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Aug 27, 2014 | 02:17 PM CDT

California Senate Rejects Ban of Microbeads

According to several news reports, the California Senate rejected an initial attempt to ban plastic microbeads in soaps and cosmetics. AB1699 reportedly fell one vote short of the 21 required to pass.

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 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 | 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.

Jul 22, 2014 | 02:48 PM CDT

Cosmoprof North America Sees Success, 25,000+ Attendees for 2014

The beauty industry event attracted nearly 27,000 attendees for 2014, showcasing the wares of nearly 950 exhibitors and sharing trends, ideas and strategies from around the beauty and personal care world.

Jun 24, 2014 | 02:48 PM CDT

The Highs and Lows of Green Certifications

By: Dr. Sundeep Gill

A beauty industry insider shares his thoughts on some of the trendiest of today’s green certifications and what makes them good—as well as what can make them difficult to achieve and sustain.

Jun 24, 2014 | 11:49 AM CDT

Think About Direction...

By: Jeff Falk

Is there a true meaning for "green"?

Jun 20, 2014 | 03:30 PM CDT

Stop Making Scents?

By: Charles Cronin and Claire Guillemin

Ephemeral copyright protection for fragrances.

Jun 20, 2014 | 11:41 AM CDT

PASS Coalition Applauds Passage of Sunscreen Innovation Act

The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition is applauding the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250.

Jun 13, 2014 | 02:08 PM CDT

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Seeks More Movement in Beauty’s Efforts

According to the Organic Monitor event, the cosmetics industry needs to take greater steps if it is to become more sustainable.