Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || January 10, 2012 From sophisticated to simple, today's household care products feature scents that deliver olfactory pleasure and reinforce a brand's DNA to an increasingly discerning consumer base.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || January 10, 2012 The laundry category continues to slump, as marketers face rising raw material costs and lingering pressure from retailers. What could change all that?
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || January 10, 2012 Consumers remain in tune with natural personal care products, and some big names in the marketplace have been gearing up to capture their attention in 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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