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Associations
Allied Beauty Association
Provides support for its members, monitors industry standards and encourages goodwill, mutual respect and understanding between its members, the public, governments and beauty professionals.

American Association of Cosmetology Schools
Specializes in updating our members with information about new teaching methods, current industry events, and Washington, DC updates. We do this through a series of seminars, conferences and conventions held throughout the year.

American Beauty Association
Expands, serves and protects the interests of the professional beauty industry

American Academy of Dermatology
A trade association for skin-care professionals.

American Pharmaceutical Association (APA)
Provides professional information and education for pharmacists and an advocate for improved health of the American public through the provision of comprehensive pharmaceutical care.

Canadian Cosmetic Toiletry & Fragrance Association (CCTFA)
The Canadian trade association for the personal-care products industry.

Cosmetics, Toiletries & Perfumery Association (CTPA)
UK - The UK-based trade association for the personal-care products industry.

Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA)
US trade association for the personal-care products industry.

Cosmetology Advancement Foundation
Supports, develops and takes on programs contributing to the image, growth, and development of the professional cosmetology industry.

Cosmex (New Zealand)
Association of leading cosmetics exporters.

European Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (COLIPA)
Promotes and defends the interests of the European cosmetic, toiletry and perfumery industry.

Fragrance Foundation
Seeks to expand the appreciation, use and sale of fragrance globally.

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors
An international trade association of small, entrepreneurial companies, representing virtually all segments of the cosmetic and beauty industry.

International Federation of Society of Cosmetic Chemists
A worldwide federation dedicated to international cooperation in cosmetic science and technology.

National Cosmetology Association
Nationwide community of salon professionals, connected by a common passion for learning, growing, and raising the professionalism of the entire salon industry.

Permanent Cosmetics.Net
Resource and network for permanent cosmetics information and professional referrals.

Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC)
The SCC's mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetic and toiletries industry.

Society of Cosmetic Scientists
Seeks to advance the science of cosmetics.

Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals
A nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the customer and the professional in ensuring safe cosmetic enhancements in the US

The American Academy of Micropigmentation
A nonprofit advocate to ensure professionalism in the micropigmentation field.

Online Publications
Beauty Forum
A German-English publication dealing the beauty industry in Germany and around the world. The publication features: industry issues and monthly news.

Cosmetic World Online
A daily supplement to the leading weekly newsletter for the cosmetics and fragrance industry.

Cosmetics Magazine
Meets the specialized needs of the cosmetics, fragrance, toiletry, health and beauty aids, personal care and allied industries in Canada.

EuroCosmetics Magazine
Magazine for the European cosmetics and perfume industry. Published in three languages, it deals with all aspects of development, production, processes, and testing.

Happi Magazine
A monthly magazine that covers the household and personal products industry.

International Cosmetique News
Trade magazine for beauty professionals. (Back issues available).

Planet Pretty
An online Beauty/Trends, Style & Substance Magazine.

Saponifier
A bimonthly news magazine for the handcrafted soap and toiletry industry.

Skin Inc.
For estheticians, salon and day spa owners and managers, and skin-care manufacturers and suppliers.

Soap & Cosmetics Magazine
Information on regulations, chemicals, marketing, and developer's workshop for new products.

The Beauty Newsletter
Focuses on beauty, makeup techniques, and beauty tips.
Regulatory Environment
Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations (UK)
Health Canada
US Food & Drug Administration