• Alive and Kicking

    Alive and Kicking

    January 10, 2011
    Hampered by the recession, the natural personal care products market is getting back on track. But will cash-strapped consumers who switched back to conventional products return to naturals in 2011?

  • Youve Come a Long Way, Baby

    Youve Come a Long Way, Baby

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor January 10, 2011
    Fragrances found in today's household cleaning products are much more hip--and with good reason: scent can play a critical role in spurring consumers' interest and keeping them loyal to your brand.

  • Unlock the Secret To Eternal Youth

    Unlock the Secret To Eternal Youth

    Stefan Baenziger, Ph.D, Rahn AG January 10, 2011
    Stem cells are the fountain of youth for skin. Rahn has screened uncharacterized as well as established cosmetic actives for their stem cell protecting properties and has observed impressive results for two of them.

  • Up  Coming

    Up Coming

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor January 7, 2011
    A look at some of the rising stars in today's skin care marketplace.

  • Uncovering the Controversies Which Cloud Sunscreen

    Uncovering the Controversies Which Cloud Sunscreen

    January 7, 2011
    There is much confusion surrounding the protective benefits of sunscreen. A noted dermatologist provides insight on this important segment.

  • Kinder, Gentler Detergents And Household Products

    Kinder, Gentler Detergents And Household Products

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 23, 2010
    Suppliers explain how they're developing the ingredients and solutions to create effective laundry and household cleaning products with improved environmental profiles.

  • Get Better Cleaners To Market Faster

    Get Better Cleaners To Market Faster

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 23, 2010
    Only truly innovative products can boost sales and profits in the household cleaning products market, say industry experts.

  • Cassia Derivatives Improve Hair Conditioning

    Cassia Derivatives Improve Hair Conditioning

    Duane Krzysik, Carole Lepilleur, Wing Li and Allen Park, Noveon Consumer Specialties, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. November 23, 2010
    Cassia hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride polymers are naturally derived, multifunctional polymers for use in conditioning shampoo formulations offering unique sensory experience, improved deposition and enhanced conditioning.

  • Personalized Performance

    Personalized Performance

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 23, 2010
    Formulators are crafting shampoos and conditioners that deliver multiple benefits.��

  • Taking Action

    Taking Action

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 23, 2010
    Active ingredients make a difference in today's skin care products.

  • Comparative Evaluation of Commercial SPF 100+ Sunscreen Products

    Comparative Evaluation of Commercial SPF 100+ Sunscreen Products

    Olga V. Dueva-Koganov, Ph.D. and Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D. , Integrated Botanical Technologies, LLC, Ossining, N.Y. Alpha Research and Development, White Plains, NY November 23, 2010
    More than three years ago, the FDA introduced a proposed rule that includes testing of sunscreen efficacy in vivo (SPF and UVA-PF) and in vitro (UVAI/UV ratio after pre-irradiation).1 The FDA requires U.S. sunscreen manufacturers to declare, in addit…

  • The Right Chemistry

    The Right Chemistry

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 4, 2010
    With a knowledgeable team in place, an ambitious growth strategy and a strong pipeline of products, Lubrizol is determined to become a billion dollar player in the personal care and home care space.

  • Its a Wrap for HBA

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 4, 2010
    Attendance tops 16,000 as industry executives flocked to New York City to learn the latest about the trends dominating the global beauty industry.

  • IFSCC Meets In Argentina

    IFSCC Meets In Argentina

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    The latest technical advances are on display and discussed when cosmetic chemists from around the world meet in Buenos Aires.

  • Detergent Industry Charts Its Future

    Detergent Industry Charts Its Future

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    The Seventh World Conference on Detergents in Montreux looked at the biggest problems facing this $65 billion segment and offered some solutions on issues such as sustainability and innovation.

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