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  • Goldwell Serves Up Hairstyling Line on Ice

    Goldwell Serves Up Hairstyling Line on Ice

    Hairstylists preview new line in a unique venue
    05.19.06

  • Preservative Update

    Preservative Update

    Facing a raft of challenges to traditional systems, industry suppliers have developed a fleet of solutions to meet marketers' preservation needs.
    05.19.06

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young

    Skin care continues to target aging consumers with youthful desires and money to spend.
    05.16.06

  • Hair Styling Holds Up

    Hair Styling Holds Up

    Consumers' interest in hair styling products continues to spike.
    05.16.06

  • Tartes on Trend for Spring and Summer.

    Tartes on Trend for Spring and Summer.

    Tarte executives provide insight into whats hot in cosmetics for the upcoming seasons.
    04.11.06

  • Mean, Green, Cleaning Machine

    Mean, Green, Cleaning Machine

    Surface cleaner sales are declining due to consumers increasingly hectic lives, while the demand for convenient products is pulling the market forward.
    04.11.06

  • Room to Grow

    Room to Grow

    The ethnic hair care industry has potential, but growth is still slow.
    04.11.06

  • Not So Desperate

    Not So Desperate

    Sure celebrity scents have a short lifespan, but industry observers insist that these fragrances have provided a much needed lift for a sagging beauty category.
    04.11.06

  • Sun Care is Back

    Sun Care is Back

    Sun care sales are up, thanks to growing concern about UV damage.
    03.07.06

  • Novel  Natural

    Novel Natural

    The cosmetic chemist can pick from a wide range of unique ingredients that, more often than not these days, are derived from natural sources.
    03.06.06

  • Whats New In RD?

    Whats New In RD?

    Consumer education is increasing the competition among cosmetic chemists to create more effective products.
    03.06.06

  • No Sweat

    No Sweat

    Segmentation continues to create more opportunities for growth.
    03.06.06

  • Banana Boat Celebrates the Sun in 2006

    Banana Boat Celebrates the Sun in 2006

    According to Chicago-based Information Resources, Inc., Playtex brand Banana Boat was again the best selling brand of sun care products in 2005. With almost $64 million in sales of lotions and oils, Banana Boat exceeded its nearest competitor by nearly $20 million.
    02.14.06

  • Down in The Mouth

    Down in The Mouth

    Despite an array of new product launches, oral care sales actually fell in 2005.
    02.13.06

  • Special Delivery

    Special Delivery

    Skin care delivery systems continue their complex development as actives also become more advanced.
    01.10.06

  • Beyond Clean

    Beyond Clean

    Manufacturers of laundry detergent and fabric care products continue to add new and improved formulations, super concentrates and more sophisticated scents.
    01.05.06

  • Personal Care is Natural

    Personal Care is Natural

    The increased awareness of a healthy lifestyle has contributed to the growth of the natural personal care products market.
    01.05.06

  • Making Sense of Scents

    Making Sense of Scents

    Sales of home fragrances continue to burn brightly. Here's why.
    12.09.05

  • Surfactant Update

    Surfactant Update

    The good news is that there's a lot of good news to report in this all-important category which can have such a big impact on household and personal care formulations.
    12.09.05

  • No Sun Intended

    No Sun Intended

    Formulators reveal the challenges of incorporating UV protection into aesthetically-pleasing skin care products.
    12.09.05