• Novel Natural Ingredients

    Novel Natural Ingredients

    December 9, 2005
    The market for innovative, effective and unique ingredients continues to grow - naturally.

  • Hope (and Results) In a Jar

    Hope (and Results) In a Jar

    December 9, 2005
    When it comes to skin care, marketers realize the importance of delivering on their promises.

  • Preservative Update

    Preservative Update

    December 9, 2005
    The paraben controversy is no longer making headlines, but more suppliers are offering paraben-free alternatives for their customers.

  • Hairstyle Trends for Spring  Beyond

    Hairstyle Trends for Spring Beyond

    December 9, 2005
    THE HAIR STYLING market is ready for a change, as retro looks and an increase in men’s products aim to elevate flat sales. For the 52 weeks ended Feb. 20, 2005, hair spray sales decreased 3% to $362 million and gel/mousse sales were up…

  • Green  Easy

    Green Easy

    December 9, 2005
    With sales stagnant, marketers are rolling out easy-to-use products that appeal to environmentally-conscious consumers.

  • Uncommon Scents

    Uncommon Scents

    December 9, 2005
    Thanks to some novel fragrance ideas, the sales drought may be over for the fragrance industry.

  • Ethnic Hair Care: Room for Growth

    Ethnic Hair Care: Room for Growth

    December 9, 2005
    As more women opt for indiviuality, marketers respond with products to meet every need.

  • Hair Care Market

    Hair Care Market

    December 1, 2005
    Sales are flat, but consumers continue to favor prestige-like products.

  • The Doctor Is In

    The Doctor Is In

    December 1, 2005
    New options for treating skin problems are creating a surge in the demand for professional skin care products.

  • The Evolution of Household Cleaning

    The Evolution of Household Cleaning

    December 1, 2005
    Fueled by busy homeowners willing to pay more for convenience, the evolution of the household cleaning products has meant less human contact with cleaning than ever before. But will consumers continue to shell out cash for gadgets when a regular spray bottle will do the trick?

  • Antiperspirant Update: Playing the Gender Card

    Antiperspirant Update: Playing the Gender Card

    November 22, 2005
    Marketers are taking a more direct approach when appealing to the sexes

  • What

    What's New in Cosmetic RD?

    November 22, 2005
    Cosmetic chemists have taken aim at environmental pollutants in the latest wave of new product launches. Next up? Cellulite treatments, insist sme industry experts.

  • Here Comes the Sun

    Here Comes the Sun

    November 22, 2005
    After a couple of slow years, sun care sales are up at last.

  • From the Inside-Out: Beauty Supplements

    From the Inside-Out: Beauty Supplements

    November 22, 2005
    We always hear that beauty is only skin deep, but in reality external beauty—a smooth, blemish-free complexion, healthy, and youthful skin—is exactly what everyone wants and desperately wishes to hold on to, whatever the cost. Int…

  • Do the White Thing

    Do the White Thing

    November 22, 2005
    Oral care manufacturers continue to focus on new ways to produce pearlier whites.