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    Beauty Industry Heads to Vegas

    Beauty Industry Heads to Vegas

    More than 22,000 beauty executives are expected to attend Cosmoprof North America in Las Vegas next month.
    05.28.10

  • The New Consumer  You

    The New Consumer You

    The consumer packaged goods business has changed dramatically, according to SymphonyIRI Group.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.29.10

  • Challenge Test

    Challenge Test

    Demand for green chemistry, bad publicity and an uninformed public are just some of the reasons why the preservative market remains a demanding one. But read on to learn why many suppliers are up for the challenge.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.29.10

  • Style and Substance

    Style and Substance

    Today's styling products are designed to achieve and maintain the perfect coif, with plenty of good-for-the-hair ingredients.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 04.28.10

  • Keeping Up Appearances

    Keeping Up Appearances

    Skin care industry executives report success in anti-aging and revitalizing SKUs for 2010 and beyond.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 04.28.10

  • Talking About Tufco Technologies

    Talking About Tufco Technologies

    in 1999, Tufco decided to go after wipes and executives haven’t looked back yet
    Karen McIntyre, editor 04.14.10

  • What

    What's the Competition To Wipes?

    the never-ending need for convenience has propelled the wipes category forward, but other products could still be displaced by wipes
    Susan Stansbury, contributing editor 04.14.10

  • Innovative Wipes Packaging: Coming To A Store Near You

    Innovative Wipes Packaging: Coming To A Store Near You

    groundbreaking solutions are worth writing home about
    Sandra Levy, associate editor 04.14.10

  • Wipes: They

    Wipes: They're Not Just For Babies Anymore

    In this era of convenience, the ultimate convenience item is a wet wipe. They can be used to remove make-up, to clean the toilet, to wipe down the kitchen counter or to disinfect your hands. They are incredibly portable, and after you use them, int…
    Suellen Bennett, Damian Kelly, Andy Kaziska, Mark Chandler and Cara Eaton, Croda Inc, Edison, NJ 04.14.10

  • 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