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June 18, 2019 | European Commission

Call for data from the European Commission for 6 nano-ingredients pro

On 11 June 2019, the European Commission published a Call for Data for six nanos forms of gold, platinum and copper used in cosmetics. The aim is to gather enough information to be able to have their safety assessed by the SCCS, with a view to regulating them if necessary.

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June 18, 2019 | Cosmetics news

June 25: the Journée de la Beauté by CEW-France

Environmental crisis, societal revolutions, new relationships: standards are exploding. Beauty brands and companies must now demonstrate commitment, transparency and give meaning to their actions in order to win the trust of consumers, succeed and ensure their sustainability. To understand the fundamental challenges of these changes that are disrupting the practice of our professions, CEW-France is bringing together more than 25 stakeholders at the heart of innovation for its 3rd edition of Journée de la Beauté, to be held on June 25 in Paris.

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June 18, 2019 | European Commission

Call for data from the European Commission for 6 nano-ingredients pro

On 11 June 2019, the European Commission published a Call for Data for six nanos forms of gold, platinum and copper used in cosmetics. The aim is to gather enough information to be able to have their safety assessed by the SCCS, with a view to regulating them if necessary.

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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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June 13, 2019 | Focus on French Launches

Colorfull mascaras !

Orange, burgundy, blue-grey or red or bright pink, summer mascaras come in increasingly bold colours. And it will even continue in the fall… enough to dissuade us from wearing only black! Long live color in a heartbeat!

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They are the cosmetics See all articles

May 15, 2019 | They are the cosmetics

Salvatore D'Acunto or cosmetic exemplarity at the European Commission

Are you one of those who see Europe as a complex and ineffective, even unfair monster? Of those who imagine the European Commission as a den of bureaucrats, producing obscure texts in defiance of the interests of the citizens you are? Come and meet Salvatore D’Acunto. He heads the Unit in charge of cosmetics at the European Commission. A diplomat as much as a civil servant, he chooses his words but speaks clearly when it comes to presenting his plea for Europe: much is being done for consumer protection, particularly in the cosmetics sector; denying it and having a destructive approach would be a historical crime.

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April 24, 2019 | Dossiers

The regulation of cosmetic claims: the dossier pro

Since the entry into force in 2013 of Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009, cosmetic claims are under tension and are constantly being examined in the light of the Common Criteria with which they must comply in order to be used. Several of them, targeted as denigrating or even misleading, have been the subject of heated debate. The industry feared a stricter framework with a restrictive list of authorized claims, similar to what is practiced in food. The threat is still not completely excluded, even if it now seems to be contained thanks to self-regulation and its new rules, applicable from 1 July 2019. Beyond the principles already known, they establish a very restrictive framework, in particular for the claims " Free-from… " or " Hypoallergenic “, which will almost all become ...

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Cosmetics glossary See all articles

May 16, 2019 | Cosmetics glossary

Cosmetic Product

What is a cosmetic product? We all have the feeling that we know this… but we can also make mistakes sometimes! And the question is not insignificant, since the status of a product determines the regulations, and the obligations, that apply to it. In Europe, a cosmetic product is governed by Regulation 1223/2009, and it is in this text that its definition must be sought.

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