• City of Enlightenment

    City of Enlightenment

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director December 5, 2014
    || More than 1,200 cosmetic chemists and executives came to Paris to hear the latest science and issues impacting the industry.

  • Clean Is Critical

    Clean Is Critical

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director December 5, 2014
    || Recent outbreaks of Ebola and Norovirus have put the spotlight back on proper hygiene and sanitation methods. Against this backdrop, industrial and institutional cleaning product marketers show off their wares and share their concerns at Interclean, ISSA’s annual trade show.

  • Common Core

    Common Core

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor December 4, 2014
    || Shampoos. Conditioners. Cleansing crèmes. No matter what tack a company takes, its products must make hair look great.

  • Lauder, the Leader

    Lauder, the Leader

    December 4, 2014
    || The Cosmetic Executive Women honor Leonard Lauder with its lifetime achievement award.

  • Less Means More

    Less Means More

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor December 4, 2014
    || Companies throughout the household and personal care industry continue to make their products and practices more sustainable.

  • Ageless


    Tom Branna, Editor December 4, 2014
    || Thirty years after its founding, Silab remains fiercely independent and incredibly innovative—just like its chairman.

  • An African Treasure

    An African Treasure

    Josue C. Silen December 4, 2014
    || Clariant’s Plantasens Abyssinian Oil brings pure radiance to personal care formulations.

  • Left to Their Own Devices

    Left to Their Own Devices

    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics November 3, 2014
    || Demand for mechanical gadgets of all types continues to grow in the global personal care market.

  • Over Exposed

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor November 3, 2014
    || NYSCC explores opportunity in sun care at symposium.

  • Never Ending Journey

    Never Ending Journey

    Melissa Meisel and Christine Esposito , Associate Editors November 3, 2014
    || Sustainability is the present and future of household and personal care packaging.

  • VariBlend Is a Leader in Dual Dispensing

    November 3, 2014
    || With new backers and a seasoned new team, VariBlend is quickly gaining traction in the personal care product industry.

  • An Aromatic Frontier

    An Aromatic Frontier

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor November 3, 2014
    || Marketers are revolutionizing the category with a variety of novel scent stories for the season.

  • How Now, Kao?

    How Now, Kao?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2014
    || The multinational consumer product giant is bringing its extensive product line to consumers around the world.

  • Find Your Niche

    Find Your Niche

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director November 3, 2014
    || Yes, the US household cleaning category is dominated by multinationals, but there’s still room for smaller, agile companies.

  • Basic Defense

    Basic Defense

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor November 3, 2014
    || Hand soaps usually take the spotlight when cold and flu season comes around, but will fear of Ebola and Enterovirus get consumers to wash up more often?