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Apr
16
2009

Massachusetts Considering Medical Spa Regulation

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Proposed regulation for medical spas in Massachusetts may require licenses from the state's Department of Public Health, as well as a physician or nurse with special training on staff.

Mar
20
2009

New Jersey Backs Down; Brazilians OK

New Jersey has backed down in its attempt to ban Brazilian waxing in the state.

Feb
27
2009

Body and Machine Work Not OK in California

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According to the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, body and machine work should not be done by estheticians.

Feb
27
2009

Fish Pedicures Banned in Florida

Spas looking to add a unique treatment option to their menu may have to think again if they are considering the "fish pedicure."

Feb
20
2009

New Organic National Standard Adopted

Because spas and spa suppliers are becoming more and more concerned with determining true organic products, it is important to know that a new "Made with Organic Personal Care Products" label has been adoped as an American National Standard.

Feb
13
2009

Congress Presented with Psoriasis Legislation

The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Research Cure and Care Act (PPARCCA) of 2009 (H.R. 930) has been reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Feb
06
2009

Justifying Skin Care Claims

By: Imogen Matthews

Product claims sell skin care, yet increasingly savvy consumers are questioning whether these claims really stand up to scrutiny. What are the challenges facing beauty brands in making claims in various markets?

Jan
30
2009

Natural vs. Organic

By: Carl Thornfeldt, MD

Knowing the difference between natural and organic can help you determine what's best for your clients.

Jan
29
2009

FDA Issues Health Warning on Use of Topical Anesthetics

Ignited by global growth in the use of topical anesthetics for cosmetic procedures, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a health warning after a study concluded that the drug lidocaine carries risks.

Jan
20
2009

Two Join the PCPC's Cosmetic Ingredients Review Expert Panel

The Personal Care Products Council has announced the appointment of two new members to the Cosmetic Ingredients Review (CIR) Expert Panel.