• 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.

  • What to do about Sustainability

    What to do about Sustainability

    Darrin C. Duber-Smith, Green Marketing, Inc. January 5, 2010
    Ready to go beyond green? Here's a roadmap to get you started on your journey.

  • The Sunscreen Race

    The Sunscreen Race

    Steven Q. Wang, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dermatology Division January 5, 2010
    A march to 100 and beyond.

  • On Fertile Ground

    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics January 5, 2010
    Beauty Garden is a new concept by research company Mintel which describes the growing trend for vegetables, fruit and herbs in cosmetics. Imogen Matthews discovers the significance of this trend and provides recent U.S. examples from Mintel's Global New Products Database.

  • Eco-Friendly, Vegetable-Based Esterquat from Evonik

    Eco-Friendly, Vegetable-Based Esterquat from Evonik

    November 25, 2009
    Evonik researchers detail the benefits of an eco-friendly and vegetable-based esterquat for hair conditioning and skin care applications.

  • The Mane Attraction

    The Mane Attraction

    November 24, 2009
    Will 2009�s product rollouts save the lackluster shampoo and conditioner category?

  • Cleaning Breakthroughs

    Cleaning Breakthroughs

    November 24, 2009
    Multinationals and smaller household cleaning companies have made big breakthroughs in product formulations that are more environmentally-friendly than ever.

  • Ready, Set, Active

    Ready, Set, Active

    November 23, 2009
    Active ingredients are creating a new generation of more efficacious skin care products.

  • A Polished Act

    A Polished Act

    November 23, 2009
    OPI is more than a nail lacquer�it�s become an iconic brand with the staying power of Coke or Apple.

  • How Science Is Shaping the Future of Beauty

    November 23, 2009
    The trend for effective anti-aging treatments is prompting cosmetic brands to look beyond traditional formulations to discover more effective, science-driven alternatives. Researchers at Mintel and the Jump France Group explain what lies ahead for beauty formulations.

  • Its a Wash

    Its a Wash

    November 9, 2009
    Shower gels give a boost to the personal cleanser market, as sales rise 5% in 2009.

  • Survival or Revival?

    Survival or Revival?

    November 9, 2009
    Still reeling from a disastrous 2008 holiday season and plummeting sales through the first half of 2009, fine fragrance marketers hope autumn launches and holiday promotions provide some much needed relief.

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