Cosmetics

Consumer Packaged Goods Reformulation

In a recent retail report, 179,600 consumer packaged goods worldwide were reformulated last year in an effort to keep up with consumers’ changing tastes (read article detailing the report, here). […]

Cosmetics

Cosmetics Formulation Testing

Contract Laboratory receives many requests from manufacturers of cosmetics, hair care, skincare, nail care and other personal care products  for the formulation and development of new products. Cosmetics formulation testing requires […]

Cosmetics

Cosmetics Stability Studies

Cosmetics Stability Studies are accomplished by creating a batch of product and testing samples under different conditions to understand what happens to a product in certain situations. These studies ensure […]

Cosmetics

Cosmetics Microbiology Testing

From glittery eye shadow, to SPF anti-aging skincare face creams, to water-proof eyelash mascara and glossy long-lasting lipsticks, cosmetics microbiology testing is important. Cosmetics come into contact with the human body […]

Cosmetics

FDA’s Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM) Testing

Contract Laboratory receives many requests from cosmetics and food companies for outsourcing their microbiology testing. Many of these companies want testing according to FDA BAM Standards.  BAM stands for the […]

Cosmetics

What are the different types of Stability Studies?

Stability studies are generally performed on pharmaceutical products, food and beverages, and beauty and cosmetic problems, as well as ingredients in each to evaluate how they are affected by external […]

Cosmetics

Preservatives used in Cosmetics

Made mainly of oils, water, and peptides, cosmetic are an ideal medium for the growth of bacteria, yeast, mold, and fungus. To prevent the growth of microbes, preservatives are added to many […]

Cosmetics

Fair Packaging and Labeling Act FPLA Testing

Contract Laboratory.com receives regular requests from manufacturers looking for laboratories to perform product testing for labeling claims. The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) of 1967, issues regulations from the […]

Cosmetics

Cosmetics Labeling Testing and Analysis

ContractLaboratory.com just received a request from a cosmetics manufacturer of hair care products needing a cosmetics laboratory needed for labeling testing of fruit-based hair conditioner . Cosmetics sold in the  United […]