GCI Magazine

R&D Sponsored by

New in Regulatory

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 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.

Feb 16, 2017 | 11:25 AM CST

Telomere Rejuvenation Stops the Clock on Aging

Aging Reversal

Scientists may have found a way reverse signs of aging through chromosomes. In vivo tissue reprogramming was found to lengthen telomeres, a telltale sign of cell rejuvenation.

Jan 27, 2017 | 12:19 PM CST

Leave Rosacea Redness in the Dust

Rosacea

People affected by rosacea can now part ways with the rosiness utilizing Allergan's RHOFADE. The topical treatment will help manage the condition and relieve redness caused by rosacea.

Jan 05, 2017 | 10:41 AM CST

Lessonia Eyes Microbead Replacements

Exfoliating Seeds

As microbead bans are passed around the world, Lessonia, maker of natural exfoliators has named 2017 a crucial year to find an environmentally-friendly alternative.

Sep 23, 2016 | 04:26 PM CDT

EFfCI Brings Animal-testing Actions Before U.K. Courts

Court says EU law makes no distinction depending on where the animal testing was carried out.

Sep 23, 2016 | 10:19 AM CDT

ICMAD Urges Congress for Uniformity on Cosmetics Legislation

ICMAD urges lawmakers to pass legislation that would enhance FDA oversight, create transparency in safety decisions and promote growth and innovation.

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.

Aug 10, 2016 | 11:20 AM CDT

A Relaunch with a Natural Touch

Eye care product

With natural products and ingredients trending for sensitive care products, schülke announced the relaunch of euxyl K 903, now with natural tocopherol. This preservative meets natural certifications and is gentle and efficient.