body care

06 Apr 2023
--- The European Commission (EC) is now waiting for the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) committees to submit their evaluations of the proposed restriction of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
05 Apr 2023
--- The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) was passed last December and is now providing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with new authorities. This law is expected to ensure the safety of cosmetic... Read More
04 Apr 2023
--- L’Oréal is acquiring Aesop, a subsidiary of the Brazilian firm Natura &Co for an enterprise value of US$2.53 billion. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close in... Read More
03 Apr 2023
--- At this year’s In-Cosmetics Global tradeshow in Barcelona, Spain, PersonalCareInsights interviewed various exhibitors to get the latest scoop on cosmetic solutions while reporting on upcoming industry trends.... Read More
31 Mar 2023
--- Using white biotechnology, Givaudan Active Beauty has launched PrimalHyal Hydra[+], a new cationic hyaluronic acid (HA), which was also showcased yesterday at In-cosmetics Global, Barcelona, Spain, where PersonalCareInsights... Read More
29 Mar 2023
--- BASF Personal Care is presenting its digitalization “Re_think” concept for health, environmental sustainability and supply chain transparency at the ongoing In-Cosmetics Global trade show in Barcelona, Spain... Read More
24 Mar 2023
--- Fermentation technology is advancing as a viable method for producing microbiome-enhancing and environmentally sustainable cosmetic ingredients. PersonalCareInsights speaks to Mibelle Biochemistry about the benefits of... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- Tattoo aftercare brand Mad Rabbit has secured US$10 million in a Series A funding round. It marks this success as an addition to the growing investments in the tattoo space.
22 Mar 2023
--- New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is revising its cosmetics regulation to align with European Union’s (EU) policy approach and extend consumer protection. It is also proposing to ban the use... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) reveals it expects the European Commission (EC) to present the Green Claims Directive (GCD) tomorrow – dubbed a much-awaited law that seeks to crack down on greenwashing. This... Read More
20 Mar 2023
--- A study inspecting heavy metal impurities of antimony, arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury in cosmetic products has been carried out by the UK national regulator, Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS), in hopes of... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- Biotechnology company Aldena Therapeutics has received financing worth US$30 million by Medicxi to advance siRNA-based therapies for dermatological indications, which will lead to “long-lasting therapies” for... Read More
14 Mar 2023
--- Sephora, TikTok and Digitas have partnered to facilitate “founder-led” beauty brands to gain expertise in producing and developing creator content. The partnership aims to educate brands on the importance of a... Read More
14 Mar 2023
--- At the 95th Academy Awards yesterday, winning actors and directors bagged the Oscar award along with an “Everyone Wins” Nominee Gift Bag produced by LA-based Distinctive Assets. The gift bag features personal... Read More
10 Mar 2023
--- This week in personal care news, Maison Francis Kurkdjian of LVMH partnered with Longitude 181 to promote the study and protection of sperm whales, a vulnerable species and a natural source of ambergris. Symrise launched... Read More
10 Mar 2023
--- Growing consumer awareness combined with policy crackdown on climate change has prompted personal care packaging to evolve beyond traditional materials. However, hygiene and product safety pose a challenge to new solutions.... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- Anti-competition authorities carried out “unannounced inspections” at dawn on the premises of Symrise, Givaudan, Firmenich and International Flavours & Fragrances (IFF). The European Commission (EC) alongside... 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
27 Feb 2023
--- The skin barrier is essential to skincare and goes beyond beauty into skin health. PersonalCareInsights speaks to Montagne Jeunesse, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) and Seqens on upcoming developments, top... Read More