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PASS Responds to CDC Public Comments Request on Skin Cancer Prevention
In its comments, PASS requests the CDC to "urge the FDA to clear the 10-year backlog in new sunscreen applications and create a predictable, transparent and timely review process for pre-market approval of new sunscreen ingredients."
PCPC Responds to CDC's Request for Skin Cancer Comments
The Personal Care Products Council's (PCPC) Farah Ahmed submitted comments to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to the CDC’s request for information about reducing exposure to UV radiation in order to reduce skin cancer rates.
Natural Hair Trend Among African American Women Having Impact
New research from Mintel show the relaxer segment of hair care is down, while others—such as shampoo and conditioner and styling agents—are up.
Growth in Beauty, Other Industries Sustains Market for Surfactants in Brazil, Argentina
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan, the personal and household care segments, in particular, will be key end users chiefly due to the greater purchasing power of the middle class, who are spending more on fast-moving consumer goods.

Formulating/Ingredients

Lucas Meyer Touts Breast-enhancing Effects of Encapsulated Ornithine
Lucas Meyer Cosmetics has introduced the breast-firming and enhancing effects of an ornithine amino acid encapsulated in its lonosome delivery system.
Corel Pharma Chem Introduces Acrylate Polymer Hair Fixative
At in-cosmetics Asia, Corel Pharma Chem will introduce a cost-effective acrylate polymer hair fixative.

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