• What

    What's New in Sustainability and Packaging for Wipes?

    Susan Stansbury, Contributing Editor April 14, 2012
    Wipes are no exception when it comes to green packaging trends.

  • Diversity Is the Direction

    Diversity Is the Direction

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor April 9, 2012
    New developments in the ever-evolving ethnic hair and skin care marketplace.

  • Polymeric Delivery Systems for a Sustainable Planet

    Polymeric Delivery Systems for a Sustainable Planet

    Robert Y. Lochhead, Vipul Padman and Lauren LaBeaud, The University of Southern Mississippi April 2, 2012
    Marketers and suppliers patent skin care polymers that are better for consumers and reduce the carbon footprint of products.

  • The Right Mix

    The Right Mix

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 2, 2012
    Fine fragrance came roaring back as the gift to give in 2011. Will the double-digit gains continue through Holiday 2012?

  • Formulating Liquid Laundry Detergents

    Shoaib Arif, Pilot Chemical Co. April 2, 2012
    Whether you're creating a value or premium formula, here are the steps to take to develop an effective detergent at the right price point.

  • Innovate or Stagnate

    Innovate or Stagnate

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 2, 2012
    The laundry care market is besieged by higher raw material costs and retailer inflexibility on pricing. Laundry detergent suppliers offer a variety of strategies to succeed in this increasingly complex new world.

  • Winning Consumers Dropps by Dropps

    Winning Consumers Dropps by Dropps

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 2, 2012
    The company that popularized the laundry pack category in the US is back with fabric softeners in convenient, easy-to-handle, single dose forms.

  • Get It Done

    Get It Done

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor April 2, 2012
    When it comes to chemical specialties, efficacy, speed and convenience are top demands

  • Back in Business?

    Back in Business?

    Christine Esposito and Melissa Meisel, Associate Editors March 14, 2012
    After a temporary slow-down, the wipes market continues to live in the fast lane.

  • New Sun Care Ingredients

    March 2, 2012
    A list of new ingredients for sun care formulations

  • Truly Natural

    Harold Faust, Calumet Penreco, LLC March 1, 2012
    In the past decades, extensive research has been conducted to measure the safety and effectiveness of mineral oil and petrolatum.

  • The Next Wave

    The Next Wave

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 1, 2012
    New products that comply with FDA’s Final Rule on Sunscreens are rolling into stores. But US shoppers will continue to see products with SPFs above 50 and sprays too—which are just what they want, but remain issues the agency continues to explore.

  • Tide Pods Have Landed

    Tide Pods Have Landed

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 1, 2012
    The rollout of this multi-benefit detergent is the biggest innovation to hit the laundry category in decades, insists Procter & Gamble.

  • Do Your Own Thing

    Do Your Own Thing

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 1, 2012
    With no clear-cut style holding sway these days, marketers must offer a variety of products to give consumers an array of holds and shapes.

  • Skin Care Saviors

    Skin Care Saviors

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor March 1, 2012
    OTC/medicated products offer relief from common skin quandaries.