Which Cosmetic Product Test Method/Tool, Device and Digital Tech Will Clinch
Which test method/tool, device and digital technologies will win
C&T Allē Awards
? Find out at our exclusive dinner on March 6, 2024, at the Biltmore, L.A. – alongside our captivating
event. Following are the contenders...
Jan 12th, 2024
AI-powered, Personal Multisensory Experiences to Lead Future Beauty
'Testing Tactics in Hair' Column Series — An Index of Works by Trefor Evans, Ph.D.
Puresterol (Pueraria mirifica) based face serums reduce wrinkles in clinical trials
Bio-Botanica® announced Puresterol® (Pueraria mirifica) based serums found to reduce wrinkles in clinical trials
Jan 19th, 2024
How Dissolving HA Microneedles Change Before/After Application
Dissolvable microneedles have gained popularity to overcome the skin barrier and deliver actives. Here, SEM was used to evaluate changes that occur to microneedles upon application. The results could provide claims and regulatory classification insights.
Sep 29th, 2023
US Moves a Step Closer to Banning Cosmetics Animal Testing
“Cosmetics testing on animals is cruel, unnecessary, and outdated, and Congress should finally put a stop to it."
Sep 13th, 2023
China Updates: Benzene Limit, 19 Test Method Revisions, Benvitimod/Tapinarof Ban
China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) recently issued Notice No. 41, limiting benzene impurities in cosmetics, revising five and adding 14 test methods, and banning the tapinarof skin treatment for psoriasis.
Sep 18th, 2023
Are Your Formulations Affecting DNA Methylation?
Determine how active ingredients and finished formulations impact DNA methylation produced by stressors such as UV, blue light and diesel particulate matter with DNA Methylation Services from Genemarkers.
Sep 13th, 2023
UK Seeks Data, Reports on Testing the Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics
The UK's Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is calling for data and any scientific information related to assessing the safety of nanomaterials in cosmetics.
Aug 17th, 2023
$18.8 M Payout in J&J Talc Lawsuit Could Upset Settlement Offer
The ruling could sway individuals in the tens of thousands of other cases to also pursue claims in front of a jury, pressuring the judge overseeing the settlement case.
Jul 25th, 2023
Canada Officially Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics
On June 22, 2023, Canadian officials passed measures through the Budget Implementation Act, Bill C-47, prohibiting the sale of cosmetics that rely on new animal testing data to establish product safety.
Jun 23rd, 2023
Canada Commits to End Animal Tox Testing While MoCRA Misses the Mark
Bill S-5 in Canada has passed with royal assent to end animal testing for chemical toxicity; cosmetics are expected to be next. Meanwhile, MoCRA in the U.S. missed the chance to address this major industry issue, one source critiques.
Jun 15th, 2023
[podcast] The Bigger Issue Behind Microbial Contamination
Many cosmetic recalls in the U.S. relate to microbial contamination but not for the reason you might think. Here, experts from the Univ. of Cincinnati and PCPC explain why it's more than alternative preservatives to blame. Listen now. It's free.
Jun 13th, 2023
Endocrine Disruptors in the EU, SCCS Opinions and NGO Pressure to Crack Down
From November 2022–February 2023, organizations in seven European Union member states tested 121 products and found bisphenols of high concern in 47 of them, per Chemical Watch. NGOs are urging regulators to impose stricter regulation on all bisphenols.
Jun 9th, 2023