• Preservative Market Update

    Preservative Market Update

    April 27, 2007
    || Consumer groups, rather than knowledgeable cosmetic chemists, are dictating how products are preserved. And that has some industry experts worried.

  • Hair Care with Style

    Hair Care with Style

    April 27, 2007
    || Hair styling trends indicate that consumers crave volume. Now marketers are trying to fill that void with an array of products.

  • Skin Care Grows Up

    Skin Care Grows Up

    April 27, 2007
    || Skin care sales continue to rise as companies introduce advanced anti-aging and professional products at home.

  • Going Green Gets Going

    Going Green Gets Going

    April 3, 2007
    || Going green may be the easiest way to gain a foothold in the chemical specialties segment, a category that remains heavily fragmented, say industry experts.

  • Skin Care Polymer Developments

    Skin Care Polymer Developments

    April 3, 2007
    || an update on polymers that are based on natural or modified natural materials, as well as a look at advances in silicone elastomer and polymer synthesis.

  • Fine Fragrance Trends

    Fine Fragrance Trends

    March 30, 2007
    || Celebrity scent sales stall as fashion house partnerships and niche, personalized fragrances are poised to take off.

  • Cleanse, Condition, Repair, Repeat

    Cleanse, Condition, Repair, Repeat

    March 30, 2007
    || With new products focusing on health, ethnic hair care gets stronger.

  • Sweat It Out

    Sweat It Out

    March 5, 2007
    || The Ap/Deo market has found a lucrative niche in the spray category but where does that leave traditional formats?

  • Whats New in Cosmetic RD

    Whats New in Cosmetic RD

    March 5, 2007
    || New ingredients, new products and, of course, a few new problems keep cosmetic chemists active at the bench.

  • Here Comes the Sun

    Here Comes the Sun

    March 5, 2007
    || Sun care sales continue to rise as consumers become educated about UV damage and companies develop high-tech formulas.

  • Naturally Beautiful

    Naturally Beautiful

    February 13, 2007
    || Von Naturs mineral makeup offers a vegan-friendly edge.

  • Supplier's Corner

    February 7, 2007
    || Eastman AQ 38S Improves Sunscreen Protection Eastman AQ 38S water-dispersible polymer improves water resistance of sunscreens. Eastman Chemical Company offers Eastman AQ 38S to deliver sunscreen protection while holding up to the challenges of surf,…

  • Formulating Non-Traditional Hair Conditioners

    Formulating Non-Traditional Hair Conditioners

    February 6, 2007
    || Consumer demand for novel products has forced the industry to move beyond ordinary cream rinses. Here are some new ideas in formulation.

  • Economy  Premium Shampoos

    Economy Premium Shampoos

    February 6, 2007
    || Heres a look at the science and art behind the formulation of these products.

  • Oral Care: A Brush With Breath

    Oral Care: A Brush With Breath

    February 4, 2007
    || Oral care companies must find new ways to resuscitate sales that have lost their wind.