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Sunscreens and their ingredients are safe

07 May 2019

Read why we can safely use sunscreens. Read more...

Science Competition for 11-16 year olds

25 March 2019

Now in its fifth successful year, the Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS) Scrub up on Science competition is once again open! Read more...

CTPA Responds to Proposed European Restriction on Microplastics

30 January 2019

Read CTPA's response to the proposed European Restriction on microplastics. Read more...

Cosmetic products will continue to be safe after Brexit

09 January 2019

UK will retain stringent cosmetic rules post-Brexit Read more...

Find out how important preservatives are – take the Preservative Quiz!

28 November 2018

Product preservation is key to safe and long-lasting cosmetics. Read more...

Warning - fake cosmetics discovered!

29 August 2018

Be aware of illegal and counterfeit products Read more...

Allergies and Understanding Cosmetic Ingredients

29 August 2018

Find out more about allergy. Read more...

CTPA challenges the Which? report and explains why we can be confident in water resistant sunscreens

24 May 2018

This week Which? Magazine has published its annual report about sunscreens. Read more...

Keep safe in the spring sun

20 April 2018

Top tips Read more...

Consumer Guide on Undesirable Effects to Cosmetics Products

05 March 2018

Read more on what to do if you have had a reaction to a cosmetic product. Read more...

CTPA Welcomes UK Ban on Plastic Microbeads

20 December 2017

CTPA has been working with the UK cosmetics industry to remove plastic microbeads since 2015 Read more...

Hair Dyes Are Safe To Use

16 October 2017

You may have read reports of a review of studies. Read more...

CTPA responds to misleading claims on plastic microbeads in cosmetic products

05 October 2017

You may have seen media reports relating to the forthcoming UK ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetic products. CTPA fully supports the removal of plastic microbeads from cosmetic products and any suggestion otherwise is simply misleading. Read more...

Dermatologists’ Concerns Over Light-cured Gel Nails

28 September 2017

CTPA shares the concerns of the dermatologists. Read more...

CTPA's Director-General comments on UK Government’s proposal to ban plastic microbeads in cosmetics

21 July 2017

The UK Government has issued a response after reviewing replies to its public consultation. Read more...


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