Features


  • The Beauty of Brazil

    The Beauty of Brazil

    Yes, there’s the rainforest and biodiversity, but the country is about so much more, as cosmetic chemists found out at the recent symposium developed by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
    Tom Branna , Editorial Director 07.02.14

  • Primed, Polished & Purloined

    Primed, Polished & Purloined

    Personal care wipes have become beauty essentials at all costs.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 07.02.14

  • Daily Intake

    Daily Intake

    Ingestible products continue to play a minor, yet growing role in the overall beauty category.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 07.02.14

  • 2014 Top 50

    2014 Top 50

    Drama Off the Counter
    07.02.14

  • Going Pro

    Going Pro

    Professional brands are at the cutting edge of the hair care category—a category that will always be shaped by the overall economy. Happi checks in with experts from the bench and behind the styling chair.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 06.02.14

  • Winning Packaging...More or Less

    Winning Packaging...More or Less

    The best bottles, tubes, tubs and dispensers look great, work right and improve a product’s environmental profile, say industry experts.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 06.02.14

  • Dishing It Out

    Dishing It Out

    Whether by hand or by machine, dishes need to get clean, and marketers address this mundane task with upgraded detergents and scents designed to elevate the experience.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 06.02.14

  • From Farm to Face

    From Farm to Face

    Natural personal care is making an impact in all retail channels.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 06.02.14

  • Ecology in Motion

    Ecology in Motion

    The North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit returns to New York City.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 06.02.14

  • Sizing Up Your Sunscreen in the US

    Sizing Up Your Sunscreen in the US

    Reading your sunscreen label for all that it’s worth.
    Gary Neudahl, The HallStar Company 06.02.14

  • The Ties That Bind

    The Ties That Bind

    The Consumer Specialty Products Association continues to create unique relationships with disparate groups to find solutions to common problems.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 06.02.14

  • Go with the Flow

    Go with the Flow

    A rheology symposium put on by the New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists attracts more than 235 attendees.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 05.02.14

  • Innovation & Instruction

    Innovation & Instruction

    Shin-Etsu has the product lineup and the formulating expertise to help its customers make the most of silicones in their personal care products.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 05.02.14

  • Color By Numbers

    Color By Numbers

    The hair colorant marketplace is expanding to include offbeat hues and multi-tonal styles to satisfy a wider age range of clientele.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 05.02.14

  • Critical Elements of Household Product Preservation

    Critical Elements of Household Product Preservation

    This article provides an overview of what a product manufacturer must consider during the formulation of water-based household products.
    05.02.14

  • Preservation Society

    Preservation Society

    The war on preservatives continues…until the next outbreak of contaminated products affects consumers, anyway. Read on to find out how the industry is fighting back.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 05.02.14

  • Rejuvenate the Skin

    Rejuvenate the Skin

    Lipotec researchers detail how to improve the appearance of facial skin, especially lips, without resorting to frequent injections or costly cosmetic surgery.
    05.02.14

  • Skin Care
    Photo Finish

    Photo Finish

    The quest for a flawless, camera-ready face drives the skin care category.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 05.02.14

  • Printing AMPS UP

    Printing AMPS UP

    Once a tool for branding, printing on wipes substrates is changing the functionality of wipes.
    Karen McIntyre, Senior Editor 04.14.14

  • The Next Steps for Flushable Wipes

    The Next Steps for Flushable Wipes

    New report says four key trends are driving the market for flushable wipes forward.
    Smithers Apex 04.14.14