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Thought leadership from CTPA experts on topical issues affecting the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Blogs will be released regularly from authors within CTPA staff as well as guest blogs from industry experts and stakeholders.

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BLOG: Be brave to advance alternatives: UK Cosmetics industry shares its expertise in non-animal tests at pioneering CTPA workshop
BLOG: Be brave to advance alternatives: UK Cosmetics industry shares its expertise in non-animal tests at pioneering CTPA workshop

28 April 2022

Key conversations from CTPA's New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) workshop with scientists, NGOs, academia and Regulators.

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BLOG: Sustainable Beauty Is Easier Than You Think
BLOG: Sustainable Beauty Is Easier Than You Think

21 April 2022

From refill options to take-back schemes, we can all do our bit for the planet.

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BLOG: Don’t forget to Spring Clean your Cosmetics!
BLOG: Don’t forget to Spring Clean your Cosmetics!

24 March 2022

Five Top Tips for Spring Cleaning your Cosmetics and Toiletries.

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BLOG: Behind Beauty: Talking to Rachael Polowyj, Scientist, Writer & Author - Charting every corner of the cosmetics industry
BLOG: Behind Beauty: Talking to Rachael Polowyj, Scientist, Writer & Author - Charting every corner of the cosmetics industry

17 March 2022

Our Behind Beauty: Women in Science blogs continue with Rachael Polowyj, Cosmetic Scientist, on her career and advice to others.

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BLOG: Behind Beauty: In conversation with Laura Kirkbride, Technical Director and President of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists
BLOG: Behind Beauty: In conversation with Laura Kirkbride, Technical Director and President of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists

14 March 2022

An interview with Laura Kirkbride, Current President of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS), for CTPA's 'Behind Beauty' series.

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BLOG: Equity and the environment: Why a truly sustainable future starts with a shift in mindset
BLOG: Equity and the environment: Why a truly sustainable future starts with a shift in mindset

09 March 2022

An interview with Dr Sally Uren, CEO, Forum for the Future for our 'Behind Beauty' series!

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Behind Beauty: Tea break with Danka Tamburic, Professor of Cosmetic Science, London College of Fashion
Behind Beauty: Tea break with Danka Tamburic, Professor of Cosmetic Science, London College of Fashion

08 March 2022

An interview with Danka Tamburic for the first in our new 'Behind Beauty' blog series!

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Let’s talk about labels! How the signs and symbols on your beauty and bathroom products can help you and our planet
Let’s talk about labels! How the signs and symbols on your beauty and bathroom products can help you and our planet

15 February 2022

Did you know the symbols, signs and letters on your cosmetics and personal care products offer some BIG benefits?

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Five reasons for the UK cosmetics and personal care industry to be cheerful in 2022
Five reasons for the UK cosmetics and personal care industry to be cheerful in 2022

08 February 2022

What will 2022 hold for the UK cosmetics and personal care industry?

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Is your shampoo making you fat? … How can you be sure?
Is your shampoo making you fat? … How can you be sure?

01 February 2022

How to assess the evidence behind the headlines and make your own decision

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Bah Humbug to Blue Monday! Could sticking to our New Year’s Resolutions boost our self-esteem?
Bah Humbug to Blue Monday! Could sticking to our New Year’s Resolutions boost our self-esteem?

17 January 2022

New blog by Debbie Hunter, Director of Commercial Affairs at CTPA - 17 January 2022

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Protect yourself and your family from festive beauty fakes this Christmas
Protect yourself and your family from festive beauty fakes this Christmas

16 December 2021

New Blog by Phil Lewis, Director-General of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) - 16 December 2021

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The beauty business beyond borders: How UK cosmetics companies can capitalise on international regulatory reforms
The beauty business beyond borders: How UK cosmetics companies can capitalise on international regulatory reforms

02 December 2021

New blog by Nico Shaw Núñez, Head of International Growth and Regulatory Services, CTPA - 2 December 2021

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Recycling take-back schemes for cosmetics and personal care products are a vital shared step on the path to NET positive
Recycling take-back schemes for cosmetics and personal care products are a vital shared step on the path to NET positive

25 November 2021

New blog by Dr Emma Meredith, Director-General, CTPA - 25 November 2021

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