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Halal Regulations: Where Culture and Cosmetics Meet

For Muslims, additional rules for cosmetics are mandated by a unique source, the Quran, which implies further safety considerations related to the specific care of one's body. Halal certification, outlined here, is essentially a synonym for the careful supervision over all formula and production details, and its guarantee has gained interest from an increasing number of consumers.

Tanning and Whitening Can Be Risky Business

Both skin tanning and whitening products, especially those not approved, can carry serious health risks. This column will review regulatory aspects of tanning products, radiation-emitting devices, skin colorants and cosmetics, drugs and supplements, and skin whiteners to make formulators aware of these risks.

AMSilk Awarded Vegan Registration

Calling all animal lovers: AMSilk is ready to put a smile on your face. The company was awarded The Vegan Society Trademark for two of its cosmetic ingredients, used in personal care and beauty.

FDA Sued Over Salon Products Containing Formaldehyde

The groups claim that the FDA has not sufficiently reacted to the concerns regarding the health risks that salon keratin hair products containing formaldehyde present.

FDA to Use Adverse Event Reports to Monitor Cosmetic Safety

AERs that are submitted usually deal with hair products including shampoos, conditioners, hair smoothing products and hair dyes as well as skin products.

Thickening Agents Gone Vegan

Cosphatec GmbH is now creating vegan friendly thickening agents. The company announced its xanthan gums will now fall in the vegan category as well.

Is Your Brand Making Anti-pollution Claims? Read This.

New free in-depth report outlines the growth opportunities and challenges of infusing beauty brands with anti-pollution claims.

Whatever Happened to Halal Cosmetics?

While analysts are left to sort through the question of "why" the halal segment is growing, cosmetic companies are moving forward with the "how."

Turkey's Cosmetic Regulations saw Changes in 2016

Changes include the banning of benzylidene camphor, changing requirements for non-oxidant hair dyes and the relationship between local and European Union legislations regarding vivisection.

Letter to the Editor: 'Anti-pollution is Marketing Hype'

Here we go again, questioning the "anti-pollution" trend. Is it real? Is it hype? This Letter to the Editor has some valid points to the latter. We're also hosting a free, two-part webinar to help sort through it all. You decide.

New Concepts in Cosmetic Regulations. . .It's Time to Leave the 1930s Behind

In the days when lawmakers were penning the original rules, understanding the differences between 'cosmetics' and 'drugs' was an easy business. These terms have run their course and really no longer suit the industry.

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest: Emerging Trends and Regulatory Hurdles in Bath and Body

Is the average consumer more concerned about their body above the shoulders? Are they unwilling to spend more on bath and body because there's no big difference between products, despite the price point? Explore this and more with us.

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