INDUSTRY NEWS: Don’t stop using sunscreen, even though chemicals ‘may seep into the bloodstream’

Experts in Australia have been urging the public to carry on using sunscreen even though a widely publicised study has shown chemicals can be absorbed from some products into the bloodstream.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Lack of ‘innovative antioxidants’ in anti-ageing cosmetics: Study

Antioxidants have long been used in anti-ageing cosmetics, but innovation in the formulations has been somewhat limited with no emerging ingredients making true market impact, say researchers.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: ‘Free from’ guidance should create level playing field in the EU

EU ‘free from’ guidance helps clarify the legal framework behind cosmetic claims and should create a fairer European beauty and personal care market, says the director-general of Cosmetics Europe.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: Avoiding gender-based stereotypes.

Gender norms are morphing and masculinity ideals shifting, and beauty players must keep up and focus on confidence and holistic health – important for male consumers, says Euromonitor International.
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INDUSTRY NEWS: The personalised beauty challenge? Safety assessment ‘more complex’.

The rise of personalised cosmetics and personal care products will continue to surge, and with this comes new challenges associated with safety assessment on ingredients and blends, says a consultant.
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