• 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.

  • Cosmoprof North America Hits Las Vegas in July

    Cosmoprof North America Hits Las Vegas in July

    June 9, 2009
    This annual event, which takes place July 19-21 at the Mandalay Convention Center, features an array of new concepts for attendees.

  • CSPA Swings into Action

    CSPA Swings into Action

    June 8, 2009
    Despite economic turmoil, attendance remained steady at the mid-year meeting of the Consumer Specialty Products Associationproving that passion still plays a role in todays business environment.

  • Visual Impact

    Visual Impact

    June 8, 2009
    With sales slumping in most sectors, it might be more important than ever to have packaging that communicates with consumers and helps your product stand apart from the competition.

  • All About Actives

    All About Actives

    June 8, 2009
    Dermatologists dish on what works and what doesnt in their practices and in skin care formulations. In order to create an effective skin care formula, cosmetic chemists must start with the most efficacious active ingredients.

  • An Ethical Supply Chain for Australian Plants

    An Ethical Supply Chain for Australian Plants

    June 8, 2009
    Australia and ethics, two words that are currently high in consumer consciousness.

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