intimate care

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
27 Sep 2022
--- Adidas has partnered with Coty to launch Active Skin & Mind, a range of deodorants and shower products designed to help athletes achieve optimal performance and recovery. The products contain a complex of glycerol and... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- This year’s deadline for labeling products with a UK-established Responsible Person (RP) has been extended until 31 December 2025, reports The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA). The Office for Product... 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
--- A new range of renewable and biodegradable surfactant known as NextLab linear alkylbenzene (LAB) has been bought by Unilever to be used in production of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS), used in many of the... Read More
22 Aug 2022
--- EU member states can now choose to entirely exempt value-added tax (VAT) on female sanitary products, as they are considered basic needs. Following the implementation of the Period Products Act in Scotland last week, which... Read More
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
16 Aug 2022
--- The Scottish government has implemented the Period Products Act, making it a legal right to access free period products in the country.
10 Aug 2022
--- Mondi is collaborating with Dow to develop new, recyclable secondary packaging for Essity’s feminine care products, aiming to limit the use of fossil-based materials.Previously, Essity’s feminine care towels were... Read More
26 Jul 2022
--- JLo Beauty, a line of science-rooted skincare founded by entertainer Jennifer Lopez, is announcing its category expansion with the launch of body care products branded JLo Body. The Firm + Flaunt Targeted Booty Balm is... 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
--- Essity is acquiring 80% of Knix, a provider of leakproof clothing for menstruation and incontinence. On a cash and debt-free basis, the purchase price for 80% of the company amounts to US$320 million. Speaking with... 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
17 Jun 2022
--- UNICEF Mexico and Essity AB, a global hygiene and health company, has launched an initiative called “hygiene is our right” to raise awareness on the importance of good hygiene. With a focus on feminine care and... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- The US is facing a nationwide tampon and sanitary pad shortage, resulting in price spikes due to supply chain issues for cotton and shortages in plastic. In a response letter to the crisis, US Senator Maggie Hassan is... Read More
30 May 2022
--- Holistic care brand Rael has secured US$35 million in a Series B investment round for continued product innovation in the feminine care space, such as clean period care, intimate care and skincare. The investment is led by... Read More
20 May 2022
--- This week in personal care news, singer and songwriter Rihanna will launch her Fenty Beauty brand and Fenty Skin range across eight countries in Africa, including South Africa and Zimbabwe, this May. The L’Occitane... Read More
05 May 2022
--- Vitamin B3, also known as niacinamide, is a potential ingredient for new skin hygiene products, boosting the levels and effectiveness of antimicrobial peptides (AMP's) produced by the skin to counter invading virus and... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Paris Jackson was named the face of KVD Beauty’s Tattoo Pencil launch and Rock and Roll Beauty, Authentic Hendrix and The Thread Shop – a division of Sony Music Entertainment... Read More
29 Mar 2022
--- US-based nonprofit Pact Collective is being heralded for its work collecting, processing and helping redesign hard-to-recycle plastics for the beauty sector. Environmental personal care company Athr Beauty says the... Read More