Tom Branna, Editorial Director December 1, 2011 || The household cleaning product sector remains in the doldrums as consumers opt for low-priced options and marketers try to combat both rising raw material costs and retail price wars.
Farahdia Edouard and Marni Dexter, Croda Inc November 10, 2011 || Croda researchers detail the benefits of using a high performance thickener that provides efficient viscosity building and desirable rheology across a wide variety of surfactant combinations that are common in shampoos and other personal cleansing systems.
Robert Y. Lochhead, Willis Byrd, Lauren LaBeaud and Kimberly Page, The Institute for Formulation Science, The School of Polymers & High Performance Materials The University of Southern Mississippi November 10, 2011 || Recent patent applications reveal interesting advances in technologies relating to the use of polymers in hair care. Learn how polymers can enhance fragrance, impact foam, improve conditioning, aid color retention and more
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 10, 2011 || is to maintain momentum. Fragrance is showing signs of life once again, but can welcome gains in prestige stick around through the critical holiday season?
Tom Branna, Editorial Director October 5, 2011 || The Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists held its semi-annual Sunscreen Symposium and drew a big crowd as the industry sought answers to the recent rulings by the US FDA.
October 5, 2011 || Below is a list of testing providers serving the household and personal products industry. For more information, contact the testing service provider using the information provided for each firm.
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Tom Branna, Editorial Director October 5, 2011 || Issues such as hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation continue to impact ethnic consumers. Industry experts say much work needs to be done to address the needs of Blacks, Asians and Hispanics.
Beyhan Tamer,, Sales and Market Development, Mogul September 16, 2011 || Emerging markets represent four out of the top six markets in the world for diapers, by value, but none of the top six markets for baby wipes, according to the latest retail data. It is a telling disparity that exposes the fundamental weakness of baby wipes outside the world’s richest nations.