1.4 million people support record-breaking second ECI for animals in laboratories

Over 1.4 million people had signed our Save Cruelty Free Cosmetics / End Animal Testing European Citizens’ Initiative by the time it closed at 23:59 on Wednesday 31 August – but CFI still needs your support to keep the pressure on for change. Click here to find out more.


Why the trend for lip oils will stick around in 2023

Lip oils have been leading the lip make-up category in 2022, leaving glosses with heavy, hair-clinging formulations stuck in the past. Read the full article here.


Perfect Corporation Reveals Global Beauty Consumer Preferences

Perfect Corp., the artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) beauty and fashion tech solutions provider, released its Beauty and Fashion Tech Trends Around the World report, providing brands with deep insight on top lipstick shades and other consumer preferences in beauty and fashion. Read now.


California leads the way in modernizing aquatic toxicity testing

CFI helped provide information on existing and emerging humane alternatives for the “fish kill tests” for a bill in California. The bill (AB 1793) will help to eliminate this dilemma by requiring the DTSC to evaluate alternative test methods and give companies the option to identify hazardous waste without using live vertebrate fish. Read more here.


How oral care is brushing up on sustainability

With 1.5 billion toothpaste tubes discarded globally every year, and the plastic used in those tubes taking 500 years to fully biodegrade, oral care is a category that drastically needed to clean up its sustainability act. And while industry players agree that there is still a long way to go, the innovation that oral care brands are bringing to this area is undeniable. Read now.


Top Beauty & Personal Care Formulations: August 2022

August was about face. Cleansing—and products for facial care in general—were top draws for chemists last month. Here’s a look at the most-accessed formulations posted on published by Happi in the month of August. Read here.

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