cosmetic colors

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
15 Mar 2023
--- Private equity company Apollo Global Management’s affiliate Apollo Funds has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire chemical and ingredients distributor Univar Solutions, in an all-cash transaction... Read More
13 Mar 2023
--- The US state of Washington is addressing consumer gender discrimination via a bill passed in the Senate. It aims to prohibit price differences in goods or services based on the gender of the consumers for whom the products... 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
24 Feb 2023
--- The industry is witnessing the phasing out of animal testing for cosmetics worldwide. Europe has banned the practice and is attempting to close regulatory loopholes, while certain states in the US are banning the sale of... Read More
21 Feb 2023
--- The French government is appealing the EU General Court’s judgment of annulling the classification of titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a suspected carcinogen when inhaled or consumed in powder forms. The chemical is used... Read More
15 Feb 2023
--- The transitional restriction of blue 15:3 and green 7 pigments used in tattoo inks and permanent makeup, under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) chemicals regulation of the... Read More
14 Feb 2023
--- Swiss mineral producer Omya is making an eco-friendly statement at in-Cosmetics Global with a “waterless” range of personal care products featuring natural minerals and ingredients.
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
10 Feb 2023
--- This week in personal care news, Croda acquired Solus Biotech and Shiseido launched NARS Cosmetics in India to accelerate growth in Asia-Pacific. Meanwhile, Yves Saint Laurent Beauty (YSL) announced Lila Moss – Kate... Read More
08 Feb 2023
--- The impacts of COVID-19 continued leaving their marks across fiscal 2022 in the personal care sector, prolonging a challenging business environment. Other factors include rising energy costs, the Russia-Ukraine war, changes... Read More
06 Feb 2023
--- Animal testing for cosmetics has been banned in the European Union (EU) for ten years but due to various loopholes consumers are unknowingly purchasing products that have been tested on animals. Meanwhile, some brands... Read More
02 Feb 2023
--- The Innovative Beauty Group (IBG) and its sister brand Orchard Custom Beauty will debut a range of products inspired by art, beauty and fashion at the upcoming MakeUp in Los Angeles (MULA) 2023 convention.
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
27 Jan 2023
--- LockedKiss Ink 24-hour lip color has been launched by makeup giant MAC featuring the full spectrum of properties consumers want in an all-day lipstick – kissproof, waterproof and transfer-proof formula.
20 Jan 2023
--- This week in personal care news, Beiersdorf launched a cosmetic sun protection product specially made for a girl with a rare light disease, allowing her and others with the condition to enjoy a better quality of life.... Read More
16 Jan 2023
--- The UK-based Cosmetic Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) is sharing science-based facts about the controversial use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) – or “forever chemicals” – in... Read More
10 Jan 2023
--- The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published the draft Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP) that consists of 24 substances suspected of posing a risk to human health or the environment, of which seven are cosmetic... 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