• Keeping Up Appearances

    Keeping Up Appearances

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor April 28, 2010
    Skin care industry executives report success in anti-aging and revitalizing SKUs for 2010 and beyond.

  • Talking About Tufco Technologies

    Talking About Tufco Technologies

    Karen McIntyre, editor April 14, 2010
    in 1999, Tufco decided to go after wipes and executives haven’t looked back yet

  • What

    What's the Competition To Wipes?

    Susan Stansbury, contributing editor April 14, 2010
    the never-ending need for convenience has propelled the wipes category forward, but other products could still be displaced by wipes

  • Innovative Wipes Packaging: Coming To A Store Near You

    Innovative Wipes Packaging: Coming To A Store Near You

    Sandra Levy, associate editor April 14, 2010
    groundbreaking solutions are worth writing home about

  • Wipes: They

    Wipes: They're Not Just For Babies Anymore

    Suellen Bennett, Damian Kelly, Andy Kaziska, Mark Chandler and Cara Eaton, Croda Inc, Edison, NJ April 14, 2010
    In this era of convenience, the ultimate convenience item is a wet wipe. They can be used to remove make-up, to clean the toilet, to wipe down the kitchen counter or to disinfect your hands. They are incredibly portable, and after you use them, int…

  • Wet Dryer Sheets

    Wet Dryer Sheets

    Dr. Markus Doerr , Cognis Corporation, info@cognis.com, www.cognis.com April 14, 2010
    For textiles that look and feel good

  • Innovation in Motion

    Innovation in Motion

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 31, 2010
    Successful household product marketers turn their backs on the recession, roll up their sleeves and dish out an array of new products.

  • Skin Care Polymer IP Trends

    Skin Care Polymer IP Trends

    March 31, 2010
    In this article, University of Southern Mississippi researchers review recent U.S. patents and patent applications within the area of polymers in skin care.

  • A Green Makeover for Personal Care?

    A Green Makeover for Personal Care?

    Marc Stoiber, Maddock Douglas March 31, 2010
    Sustainability is not always a thing of beauty. In January, Maddock Douglas released a study that tracked the actual versus the perceived sustainability of more than 90 leading U.S. corporations. The results were eye-opening, to say the least. In th…

  • Lessons from Antarctica

    Lessons from Antarctica

    March 30, 2010
    AkzoNobel scientistsjoin representativesfrom a range ofcompanies for aneducational excursionto Antarctica, the mostremote place on Earth.

  • Effective Treatment for Ethnic Hair

    Effective Treatment for Ethnic Hair

    Manuel Gamez-Garcia, Joel Basilan, Colleen Rocafort and Cesar Mauras, BASF Care Chemicals March 30, 2010
    There are many challenges to be overcome when formulating products for the ethnic hair care market. Here are some ideas to create effective products.

  • Making Waves

    Making Waves

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor March 30, 2010
    Will 2010's product rollouts shake up ethnic hair care?

  • Fine Fragrance Launches  Post-Recessionary Consumers

    Fine Fragrance Launches Post-Recessionary Consumers

    Eric Zeitoun, Dragon Rouge USA March 30, 2010
    Perhaps more than any other personal care category, fragrance launches capture the moment and crystallize how consumers react to changing societal dynamics.

  • 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.