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July 17, 2018 | Cosmetics news

French HCSP recommends protecting workers and residents from TiO2 nanoparticles pro

The French Ministries of Health, Labour, and Ecological and Inclusive Transition had requested the HCSP (French Public Health Council) on July 4, 2017 to come up with management measures for protecting workers and residents on production and transformation sites from nano titanium dioxide, these particles manufactured with at least one dimension smaller than 100 nm. Its Opinion and measures recommended to ensure the protection of these populations have just been published. The report does not deal with the exposure to consumer goods containing titanium dioxide.

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July 17, 2018 | Cosmetics news

French HCSP recommends protecting workers and residents from TiO2 nanoparticles pro

The French Ministries of Health, Labour, and Ecological and Inclusive Transition had requested the HCSP (French Public Health Council) on July 4, 2017 to come up with management measures for protecting workers and residents on production and transformation sites from nano titanium dioxide, these particles manufactured with at least one dimension smaller than 100 nm. Its Opinion and measures recommended to ensure the protection of these populations have just been published. The report does not deal with the exposure to consumer goods containing titanium dioxide.

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July 16, 2018 | Cosmetic regulations

Tagetes added in Annexes II & III to Cosmetics Regulation pro

Regulation 2018/978 of 9 July 2018, published in Official Journal of the European Union on 12 July, amends Annexes II (banned substances) and III (restricted substances) of Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, to insert the extracts and essential oils of Tagetes erecta, Tagestes minuta and Tagetes patula. This provision will apply from 1st May 2019.

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June 6, 2018 | Cosmetic trends

5 tips to adopt the no-makeup technique

Pour l’arrivée des beaux jours, quoi de mieux que d’arborer une mine flawless et naturelle ? Le no-makeup est la technique idéale. Contrairement à ce que son nom laisse penser, il ne s’agit pas de bannir l’utilisation de maquillage mais d’une mise en beauté nude et légère.

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July 12, 2018 | Focus on French Launches

Deodorants free from aluminium salts are spreading in supermarkets

Although antiperspirants with aluminium salts are still available on the market, this summer, they are overshadowed by ‘0% deodorants’ (free from aluminium salts, then) in supermarkets (pharmacies had reacted earlier). Most mass-market brands now offer this alternative, while pharmacies have started displaying the first ‘shower gel-deodorants’…

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July 2, 2018 | They are the cosmetics

Centifolia is going green

Centifolia is one of those brands for which cosmetics formulation rhymes with respect and preservation of nature. The organic-labelled brand based in Western France boasts one of the greenest production sites in the world. Is it? Let’s have a closer look…

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May 29, 2018 | Dossiers

Sun products: the dossier pro

If they are essential to protect the skin from the harmful effects of UV rays, whether on the beach in summer or in the mountain in winter, sun protection products are often criticized for their efficacy or questioned for their safety. There are regular debates over the allergenicity or toxicity of synthetic filters and nano sunscreens, over the actual SPFs… while the formulation of this type of products is still a challenge, and their regulations, both in Europe and elsewhere, are not that easy… What options should be chosen? What products, what set of filters, what formula, what galenics, what label? This CosmeticOBS dossier gathers all our articles about sun products to help you get a global vision of this ...

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May 21, 2018 | Cosmetics glossary

Draping

If you want to sculpt your own face, make it glow, and brighten your complexion without too sophisticated makeup, draping is the ideal technique. Similarly to strobing, this trend consists in highlighting your face contours by illuminating specific areas like the arch of the eyebrows and the cheekbones. The only difference lies in the product used: no highlighter, just some blush.

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