• Top Natural Personal Care Product Picks

    Top Natural Personal Care Product Picks

    Jeffrey Schiller, Contributing Editor September 15, 2009
    A review of the best working products that nature has to offer.

  • The Formulation Basics for Personal Cleansers

    The Formulation Basics for Personal Cleansers

    September 2, 2009
    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.

  • Surfactant Market Update

    Surfactant Market Update

    September 2, 2009
    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?

  • Room to Breathe

    Room to Breathe

    September 2, 2009
    Marketers are looking to revitalize the home fragrance category for 2010.

  • What Happened in Vegas...

    What Happened in Vegas...

    September 2, 2009
    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.

  • Seeing the Light

    Seeing the Light

    September 2, 2009
    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?

  • Facing Reality

    Facing Reality

    August 3, 2009
    A strong conference program wasnt enough to overcome the impact of the recession, as the 6th Cosmeceuticals conference drew far fewer attendees than expected.

  • Stuck in the Middle

    Stuck in the Middle

    August 3, 2009
    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.

  • L

    L'Oral at 100

    August 3, 2009
    Global beauty giant celebrates 100 years of scientific success and business acumen.

  • Silicone Emulsifier Selection for Organic Oils and Butters

    Silicone Emulsifier Selection for Organic Oils and Butters

    August 3, 2009
    Silicone emulsifiers and organic materials can be formulated together to produce a balance of sensory characteristics, functions and claims.

  • Intellectual Property Trends in Color Cosmetics

    Intellectual Property Trends in Color Cosmetics

    August 3, 2009
    Recent patent activity in color cosmetics is summarized in this article. Trends toward natural-looking makeup, iridescence and transfer-resistance are evident.

  • Modern Jewels

    Modern Jewels

    August 3, 2009
    Falls color cosmetics are worth their weight in gold.

  • A Powerful Education Program at HBA Global

    A Powerful Education Program at HBA Global

    August 3, 2009
    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.

  • Looking Inward

    Looking Inward

    July 7, 2009
    Nutritional supplements complement todays personal care regimens.

  • Biorenewable Carbon Index for Green Formulations

    Biorenewable Carbon Index for Green Formulations

    July 7, 2009
    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.

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