• On the Wild Side

    On the Wild Side

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director || November 21, 2012
    The IFSCC Congress is held in Johannesburg, South Africa, marking the first time that the Congress is held on the continent.

  • Wash and Care

    Wash and Care

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || November 21, 2012
    The shampoos and conditioners sector grows more sophisticated and segmented with ingredient-packed products and "free-from" formulations.

  • Green, Natural  Organic

    Green, Natural Organic

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director || November 21, 2012
    Sustainable products are still in demand, but successful companies must find the right audience and deliver the proper message.

  • 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.

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