• A Helping Hand For Sun Care

    A Helping Hand For Sun Care

    Stefan Bu00e4nziger, PhD, Rahn AG December 1, 2011
    Advanced sun care products must include supportive sun protection strategies. Cosmetic actives offer attractive multifunctional benefits, such as enhanced functionality and opportunities for new claims and competitive differentiation. A Rahn researcher highlights some actives that lend themselves to sun care products.

  • Fully Loaded

    Fully Loaded

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor December 1, 2011
    Active ingredients are a must in today's anti-aging skin care products.

  • Crowning Glory

    Crowning Glory

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor December 1, 2011
    Consumers want high-quality shampoos and conditioners to smooth and strengthen hair from the inside out.

  • Finding The Green

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor December 1, 2011
    Being green isn't so black and white these days. But figuring out how to incorporate its principles will benefit your company in the long run.

  • Searching for Answers

    Searching for Answers

    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.

  • Versathix: An Ideal Rheology Modifier

    Versathix: An Ideal Rheology Modifier

    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.

  • Recent Patent Applications For Hair Care Polymers

    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

  • People, Places  Things

    People, Places Things

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 10, 2011
    Now more than ever, successful I&I companies have the right mix of personnel, categories and effective products.

  • Sink or Swim?

    Sink or Swim?

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 10, 2011
    Marketers try to boost sales of bar soaps and body washes with innovative ingredients, alluring packaging and savvy campaigns.

  • All They Want for Christmas

    All They Want for Christmas

    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?

  • HallStar Combines Science Nature

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 10, 2011
    With the acquisitions of Biochemica and B&T, Hallstar is bringing serious science to the natural personal care segment.

  • Breakthrough Active Naturals Grow in Personal Care Sector

    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics November 10, 2011
    Two hot topics, anti-aging and naturals, combine to create a dynamic growth sector in the global personal care market.

  • Recent FDA Action Draws Big Crowd in Florida

    Recent FDA Action Draws Big Crowd in Florida

    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.

  • Testing Services Providers

    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. Should your company be listed here? Contact Happi to…

  • Tried and True

    Tried and True

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor October 5, 2011
    Testing service providers help marketers deliver on their claims.