Features


  • How Science Is Shaping the Future of Beauty

    The trend for effective anti-aging treatments is prompting cosmetic brands to look beyond traditional formulations to discover more effective, science-driven alternatives. Researchers at Mintel and the Jump France Group explain what lies ahead for beauty formulations.
    11.23.09

  • Its a Wash

    Its a Wash

    Shower gels give a boost to the personal cleanser market, as sales rise 5% in 2009.
    11.09.09

  • Survival or Revival?

    Survival or Revival?

    Still reeling from a disastrous 2008 holiday season and plummeting sales through the first half of 2009, fine fragrance marketers hope autumn launches and holiday promotions provide some much needed relief.
    11.09.09

  • IP Trends In Hair Care Polymers

    IP Trends In Hair Care Polymers

    Intellectual property trends are revealed by careful study of emerging patent applications. This article reviews the past six months of published U.S patent applications that pertain to polymers in hair care.
    11.09.09

  • Phosphate-free Automatic Dish Detergents

    Phosphate-free Automatic Dish Detergents

    Cognis researchers explain why formulators don’t have to settle for poor performance when creating an ADD that’s good for the environment.
    11.09.09

  • How Green Is Your Cleaner?

    How Green Is Your Cleaner?

    The poor economy may be hampering sales, but green offerings continue to blossom in the industrial and institutional cleaning category.
    11.06.09

  • Up Close and Green

    Up Close and Green

    Here’s a closer look at the terms and organizations that are impacting the global natural and organic marketplace.
    11.06.09

  • Different Shades of Green

    Different Shades of Green

    There’s no denying that the environmental movement is reshaping the economy. But how diverse companies achieve their objectives is a different story altogether.
    11.06.09

  • Wipe Out?

    Wipe Out?

    Although the recession has slowed growth in some sectors, wipes remain an active category with marketers rolling out new products.
    10.13.09

  • Sunscreen Photostability 101

    Sunscreen Photostability 101

    Read on to find out why a sunscreen stops working and, more importantly, what can be done to correct the problem.
    10.05.09

  • Heated Debate Sparks the Sunscreen Symposium

    The Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists enjoys its day in the sun once again with another successful Sunscreen Symposium.
    10.05.09

  • Universal Request, Unique Requirements

    Universal Request, Unique Requirements

    Women of color seek efficacious products that address their key concerns and bring out beautiful, even-toned skin.
    10.05.09

  • Put to the Test

    Put to the Test

    Testing labs provide services to help marketers boost sales in a slow economy.
    10.05.09

  • HBA 2009: Bigger and Better

    HBA 2009: Bigger and Better

    The 17th annual event attracts more than 16,000 beauty industry insiders to New York. Overall attendence this year jumped approximately 5%.
    10.05.09

  • World of Wipes Attracts Record-Setting Attendance

    The World of Wipes was once again a success. The INDA-organized conference was held June 22-24, 2009 in Atlanta, GA and, despite the global economic crisis, attracted a record-setting crowd as attendees from all segments of the wipes industry.…
    09.15.09

  • New Technology for Wipes

    Innovation is alive and well throughout the industry.
    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor 09.15.09

  • Flushable & Green Nonwovens

    Everyone is talking about how to add benefits to their wipes but achieving this requires several hurdles.
    Susan Stansbury, Contributing Editor 09.15.09

  • Regional Report: The Chinese Wipes Market

    As the rest of the world moves toward penetration, will China be the next big market for wipes?
    Sandra Levy, Associate Editor 09.15.09

  • Wipes Add Appeal for More Demographics

    Wipes find an audience, both young and old, alike.
    Susan Stansbury, Contributing Editor 09.15.09

  • Nutraceuticals: The Hottest Trend in Beauty Today

    Nutraceuticals: The Hottest Trend in Beauty Today

    Despite a flagging economy, consumers continue to maintain high interest in beauty foods and supplements.
    Ewa Hudson, Research Manager, Euromonitor International 09.15.09