• Go Green with Cost-Efficient Bio-Based Technology

    Go Green with Cost-Efficient Bio-Based Technology

    January 7, 2009
    || Tests conducted by Novozymes demonstrate that detergents reformulated with enzymes can significantly reduce the carbon footprint of washing.

  • Spin Cycle

    Spin Cycle

    January 7, 2009
    || As the dominant force in the U.S. laundry care market, P&G continues to push ahead with innovative technology that protects its coveted market share. Can economic concerns and environmental awareness help other players, including the newestSun Products Corp.chip away at P&Gs lead?

  • The New Smell of Clean

    The New Smell of Clean

    January 7, 2009
    || Fragrance in household products is a key component in closing the sale. No wonder why more marketers are opting for sophisticated fragrance notes for their laundry care formulas and hard surface cleaners.

  • Skin Care Delivery Systems

    Skin Care Delivery Systems

    January 7, 2009
    || Todays sophisticated ingredients call for sophisticated delivery systems. Suppliers explain how they are rising to the challenge.

  • A Natural Progression in Personal Care

    A Natural Progression in Personal Care

    January 7, 2009
    || A look at the past, present and future of the natural and organic personal care category.

  • BRICs Are Building Blocks for Many Companies

    BRICs Are Building Blocks for Many Companies

    January 7, 2009
    || Personal care marketers trying to build their business should make Brazil Russia, India and China a foundation for all of their expansion plans.

  • Innovative Solutions for Hair Color Maintenance

    Innovative Solutions for Hair Color Maintenance

    December 1, 2008
    || BASF researchers explain how two ingredients, ammonium cocoyl isethionate and polyquaternium-87, can help formulators create hair care products that keep color from fading.

  • Clean. Condition. Color.

    Clean. Condition. Color.

    November 26, 2008
    || In mass, these three hair care categories were rather limp during the past yearand that was before the economy hit the skids. Salon products did slightly better, but will sales take a hit if customers head to the supermarket for shampoo and conditioner, or dare to color their hair at home?

  • Is There a Doctor in the House?

    Is There a Doctor in the House?

    November 26, 2008
    || New products mimic professional results, pique consumers interest and drive professional skin care product sales higher.

  • Cleaning Products Go Green

    Cleaning Products Go Green

    November 26, 2008
    || While most household cleaning categories limp along, products promoted for their environmental benefits are posting double-digit gains.

  • Just Brushed Fresh

    Just Brushed Fresh

    November 26, 2008
    || Colgate rolls out Max Fresh, a multi-tasking toothpaste.

  • You Could Have Had a C8

    You Could Have Had a C8

    November 26, 2008
    || Kinerase launches new peptide-based skin care products.

  • II Market Update

    November 5, 2008
    || The economic downturn has consumers trading down when it comes to eating out, and the credit crunch is sure to put a damper on new business startups. But savvy I&I marketers are readjusting their game plans to get through tough times.

  • Getting Personal

    Getting Personal

    November 5, 2008
    || Masculine products and more skin care-like ingredients are on the rise as makers of personal cleansers look to connect with grooming-conscious men and moisture-craving women. But will new products from major brands keep consumers loyal as the economy continues to wobble?

  • Cosmetic Chemists Meet in Barcelona

    Cosmetic Chemists Meet in Barcelona

    November 5, 2008
    || More than 1000 cosmetic chemists attended the 25th Congress of the IFSCC. Technical sessions were devoted to active ingredient research, efficacy assessment and trends in formulations.

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