• Visual Impact

    Visual Impact

    With sales slumping in most sectors, it might be more important than ever to have packaging that communicates with consumers and helps your product stand apart from the competition.

  • All About Actives

    All About Actives

    Dermatologists dish on what works and what doesn’t in their practices and in skin care formulations. In order to create an effective skin care formula, cosmetic chemists must start with the most efficacious active ingredients.

  • An Ethical Supply Chain for Australian Plants

    An Ethical Supply Chain for Australian Plants

    Australia and ethics, two words that are currently high in consumer consciousness.

  • Green Is the New Black

    Green Is the New Black

    Innovations abound in natural ingredients for 2009.

  • Beauty Game Changers

    Beauty Game Changers

    With consumers overwhelmed by recession worries and bored by me-too products, marketers and retailers explain how to bring excitement back to the shopping experience in a special session sponsored by the Fragrance Group International.

  • FiFi Reigns Supreme

    FiFi Reigns Supreme

    Coty takes home six FiFi awards, while Estée Lauder nabs four and Elizabeth Arden garners three at the fragrance industry’s biggest night of the year.

  • The Best in Beauty

    The Best in Beauty

    CEW honors the beauty products of the year.

  • Survival of the Fittest

    Survival of the Fittest

    Preservative suppliers learn to adapt as market trends impact product offerings.

  • Skin Care Shines Through

    Skin Care Shines Through

    With the recession a likely cause of new wrinkles for marketers, skin care proves a bright spot as consumers continue to spend money on targeted anti-age treatments.

  • Pump Up the Volume

    Pump Up the Volume

    Fortifying and smoothing SKUs are taking hair styling to new heights.

  • Certified Organic Actives for Cosmetic Formulations

    Certified Organic Actives for Cosmetic Formulations

    Silab researchers have developed Ecocert-certified actives with good anti-aging, anti-free radical, moisturizing and soothing properties.

  • Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    More on recent patent activities that are of interest to the cosmetic chemist; specifically film-forming polymers, particles and polymer stabilization and various encapsulation techniques.

  • Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    Recent patent activity reveals advances in polymer synthesis, polymeric emulsifiers and a move toward micro- and nano-gels.

  • Sustainable Is Attainable

    Sustainable Is Attainable

    Marketers of household and personal care products explain how their innovative ideas are making the world a better place now and for generations to come.

  • Ethnic Hair Care Is a Healthy Segment

    Ethnic Hair Care Is a Healthy Segment

    Natural ingredients and healthy tresses take center stage.

  • Greener Cleaners

    Greener Cleaners

    The environmentally-friendly household cleaner concept goes mainstream as major players such as S.C. Johnson, Clorox and Church & Dwight roll out new green lines.

  • Freshly Squeezed

    Freshly Squeezed

    Will intriguing juices and novel packaging save the cash-crunched fragrance market?

  • Innovation Despite Recession

    Even in a global slowdown, this is no time to skimp on research and development efforts in the household care segment, say industry suppliers.

  • SDA Tackles Global Regulatory Issues

    SDA Tackles Global Regulatory Issues

    As the economy slows, regulatory activity picks up in the U.S. and around the world.

  • On the Horizon

    On the Horizon

    As industry awaits FDA’s new sunscreen rule, sun care marketers are focused on broad spectrum protection and boosting SPF levels for the 2009 season.