Features


  • Fine Fragrance | Packaging | Packaging
    Story Tellers

    Story Tellers

    When it comes to fine fragrance packaging, details communicate the essence of the juice and the brand behind it.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 08.01.12

  • STEM Ensures Growth For HPC Industry

    STEM Ensures Growth For HPC Industry

    Where will the chemists of tomorrow come from? Dow Chemical has an aggressive program to build students’ expertise in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 08.01.12

  • Actives | Color Cosmetics | Pigments
    Mighty Makeup

    Mighty Makeup

    This season's color cosmetics are rife with rich hues, a plush feel and skin-loving benefits.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 08.01.12

  • Skin Care | Sun Care
    Cosmetics, Southern Style

    Cosmetics, Southern Style

    Sustainability, skin protection barriers, molecular biology and new formulation ideas were the topics as the Society of Cosmetic Chemists gathered in Charleston, SC for the Annual Scientific Seminar.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 06.29.12

  • Household Cleaning | Skin Care
    Convenience Is Key

    Convenience Is Key

    Household and personal care wipes are a staple in daily routines thanks to their portability and multitasking benefits.
    06.29.12

  • Skin Care
    Something To Chew On

    Something To Chew On

    The skinny on the US nutricosmetics market.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 06.29.12

  • Hair Care
    The Clipping Point

    The Clipping Point

    Hair care innovators create cutting-edge products, stylists set the trends, but it is economics that shape the overall health of the professional hair care market.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 06.04.12

  • Air Care/Environmental Fragrance | Disinfectants | Household Cleaning
    On the Money

    On the Money

    Baseball and business mix when sports executive Paul DePodesta delivers the keynote address at the Consumer Specialty Products Association mid-year meeting in Chicago, May 8-11, 2012.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 06.04.12

  • Testing
    Rapid Product Release Testing

    Rapid Product Release Testing

    Shortening your production cycle time with rapid microbial screening offers significant financial benefits for you and your customers.
    Cindy Lieberman, Celsis 06.04.12

  • Skin Care
    Redefining the Body  Minimizing Aging

    Redefining the Body Minimizing Aging

    Considering that improving one's figure is a widespread objective for both men and women in our society, there is elevated interest in finding safe and effective methods to change local volume and modulate silhouette to increase or reduce volume where it is desired.
    Marta Rull, Cristina Davi, Elena Cau00f1adas, Juan Cebriu00e1n, Raquel Delgado, Lipotec S.A. 06.04.12

  • Hair Care
    Argan Oil: Miracle Ingredient?

    Argan Oil: Miracle Ingredient?

    This natural material, harvested from the kernels of the argan tree, is rich in essential fatty acids and other important nutrients, which can play a key role in the development of effective skin care products.
    Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D., Alpha Research & Development Ltd. and Shaath & Meadows Consultation, White Plains, NY 06.04.12

  • Hair Care | Household Cleaning | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care
    Green Means Go

    Green Means Go

    Organic Monitor hosts its North American edition of Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 06.04.12

  • Actives | Skin Care
    Get Active, Get Serious

    Get Active, Get Serious

    Cosmetic companies continue to roll out anti-aging products that make plenty of promises, but some observers say these launches, and the claims behind them, are more about marketing than science.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 06.04.12

  • Packaging | Packaging
    Full Steam Ahead

    Full Steam Ahead

    Supplier and marketing insiders agree that details are essential to the power of packaging.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 06.04.12

  • Actives | Skin Care
    Rising to the Surface

    Rising to the Surface

    The skin care segment is booming with innovations in anti-aging and sensitive SKUs for the face.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 04.30.12

  • Hair Care | Household Cleaning | Personal Cleansers | Preservatives | Skin Care
    PR for Preservatives?

    PR for Preservatives?

    Preservative systems work as well as ever, but erroneous media reports and skittish regulators having suppliers scrambling.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.30.12

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Household Cleaning | Personal Cleansers | Preservatives | Skin Care | Sun Care
    Conventional vs. Natural Preservatives

    Conventional vs. Natural Preservatives

    Green aspirations must be tempered with practical realities—an environmentally preferable product is not a success if the formulation falls apart or is overrun with potentially pathogenic microorganisms due to the lack of an effective preservative.
    Beth Ann Browne u2013 Dow Microbial Control,Phil Geis u2013 AdvancedTesting Laboratories, Tony Rook u2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company 04.30.12

  • Testing | Testing
    Speeding Demand-Driven Innovation

    Speeding Demand-Driven Innovation

    Bridging the gap between R&D, consumer feedback and winning products.
    Michael Doyle, Accelrys, Inc. 04.30.12

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Skin Care
    Get On Point Education At HBA Global in June

    Get On Point Education At HBA Global in June

    The largest beauty industry conference and tradeshow in the US will be held June 19-21 in New York. HBA Global will include more than 60 educational sessions.
    Jill Birkett , HBA Global 04.30.12

  • Wipes Market Watch Spring 2012

    Recent news in the wipes market moves the industry forward. Suominen, Ahlstrom deal makes new leader in wipes
    Nonwovens Industry Staff 04.14.12