26 Sep 2023
--- EU and China have agreed to establish a working group that will “lower the administrative burden and far-reaching disclosure requirements” on EU cosmetic products sold in China. Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive VP... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- Unilever has allied with the University of Oxford to target laundry and home care products’ carbon emissions. Their report suggests that switching to renewable sources for the ingredients used in detergents for clothes... Read More
20 Sep 2023
--- The London Packaging Week trade show will commence tomorrow, sprawled with stands designing the “future of UK’s beauty, drinks, luxury and FMCG brands.” Personal Care Insights speaks with James Montero... Read More
19 Sep 2023
--- Specialty chemicals and ingredients supplier Brenntag opened the doors to its new Personal Care Innovation & Application Center in Lille, France, located in the heart of Arteparc. It is touted as the first business park... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- Overseeing fragrance manufacturing and use in North America, the Fragrance Creators Association has responded to “unsettling details” found in a peer-reviewed study by the non-profit Environmental Working Group... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- A bipartisan delegation led by a group of US congressmen has reintroduced the Humane Cosmetics Act to end safety testing of cosmetic products on animals and prohibit the sale of products developed using animal testing in the... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- In this follow-up building on World Vision’s report exposing the prevalence of child labor in cosmetic raw material supply chains, Personal Care Insights speaks to several organizations on the accuracy of the report... Read More
16 Aug 2023
--- The UK Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has launched two “calls for data” on nanomaterials used in cosmetics and the safety of cosmetic chemicals. The office invites “interested parties,... Read More
09 Aug 2023
--- In line with the trend of scent innovation targeting mental wellness, Febreze has introduced its Mood Collection, a set of three blended scents designed to set the atmosphere of rooms in the home.
04 Aug 2023
--- The UK’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has opened a safety consultation for modernizing product safety laws to “ensure they are fit for the digital age.” The government is “set to... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- Unilever brands Dirt Is Good (known as Persil in the UK) and Robijn are bringing laundry sheets to the mass market. The company describes the laundry sheets as an “ultra-convenient, sustainable format.” Dirt Is... Read More
21 Jul 2023
--- With the European Commission’s (EC) proposed revision of the Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation, Personal Care Insights speaks to the governing body about how this may impact essential oils. Small... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- Eco-friendly, biodegradable and environmentally safe solutions go beyond consumer demand and are a global need in mitigating harms caused by petrochemical pollutants. Personal Care Insights speaks to International Flavors... Read More
17 Jul 2023
--- The sophistication of computer science and machine learning is helping Unilever make “what was once the impossible, possible.” That is according to Dr. Samantha Samaras, R&D head of Science and Technology for... Read More
06 Jul 2023
--- The National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) of Ukraine has added Unilever to its International Sponsors of War list. This is due to the food and personal care giant’s “ongoing presence in Russia and its... Read More
27 Jun 2023
--- The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US, has released research from its “Beauty Think Tank,” unveiling ways the industry should adapt to consumers’ and employees’ evolving preferences. The... Read More
21 Jun 2023
--- The Washington State Department of Ecology, US, has implemented a regulatory program to reduce toxic chemicals in consumer products and increase product ingredient transparency.
21 Jun 2023
--- Unilever and TikTok partner to leverage #CleanTok, the global cleaning community taking social media by storm, tapping into the fast-growing trend of home cleaning hacks, tips and tricks about cleaning and related products.
31 May 2023
--- Data released by the Brazilian Cosmetic, Toiletries and Perfumery Industry Association (Abihpec) reveals that the international trade surplus of the Brazilian personal hygiene, perfumery and cosmetics industry increased by... Read More
26 May 2023
--- This week, Ariana Grande’s R.E.M Beauty brand attracted new investment from Sandbridge Capital, with aims to expand its product development and global presence. Colorescience released a “first of its kind”... Read More