• 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.

  • Green Is the New Black

    Green Is the New Black

    June 8, 2009
    Innovations abound in natural ingredients for 2009.

  • Beauty Game Changers

    Beauty Game Changers

    June 8, 2009
    With consumers overwhelmed by recession worries and bored by me-too products, marketers and retailers explain how to bring excitement back to the shopping experience in a special session sponsored by the Fragrance Group International.

  • FiFi Reigns Supreme

    FiFi Reigns Supreme

    June 8, 2009
    Coty takes home six FiFi awards, while Este Lauder nabs four and Elizabeth Arden garners three at the fragrance industrys biggest night of the year.

  • The Best in Beauty

    The Best in Beauty

    May 11, 2009
    CEW honors the beauty products of the year.

  • Survival of the Fittest

    Survival of the Fittest

    May 1, 2009
    Preservative suppliers learn to adapt as market trends impact product offerings.

  • Skin Care Shines Through

    Skin Care Shines Through

    May 1, 2009
    With the recession a likely cause of new wrinkles for marketers, skin care proves a bright spot as consumers continue to spend money on targeted anti-age treatments.

  • Pump Up the Volume

    Pump Up the Volume

    May 1, 2009
    Fortifying and smoothing SKUs are taking hair styling to new heights.

  • Certified Organic Actives for Cosmetic Formulations

    Certified Organic Actives for Cosmetic Formulations

    April 30, 2009
    Silab researchers have developed Ecocert-certified actives with good anti-aging, anti-free radical, moisturizing and soothing properties.

  • Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    April 30, 2009
    More on recent patent activities that are of interest to the cosmetic chemist; specifically film-forming polymers, particles and polymer stabilization and various encapsulation techniques.

  • Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    Trends in Polymers for Skin Care

    March 30, 2009
    Recent patent activity reveals advances in polymer synthesis, polymeric emulsifiers and a move toward micro- and nano-gels.

  • Sustainable Is Attainable

    Sustainable Is Attainable

    March 30, 2009
    Marketers of household and personal care products explain how their innovative ideas are making the world a better place now and for generations to come.