• Right in the Kisser

    Right in the Kisser

    Today's oral care packs a one-two punch

  • Holistic Beauty

    Holistic Beauty

    Consumers are becoming a lot more fussy about the products they put on their skin and hair, and thats expanding demand for mineral makeup and a host of other alternative formulations.

  • The Afterlife of Natural, Ancient Egyptian Cosmetics

    The Afterlife of Natural, Ancient Egyptian Cosmetics

    The handwriting is on the wall. Cosmetic chemists searching for novel active materials for today's cosmetics should look toward Egypt for solutions.

  • Natural Personal Care Update

    Natural Personal Care Update

    Sustained growth in the age of sustainability.

  • Transdermal Delivery

    Transdermal Delivery

    Marketers rely on a variety of ways to deliver active materials to the skin.

  • The Silent Persuader

    The Silent Persuader

    Fragrance moves consumers toward purchasing household products.

  • A Rising Tide

    A Rising Tide

    While its competitors struggle, Procter & Gamble continues to make gains in the U.S. laundry detergent market.

  • A Natural Fit?

    A Natural Fit?

    Marketers big and small are entering the green cleaning segment. But is there room for everyone and are consumers willing to pay more for these products?

  • Now That

    Now That's Smart

    A closer look at the growing emphasis on smart, two-faced and nanostructured particles and their many applications in personal care formulations.

  • The Doctor

    The Doctor's Orders

    Professional skin treatments complement spa services.

  • Shining Moments

    Shining Moments

    Color protection, volume, shine enhancement and moisture rank as top concerns with consumers.

  • Innovations in Hair Care

    Innovations in Hair Care

    The latest hair care polymer trends

  • A Touch of Luxury

    A Touch of Luxury

    Fashion and lifestyle trends permeate the fine fragrance realm.

  • Liquids Lead...

    Liquids Lead...

    in the personal cleanser segment.

  • Patent Review

    Colgate Palmolive Patents Oral Composition Enzyme Patent No. US 7,220,404 B2: A mouth rinse having enhanced stability and anti-plaque effectiveness was patented by Colgate Palmolive, New York, NY. Seppic Patents Topical Composition Patent…

  • Patent Review

    Procter & Gamble Patents Antiperspirant Composition Patent No. US 7,235,229 B2: A clear, stable, dry-and-non-sticky antiperspirant composition has been patented by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio. BASF Patents Dithinion-Based Fungi…

  • Patent Review

    Topical Photoprotective Film Patented By L’Oréal Paris Patent No. US 7,250,156 B2: A topically applicable, solid UV-photoprotecting composition, comprising at least one fatty phase containing at least one oil and at least one wax, h…

  • Wipes Clean Up

    Wipes Clean Up

    Innovations drive sales of nonwoven wipes.

  • Making the Grade

    Making the Grade

    Laboratories strive to meet the challenges of global regulatory issues and growing consumer expectations.

  • One Size Won

    One Size Won't Fit All

    Skin care products for people of color gain ground in a growing market.