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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.

Jul 28, 2016 | 05:15 PM CDT

Wal-Mart Says 'No" to 10 Chemicals; EDF Says 'This is the Starting Point'

One out of five home and personal care products will be impacted; Environmental Defense Fund working with Wal-Mart says they're planning to expand chemical policies for more products and suppliers.

Jul 27, 2016 | 05:02 PM CDT

Who's Still Using Microbeads?

With all of the legislative buzz around banning microbeads, Greenpeace East Asia is publishing a list of who's still using the microparticles and who is not.

Jul 19, 2016 | 11:49 AM CDT

Cosmoprof Preview: ICMAD Honors Beauty Innovations

On Monday evening in Las Vegas, The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) will honor beauty innovators at the annual Cosmetic Innovators of the Year (CITY) Awards.

Jul 18, 2016 | 11:56 AM CDT

IFRA NA Names Nguyen as Director, Government Affairs and Legal

Amanda Nguyen will join IFRA North America as the director of government affairs and legal, effective July 25.