Soap and Bath Bomb Safety

Soap and Bath Bomb Safety

Do you buy bath beauty products online from independent vendors?  Do you sell on Etsy, IG or FB? Do you understand the laws regarding soap, bath bombs, sugar scrubs, lotions, bath salts, massage bars? If you answered yes to either of the first two questions then the answer to the third is really important. If ANY cosmetic (which includes soap, bath bombs, sugar scrubs, lotions, bath salts, massage bars amongst many others) is sold in the UK or is sold into the UK from the US, it must comply with the EU regulations on cosmetic safety. To cut a very long story short - if a cosmetic product is offered for sale in the EU it must have been assessed or tested by a qualified cosmetic chemist beforehand. There are loads of small businesses in the UK who make small batches of bath and body products who have never had their recipes assessed and are unaware of the laws regarding it. It is really...
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Is your candle legal? Part 2

So this is something we did a while back and I thought that perhaps it would benefit from being revisited and updated. Everything below is still an up to date assessment of candle labels for UK and EU sales but given the popularity of fragrance blends, overpours and embeds I thought it would be useful to add an update on how these should be labelled. (more…)...
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