• Playing Defense

    Playing Defense

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor August 29, 2011
    When it comes to daily skin care products, UV protection has become a must-have component.

  • Workhorse Ingredients

    Workhorse Ingredients

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director August 29, 2011
    Developed markets may be teetering on recession, but demand for surfactants remains steady. In fact, demand is downright buoyant in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, China and the rest of Southeast Asia.

  • Love Is in the Air

    Love Is in the Air

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor August 29, 2011
    Consumers are loyal to home fragrance products but first, marketers must capture their attention.

  • Alternative Preservatives

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director August 29, 2011
    Inolex Chemical offers personal care and household product formulators a novel chelating technology to prevent the growth of A. niger and make a variety of consumer-friendly claims.

  • Full Color Spectrum

    Full Color Spectrum

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor August 11, 2011
    Beautiful color cosmetic looks are obtainable at every price point for Fall 2011.

  • Flacons Take Flight for Fall

    Flacons Take Flight for Fall

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor August 11, 2011
    In a perfume market that’s more crowded than ever, the bottle’s design must attract attention and communicate with the consumer. Happi asked leading fragrance marketers and those involved in the scent’s creation to dish about their work, and how the packaging provides a great starting point to the sensory experience that awaits the user.

  • Beauty Solutions Inside and Out

    Beauty Solutions Inside and Out

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director August 8, 2011
    DSM Nutritional Products dedicates a nutrition innovation center in Parsippany, NJ.

  • Breakthroughs For Break Outs?

    Breakthroughs For Break Outs?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director July 7, 2011
    Not to mention wrinkles and age spots. The mapping of the human genome is creating new opportunities for cosmetic chemists to create effective formulas for a variety of personal care problems.

  • Inquire Within

    Inquire Within

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor July 6, 2011
    Consumers look to nutritional supplements for inside-out beauty benefits.

  • The Promise Land: Developing Lotions  Creams that Deliver

    The Promise Land: Developing Lotions Creams that Deliver

    Gary A. Neudahl, The HallStar Company July 6, 2011
    A skin care product works best when it is uniformly distributed over the stratum corneum, remains within the confines of the stratum corneum and retains its chemical integrity for the duration of use. A HallStar researcher offers some suggestions on how to protect skin from UV, water loss and other maladies.

  • Sustainable Cosmetics

    Sustainable Cosmetics

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director July 6, 2011
    When the Great Recession was raging, consumers began to pull back from making green purchases. Industry observers insist that these shoppers are coming back, but who gets to decide what's green and what isn't?

  • Star-Studded FiFi Awards Held at Lincoln Center

    Star-Studded FiFi Awards Held at Lincoln Center

    Nancy Jeffries, Contributing Editor July 6, 2011
    The stars were out to celebrate the best in fine fragrance, courtesy of The Fragrance Foundation.

  • Opportunity in Adversity

    Opportunity in Adversity

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director June 16, 2011
    The Consumer Specialty Product Association's midyear meeting celebrates those who get through life's tough spots to reemerge wiser and better for their struggles.

  • Applications for Sustainable Cellulose Derivatives In Personal Care

    Applications for Sustainable Cellulose Derivatives In Personal Care

    Rau2019eda Asad, AkzoNobel Global Personal Care June 16, 2011
    An AkzoNobel researcher details the benefits of a new family of water-soluble cellulose derivatives. These ingredients provide rheology modification, improvethe aesthetics of personal care formulations, deliver beneficial properties and enable the formulation of differentiated consumer products.

  • Thinking About the Box...

    Thinking About the Box...

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor June 15, 2011
    tube and bottle. The entire packaging process is on marketers minds these days from raw material procurement to what happens after customers squeeze out that last drop of product.

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