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Russia Updates Its Cosmetics Regulations

Russia Updates Its Cosmetics Regulations

Russia has scrapped its Sanitary Government Registration (SGR) as part of an overhaul of the regulations surrounding cosmetic imports; the registration used to confirm that imported products conformed to the sanitary requirements of the …

Cosmetic Products Notification Portal

Cosmetic Products Notification Portal

The CPNP is the online notification system created for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products. This Regulation requires that the responsible persons and, under certain circumstances …

Colipa Changes Its Name

Colipa Changes Its Name

The European Cosmetics Association, formerly named Colipa, will now be called ‘Cosmetics Europe – The Personal Care Association’. The association has been representing European cosmetic companies and …

Industry News

Mirror Mirror On The Wall . . .

Mirror Mirror On The Wall . . .

A question that most natural & organic cosmetic brands ask themselves is ‘who is the greenest of them all?’, with many thinking they are deserved of the ‘green crown’. Organic Monitor research finds the reality is very different from perception. In its new Natural Cosmetics Brand Assessment report, a chartered chemist …

Vietnamese Oils Industry Needs Help

Vietnamese Oils Industry Needs Help

Viet Nam has favourable conditions to grow various kinds of oil plants, including peppermint, holy basil, cinnamon tree and anise . . .

EU Scrutinises Cosmetic Ingredients

EU Scrutinises Cosmetic Ingredients

In the European Union, assuring the safety of cosmetic ingredients is based on a dual approach established in the regulatory frameworks, and in relation to the old Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC, no fundamental changes to these principles were introduced with the new Cosmetics Regulation …

Recent Articles

How To Use Essential Oils

How To Use Essential Oils

There are many ways to enjoy using your essential oils, and most of the popular methods are explained here, simply choose the method that suits your particular requirements. But to really experience the benefits and versatility of aromatherapy you should try them all if you can! Baths For a wonderfully relaxing experience at the end […]

Essential Oil Safety

Essential Oil Safety

When used appropriately, essential oils and aromatherapy products are safe for all the entire family. As with all things in life though, some common sense precautions should be observed when using essential oils since they are highly concentrated.Undiluted essential oils Do not apply undiluted essential oils …

What Is Aromatherapy?

What Is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the systematic use of volatile plant oils known as essential oils for the treatment or prevention of disease. It is a form of complementary therapy designed to treat the whole person and not just the symptom or disease by assisting the body’s natural ability to balance, regulate, heal and maintain itself. Essential oils […]

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