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March 18, 2019 | SCCS

Solubility of the SAS: Opinion of the SCCS pro

The SCCS has just published its Opinion on the solubility of Synthetic amorphous silica (SAS). It has been adopted during its plenary meeting of 26 February 2019. The issue was to determine whether or not these cosmetic ingredients meet the definition of a nanomaterial. This Opinion is opened to comments until 13 May 2019.

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March 17, 2019 | Cosmetics news

On the CosmeticOBS editors' agenda

Very regularly, the CosmeticOBS editorial team attends different types of events: congresses, exhibitions, press presentations, conferences… Just as regularly, it offers exhaustive reports to its subscribers, with its articles, summaries, videos… So get ready to know…

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March 18, 2019 | SCCS

Solubility of the SAS: Opinion of the SCCS pro

The SCCS has just published its Opinion on the solubility of Synthetic amorphous silica (SAS). It has been adopted during its plenary meeting of 26 February 2019. The issue was to determine whether or not these cosmetic ingredients meet the definition of a nanomaterial. This Opinion is opened to comments until 13 May 2019.

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March 13, 2019 | Cosmetic trends

Top 100 Megabrands, by Euromonitor pro

Euromonitor International has just published its Top 100 consumer goods brands, including cosmetics brands. 25 of them are in this Top 100, in second place after packaged food, which has 41 in it. It is still L’Oréal that dominates in the cosmetics sector, with 5th place in the general classification, and 1st in the cosmetic classification.

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Focus on French Launches See all articles

March 14, 2019 | Focus on French Launches

Probiotics are coming into shampoos!

After cleansers, facials and even some body care, this family of ingredients that has been revolutionizing the formulation of our cosmetics for some time is now available in hair care! Shampoos and conditioners now include pre-, post- or probiotics that rebalance the scalp and its microbiome. For the greatest happiness of our hair!

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They are the cosmetics See all articles

March 18, 2019 | They are the cosmetics

Philemon-1889: men's cosmetics with a good vintage taste

In the past few years, a retro breeze has been blowing over men’s cosmetics. The return of the hipster beard allows barbers to make a strong comeback. Philemon-1889, a young brand of cosmetics for men, is also playing on this “old school” wave by offering innovative skin care products for hairy or not epidermis. CosmeticOBS-The Observatoire des Cosmétiques met Jean-Luc Courtial, its founder. Portrait.

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Dossiers See all articles

March 6, 2019 | 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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Cosmetics glossary See all articles

Dec. 6, 2018 | Cosmetics glossary

EthicAdvisor

This logo, awarded by the private company EthicAdvisor, aims to distinguish ethical products in three dimensions: the health, the social and the planet.

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