Features


  • Wet Dryer Sheets

    Wet Dryer Sheets

    For textiles that look and feel good
    Dr. Markus Doerr , Cognis Corporation, info@cognis.com, www.cognis.com 04.14.10

  • Innovation in Motion

    Innovation in Motion

    Successful household product marketers turn their backs on the recession, roll up their sleeves and dish out an array of new products.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.31.10

  • Skin Care Polymer IP Trends

    Skin Care Polymer IP Trends

    In this article, University of Southern Mississippi researchers review recent U.S. patents and patent applications within the area of polymers in skin care.
    03.31.10

  • A Green Makeover for Personal Care?

    A Green Makeover for Personal Care?

    Sustainability is not always a thing of beauty. In January, Maddock Douglas released a study that tracked the actual versus the perceived sustainability of more than 90 leading U.S. corporations. The results were eye-opening, to say the least. In th…
    Marc Stoiber, Maddock Douglas 03.31.10

  • Lessons from Antarctica

    Lessons from Antarctica

    AkzoNobel scientistsjoin representativesfrom a range ofcompanies for aneducational excursionto Antarctica, the mostremote place on Earth.
    03.30.10

  • Effective Treatment for Ethnic Hair

    Effective Treatment for Ethnic Hair

    There are many challenges to be overcome when formulating products for the ethnic hair care market. Here are some ideas to create effective products.
    Manuel Gamez-Garcia, Joel Basilan, Colleen Rocafort and Cesar Mauras, BASF Care Chemicals 03.30.10

  • Making Waves

    Making Waves

    Will 2010's product rollouts shake up ethnic hair care?
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.30.10

  • Fine Fragrance Launches  Post-Recessionary Consumers

    Fine Fragrance Launches Post-Recessionary Consumers

    Perhaps more than any other personal care category, fragrance launches capture the moment and crystallize how consumers react to changing societal dynamics.
    Eric Zeitoun, Dragon Rouge USA 03.30.10

  • Cautiously Optimistic

    Cautiously Optimistic

    With the financial crisis in the rearview mirror, consumer spending beginning to show signs of life and a wave of new projects on tap, suppliers to the laundry product category say there are reasons to be optimistic about 2010.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.09.10

  • Big Changes at SDA

    Big Changes at SDA

    Change was in the air at the Soap and Detergent Association's annual meeting in January. After all, Orlando, FL represented a new venue for the annual event and the Association unveiled its new name, The American Cleaning Institute.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.09.10

  • Catch Some Rays

    Catch Some Rays

    With anti-aging formulations and botanical ingredients, sun care marketers are having their moment in the spotlight.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.09.10

  • Novel Ingredients And The Formulators Who Love Them

    Novel Ingredients And The Formulators Who Love Them

    Key ingredients can make all the difference in a personal care formulation. Here's a look at some of the ingredients today's leading formulators are smitten with-and why.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.09.10

  • Vive la Diffrence

    Vive la Diffrence

    Antiperspirant and deodorant marketers rely on the unique wants and needs of men and women when promoting their wares to consumers.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.09.10

  • Stay Connected with Social Media

    Stay Connected with Social Media

    An array of social media-blogs, tweets, Facebook and websites-keeps consumer product companies connected to their buying audience.
    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics 03.09.10

  • The World Comes to Paris

    In-Cosmetics, the largest personal care trade show in the world, celebrates its 20th anniversary next month in France.
    03.08.10

  • The Annual Buyer's Guide

    A comprehensive resource for raw material, packaging components, equipment and consulting services.
    02.04.10

  • Trade Association Directory

    A guide to the associations and organizations relevant to the household products, cosmetics and personal care industries.
    02.04.10

  • Sweet Tooth

    Sweet Tooth

    Will an influx of new natural products bring a smile to the sluggish oral care category?
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 02.04.10

  • Overcoming Obstacles in Cosmetic Science

    Overcoming Obstacles in Cosmetic Science

    Cosmetic chemists throughout the U.S. gathered in New York City for the annual meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
    Tom Branna -Editorial Director and Navin Geria - Contributing Editor 01.05.10

  • Meeting the Challenge

    Meeting the Challenge

    From surviving and thriving in a difficult economy to working with regulators and special interest groups, the Consumer Specialty Products Association has a habit of coming through when the chips are down.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.05.10