aug 2022
--- In 2023, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Consumer Health will internationally “transition to an all cornstarch-based baby powder portfolio” – replacing its iconic talc-based Baby Powder. This decision comes... Read More
22 Jul 2022
--- Johnson & Johnson is launching Vivvi & Bloom, a skin- and hair care brand for babies and toddlers developed with simple ingredients. The Vivvi & Bloom brand was created to meet the needs of Millennial and Gen-Z... Read More
13 Jul 2022
--- A study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that prenatal phthalate exposure is associated with preterm birth. Researchers from Spain also studied the impact of exposure to phthalates during early life on... Read More
08 Jul 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Seqens Advanced Cosmetics and Azelis expanded fine chemicals offerings in the personal care segment. The Estée Lauder Companies have generated US$1.8 million in new sales with a 98x... Read More
08 Jul 2022
--- Unilever is urging the EU to deliver consistency between chemical regulations and the 2013 ban on animal testing for cosmetics amid concerns that production loopholes may emerge. However, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)... Read More
07 Jul 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) has set out its new EU Innovation Agenda, which aims to advance digitalization and secure an environmentally sustainable future for industries including beauty and personal care amid climate and... Read More