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April 24, 2019 | Congress reports

International cosmetic controls: the results of Cosmed's survey pro

How are cosmetic products exported abroad controlled by the national authorities of the different countries? At the March 2019 International Meeting, Catherine Apolinario and Marie Magnan presented the results of the survey conducted by Cosmed in 2018 among the cosmetics industry. The aim was to measure the extent of the presence of French companies abroad, but above all to highlight some points of vigilance, by drawing up an overview of the market controls carried out there and by identifying their main themes.

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April 24, 2019 | Congress reports

International cosmetic controls: the results of Cosmed's survey pro

How are cosmetic products exported abroad controlled by the national authorities of the different countries? At the March 2019 International Meeting, Catherine Apolinario and Marie Magnan presented the results of the survey conducted by Cosmed in 2018 among the cosmetics industry. The aim was to measure the extent of the presence of French companies abroad, but above all to highlight some points of vigilance, by drawing up an overview of the market controls carried out there and by identifying their main themes.

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April 3, 2019 | European Commission

CoRAP 2019-2021: 100 substances to be evaluated pro

ECHA has adopted the updated Community rolling action plan (CoRAP) for 2019-2021 with 100 substances to be evaluated, some of which are used in cosmetics. The Member States have 12 months to evaluate the 31 substances specified for 2019. Registrants of the listed substances are encouraged to keep their registrations up to date and to contact the evaluating Member States.

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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

April 18, 2019 | Focus on French Launches

Purifying heating treatments

Do you know the hot detox? Welcome to the era of high-tech cleaning! When these great classics of institute treatments are invited into our bathrooms, it gives you heating masks or scrubs, rather purifying or detoxifying. Surprising sensations on the program!

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They are the cosmetics See all articles

March 25, 2019 | They are the cosmetics

Jean-Claude le Joliff: the Great Cosmetic expert

His reputation is well established. Both young cosmetics students and experienced professionals know its name. Jean-Claude Le Joliff, former Director of Research at Chanel, has worked for more than 50 years in the cosmetics industry. A recurring contributor to CosmeticOBS, he has decided to slow down his activity a little by focusing only on his Cosmetotheque project. The best way to thank him for these years spent with him is probably to look back on his career. Portrait.

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Dossiers See all articles

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

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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