• Fragrance by Design

    Fragrance by Design

    November 4, 2008
    Consumers are still willing to pay for premium fragrances during an economic downturn. Classic and designer-backed scents garner the most interest, and celebrity-driven juices are down, but not out.

  • Hair Care Polymer Trends

    Hair Care Polymer Trends

    November 4, 2008
    A close look at recent patent activity reveals increasing emphasis on color, conditioning and styling applications.

  • Are Multinationals Missing the Natural Movement?

    Are Multinationals Missing the Natural Movement?

    November 4, 2008
    Small and mid-sized personal care companies have embraced the natural trend. Meanwhile, large companies only enter the category via acquisitions.

  • Placing the

    Placing the 'B' Back in Beauty

    September 30, 2008
    Body care and brighteners are at the forefront of 2008 ethnic skin care product rollouts

  • Room to Grow for Wipes?

    Room to Grow for Wipes?

    September 30, 2008
    The household wipes category is dominated by Clorox, but smaller players are finding their niche. In personal care, private label holds the lead.

  • Standing the Test of Time

    Standing the Test of Time

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor September 30, 2008
    When ingredients need to be tested, safety assessed and claims substantiated, the right testing facility can speed and ease the process.

  • HBA 2008: It

    HBA 2008: It's a Wrap

    September 30, 2008
    Sixteenth annual event draws more than 16,000 beauty business experts to New York. HBA Awards presented to industry’s best and brightest.

  • Profiling the Natural/Organic Personal Care User

    Profiling the Natural/Organic Personal Care User

    Maryellen Molyneaux, Natural Marketing Institute September 15, 2008
    Take a closer look at who’s buying all those natural and personal care products...and the reasons behind the purchases.

  • Five Brand Truths that Get Her Trying...and Buying

    Five Brand Truths that Get Her Trying...and Buying

    Alisa Marie Beyer, The Benchmarking Company September 15, 2008
    Critical consumer insights about naturals and organics, and specifically the consumer’s feelings about nutricosmetics and cosmeceuticals, are translated into five real world brand elements that encourage her to try, buy and trust natural inside/out beauty products.

  • Healthy Skin Aging

    Healthy Skin Aging

    Grant Washington-Smith, Roseville Consulting September 15, 2008
    A new definition brings new opportunities.

  • Ayurvedic Beauty

    Ayurvedic Beauty

    Shyam Gupta, PhD, Bioderm Research September 15, 2008
    The Ayurvedic discipline of physical, mental and spiritual well-being has been successfully practiced for over 5000 years. A harmonious balance of body, mind and soul provides optimal ingredients for a happy, healthy, meaningful and balanced life.…

  • Professional Assessments

    Professional Assessments

    Navin Geria, SpaDermaceuticals September 15, 2008
    Dermatologists and nutritionists evaluate inside-out beauty products.

  • Beauty Ingredients Directory

    Compiled by Nutraceuticals World & HAPPI Staff September 15, 2008
    A comprehensive listing of suppliers of active ingredients for applications geared toward topical and internal beauty solutions.

  • Personal Cleansers

    Personal Cleansers

    September 3, 2008
    More marketers are trying to develop mild cleaners that are free of sulfates. This article explains how to do it.

  • The Surfactant Market

    The Surfactant Market

    September 3, 2008
    Faced with rising costs, a growing emphasis on sustainability and greater demand for multifunctionality, industry suppliers offer a range of solutions for household, personal care and industrial and institutional product formulators.

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