• The II Outlook

    The II Outlook

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    Cost-containment and pathogen kill are the key to success in the competitive industrial and institutional cleaning market.

  • Green Ingredients

    Green Ingredients

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2010
    Marketers have their own criteria when it comes to what's green...and what isn't. And often, they develop solutions that combine the best of both science and nature.

  • Recent Patent Applications For Hair Care Polymers

    Recent Patent Applications For Hair Care Polymers

    Robert Y. Lochhead, The Institute for Polymer Science, The School of Polymers & High Performance Materials; The University of Southern Mississippi and Institute for Formulation Science November 3, 2010
    At the Institute for Formulation Science, we monitor patents and patenting as part of our current awareness activities for the Partnership for Innovation. In this article, we have selected interesting advances that have recently been reported in U.S. patent applications.

  • Silicone Alternatives In Personal Care

    Silicone Alternatives In Personal Care

    Jessica Cecchini and Ulrich Issberner, Global Marketing Personal Care, Cognis GmbH, Monheim, Germany November 3, 2010
    Manufacturers who want to develop products without silicones must find efficient and innovative ingredients that come as close as possible to their sensorial profile and are just as high-or even better-performing.

  • Cleaning Up

    Cleaning Up

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 3, 2010
    Luckily for soap makers, even when the economy goes down the drain, people still get dirty. Toss in pandemic flu fears, and you�ve got yourself the perfect breeding ground for sales growth in the personal cleanser market.

  • Boldface Names Lift Fine Fragrance Sales

    Boldface Names Lift Fine Fragrance Sales

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 3, 2010
    Can celebrity and fashion-forward juices add a glimmer of hope to the flailing fragrance category?

  • Giant Killers?

    Giant Killers?

    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics November 3, 2010
    Consumers' appetite for and expectations of newness have opened the door for smaller beauty brands, especially those that are able to offer a genuine point of difference in markets dominated by multinationals.

  • Ethnic Beauty From A to Z

    Ethnic Beauty From A to Z

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor September 30, 2010
    Marketers provide a variety of solutions for every skin tone.

  • Whats Up With Wipes?

    Whats Up With Wipes?

    Melissa Meisel and Christine Esposito, Associate Editors September 30, 2010
    Household and personal care wipes remain in-demand due to convenience.

  • A Game-Changing Emulsion Technology

    A Game-Changing Emulsion Technology

    Juan Mateu, Jeen International September 30, 2010
    Jeen International rolls out Jeesperse CPW, which enables cosmetic chemists to incorporate waxes in cold process formulations.

  • Cosmetics Companies Get Active

    Cosmetics Companies Get Active

    Michael Doyle Ph.D., Accelrys September 30, 2010
    How to apply predictive modelling and analysis solutions successful in Big Pharma to speed cosmeceutical innovation.

  • Proving Ground

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor September 30, 2010
    Testing facilities can help firms hit their targets in today's hyper competitive environment. A directory of testing service providers can be found on page 59.

  • Today’s Beauty-from-Within Market

    September 15, 2010
    Consumers are realizing that if they consume the right foods, beauty will be a natural corollary. Manufacturers are taking heed.

  • Organic & Natural Survive the Recession

    September 15, 2010
    While sales were not as robust compared to previous years, growth still occurred in the organic and natural categories in both the food and beverage and beauty markets in 2009.