Tom Branna, Editorial Director || August 29, 2011 Developed markets may be teetering on recession, but demand for surfactants remains steady. In fact, demand is downright buoyant in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India, China and the rest of Southeast Asia.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || August 29, 2011 Inolex Chemical offers personal care and household product formulators a novel chelating technology to prevent the growth of A. niger and make a variety of consumer-friendly claims.
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || August 11, 2011 In a perfume market that’s more crowded than ever, the bottle’s design must attract attention and communicate with the consumer. Happi asked leading fragrance marketers and those involved in the scent’s creation to dish about their work, and how the packaging provides a great starting point to the sensory experience that awaits the user.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || July 7, 2011 Not to mention wrinkles and age spots. The mapping of the human genome is creating new opportunities for cosmetic chemists to create effective formulas for a variety of personal care problems.
Gary A. Neudahl, The HallStar Company || July 6, 2011 A skin care product works best when it is uniformly distributed over the stratum corneum, remains within the confines of the stratum corneum and retains its chemical integrity for the duration of use. A HallStar researcher offers some suggestions on how to protect skin from UV, water loss and other maladies.
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || July 6, 2011 When the Great Recession was raging, consumers began to pull back from making green purchases. Industry observers insist that these shoppers are coming back, but who gets to decide what's green and what isn't?
Tom Branna, Editorial Director || June 16, 2011 The Consumer Specialty Product Association's midyear meeting celebrates those who get through life's tough spots to reemerge wiser and better for their struggles.
Rau2019eda Asad, AkzoNobel Global Personal Care || June 16, 2011 An AkzoNobel researcher details the benefits of a new family of water-soluble cellulose derivatives. These ingredients provide rheology modification, improvethe aesthetics of personal care formulations, deliver beneficial properties and enable the formulation of differentiated consumer products.
Christine Esposito, Associate Editor || June 15, 2011 tube and bottle. The entire packaging process is on marketers minds these days from raw material procurement to what happens after customers squeeze out that last drop of product.