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Sept. 18, 2018 | Congress reports

Smile, you're getting old!

Until now, the cosmetics industry has not yet found a way to stop skin ageing. Instead of mourning and bitterly regretting our early years, why not take an opposite approach? Good news, it’s called pro-age, it’s trendy and it’s exactly what’s happening for people over 50.

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Sept. 18, 2018 Preserving the preservatives? p

In a recent information, we are told that the cosmetic preservative market is expected to grow exponentially to US$1 ...

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Sept. 18, 2018 | Cosmetics news

16th Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress: the programme

As every year, the Perfumes & Cosmetics Congress is held in Chartres on 14 & 15 November 2018. Organized by the Cosmetic Valley, this event is the flagship event for players in the cosmetics industry. Two days of conferences are planned to allow industry and the authorities to discuss regulatory issues and problems.

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Sept. 17, 2018 | SCCS

Salicylic Acid: Opinion of the SCCS pro

The SCCS has just published its Opinion on the safety of the cosmetic ingredient and preservative Salicylic Acid. The substance is under a proposed classification as CMR2. This Opinion has been adopted by written procedure 10 September 2018, and is opened to comments until 14 November 2018.

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Sept. 18, 2018 | Mood notes

Preserving the preservatives? pro

In a recent information, we are told that the cosmetic preservative market is expected to grow exponentially to US$1.4 billion by 2024, despite the highly controversial consumer position. This only confirms another similar, though different, piece of information reported in the report on the frequency of use of antimicrobial preservatives in products in the USA. There is reason to wonder…

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Sept. 13, 2018 | Focus on French Launches

Revolutionary mascaras!

2018 is definitely a great year for mascaras! Truly new and more and more technical, those of the new school year offer brushes printed in 3D, reservoir fibres or dark red tints. Flexible applicators are a must. The care dimension, on the other hand, increasingly inhabits the formulas.

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Sept. 12, 2018 | They are the cosmetics

Skin microbiome biodiversity: the secret to healthy skin? pro

Kit Wallen Russell, Director of Pavane Research Centre, the R&D arm behind JooMo brand’s microbiome-friendly skin care technology, recently spoke to CosmeticsOBS. He is preparing to publish his latest research into the skin microbiome: clinical trials conducted with the Medical University of Graz in Austria and asks a crucial question: ”Are modern cosmetics a cause of the skin allergy epidemic?” With another way of considering the microbiome so much discussed today…

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Sept. 5, 2018 | Dossiers

Endocrine disruptors: the dossier pro

Endocrine disruptors are substances likely to interact with the endocrine system, causing an impact on health, in particular the development of cancers or human reproductive disorders. They can be found in many everyday consumer goods, including cosmetics. They raise much concern and give rise to multiple reactions, both from the general public and political and health authorities. All this implies many uncertainties as regards a number of ingredients widely used in cosmetics formulas. This dossier provides an update on what should be known about endocrine disruptors.

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Sept. 11, 2018 | Cosmetics glossary

Bureau Veritas Certification

Bureau Veritas Certification France is a certifying body operating in diverse fields such as food sectors, animal nutrition, catering, distribution and cosmetics.

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