intimate care

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
11 May 2023
--- Amid a continued challenging economic environment, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Edgewell Personal Care, Brenntag and The Beauty Health Company have released their latest financial results. While the... Read More
10 May 2023
--- The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) is stating that animal testing on cosmetic products is not being reintroduced in the UK. This comes after various organizations and media suspect the government of... Read More
02 May 2023
--- Global skin and hair care sector solutions providers are set to convene at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day (May 2-3) at the Javits Center in New York City. At the event,... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Cosmetic and personal care industry players have released their financial overviews, highlighting good growth amid cost and operating challenges. Emerging from challenging lockdowns, economic gains from the reopening of the... Read More
11 Apr 2023
--- Pierre Luzeau, CEO at Seqens, has announced the French cosmetics supplier’s multi-million dollar investment projects in the safer and more environmentally sustainable production of essential molecules in China. This... Read More
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
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
16 Feb 2023
--- An EU law introduced last April allows Member States to exempt value-added tax (VAT) on sanitary products. While there have been notable moves among countries to reduce the levy on goods such as tampons and menstruation... 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
27 Jan 2023
--- US-based Thinx has settled a class action lawsuit after allegations were made that its period underwear products contain potentially harmful PFAS chemicals despite being advertised as sustainable, organic and reusable. The... Read More
23 Dec 2022
--- The Essity Global Hygiene Survey has revealed that there is still a great need to weed out taboos around menstruation, incontinence and menopause. Notably, public washrooms need improving to accommodate the elderly and... 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
30 Nov 2022
--- Hygiene has become more crucial than ever before in a post-pandemic world. With the growing focus on sanitation and health, PersonalCareInsights gathers the latest scoop in hygiene innovations from industry players CP Kelco,... Read More
25 Nov 2022
--- Indian non-profit Toxics Link is highlighting the lack of regulation of chemical content in sanitary pads in its report, Wrapped in Secrecy, which found the presence of phthalates and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the... 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