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Jul 01, 2015 | 03:52 PM CDT

Connecticut Bans Plastic Microbeads from Personal Care, Cosmetics

Companies will have three years to phase out the use of plastic microbeads from their cosmetic products in Connecticut following a state ban (HB 5286) on microbeads passed by the General Assembly.

Jul 01, 2015 | 03:47 PM CDT

U.S. Skin Care Market to Reach Nearly $11 Million in 2018

As expected, the skin care industry is not slowing down. Key drivers: demographics; naturals and organics, anti-aging, and multifunctionality.

Jul 01, 2015 | 03:01 PM CDT

Rainforest Alliance Reaches 1,000 Certified Copra Farmers

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According to Cargill, as of June 17, 2015, the Rainforest Alliance reached a milestone in training more than 1,000 farmers in good agricultural practices such as the correct use of fertilizers, intercropping, replanting and Sustainable Agricultural Network (SAN) standards.

Jul 01, 2015 | 01:33 PM CDT

How to Excel at Vetting Beauty Bloggers

LFPR LLC's Shana Starr offers tips for beauty companies to vet blogger requests to quickly determine if they will help the brand grow.

Jun 30, 2015 | 02:40 PM CDT

Revenue Rising in Personal Care Ingredients Market

The personal care ingredients market is projected to reach $17.6 billion by 2020.

Jun 30, 2015 | 02:38 PM CDT

Web Exclusive: Vetting Bloggers’ Impact in the Beauty Business

Beauty blogging is a serious business. Shana Starr from LFPR talks about how to make sure your product aligns with the blogger’s look, feel and more.

Jun 30, 2015 | 10:11 AM CDT

Connell Brothers Acquires Personal & Health Care Distribution Business

Connell Brothers Expands Presence in India with Acquisition of Personal & Health Care Distribution Business.

Jun 30, 2015 | 09:40 AM CDT

Dr. Bronner's Announces Sea Shepherd Partnership

Dr. Bronner's is partnering with Sea Shepherd to support the their whale defense campaign.

Jun 29, 2015 | 04:35 PM CDT

Dinaco and Amyris Collaborate to Resell Neossance Products

Dinaco and Amyrise announced a reseller agreement for the Neossance cosmetic ingredients, where Dinaco will purchase and resell the products throughout Brazil.

Jun 29, 2015 | 03:58 PM CDT

Bill to Phase Out Animal Testing Reaches the US House

The Humane Cosmetics Act aims to end animal testing for cosmetics after a one year phase in and it would also phase out the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in three years.