Natracare Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Greeley, CO—Feminine hygiene products maker Natracare is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. While only 21 years old in North America, Natracare is one of...

EWG Releases 2010 Sunscreen Guide

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the 4th edition of its annual Sunscreen Guide. In all, the guide assessed about 1,400 products with...
triclosan

Triclosan Among 19 Ingredients Deemed Not Safe by FDA

Say goodbye to antibacterial washes with triclosan. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule that bans certain ingredients from over-the-counter (OTC) antibacterial...

Skin Care Products Score High in Clinical Trial

Simi Valley, CA—derma e has announced results from an independent clinical trial of two of its products: Scar Gel for diminishing scar appearance and...
skincare

New Market Report Reveals Shopping Habits in the HABA Category

New York, NY—Shoppers are distrustful of chemicals and are shunning them in personal care products. Such are the findings from a new report from...

NPA Changes Personal Care Standards: No Synthetic Fragrances

Washington, D.C.―Starting September 1 of this year, companies seeking to certify personal care products under the Natural Products Association’s (NPA) Natural Standard for Personal...

What’s Selling Quarterly Analysis: 2012 Q2

What’s Selling is our monthly review of what our retailers nationwide say is selling well in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled data from...

FDA Ups the Ante on Sunscreen Labeling Requirements

Rockville, MD—The labeling and marketing of sunscreens just got a whole lot harder. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new rules...
cosmetics

Environmental Working Group Verified Program Expands

Washington, D.C.—As of June 2016, the Environmental Working Group EWG Verified program expanded to 252 products including lipsticks and glosses, blushes, eye makeup, skin care...
personal care

Natural Cosmetics Masterclass to Take Place in San Francisco

London, England—In response to the growing demand for natural and organic products, a Natural Cosmetics Masterclass will be hosted by Organic Monitor in San...

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