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Sept. 18, 2019 | SCCS

AAT (Allergy Alert Test): final Opinion of the SCCS pro

The SCCS has just published it Opinion on the AAT (Allergy Alert Test), the standardised method proposed by Cosmetics eUROPE for allergy tests that consumers are recommended to carry out before using a hair dye. It had been adopted by written procedure on 10 September 2019.

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Sept. 19, 2019 | Ingredients news

Cosmebio Ingredients Meeting

The organic cosmetics sector is booming. Market growth has exceeded 20% over 2016 and 2017 and the number of brands continues to grow. The demand for ingredients of natural origin is therefore also expected to increase in the coming years. To understand all the challenges this represents for the sector, Cosmebio is organizing a day of conferences and round tables on the theme of natural ingredients on October 8.

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Sept. 18, 2019 | SCCS

AAT (Allergy Alert Test): final Opinion of the SCCS pro

The SCCS has just published it Opinion on the AAT (Allergy Alert Test), the standardised method proposed by Cosmetics eUROPE for allergy tests that consumers are recommended to carry out before using a hair dye. It had been adopted by written procedure on 10 September 2019.

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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 anatase ...

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Sept. 10, 2019 | Cosmetic trends

Retail: make yourself at home! pro

The advent of e-commerce has dug the grave of in-store sales because of the many advantages it offers. However, physical distribution has not yet had its last word and intends to offer consumers a shopping experience that is impossible to live online and… as pleasant as at home.

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Sept. 19, 2019 | Focus on French Launches

Varnish in tuxedo outfit….

Black and white nail polishes are ultra trendy this fall, the latest trend being to combine the two on the same hand (a black nail, a white nail or a black and white nail on the same nail, depending on the creativity and skill of each!). They can be found in both perfumeries and supermarkets. Graphic and elegant, they go with almost any outfit…

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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 pro

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. 10, 2019 | Dossiers

Brexit: the dossier pro

On 29 March 2017, the United Kingdom notified its intention to leave Europe, under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. From 30 March 2019, 00:00h (Central European Time), the date of Brexit, it will become a “third country”. The consequences (on regulatons, legal affaires, customs, organization…) are multiple and can have a significant impact on the activity of companies. It was intended that an agreement should be concluded between the Union and the United Kingdom, which would allow for a “smooth” transition allowing all to adapt. But today, when the “No-Deal” scenario seems less and less excluded, it is the “worst case” that must be prepared urgently. This dossier, updated in real time, rewievs of all the implications of Brexit and all the measures to ...

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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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