The bustling holiday season may be winding down, but the following personal care products stepping up to the plate by way of efficacy:
Toms of Maine Natural Beauty Bar in Relaxing Lavender ($3.19)
This “ultra-rich” bar soap leaves skin c… Read More »
By Duane Krzysik, Carole Lepilleur, Wing Li and Allen Park, Noveon Consumer Specialties, Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Published November 23, 2010
Cassia hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride polymers are naturally derived, multifunctional polymers for use in conditioning shampoo formulations offering unique sensory experience, improved deposition and enhanced conditioning. Read More »
By Katie Middleweek, Editor, European Cosmetic Markets
Published November 4, 2010
Sales of eye and nail color are pacing growth in much of Europe.
All of the color cosmetics markets in the Big 5 made rosy progress during the past year with each of them posting a gain in value terms. The most impressive in… Read More »
Despite controversy, cosmetic companies have been using nanoparticles in some formulations for the past decade. Nanoparticles are very small and range between one and 100 nanometers which is about 1/5,000th the diameter of a human hair.… Read More »
By Jessica Cecchini and Ulrich Issberner, Global Marketing Personal Care, Cognis GmbH, Monheim, Germany
Published November 3, 2010
Manufacturers who want to develop products without silicones must find efficient and innovative ingredients that come as close as possible to their sensorial profile and are just as high-or even better-performing. Read More »
Consumers' appetite for and expectations of newness have opened the door for smaller beauty brands, especially those that are able to offer a genuine point of difference in markets dominated by multinationals. Read More »