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4 January 2024
Microplastics

EU’s Landmark Ban on Microplastics in Cosmetics 

In a previous blog (https://clearorg.eu/microplastiques-et-cosmetiques/), we have already talked about how the presence of microplastics […]
22 November 2023

What is the cosmetics industry’s responsibility with regards to the application of the Nagoya protocol? 

Introduction to the Nagoya Protocol: Overview of the ABS protocol adopted in Nagoya, […]
13 September 2023

2023 Cosmetic Evolution : unpacking the new allergen labelling and IFRA 51st amendment

A number of major changes have occurred in the cosmetics and perfumes regulatory […]
21 July 2023

ARE STYRENIC DERIVATIVES SOON TO BE BANNED FROM OUR PACKAGING? THE “CLIMATE AND RESILIENCE” LAW LAUNCHES THE MOVEMENT…

France has introduced a number of laws to tackle the looming ecological catastrophe […]
30 May 2023

MAJOR CHANGES TO US REGULATIONS: THE MOCRA is here…

It’s done! On 29 December 2022, Joe Biden promulgated the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act; […]
12 April 2023

Endocrine disruptors : still hot news

In order to improve consumer communications, the “loi anti-gaspillage pour une économie circulaire” […]
3 March 2023
Tests cosmétiques sur animaux

Animal testing in Europe: a look at how the cosmetics industry deals with the subject!

According to a 2021 survey*, more than 70% of French people still think […]
27 January 2023

Cosmetic product refills available from retail outlets: another step forwards for responsible beauty!

Since the application of article 41 of the (French) Law n° 2020-105 dated 10 […]
5 January 2023

Clear wishes you a dynamic, regenerating, variegated and pluralistic new year

Let’s be honest! 2022 will have been a tense and chaotic year for many […]
8 December 2022

ALLERGENS: The new upcoming European labelling regulations!

The European Union is planning to update its allergen labelling regulations very soon. […]
23 November 2022

My product is rich !

More and more brands are looking at highlighting specific ingredients, and using this […]
13 October 2022

Sorting cosmetic waste

Reducing waste and managing it better: a major concern for cosmetics industry legislation.  Here’s […]
9 September 2022
CBD cosmetics regulation

CBD in cosmetics

Over the past few years a large number of products containing Cannabidiol, better […]
12 July 2022
Marquage UKCA

UKCA marking: How to carry on doing business on the British market, post-BREXIT?

Two distinct conformity marks: CE and UKCA We will now all have to […]
19 January 2022

CLEAR celebrates its 10th anniversary this year!

Since the first idea of becoming a marketer in Europe for the cosmetics […]
13 September 2021
e-commerce en France

What you need to know before going into e-commerce in France

According to the (French) e-commerce and mail-order sales federation (FEVAD), during the first […]
27 May 2021

HOW DOES THE NEW CHINESE COSMETICS MARKET REGULATORY FRAMEWORK (CSAR) IMPACT TRADE WITH EUROPE?

After years of waiting, China has finally published its overhauled regulatory framework for […]
23 April 2021

Octocrylene: the new “cat among the pigeons” of the cosmetics industry

Octocrylene (CAS No 6197-30-4, EC No 228-250-8) is an ultraviolet filter that can […]
14 October 2020

The labeling of a cosmetic product

The labeling of a cosmetic product is a means of communicating essential information […]
6 May 2020

Organic or Natural cosmetics

Due to increased awareness of environmental protection and an increased consumer desire to […]
31 March 2020
produits cosmétiques végans

Vegan cosmetics: what do you mean by that?

The last years have seen the development of diets based on an ecological […]
8 January 2020

The skin microbiome, a hot topic for the cosmetic industry ?

The Interest in the study of microbiomes has exploded since 2007, when the […]
24 October 2019

Microplastics and cosmetics

For environmental reasons, we hear a lot about microplastics but what is a […]
19 June 2019

HOW CAN WE AVOID ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR CHEMICALS ?

WHY ARE WE SO AFRAID OF THESE MODERN-DAY POISONS: ENDOCRINE DISRUPTOR CHEMICALS ? […]
10 June 2019
BREXIT

BREXIT: WHO IS CONCERNED AND WHAT MUST BE DONE ?

CLEAR CONSULTING CAN HELP YOU. Many of those involved in the cosmetics market […]
1 June 2019
ARPP

WHEN THE FRENCH PROFESSIONAL ADVERTISING REGULATORY BODY (ARPP) LOOKS INTO COSMETIC PRODUCTS

The ARPP, the French Professional Advertising Regulatory Body (previously known as the Advertising Control […]