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A study from the University of California Berkeley raised some flags for the beauty industry, but, as ICMAD points out, the FDA is well aware of this ingredient usage.
Catch up on the new launches from in-cosmetics 2013 in Paris, including new beauty ingredients from Croda, BASF, Dow, Evonik, Clariant and many, many more.
The Marketing Trends seminars at the 2013 in-cosmetics event in Paris are set to guide beauty brands through the use of water in products; marketing to emerging demographics, countries and regions; developing products for the long-term; and much, much more.
The European Commission has completely phased out animal testing for cosmetic products and cosmetic ingredients in Europe, even for the most complex human health effects. New animal-tested cosmetics can't be sold in the European Union.
Ingredient sourcing, product recycling, social media efforts, alternatives to animal testing, regulatory changes and much more will be discussed at the event, set to take place in May in New York.
The new event, set to take place in November, will also feature an area focused on the development and formulation of beauty products.
Adding a fragrance to a beauty product can certainly make it smell sweeter (or crisper or more clean or earthier and so on), but it also can introduce a more complex formulation challenge.
Recent movements by the FDA reflect a crackdown on claims, and beauty brands would do well to stay up-to-date with regulatory changes.
As regulatory challenges continue to demand more from sun care products, formulation innovations are opening new doors all the time
Although its not often the first place that leaps to mind, New Jersey is a hotbed of innovation, and the beauty industry is no exception.