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Cosmetics Sector Needs Positive, Not Punitive, 21st Century Regulation – IBA

Independent Beauty Association president Ken Marenus discusses the trade group’s vision for modern, proportionate cosmetics regulation and forces at work that could undermine progress and endanger small businesses.

United States Regulation

Former HHS Head Sebelius Says Delay In Becerra Confirmation Slows Agency Leader Appointments

Former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says not having health leadership in place is exacerbating the COVID-19 crisis and even increasing deaths.

Appointments Politics

California Air Board Projects $210m In 15-Year Costs For Personal-Care VOC Compliance

Years in the making, California is close to adopting updated volatile organic compound limits for selected personal-care products under the state’s Consumer Products Regulation. The Air Resources Board is accepting comments ahead of a 25 March hearing to consider approving the amendments for adoption.

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Hawaii Puts Hold On Proposal To Blacklist Additional Sunscreen Ingredients

Proposed bills in the Aloha State would ban the sale of sunscreens containing octocrylene and/or avobenzone, adding to a UV filter blacklist that already includes oxybenzone and octinoxate. On 17 February, Hawaiian legislators elected to defer the legislation to await completion of a National Academy of Sciences study, targeted for 2022.

US States Legislation

Cosmetics Sector Needs Positive, Not Punitive, 21st Century Regulation – IBA

Independent Beauty Association president Ken Marenus discusses the trade group’s vision for modern, proportionate cosmetics regulation and forces at work that could undermine progress and endanger small businesses.

United States Regulation

US Pandemic Emergency Manufacturing Act Submitted Again By Warren, Schakowsky

Pandemic Emergency Manufacturing Act authorizes federal government and its contractors to make personal protective equipment, Rx drugs, ventilators, respirators and vaccines as well tests for coronavirus, including OTC products, to address the public health emergency.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Legislation
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Yes To, Inc. To Drop $775k In Settlement Over Recalled Grapefruit Face Mask

Though it denies all allegations of wrongdoing, Yes To will reimburse consumers who purchased its Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask, which the company recalled in 2020 following complaints about burns, irritation and other adverse reactions.

United States Legal Issues

California’s Prop 65 Short-Form Warning Changes Are Costly, Confusing And Quick – Lawyer

California’s proposal to amend ‘Clear and Reasonable’ safe harbor warnings will be costly for companies and confusing to consumers, and the one-year phase-in for changes to Prop 65 warnings is “unrealistic,” says consumer product and environmental regulation lawyer Dennis Raglin.

Dietary Supplements State News

Young Living’s ‘Therapeutic’ Essential Oil Claims Are False Advertising – Proposed US Class Action

The Lehi, Utah-based MLM firm deceives consumers with its “therapeutic-grade” product labeling and claims linking its essential oils to stress relief, mood enhancement and sleep benefits, according to a class action complaint filed in New York federal court.

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Estee Lauder Companies To Make ‘Abnormal Beauty’ Its Own

The beauty titan will increase its stake in DECIEM to 76% in a deal valuating The Ordinary skin-care owner at $2.2bn. Remaining interests will be acquired after three years, according to the announcement.

Cosmetics M & A

‘Uniquely Positioned’ In Probiotics, IFF Emphasizes Ingredients For Women's, Cognitive, Skin Health

Jennifer Montgomery, IFF’s probiotics marketing manager for the Americas, responds to HBW Insight questions about the firm’s plans to deliver probiotics ingredients and technologies following the recent closing of its acquisition of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences through a merger agreement.

Dietary Supplements Research & Development

With ‘Significant Headroom For Growth,' Is Standalone Space Ahead For DSM Nutrition?

DSM says in nutrition iits nutrition segment, which includes human and animal nutrition and personal care, has a “unique business model combining 'global products' and 'local solutions'” and showed 6% organic sales growth for 2020 and 8% for Q4.

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‘The Dark Side’ Of Green Packaging: Cosmetics Technical Expert On Challenges And Potential Risks

Presenting at the Independent Beauty Association’s Cosmetic Technical/Regulatory Forum, Product Integrity Laboratory’s Howard Baker dug into the less-discussed aspects of green packaging that “could damage your brand’s reputation, cause regulatory and legal problems, and severely harm the economics of your business.”

