Christine Esposito, Associate Editor April 5, 2011 Leaders in ethnic personal care talk about their latest innovations and where current R&D efforts are taking the next generation of hair and skin care products.
Dr. Corinna Bu00f6hme, Dr. Sabine Both, Dr. Hans-Christian Raths, Frederic Bauer and Josefine Schru00f6der, Care Chemicals, Home Care and I&I Cognis GmbH, now part of BASF April 5, 2011 A hydrophilic defoamer from Cognis has a good environmental profile, is easy to work with and improves cleaning performance.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 5, 2011 Sales of chemical specialties, including household cleaners, have stalled in recent years as cash-strapped consumers cut back on purchases and recession-weary manufacturers put the breaks on innovation.
Farrokh B. Malihi, Fargol Research Group April 5, 2011 Despite turmoil in the region, Iran has great economic growth potential, thanks to its young, educated workforce and a wealth of natural resources, which include 10% of the world's oil reserves and 14% of the world's natural gas reserves.
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 4, 2011 They may be less sexy than their anti-aging counterparts, but OTC and medicated personal care products address a range of maladies that affect consumers' skin, how they feel and their self-esteem.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 4, 2011 A year after its transformation into the American Cleaning Institute, ACI executives tell members that the Institute remains dedicated to getting the job done in Washington, D.C. and around the world through an effective network of partners.
Shoaib Arif, Pilot Chemical Co., Cincinnati, OH March 4, 2011 An optimum hand dishwash liquid formula can be developed by using LAS, SLES and cocamidopropyl betaine and perhaps some cocamide DEA. Read on to learn how to develop a variety dishwash detergents.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director February 17, 2011 With a deep understanding of consumer behavior, a huge R&D organization
behind it and several new product launches to come, Dow Home and Personal Care executives insist that they are well-positioned to grow in the global personal care category.
Isabelle Van Reeth u2022 Dow Corning (China) Holding Co., Ltd. , Beth Johnson u2022 Dow Corning Corporation February 17, 2011 These multifunctional materials provide a wide range of benefits in skin care, sun care and color cosmetics, according to Dow Corning researchers.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 10, 2011 After surviving the recession, the laundry detergent category has been hurt by price wars and a dearth of innovation. But a few observers insist there are signs that things are beginning to improve.
January 10, 2011 The Society of Cosmetic Chemists' annual meeting included sessions on hair styling, sun protection and genomics. Yash Kamath received the Maison G. deNavarre Medal, the Society's highest honor.