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7 Implications of the Modernization Act for Cosmetics
President Biden signed HR 2617 into law. What does this mean for cosmetic manufacturers? "A lot," according to Steinberg & Associates. The 1,653-page bill includes 14 pages on cosmetics. Read on to learn more.
Steinberg & Assoc
Jan 10th, 2023
FDA to Explore CBD, Hemp Regulations for Food and Supplements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring whether legal cannabis is safe in food or supplements and expects to make recommendations in the coming months for regulating such products. Could this translate to cosmetics?
Dec 30th, 2022
Salt Therapy Association Releases Salt Therapy Industry Standards
The salt therapy standards provide an informational baseline for implementation and marketing to ensure consumers receive evidence-based halotherapy treatments.
Salt Chamber Inc.
Dec 23rd, 2022
CIDESCO Launches Sustainability Guide for Spa Owners
The guide shares the principles of sustainability including energy, waste management, product choices and education.
Cidesco / Cosmetologists Chicago / ABS
Nov 10th, 2022
Crafting a Sustainable Spa
There are an infinite number of things, big and small, daily and long term, that you can do as a spa owner that can really make an impact (or should I say, make less of an impact) on the resources that you are using to successfully operate your business.
Nov 8th, 2022
PBA Urges Congress to Extend Tax Tip Credit
Let your voice be heard by signing the letter to Congress requesting the extension of the 45B FICA tax tip credit to the beauty industry.
Professional Beauty Association (PBA)
Oct 28th, 2022
Get Certified: Virox's Prevention Disinfectants Introduces Certification for Spa Sanitation
This online training course, designed by experts, provides fundamentals and sanitation practices to meet state board guidelines and equip users with information to help combat bacteria, viruses and emerging pathogens.
Virox Technologies Inc.
Oct 27th, 2022
CoverWell Provides Per-Procedure Spa Insurance Offerings
CoverWell is pay-per-procedure insurance that protects the client, the business and its licensed practitioners against the risks of common cosmetic and wellness procedures not covered by health, general liability and malpractice insurance.
Oct 5th, 2022
Industry Stakeholders Back the FDA to Modernize Cosmetic Regulations
Recently, the Personal Care Products Council, Fragrance Creators Association, Independent Beauty Association and Consumer Healthcare Products Association declared their support for modernizing cosmetic regulations in a letter to the FDA.
Sep 16th, 2022
Bayer, Beiersdorf Pay Out $2.3 M for Coppertone False Ad Suit
Coppertone sunscreen was flagged in 2021 for containing benzene, for which 12 lots of spray products were recalled. Now, Bayer Healthcare and Beiersdorf will pay $2.3 million in a class action suit alleging false advertising of the product's safety.
Sep 12th, 2022
FDA Issues Warning For Unapproved Mole & Skin Tag Removal Products
Three companies were issued warning letters from the FDA for selling potentially dangerous products to consumers for mole and skin tag removal.
Aug 26th, 2022
Face & Body Northern California Coverage
Reducing Risk in Your Spa
Maggie Staszcuk, Cosmetology Education Manager, ASCP discussed keeping your spa safe and covered at the Face & Body Northern California show.
Associated Skin Care Professionals (ASCP)
Aug 22nd, 2022
PCPC on NAS Report: 'Not Enough Data to Ban Sunscreens'
The Personal Care Products Council has released a statement responding to the National Academy of Sciences Report, "Review of Fate, Exposure, and Effects of Sunscreens in Aquatic Environments and Implications for Sunscreen Usage and Human Health."
Personal Care Products Council
Aug 10th, 2022
3 Common Sanitation Mistakes in the Spa
Sanitation has grown and adapted greatly since 2020, but there are still common mistakes being made. Join Virox as they talk about streamlining the sanitation process in spas.
Virox Technologies Inc.
Aug 8th, 2022
Spa Safety 101
Achieving a high safety status in all facets is an attainable goal for your spa to manage by reviewing the following tips in this article.
Aug 5th, 2022
WSO Endorses Sustainable Spa Practitioner Course
The first ITEC-accredited Sustainable Spa Practitioner Course is now also endorsed by the World Spa Organization (WSO), thanks to its comprehensive, multimedia program of theatrical and practical elements.
Jul 1st, 2022
Colorescience Releases Results of Finishing Touch Protocol Post Radiofrequency Microneedling
The study reviewed the use of the protocol after procedures like IPL (intense pulsed light therapy), chemical peels, fractional resurfacing, microneedling and injectable treatments.
Jun 17th, 2022
China Drafts 2022 Safety and Technical Standard for Cosmetics
This draft will supersede the 2015 edition, which includes the overarching technical standards for cosmetics safety supervision and testing in China. Public comments will be accepted through April 30, 2022.
Apr 11th, 2022
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