January 10, 2011 || The Society of Cosmetic Chemists' annual meeting included sessions on hair styling, sun protection and genomics. Yash Kamath received the Maison G. deNavarre Medal, the Society's highest honor.
January 10, 2011 || Hampered by the recession, the natural personal care products market is getting back on track. But will cash-strapped consumers who switched back to conventional products return to naturals in 2011?
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor January 10, 2011 || Fragrances found in today's household cleaning products are much more hip--and with good reason: scent can play a critical role in spurring consumers' interest and keeping them loyal to your brand.
Stefan Baenziger, Ph.D, Rahn AG January 10, 2011 || Stem cells are the fountain of youth for skin. Rahn has screened uncharacterized as well as established cosmetic actives for their stem cell protecting properties and has observed impressive results for two of them.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 23, 2010 || Suppliers explain how they're developing the ingredients and solutions to create effective laundry and household cleaning products with improved environmental profiles.
Duane Krzysik, Carole Lepilleur, Wing Li and Allen Park, Noveon Consumer Specialties, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. November 23, 2010 || Cassia hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride polymers are naturally derived, multifunctional polymers for use in conditioning shampoo formulations offering unique sensory experience, improved deposition and enhanced conditioning.
Olga V. Dueva-Koganov, Ph.D. and Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D. , Integrated Botanical Technologies, LLC, Ossining, N.Y. Alpha Research and Development, White Plains, NY November 23, 2010 || More than three years ago, the FDA introduced a proposed rule that includes testing of sunscreen efficacy in vivo (SPF and UVA-PF) and in vitro (UVAI/UV ratio after pre-irradiation).1 The FDA requires U.S. sunscreen manufacturers to declare, in addit…
Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 4, 2010 || With a knowledgeable team in place, an ambitious growth strategy and a strong pipeline of products, Lubrizol is determined to become a billion dollar player in the personal care and home care space.