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Oct. 22, 2019 | Cosmetics news

Cosmetics 360®: to infinity and beyond pro

A successful fifth edition of Cosmetics 360. For two days, the Carrousel du Louvre vibrated to the rhythm of 220 exhibitors from all over the world. Marc-Antoine Jamet, President of Cosmetic Valley (organizer of the event), welcomed the expansion of the event, but hopes to go even further.

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Oct. 22, 2019 | Cosmetics news

Cosmetics 360®: to infinity and beyond pro

A successful fifth edition of Cosmetics 360. For two days, the Carrousel du Louvre vibrated to the rhythm of 220 exhibitors from all over the world. Marc-Antoine Jamet, President of Cosmetic Valley (organizer of the event), welcomed the expansion of the event, but hopes to go even further.

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Oct. 15, 2019 | Cosmetic regulations

International regulations: News from the Andean Community pro

As part of its partnership with CosmeticOBS, Business France reports that the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru) has published the Proyecto de Reglamento Técnico Andino sobre Especificaciones Técnicas Microbiológicas de Productos Cosméticos (Draft Andean technical regulation on microbiological technical specifications for cosmetic products).

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Ingredients

Sept. 3, 2019

Titanium dioxide [nano]

Substance

• Titanium dioxide (TiO2) / CI Pigment White 6
• Often criticized for its potential toxicity to the environment and human health, especially when it is in nano-form

Definition

Titanium dioxide consists essentially of pure anatase and/or rutile titanium dioxide which may be coated with small amounts of alumina and/or silica to improve the technological properties of the product.
The ...

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Oct. 16, 2019 | Trends

Natexpo: beauty start-ups that are getting the spotlight on pro

The Natexpo trade fair, dedicated to natural and organic distribution, will take place from 20 to 22 October in Paris. As every year, the emblematic actors of green beauty will be there… but not only! The 2019 edition is full of young companies with innovative ideas. Focus on three of them.

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Focus on French Launches See all articles

Oct. 17, 2019 | Focus on French Launches

A Christmas very… CSR !

“Ready-to-offer” boxes, jute bags, recycled (and recyclable) cardboard, vegetable inks, attention for the most destitute… if the boxes and other Advent calendars show an originality this year, it is by showing responsibility! A human, ecological, environmental “plus” that can make all the difference.

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They are the cosmetics See all articles

Sept. 18, 2019 | They are the cosmetics

"Grey is the new green": REN skincare is rushing into the breach of eco-responsibility

Due to the ecological crisis, industry no longer has a choice: we must go green. While for some it is second nature, for others, the transition is not so easy. It was on the stage of the Beauty Day organised by CEW France that Arnaud Meyselle, CEO of REN, spoke to Laurence Dorlhac about the brand’s eco-responsible shift.

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Sept. 26, 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 ...

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Sept. 20, 2019 | Cosmetics glossary

IFRA

Founded in Geneva in 1973, IFRA is the International Fragrance Association, the official international body representing the fragrance industry. Its main goal is to ensure the safety of fragrance raw materials for health and the environment through a dedicated scientific program.

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