GCI Magazine

R&D Sponsored by

New in Claims

Aug 15, 2017 | 10:06 AM CDT

[podcast] The Ugly Truth About Cosmetic Marketing

Woman in lipstick and towel thinking
By: Brooke Schleehauf

Paraben-free—a marketing term that helped to propel consumer fear of ingredients such as preservatives and sulfates. Rob Ross-Fichtner, of Focal Point Research Inc., shared in an exclusive interview how this movement toward misinformation started, how groups perpetuating consumer mistrust responded and where the industry goes from here.

Jun 13, 2017 | 09:41 AM CDT

CTPA Responds to 'Harmful' Organic Ingredient Claims

Woman inspects personal care product label

The CTPA responded to a recent independent report flagging potentially "harmful" natural and organic cosmetic ingredients, insisting that safety concerns were invalid.

May 19, 2017 | 03:23 PM CDT

Belle Aire Creations Launches Total Malodor Management for Fragrance and Flavor

Applications include oral care, beauty and personal care, home care, detergents, pet care and more.

May 15, 2017 | 02:57 PM CDT

ICMAD and PBA Support the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act

Both organizations cited “enhanced consumer protection for cosmetics through stronger procedures and reporting requirements” as the reasoning behind their support.

Dec 30, 2016 | 12:07 PM CST

Turn Back Time: New Findings Suggest Science Could Potentially Reverse the Signs of Aging

Reverse Aging

It may finally be possible to turn back the clock. Using cellular reprogramming, scientists at the Salk Institute have found a way to reverse signs of aging.

Oct 07, 2016 | 04:11 PM CDT

PCPC's Beth Jonas Defends Cosmetic Science to the U.S. Senate

Sciencebeakers300

It's nice to see our government liaison supporting our scientists' efforts by standing up to share with others the notion that cosmetic science is real.

Sep 20, 2016 | 05:32 PM CDT

Package Design Research: Your Expression Says it All

Facial-map-300

A thesis study is under way at Clemson University to develop dynamic test methods that evaluate consumer facial expressions in reaction to packaging designs in a new way: in situ.

May 19, 2016 | 04:25 PM CDT

Marketers: Watch Your Cosmetics Claims

The FDA has issued a warning about claims that would imply certain cosmetics would be considered drugs under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Mar 15, 2016 | 02:39 PM CDT

Update: Teens Face Beauty Chemical Risk; Some Experts Skeptical

A new study says teen girls can benefit from "free-of" products since they might be at risk for exposure to possible endocrine disruptors; but another toxicologist has something to add.

Feb 17, 2016 | 12:25 PM CST

Beauty for a Troubled Planet

By: Sarah Jindal, Mintel

Anti-pollution products are evolving as global consumer awareness rises.