British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology launches new framework to ensure consumer safety
The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTC) has launched a new framework, named T.I.M.E at the Houses of Parliament, which aims to ensure that consumers are aware of what to be mindful of when booking a service with a beauty therapist.
Medical skincare clinic Sk:n Clinic renews partnership with Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners
UK-based medical skincare clinic group Sk:n Clinics has renewed its contract with the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners, which they have partnered with since 2016.
Fillers to come under scope of MHRA as UK to revisit medical device regulation
The UK Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory Agency has announced that it intends to reform medical devices regulation to improve patient health and encourage innovation.
Benefit Cosmetics updates COVID policy to allow health care workers access to treatments
LVMH-owned Benefit Cosmetics has updated its UK COVID-secure policy after receiving criticism for a screening process that precluded health care workers from receiving treatments at its stores, according to a report published by the BBC.
Lose: Lose – Federal judge rejects Olaplex and L’Oréal patent appeal
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected an appeal against a decision in the ongoing battle between Olaplex and L’Oréal, which was challenged by both parties, according to a report published by the World Intellectual Property Review.
Elemis debuts no-touch facial
Elemis has ushered in a new low-contact treatment experience that it is planning to debut at its Mayfair salon, government restrictions allowing, this month.
Lashify launches IP lawsuit against Kiss Nail Products
Lashify is suing Kiss Nail Products for infringing on two of its patents, according to a report published by WWD.
Californian salon petition governor to be allowed to perform al fresco treatments
California’s beauty therapists have appealed to Governor Gavin Newsom to be allowed to conduct their business outdoors, according to a report published by ABC7 news.
L’Oréal must face Metricolor lawsuit, Californian judge rules
A Californian court has ruled that L’Oréal must answer to claims that it used collaborative talks to discover the secret behind a patented dye delivery system developed by Metricolor and then produced a copycat range under its Redken brand.
Saudi professional beauty market opens amidst strict COVID-19 precautions
The Saudi professional beauty market is set to return to business following the coronavirus outbreak, with salons having to adhere to strict precautions set by the government.