• 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.

  • IP Trends In Hair Care Polymers

    IP Trends In Hair Care Polymers

    November 9, 2009
    Intellectual property trends are revealed by careful study of emerging patent applications. This article reviews the past six months of published U.S patent applications that pertain to polymers in hair care.

  • Phosphate-free Automatic Dish Detergents

    Phosphate-free Automatic Dish Detergents

    November 9, 2009
    Cognis researchers explain why formulators dont have to settle for poor performance when creating an ADD thats good for the environment.

  • How Green Is Your Cleaner?

    How Green Is Your Cleaner?

    November 6, 2009
    The poor economy may be hampering sales, but green offerings continue to blossom in the industrial and institutional cleaning category.

  • Up Close and Green

    Up Close and Green

    November 6, 2009
    Heres a closer look at the terms and organizations that are impacting the global natural and organic marketplace.

  • Different Shades of Green

    Different Shades of Green

    November 6, 2009
    Theres no denying that the environmental movement is reshaping the economy. But how diverse companies achieve their objectives is a different story altogether.