• IFSCC Meets In Argentina

    IFSCC Meets In Argentina

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    || The latest technical advances are on display and discussed when cosmetic chemists from around the world meet in Buenos Aires.

  • Detergent Industry Charts Its Future

    Detergent Industry Charts Its Future

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    || The Seventh World Conference on Detergents in Montreux looked at the biggest problems facing this $65 billion segment and offered some solutions on issues such as sustainability and innovation.

  • The II Outlook

    The II Outlook

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    || Cost-containment and pathogen kill are the key to success in the competitive industrial and institutional cleaning market.

  • Green Ingredients

    Green Ingredients

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    || Marketers have their own criteria when it comes to what's green...and what isn't. And often, they develop solutions that combine the best of both science and nature.

  • Recent Patent Applications For Hair Care Polymers

    Recent Patent Applications For Hair Care Polymers

    Robert Y. Lochhead, The Institute for Polymer Science, The School of Polymers & High Performance Materials; The University of Southern Mississippi and Institute for Formulation Science November 3, 2010
    || At the Institute for Formulation Science, we monitor patents and patenting as part of our current awareness activities for the Partnership for Innovation. In this article, we have selected interesting advances that have recently been reported in U.S. patent applications.

  • Silicone Alternatives In Personal Care

    Silicone Alternatives In Personal Care

    Jessica Cecchini and Ulrich Issberner, Global Marketing Personal Care, Cognis GmbH, Monheim, Germany November 3, 2010
    || Manufacturers who want to develop products without silicones must find efficient and innovative ingredients that come as close as possible to their sensorial profile and are just as high-or even better-performing.

  • Cleaning Up

    Cleaning Up

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 3, 2010
    || Luckily for soap makers, even when the economy goes down the drain, people still get dirty. Toss in pandemic flu fears, and you�ve got yourself the perfect breeding ground for sales growth in the personal cleanser market.

  • Boldface Names Lift Fine Fragrance Sales

    Boldface Names Lift Fine Fragrance Sales

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 3, 2010
    || Can celebrity and fashion-forward juices add a glimmer of hope to the flailing fragrance category?

  • Giant Killers?

    Giant Killers?

    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics November 3, 2010
    || Consumers' appetite for and expectations of newness have opened the door for smaller beauty brands, especially those that are able to offer a genuine point of difference in markets dominated by multinationals.


  • Ethnic Beauty From A to Z

    Ethnic Beauty From A to Z

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor September 30, 2010
    || Marketers provide a variety of solutions for every skin tone.

  • Whats Up With Wipes?

    Whats Up With Wipes?

    Melissa Meisel and Christine Esposito, Associate Editors September 30, 2010
    || Household and personal care wipes remain in-demand due to convenience.

  • A Game-Changing Emulsion Technology

    A Game-Changing Emulsion Technology

    Juan Mateu, Jeen International September 30, 2010
    || Jeen International rolls out Jeesperse CPW, which enables cosmetic chemists to incorporate waxes in cold process formulations.

  • Cosmetics Companies Get Active

    Cosmetics Companies Get Active

    Michael Doyle Ph.D., Accelrys September 30, 2010
    || How to apply predictive modelling and analysis solutions successful in Big Pharma to speed cosmeceutical innovation.

  • Proving Ground

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor September 30, 2010
    || Testing facilities can help firms hit their targets in today's hyper competitive environment. A directory of testing service providers can be found on page 59.

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