Avon has announced a partnership with Cotton made in Africa (CmiA). The Natura &Co direct sales brand will use CmiA-certified cotton for products, including women’s nightwear, as part of its sustainability agenda.
Mary Kay Inc., a global beauty brand, has joined the Global Shea Alliance (GSA), a non-profit focused on creating a sustainable and competitive shea industry.
‘Oréal, Coty & Revlon have lost a lawsuit against Israeli company Oil De Lamor for allegedly selling perfumes resembling their scent and name brands.
Rwanda’s Food and Drug Authority (FDA) has recalled all talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder, according to a report published by Citizen Digital.
Following escalating violence in Sudan, one of the world’s major gum arabic suppliers, FMCG manufacturers face yet another supply chain crisis, according to a report published by Reuters.
The supply chain disruption caused by the pandemic showed no signs of abating in early 2022. If anything, it got worse as inflation rose, leading to price rises across the board.
The Kuwaiti Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies has withdrawn cosmetics and personal care products that contain butylphenyl methylpropional (lilial) of all kinds as well as its derivatives, according to Zawya.
AvoMed has developed a range of upcycled cosmetics that it claims can improve sun damaged skin, according to a report published by Israel Hayon. The key ingredient is bioactive polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols (PFA), extracted from avocado pits discarded by the food industry using a patented method that renders the resulting compound safe for use in cosmetics.
Oman has banned the import of cosmetics and personal care products that contain the ingredient Butylphenyl Methylpropional.
BASF’s Care Creations unit opened its inaugural Baby Care Competence Center in Turkey in June. Integrated into the ingredients supplier’s Innovation Center Turkey, the center will develop effective solutions with special ingredients for a wide range of baby care products.