Category: Personal Care

UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

| 04/05/2017 | 1 Reply
UK: Why catwalk Hijabs are upsetting some Muslim women

The hijab has long been a contentious topic of conversation; feminists, religious conservatives, secularists are some of the online communities that have engaged in passionate debate about what it represents.

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Vitafoods Asia 2017 Well-Poised for Successful First Run in Singapore

| 27/04/2017 | Reply
Vitafoods Asia 2017 Well-Poised for Successful First Run in Singapore

Vitafoods Asia, the only event dedicated to the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Asia is being held from 5-6 September 2017.

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USA: CVS Says No More to Beauty Products With Toxic Chemicals

| 21/04/2017 | Reply
USA: CVS Says No More to Beauty Products With Toxic Chemicals

CVS to remove controversial chemicals — parabens, phthalates, and formaldehyde donors (preservative ingredients that can release formaldehyde over time) — from store-brand products.

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UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

| 15/03/2017 | Reply
UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global Halal cosmetics industry

“Putting internationally recognised standards in place ultimately boosts the public’s confidence in the Halal market, consequently driving up investment in the industry.”

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Visit to the largest L’Oreal du monde factory in Jababeka, Indonesia

| 27/02/2017 | Reply
Visit to the largest L’Oreal du monde factory in Jababeka, Indonesia

L’Oreal started halal certification in 1998 and are pursuing it for their lines and products, where each ingredient is examined.

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Saudi women cosmetics market to grow 11pc

| 23/02/2017 | Reply
Saudi women cosmetics market to grow 11pc

Aggressive advertising coupled with increasing disposable income will see the market of women cosmetics in Saudi Arabia grow at a compunded annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 11 per cent during 2017 – 2022.

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UAE: GCC meat consumption to hit 4.9m T in two years

| 16/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: GCC meat consumption to hit 4.9m T in two years

This will be highlighted at the new Meat & Poultry sector, one of eight dedicated segments at the upcoming Gulfood exhibition in Dubai, UAE.

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UAE: DCL launches new service to verify Halal cosmetics products

| 25/01/2017 | Reply
UAE: DCL launches new service to verify Halal cosmetics products

The Dubai Central Laboratory, DCL, at Dubai Municipality has launched a new service to verify Halal cosmetics and personal care products.

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Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

| 21/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Companies produce Halal cosmetics for growing Muslim population

Consumers will spend about $27 billion on halal cosmetics this year, and sales could jump to $39 billion by 2019, researcher Technavio estimates.

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PregVit® and PregVit® folic 5 prenatal multivitamins are still certified Halal!

| 07/11/2016 | Reply
PregVit® and PregVit® folic 5 prenatal multivitamins are still certified Halal!

Health Canada wishes to limit the certifications mentioned on packaging to certifications that it controls and requested that the Halal and Kosher certifications be taken off.

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UK: Tamese&Jackson launches with three unisex ranges

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Tamese&Jackson launches with three unisex ranges

Sapona is pleased to announce the launch of Tamese&Jackson, a premium brand of wholesome (tayyib) personal care products.

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Brunei: Simpor Pharma sets sight on Middle East market

| 01/11/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Simpor Pharma sets sight on Middle East market

The company’s vision is to become the global leader in the Halal industry for pharmaceutical products, health supplements, as well as cosmetics.

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Brunei: Minister launches country’s 1st commercial biotech facility

| 27/10/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Minister launches country’s 1st commercial biotech facility

The opportunity it presents to Brunei Darussalam is that it allows us to tap into our target industries in new, sustainable ways.

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Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

| 19/10/2016 | Reply
Korean cosmetics makers eye new opportunities in Middle East

Muslim spending on cosmetics is expected to grow from $46 billion in 2013 to $73 billion by 2019 to account for over 8.2 percent of global expenditure.

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Indonesia: Halal Draft Bill Shows No Sign of Completion

| 18/10/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Draft Bill Shows No Sign of Completion

The government regulation on the halal guarantee is nowhere near finalization as not many halal certificates are attached on pharmacy products.

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Thailand: Developing halal cosmetics: now and in the future

| 17/10/2016 | Reply
Thailand: Developing halal cosmetics: now and in the future

The hottest topics in the personal care industry will be discussed at in-cosmetics Asia this year, and few are more on trend than halal products.

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Indonesia: Halal Certification: A Blessing or a Curse for Industries?

| 12/10/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Certification: A Blessing or a Curse for Industries?

Key players in the food and beverages, cosmetics and pharmacy industries are questioning the efficacy of the government’s Halal Product Certification law.

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Pakistan: Samsol Halal-certified cosmetics brand

| 09/10/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Samsol Halal-certified cosmetics brand

The product portfolio has been certified HALAL by SGS, an international certifying body accredited by the Government of Pakistan.

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Natural and organic cosmetics labelling rise set to continue

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
Natural and organic cosmetics labelling rise set to continue

These labels vary in descriptions, such as ethical labels like Halal, to those promoting sustainability and/0r safety aspects.

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USA: Lush Handmade Cosmetics to Receive 2016 Multicultural Award at AMCC

| 23/09/2016 | Reply
USA: Lush Handmade Cosmetics to Receive 2016 Multicultural Award at AMCC

The 2016 Multicultural Award will be presented to Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics by the American Muslim Consumer Consortium (AMCC) on October 1, 2016.

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