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UAE-based IHAF raises awareness in global halal cosmetics industry, garners support of top consumer countries

With a market size of AED 205.5 billion ($56 billion), halal cosmetics is no longer seen as a trend but a key component of people’s lifestyles; hence the need to protect the public has become a primary agenda of top consumer countries, according to the head of the International halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF) General Secretariat Office based in the UAE.