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Nov 16, 2015 | 01:31 PM CST

Animal Testing's in the Hot Seat in Korea

The Korean government is discussing the potential for alternatives to animal testing for cosmetics.

Nov 09, 2015 | 01:37 PM CST

NYC’s Microbead Bust

Retailers in the city would have to scrap personal care products containing microbeads starting January 1, 2016 if a recent bill passes.

Oct 23, 2015 | 03:29 PM CDT

Diamond Packaging Nabs Three PackagePRINTING Excellence Awards

Entries were judged on print quality, functionality, and secondary converting and finishing attributes.

Oct 19, 2015 | 05:05 PM CDT

Lancôme Signs Axilone for Shine Lover Lipstick Packaging

Axilone creates a lipstick tube with a metal body and a cap covered with a UV varnish for Lancôme's Shine Lover line.

Oct 16, 2015 | 04:37 PM CDT

Michigan Mulls Microbeads Ban; Industry Speaks Up

Michigan is considering banning microbeads and members of the cosmetics and personal care industries have voiced their testimonies to lawmakers on the matter.

Oct 12, 2015 | 12:48 PM CDT

Canada Mandatory Survey for Manufacturers Using Microbeads Due Thurs.

The Canadian government has instituted a mandatory survey to be completed by companies who import, export or use microbeads in personal care or consumer products in Canada.

Oct 12, 2015 | 12:29 PM CDT

California Bans Microbeads

New legislation bans the use of microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products on and after Jan. 1, 2020.

Sep 08, 2015 | 10:01 AM CDT

California's Revised Microbeads Bill Passes Senate

A revised version of Assembly Bill 888, which prohibits the use of microbeads in cosmetics and personal care, has received the Assembly's approval and will head to the governor's desk to be signed into law.

Sep 02, 2015 | 10:40 AM CDT

Missed Op? Teen DIYers Using Crayons for Makeup

Crayon makeup.

The trend of using crayons and colored pencils for makeup is gaining ground in the blogosphere, but as Crayola warns about cosmetics regulations is it missing an opportunity?

Aug 26, 2015 | 04:20 PM CDT

Russia Mulls Ban on Animal Testing for Cosmetics

A draft law is reportedly in the works to ban animal testing in Russia for cosmetics, perfumes and their ingredients. #animaltestingcosmeticsban