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Dec 05, 2016 | 09:50 PM CST

Estée Lauder Releases 2016 Sustainability and Citizenship Report

This report outlines five areas of sustainability and citizenship, which includes products, and packaging, employee well being, sustainable sourcing, efficient operations and citizenship.

Nov 23, 2016 | 10:59 AM CST

FDA's Sunscreen Guidance Focuses on Safety and Effectiveness Data

The guidance also sheds light on the FDA’s requests for safety and effectiveness data on eight active sunscreen ingredients that are already under evaluation, including the data on human absorption.

Oct 27, 2016 | 11:01 AM CDT

In Memorium: Robert Brands VariBlend CEO, Author and Innovator

Brands, who had been VariBlend's CEO since June 2014 and authored "Robert's Rules of Innovation," died in an accident this past weekend.

Oct 06, 2016 | 02:59 PM CDT

Going Solo?

By: Chad Hankinson, Stylie

5 ways to maximize your single beauty business.

Sep 06, 2016 | 03:32 PM CDT

PBA Appoints New Leadership

“I am looking forward to this upcoming year, as we work to implement our new strategic direction," said Steve Sleeper, the Professional Beauty Association's executive director.

Sep 06, 2016 | 09:39 AM CDT

Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip It, Says FDA

The FDA is issuing a final rule under which OTC consumer antiseptic wash products containing the majority of the antibacterial active ingredients—including triclosan and triclocarban—will no longer be able to be marketed.

Sep 02, 2016 | 03:59 PM CDT

PCA Skin Names Chris Payne as Chief Marketing Officer

Payne will be responsible for leading all marketing and communication initiatives to drive growth of PCA SKIN through both professional and consumer channels.

Aug 17, 2016 | 01:32 PM CDT

CTPA on Brexit: 'Refrain from Hasty Actions'

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By: Emma Meredith, Ph.D.

While the BBC recently explained "all that citizens need to know" about the U.K. departure from the EU, the cosmetics industry should know the implications, too. Emma Meredith, Ph.D., of the UK-based CTPA, explains what is and isn't known.

Aug 05, 2016 | 04:32 PM CDT

The Microbiome: Our Greatest Challenge or Best Opportunity?

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By: Mare Alice Dibon, Alice Communications, Zephyr…

Is the microbiome our greatest challenge, the best opportunity we've had, in a long time, to innovate and renew ourselves?

Aug 05, 2016 | 12:56 PM CDT

European Directive On Cosmetics Marks 40th Yr; Will Standards Change?

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first harmonized European Directive on cosmetic products. In the meantime, a cosmetics advocacy group is on a mission to have any future regulation standardize the definition of natural and organic.