• Taking Initiative

    Taking Initiative

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 21, 2012
    Innovative active ingredients are fueling growth within the skin care industry by way of anti-aging, specialized SKUs.

  • Not Exactly Cleaning Up

    Not Exactly Cleaning Up

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 21, 2012
    The category continues its years-long slump, as the innovations that jump-started the detergent industry fail to materialize.

  • In the Mood

    In the Mood

    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics November 21, 2012
    Here's a look at the latest innovations in mood cosmetics and the emergence of color adaptive formulations in the marketplace.

  • A Learning Experience

    A Learning Experience

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director November 21, 2012
    The New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists scoured the globe in search of experts for its sun exposure symposium.

  • A New Normal?

    A New Normal?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 6, 2012
    The industrial and institutional cleaning market is struggling to regain pre-recession growth rates, but some observers say the days of picking low-hanging fruit are over.

  • Tiny Bubbles

    Tiny Bubbles

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 6, 2012
    The soap category posted a small gain during the past year as marketers continue to roll out bars and washes that emphasize skin care benefits and scent.

  • The Sweet Smell of Success

    The Sweet Smell of Success

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 6, 2012
    The fine fragrance marketplace is bouncing back, with a variety of noteworthy launches from celebrities, fashion designers and cult classic brands.

  • Unique Styling Products Via Maltodextrin/VP

    Unique Styling Products Via Maltodextrin/VP

    Laurie J. Marshall, Amanda Evers and Maryalice Belluscio, AkzoNobel Global Personal Care, Bridgewater, NJ November 6, 2012
    A clear hair styling polymer with a naturally derived and renewable profile compared to market-leading synthetic nonionic styling polymers.

  • Recent Patent Applications for the Use of Polymers for Hair Care

    Recent Patent Applications for the Use of Polymers for Hair Care

    Robert Y. Lochhead , The Institute for Formulation Science, The School of Polymers & High Performance Materials, The University of Southern Mississippi November 6, 2012
    Recent Patent Applications for the Use of Polymers for Hair Care

  • FDA Takes Aim At Cosmetics Firms

    Georgia C. Ravitz, Esq., James R. Ravitz, Esq., James H. Hartten, Arent Fox LLC November 6, 2012
    The Administration's crackdown against cosmetics companies is part of a well-orchestrated enforcement scheme, insist legal experts.

  • One for the Ages

    One for the Ages

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 6, 2012
    Happi's Anti-Aging Conference & Tabletop Exhibition attracted nearly 300 industry executives who heard from leading dermatologists, regulators and analysts.

  • Contract Manufacturing/Private Label Directory

    October 1, 2012
    Searching for a partner to manufacture your skin care formula or your new hard surface cleaner? Check out our directory, which was updated this month.

  • Boosting the Performance Of Sunscreen Formulations

    Boosting the Performance Of Sunscreen Formulations

    Thomas Russo and John Chase, Lipo Chemicals, Inc. September 28, 2012
    Two specialty additives from Lipo Chemicals improve the aesthetic quality of sunscreen formulations and aid solubility of specific sunscreen actives.

  • All Systems Go

    All Systems Go

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor September 28, 2012
    Working with the right testing service provider can make all the difference in getting products to market faster and in compliance.

  • AmorePacific Raises the Stakes in the US

    AmorePacific Raises the Stakes in the US

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director September 28, 2012
    The leading player in the Korean beauty market is expanding its reach in the US with new products, new distribution and big plans.

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