• A Nod To The Nose

    A Nod To The Nose

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor January 6, 2015
    The right scent enhances the experience and adds some excitement in the workhorse household products sector.

  • A Dose of Reality?

    A Dose of Reality?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 6, 2015
    Unit dose formats have provided a shot in the arm for the laundry detergent industry, but issues remain.

  • New and Improved?

    New and Improved?

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor January 6, 2015
    Emerging skin care brands manage to find their way in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

  • Think Differently

    Think Differently

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director January 6, 2015
    The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists attracted the largest crowd in years.

  • The Next 100 Years

    The Next 100 Years

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 6, 2015
    Its Centennial Celebration over, the Consumer Specialty Products Association charts a path for growth for another century. One thing is constant, however, CSPA will remain a trusted business partner for members, regulators, legislators, retailers and NGOs.

  • The Search for Sustainability

    The Search for Sustainability

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director December 5, 2014
    The global detergent industry continues to make inroads on creating a more sustainable future. Its past efforts, present problems and future concerns were front and center during the AOCS World Detergent Conference.

  • Take Action

    Take Action

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor December 5, 2014
    Today’s skin care formulas incorporate active ingredients for anti-aging, brightening benefits.

  • 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.