sun 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
09 Mar 2023
--- Amid an ongoing debate on the safety of Titanium dioxide (TiO2), recent research has found that TiO2 incorporated into mesoporous silica (SBA-15) can be considered a broad-spectrum ingredient for innovative sunscreens,... Read More
09 Mar 2023
--- The in-cosmetics Global trade show is coming up this month in Barcelona, Spain. Major industry players are presenting and launching beauty and health solutions leading to the show. PersonalCareInsights shares the latest... 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
02 Mar 2023
--- Approaching spring, consumers may be feeling more inclined toward scouring new sections of the beauty aisle for products that signal a fresh change. New limited edition launches by Sally Hansen, Sisley Paris and Kopari sport... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- A coral-friendly sunscreen prototype developed by researchers from Tsinghua University in China has proven to be more effective at preventing sunburn than conventional varieties. The innovation demonstrates that coral... Read More
28 Feb 2023
--- General trading company Mitsui & Co. is investing in Kao’s subsidiary TBP Importação e Comércio de Cosméticos – striking a strategic partnership in the company’s skincare... Read More
27 Feb 2023
--- The skin barrier is essential to skincare and goes beyond beauty into skin health. PersonalCareInsights speaks to Montagne Jeunesse, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) and Seqens on upcoming developments, top... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Clariant has launched a rheology modifier, Aristoflex Eco T, with patented technology that combines synthetic polymers’ performance with biopolymers’ environmental profile.
22 Feb 2023
--- Givaudan has agreed to purchase a portfolio of Amyris’ cosmetic ingredients, including Neossance Squalane, a high-performance emollient, Neossance Hemisqualane, a plant-based silicone alternative and CleanScreen, a... 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
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
01 Feb 2023
--- Edgewell Personal Care has modified the announcement to recall its Banana Boat hair and scalp sunscreen spray SPF 30 with an additional lot of products that have been found to be laced with benzene – a carcinogen. The... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- Upcycled food-grade ingredients such as coffee, tea, olives and a variety of fruit have transitioned boldly into the mainstream as cosmetic, beauty and personal care companies embrace the idea of circular production. Coffee,... Read More
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
13 Jan 2023
--- This week in personal care news, Forma Brands, the parent company of Morphe, filed for Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and its subsidiary decided to close all its US-based stores.... Read More