• 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.

  • Wipe Out?

    Wipe Out?

    October 13, 2009
    Although the recession has slowed growth in some sectors, wipes remain an active category with marketers rolling out new products.

  • Sunscreen Photostability 101

    Sunscreen Photostability 101

    October 5, 2009
    Read on to find out why a sunscreen stops working and, more importantly, what can be done to correct the problem.

  • Heated Debate Sparks the Sunscreen Symposium

    October 5, 2009
    The Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists enjoys its day in the sun once again with another successful Sunscreen Symposium.

  • Universal Request, Unique Requirements

    Universal Request, Unique Requirements

    October 5, 2009
    Women of color seek efficacious products that address their key concerns and bring out beautiful, even-toned skin.

  • Put to the Test

    Put to the Test

    October 5, 2009
    Testing labs provide services to help marketers boost sales in a slow economy.

  • HBA 2009: Bigger and Better

    HBA 2009: Bigger and Better

    October 5, 2009
    The 17th annual event attracts more than 16,000 beauty industry insiders to New York. Overall attendence this year jumped approximately 5%.