Features


  • 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

  • Beyond Softness

    Beyond Softness

    In the evolution of wipes, what they contain has become just as important as how they feel. Efficacy now, as well as aesthetics, plays an increasingly important role in a product’s success.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.14.14

  • The New Generation of Dispersible Technology

    The New Generation of Dispersible Technology

    Today’s new wipes products are looking to achieve higher levels of dispersibility to meet consumer and industry demands.
    Karen McIntyre, Senior Editor 04.14.14

  • Positive Visualization

    Positive Visualization

    Artisan ingredients and novel presentation inspire marketers to boost business in the fine fragrance arena.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 04.01.14

  • Beauty Without Borders

    Beauty Without Borders

    Leaders in multicultural skin and hair care focus on solution-driven formulations.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 04.01.14

  • …But I Won’t Do That!

    …But I Won’t Do That!

    They’ll do anything for the businesses that they love.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.01.14

  • These Are Big Days For Big Data

    These Are Big Days For Big Data

    Tracking the consumer has never been more important…or more precise.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.01.14

  • ‘Miles’ A Minute

    ‘Miles’ A Minute

    TSG Consumer Partners’ Diane Miles—a former CEO of Perricone MD and Benefit Cosmetics—discusses lessons learned in the fast-paced beauty business
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.05.14

  • No Prescription Necessary

    No Prescription Necessary

    No pain, no gain. When it comes to over-the-counter products, the best-performing segments include analgesic rubs and anti-itch treatments. Acne treatment sales may be down a bit, but when folks are hurting, they’re turning to OTC treatments rather than relying on their doctors.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.05.14

  • Variety is the Spice

    Variety is the Spice

    R&D teams are adapting to consumer demand by incorporating novel ingredients, forms and functions to the latest hair styling products.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.05.14