sun care

08 Dec 2022
--- Unilever is joining Cosmetics Europe’s newly launched “Commit for our Planet” sustainability initiative, casting a keen eye on the social and environmental needs the personal care industry is increasingly... Read More
23 Nov 2022
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responding to the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) recent calls to ban the sunscreen ingredient oxybenzone based on an alleged lack of safety data. The controversial and... Read More
08 Nov 2022
--- The latest European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) report predicts the growth of the nanomaterial (NM) market within the continent from 2021 to 2025. The study identifies leading market operators and outlines a... Read More
04 Nov 2022
--- UK-based researchers may have found an answer to improve personalized approaches in skincare using interactive gene networks and cellular responses to ultraviolet rays (UVR) and oxidative stress.The research highlights that... Read More
01 Nov 2022
--- The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is pushing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to outlaw oxybenzone in sunscreens due to a lack of safety data. Oxybenzone is reportedly a problematic ingredient because it is... Read More
18 Oct 2022
--- DSM is pushing to achieve US approval for Bemotrizinol (BEMT) – a photostable broad-spectrum filter that provides UVA and UVB protection even at low concentrations. If approved, the company says the ingredient will be... 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.
17 Oct 2022
--- A Slovenia-based study has unveiled the “promising potential” of nanoformulations containing retinoids for topical delivery while underscoring a lack of large-scale research in the area. The use of... 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
07 Oct 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Perfect Corp. took a step forward in becoming a publicly-traded company. Givaudan announced the launch of its Silver Radiance program to improve the quality of living while aging and Symrise... Read More
03 Oct 2022
--- The US Senate has passed a five-year legislation that reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to federally-enforce animal testing alternatives, in what the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine champions... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- Symrise is launching the UV filter, Neo Heliopan EHT, to expand its sun protection portfolio under the Neo Heliopan umbrella brand. The company shares that a decrease in consumer acceptance of traditional UV filters combined... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is expressing its desire to hear public views on dangerous chemicals to raise the standard of cosmetics safety. It has opened a consultation on a draft Delegated Regulation on the new hazardous... Read More
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
26 Sep 2022
--- Nanoparticles like silver and zinc oxide, used in cosmetics, may have access to the brain and bypass its blood-brain barrier (BBB), which can negatively affect cellular function and brain health, finds Dr. Eugenia... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- A promising prospect for nanocosmetics has heightened concerns over health issues due to toxicity risks for researchers based in Pakistan, Mexico and Poland. They conduct a review over ten valuable nanoparticles and... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- This week in personal care news, Firmenich brought together three perfume experts to expand its Consumer Fragrance portfolio for home and beauty care. Azelis received the highest ESG ranking (lowest risk) from... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- The beauty and personal care space is witnessing an increasing turn toward environmentally sustainable and planet-conscious ethics and NPD. This raises questions about what “eco-friendly” means, why the market... Read More
14 Sep 2022
--- Eight in ten Europeans believe tans are attractive, with almost 73% saying tans are healthy, according to a new survey conducted by La Roche-Posay Laboratoires. Seventeen thousand people from 17 countries, including 6,000... Read More