Beauty Sustainability

Estee Lauder Companies To Make ‘Abnormal Beauty’ Its Own

The beauty titan will increase its stake in DECIEM to 76% in a deal valuating The Ordinary skin-care owner at $2.2bn. Remaining interests will be acquired after three years, according to the announcement.

Cosmetics M & A

IFF Plus DuPont N&B Equals $11.2Bn Revenues

"Now it's up to us to look where can we accelerate our portfolio, in which areas and where can we grow the most and deliver good value for our customers,” says CEO Andreas Fibig.

Dietary Supplements M & A
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L’Oreal Says Makeup Will Be Back, But ‘Health Is The Future Of Beauty’

Dermocosmetics was L’Oreal’s biggest growth story in 2020, benefiting from shifting consumer priorities during the COVID crisis and reinvigorated faith in the recommendations of healthcare professionals. Makeup sales tanked, but that could well reverse with the advent of another Roaring Twenties post-pandemic, L’Oreal leadership suggests.

Beauty Sales & Earnings

With ‘Significant Headroom For Growth,' Is Standalone Space Ahead For DSM Nutrition?

DSM says in nutrition iits nutrition segment, which includes human and animal nutrition and personal care, has a “unique business model combining 'global products' and 'local solutions'” and showed 6% organic sales growth for 2020 and 8% for Q4.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Church & Dwight Lifts Curtain On 2021: Halle Berry For Flawless, Vitafusion In Cough/Cold Aisle

Emerging markets expected to be growth drivers across C&D’s supplement, OTC drug and household care product lines in 2021. Super Immune formulation with more than 100% daily value of vitamin C, zinc and elderberry and Manuka honey is first vitafusion product in cough/cold aisle and brand's first extension for 2021.

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 23 February, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

Cosmetics Commercial

P&G’ Oral-B iO Leads Super-Premium Power Toothbrush Market With More Than 50% Share

In global superior premium toothbrush category, Oral B iO drove P&G’s value share up 2.5 points in the past two months and from July through December 2020 accounted for more than half of the US power brush category growth, says COO Jon Moeller.

OTC Devices OTC Drugs

Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 16 February, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

Commercial Cosmetics
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Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 23 February, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

Cosmetics Commercial

CIR ‘Watchdog’ Women’s Voices For The Earth To Remain On Guard In 2021

NGO says the Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety’s conclusion on methylisothiazolinone in 2020 was among decisions “not in the interest of public health.” However, other assessments highlighted by the group suggest that the Cosmetic Ingredient Review is working as an open forum for public input and discussion.

NGO Action Cosmetic Ingredients

Hawaii Puts Hold On Proposal To Blacklist Additional Sunscreen Ingredients

Proposed bills in the Aloha State would ban the sale of sunscreens containing octocrylene and/or avobenzone, adding to a UV filter blacklist that already includes oxybenzone and octinoxate. On 17 February, Hawaiian legislators elected to defer the legislation to await completion of a National Academy of Sciences study, targeted for 2022.

US States Legislation
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Latest From Beauty & Ad Complaints

Misleading Instagram Filter Use – UK Ad Authority Is On The Case

Influencers did not discuss self-tanning products’ efficacy in Instagram stories picked up by associated brands, but they did use in-app filters that made their skin appear darker. The Advertising Standards Authority tackled the ads after receiving complaints.

United Kingdom Ad Complaints

Survey Says! J&J Prevails Over L’Oreal In NAD ‘#1 Dermatologist Recommended’ Dispute

L’Oreal USA will appeal a National Advertising Division decision advising it to stop claiming that CeraVe is the “#1 dermatologist recommended skincare brand.” J&J challenged the claim, taking issue with the underlying dermatologist survey.

Cosmetics United States

FTC Shift Under Biden Administration Begins With Chairman Simons, Senior Staff Resigning

While expected following start of Biden administration, Simon’s resignation is “somewhat of a surprise” considering it will change the balance of power to the Democrats ahead of when his term would have been ended, says advertising law attorney Ivan Wasserman.

Leadership Politics
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