• Something To Chew On

    Something To Chew On

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || June 29, 2012
    The skinny on the US nutricosmetics market.

  • The Clipping Point

    The Clipping Point

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || June 4, 2012
    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.

  • On the Money

    On the Money

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director || June 4, 2012
    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.

  • Rapid Product Release Testing

    Rapid Product Release Testing

    Cindy Lieberman, Celsis || June 4, 2012
    Shortening your production cycle time with rapid microbial screening offers significant financial benefits for you and your customers.

  • Redefining the Body  Minimizing Aging

    Redefining the Body Minimizing Aging

    Marta Rull, Cristina Davi, Elena Cau00f1adas, Juan Cebriu00e1n, Raquel Delgado, Lipotec S.A. || June 4, 2012
    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.

  • Argan Oil: Miracle Ingredient?

    Argan Oil: Miracle Ingredient?

    Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D., Alpha Research & Development Ltd. and Shaath & Meadows Consultation, White Plains, NY || June 4, 2012
    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.

  • Green Means Go

    Green Means Go

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor || June 4, 2012
    Organic Monitor hosts its North American edition of Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City.

  • Get Active, Get Serious

    Get Active, Get Serious

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director || June 4, 2012
    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.

  • Full Steam Ahead

    Full Steam Ahead

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor || June 4, 2012
    Supplier and marketing insiders agree that details are essential to the power of packaging.

  • Rising to the Surface

    Rising to the Surface

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor || April 30, 2012
    The skin care segment is booming with innovations in anti-aging and sensitive SKUs for the face.

  • PR for Preservatives?

    PR for Preservatives?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director || April 30, 2012
    Preservative systems work as well as ever, but erroneous media reports and skittish regulators having suppliers scrambling.

  • Conventional vs. Natural Preservatives

    Conventional vs. Natural Preservatives

    Beth Ann Browne u2013 Dow Microbial Control,Phil Geis u2013 AdvancedTesting Laboratories, Tony Rook u2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company || April 30, 2012
    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.

  • Speeding Demand-Driven Innovation

    Speeding Demand-Driven Innovation

    Michael Doyle, Accelrys, Inc. || April 30, 2012
    Bridging the gap between R&D, consumer feedback and winning products.

  • Get On Point Education At HBA Global in June

    Get On Point Education At HBA Global in June

    Jill Birkett , HBA Global || April 30, 2012
    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.

  • Wipes Market Watch Spring 2012

    Nonwovens Industry Staff || April 14, 2012
    Recent news in the wipes market moves the industry forward. Suominen, Ahlstrom deal makes new leader in wipes