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.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced a review of the environmental claims made by manufacturers of food, drink, cleaning products, toiletries and personal care items, according to a report published by Reuters.
The Save Cruelty Fee Cosmetics – Commit to a Europe Without Animal Testing European Citizens’ Initiative has garnered some 1.2 million expressions of support from EU citizens, comfortably over the 1 million required.
Portugal’s equivalent of the FDA, Infarmed – Autoridade Nacional do Medicamentos e Produtos de Saude has ordered a recall of L’Oreal-branded cosmetics containing a banned ingredient, according to The Portugal News.
Cruelty free cosmetics and product safety have long been the dominant regulatory issues faced by the cosmetics industry but, in 2022, we saw lawmakers turn greater attention to greenwashing and the environmental impact of the products on offer too.
The European Union is said to be closer to adopting a carbon tax law that would apply a tariff on imports from countries that are failing to work to control greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report by the NY Times.
The European Union has passed a new law which will impose import bans on products linked to deforestation, according to a report published by Reuters. Companies will be required to put together a due diligence statement proving that their supply chains are forest-safe in order to sell their wares in the bloc.
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.
A disgruntled shopper has launched a class action lawsuit charging Sephora with deceiving consumers by selling products containing synthetic ingredients under its Clean at Sephora banner, according to a report published by Top Class Actions.
Amazon is set to defend its Buy Box in a UK court after law firm Hausfeld & Co named the US e-commerce behemoth as defendant in a suit that alleges the promotional tool breaches UK and EU competition law, according to a report published by The Wall Street Journal.