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Nov 04, 2014 | 11:10 AM CST

NAD Recommends Claim Alteration for P&G's Secret Clinical Strength

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) discontinue "100% odor protection" claims for the company’s Secret Clinical Strength Clear Gel and Invisible Solid. Claims, including those made in television, print, and social media advertising, as well as on the company website, were challenged by Unilever United States Inc.

Oct 01, 2014 | 10:01 AM CDT

October 2014 Ingredient Launches from Croda, Bio-Botanica, Silab and More

Ingredients for anti-irritancy, repair, unique textures, fighting underarm odor, replacing polyethylene microbeads and more.

Sep 30, 2014 | 04:05 PM CDT

Legitimizing Claims

By: Sara Mason

The science behind proving beauty products work.

Aug 13, 2014 | 10:59 AM CDT

Fighting Against Green Beauty Roadblocks in Asia

At the upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Asia-Pacific, beauty brands, suppliers and industry stakeholders will discuss the difficulties in going green with a beauty brand and the innovative ways they’ve come up with to solve these problems.

Aug 12, 2014 | 04:14 PM CDT

Blurred Lines: The Growing Influence of Cosmetics in Hair Care Innovation

Illustration of woman with black and purple hair
By: Jamie Mills

Hair care is seeing a boost in the personalization of its products, a trend that is heavily influenced from the color cosmetic and skin care beauty categories.

Aug 12, 2014 | 09:34 AM CDT

Strategic Expansion, Superfood Ingredients, and More Beauty Ingredient News and Launches for Early August 2014

Learn about the latest beauty ingredient launches from Croda, as well as a strategic acquisition by The HallStar Company, news from Rahn and Evolva, and much more.

Aug 01, 2014 | 10:16 AM CDT

in-cosmetics Asia 2014’s Education Focus on Opportunities in Beauty in the Region

For the first time, in-cosmetic Asia’s educational program will be offered 100% free to event attendees.

Jul 30, 2014 | 02:59 PM CDT

What Attracts Beauty Consumers in Brazil?

Organic Monitor is looking at research about what Brazilian beauty shoppers are interested in—and that includes products with an eco-friendly twist.

Jul 30, 2014 | 02:28 PM CDT

P&G Partners with Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation on Palm Oil Sourcing

P&G is partnering with the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) to field a study, fulfilling a commitment it made earlier in 2014 as part of new goals to achieve zero deforestation in the palm oil supply chain.

Jul 30, 2014 | 10:21 AM CDT

Sunscreen Innovation Act Passes House and Moves to Senate

New sunscreen actives may finally be on their way in the United States, as the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R.4250) passed the House of Representatives on July 28, 2014. The bill now goes to the Senate with the cosmetics industry eager to have it pushed through.