• Cautiously Optimistic

    Cautiously Optimistic

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 9, 2010
    || 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.

  • Big Changes at SDA

    Big Changes at SDA

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 9, 2010
    || 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.

  • Catch Some Rays

    Catch Some Rays

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor March 9, 2010
    || With anti-aging formulations and botanical ingredients, sun care marketers are having their moment in the spotlight.

  • Novel Ingredients And The Formulators Who Love Them

    Novel Ingredients And The Formulators Who Love Them

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 9, 2010
    || Key ingredients can make all the difference in a personal care formulation. Here's a look at some of the ingredients today's leading formulators are smitten with-and why.

  • Vive la Diffrence

    Vive la Diffrence

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 9, 2010
    || Antiperspirant and deodorant marketers rely on the unique wants and needs of men and women when promoting their wares to consumers.

  • Stay Connected with Social Media

    Stay Connected with Social Media

    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics March 9, 2010
    || An array of social media-blogs, tweets, Facebook and websites-keeps consumer product companies connected to their buying audience.

  • The World Comes to Paris

    March 8, 2010
    || In-Cosmetics, the largest personal care trade show in the world, celebrates its 20th anniversary next month in France.

  • The Annual Buyer's Guide

    February 4, 2010
    || A comprehensive resource for raw material, packaging components, equipment and consulting services.

  • Trade Association Directory

    February 4, 2010
    || A guide to the associations and organizations relevant to the household products, cosmetics and personal care industries.

  • Sweet Tooth

    Sweet Tooth

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor February 4, 2010
    || Will an influx of new natural products bring a smile to the sluggish oral care category?

  • Overcoming Obstacles in Cosmetic Science

    Overcoming Obstacles in Cosmetic Science

    Tom Branna -Editorial Director and Navin Geria - Contributing Editor January 5, 2010
    || Cosmetic chemists throughout the U.S. gathered in New York City for the annual meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

  • Meeting the Challenge

    Meeting the Challenge

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 5, 2010
    || From surviving and thriving in a difficult economy to working with regulators and special interest groups, the Consumer Specialty Products Association has a habit of coming through when the chips are down.

  • Ebb Tide?

    Ebb Tide?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 5, 2010
    || As the recession gathered strength during the past two-and-half years, so too did the appeal of private label laundry detergent. But a couple of national brands managed to buck the trend and more innovative formulas may be on the way.

  • Fresher, Cleaner, Longer, Stronger

    Fresher, Cleaner, Longer, Stronger

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor January 5, 2010
    || Household cleaners are counting on novel fragrances with staying power to drive sales.

  • In the Zone

    In the Zone

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor January 5, 2010
    || The right delivery system takes key ingredients where they need to be so they can be the most beneficial to the skin.

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