Features


  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    As the Consumer Specialty Products Association celebrates its centennial, it gives a nod to the important role that strong leadership plays in the Association.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • Blinding Them with Science

    Blinding Them with Science

    The scientific community must issue a clarion call for good science, said the keynote speaker at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    Free radical oxidation is the basis of the aging process because it causes permanent deterioration of the skin cells and supports structure by decreasing elasticity and resiliency.
    Mohinder Singh, PhD, Consultant to Blistex Inc 12.03.13

  • Burn Rate

    Burn Rate

    Sun care product sales have expanded nearly every year during the past half century as consumers learn the importance of proper UV protection.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 12.03.13

  • The Actives Arsenal

    The Actives Arsenal

    Key ingredients are driving efficacy in the skin care category.
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 12.03.13

  • Anti-Aging Remains A Timeless Topic

    Anti-Aging Remains A Timeless Topic

    Marketers and suppliers jammed the conference room and exhibition hall at Happi’s annual Anti-Aging event, held Oct. 29 & 30, 2013 in New Brunswick, NJ.
    The Happi Staff 12.03.13

  • Subtle Addiction

    Subtle Addiction

    The role of fragrances in cosmetics, including scent trends by country, will be in focus at In-Cosmetics 2014, which will take place in Hamburg, Germany, April 1-3, 2014.
    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics 12.03.13

  • ‘A Head’ of the Class

    ‘A Head’ of the Class

    Marketers strive to deliver hair-healthy formulations when it comes to shampoo and conditioner products.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 12.03.13

  • Amplify Nature To Accelerate Beauty Benefits

    Properly leveraging plant cell culture technology can maximize cosmetic efficacy, according to researchers at Sederma and the Institute of Biotechnology Research.
    Sonia Dawson and Denise Gabriele and Robert Dal Toso, Ph.D., Sederma Inc, Instituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche 12.03.13

  • Amyris Celebrates 10 Years

    Amyris Celebrates 10 Years

    Saving children from malaria and protecting sharks from squalane hunters.
    12.03.13

  • The Cost of Clean

    The Cost of Clean

    Building operators and facility managers are learning how eliminating dirt and killing germs can improve their balance sheets.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 12.03.13

  • Singing in the Rain

    Singing in the Rain

    The past 12 months may go down as one of the worst years ever for sun care sales, yet, despite the lousy weather, Steve Taylor, CEO of Sun & Skin Care Research, has plenty of reasons to smile.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.04.13

  • Style at Their Fingertips

    Style at Their Fingertips

    A look at 50 years of nail polish innovations.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 11.04.13

  • Anti-Aging Skin Care

    Anti-Aging Skin Care

    This still growing category is attracting a younger consumer. Here are some of the newest products that are making headlines in the segment.
    11.04.13

  • Life’s Little Indulgences

    Life’s Little Indulgences

    Personal cleansers must be easy on the wallet, yet high in value and benefits.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 11.04.13

  • It’s Show Time

    It’s Show Time

    The fine fragrance category hits its stride in just in time for the holiday selling season.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 11.04.13

  • The Future of Cleaning

    The Future of Cleaning

    The world is getting smaller, consumers are getting smarter and the result is that marketers must work harder than ever to succeed in the global household cleaning space.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.04.13

  • The Hot Spot for Sun Care

    The Hot Spot for Sun Care

    Nearly 500 attend the Sunscreen Symposium sponsored by the Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.04.13

  • How Green Can Croda Get?

    How Green Can Croda Get?

    Company breaks ground on a $2.3 million solar installation project at its Atlas Point facility in New Castle, DE.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.04.13

  • Wheels in Motion

    Wheels in Motion

    The research and development gears are turning as Sabinsa tours the cosmetic industry with its range of innovations.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 11.04.13