oral care

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
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
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
--- Unilever has filed a patent for its oral care instrument design claiming “better stain removal.” The filament or bristle is shaped like a double-concave lens instead of a circular cross-section to maximize... 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
03 Feb 2023
--- This week in personal care news, L’occitane Group’s Elemis, Firmenich, Kao and L’Oréal received recognition for sustainability, innovation and gender equality in business. Meanwhile, Coty launched a... Read More
01 Feb 2023
--- The UK government’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is examining the accuracy of “green” claims featured on household essentials such as toiletries and personal care items. It intends to ensure... Read More
04 Jan 2023
--- The third generation sonic Y-shaped toothbrush Y-Brush, which reportedly has about 100,000 users in Europe, has entered the US market with the capacity to polish a set of pearly whites in 10 seconds. Y-Brush will launch its... 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
13 Dec 2022
--- Azelis has observed changes in beauty regimens with the rise in “beauty fusion” attributed to personal care innovations, consumer expectations and social contexts like the COVID-19 pandemic that left many... Read More
12 Dec 2022
--- The Colgate-Palmolive Company and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have signed a contract to investigate ways to improve skin, oral and personal care for both astronauts in space and people on Earth.... 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
24 Nov 2022
--- Kao has signed an agreement with Daiichi Sankyo Healthcare to collaborate on a skincare-related joint development in the company’s Life Care Business segment. The partnership aims to put the two companies’... Read More
18 Oct 2022
--- According to a nation-wide online poll by Product of the Year UK, key oral care concerns among British citizens are decay prevention (55%), trumping breath freshness (22%), sensitivity (22%) and whitening (1%) when buying a... Read More
17 Oct 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is restricting the use of Methyl Salicylate, an agent used for its fragrant, flavoring and soothing properties in cosmetics, due to its potential to cause irritations and acute toxicity.
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