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  • Antioxidant Science Drives New Skin Care Developments

    Antioxidant Science Drives New Skin Care Developments

    Companies are actively pursuing antioxidants in an effort to combat aging and enhance sun protection products.
    Rebecca Wright, Editor, Nutraceuticals World 09.15.09

  • Evolution in Natural Beauty

    Evolution in Natural Beauty

    With belts tightened in a tough economy, expanding the natural and organic personal care market will require due diligence from industry pioneers.
    Sean Moloughney, Associate Editor, Nutraceuticals World 09.15.09

  • Ahhh…romatherapy

    Ahhh…romatherapy

    Personal care collections are branching out into aromatherapy products.
    Christine Esposito & Melissa Meisel , Associate Editors, HAPPI 09.15.09

  • Top Natural Personal Care Product Picks

    Top Natural Personal Care Product Picks

    A review of the best working products that nature has to offer.
    Jeffrey Schiller, Contributing Editor 09.15.09

  • The Formulation Basics for Personal Cleansers

    The Formulation Basics for Personal Cleansers

    For the beginning cosmetic chemist, heres a primer of the science, art and the secret tricks of the trade to create great hair shampoo, body wash and hand soap.
    09.02.09

  • Surfactant Market Update

    Surfactant Market Update

    Demand for ecofriendly products has never been greater and suppliers are answering the call with an array of productsall the while wondering what does it mean to be green?
    09.02.09

  • Room to Breathe

    Room to Breathe

    Marketers are looking to revitalize the home fragrance category for 2010.
    09.02.09

  • What Happened in Vegas...

    What Happened in Vegas...

    What happens at Cosmoprof doesnt stay on the exhibit floor. This annual event serves as a showcase for innovative products and ideas sure to impact the beauty marketplace.
    09.02.09

  • Seeing the Light

    Seeing the Light

    There are plenty of PSAs and UV-blocking technologies these days, but do consumers really understand that application of broad-spectrum protection needs to be a daily pursuit?
    09.02.09

  • Facing Reality

    Facing Reality

    A strong conference program wasnt enough to overcome the impact of the recession, as the 6th Cosmeceuticals conference drew far fewer attendees than expected.
    08.03.09

  • Stuck in the Middle

    Stuck in the Middle

    High- and low-end fragrance brands are holding their own during this recession. But mid-tier brands, like so many other consumer product categories, are suffering.
    08.03.09

  • L

    L'Oral at 100

    Global beauty giant celebrates 100 years of scientific success and business acumen.
    08.03.09

  • Silicone Emulsifier Selection for Organic Oils and Butters

    Silicone Emulsifier Selection for Organic Oils and Butters

    Silicone emulsifiers and organic materials can be formulated together to produce a balance of sensory characteristics, functions and claims.
    08.03.09

  • Intellectual Property Trends in Color Cosmetics

    Intellectual Property Trends in Color Cosmetics

    Recent patent activity in color cosmetics is summarized in this article. Trends toward natural-looking makeup, iridescence and transfer-resistance are evident.
    08.03.09

  • Modern Jewels

    Modern Jewels

    Falls color cosmetics are worth their weight in gold.
    08.03.09

  • A Powerful Education Program at HBA Global

    A Powerful Education Program at HBA Global

    A roster of industry experts will be at the podium when HBA Global Expo takes place at the Javits Center in New York, Sept. 15-17.
    08.03.09

  • Looking Inward

    Looking Inward

    Nutritional supplements complement todays personal care regimens.
    07.07.09

  • Biorenewable Carbon Index for Green Formulations

    Biorenewable Carbon Index for Green Formulations

    Formulating green products is one of the current challenges facing developers of personal care and household cleaning products. Stepans Biorenewable Carbon Index can help make ingredient choices easier.
    07.07.09

  • Cosmoprof North America Hits Las Vegas in July

    Cosmoprof North America Hits Las Vegas in July

    This annual event, which takes place July 19-21 at the Mandalay Convention Center, features an array of new concepts for attendees.
    06.09.09

  • CSPA Swings into Action

    CSPA Swings into Action

    Despite economic turmoil, attendance remained steady at the mid-year meeting of the Consumer Specialty Products Associationproving that passion still plays a role in todays business environment.
    06.08.09