Many of the trends driving growth in facial skin care are also applicable to the body care market. European consumers seek convenience and value, but also demand products that offer more than basic moisturization, such as anti-aging properties and in… Read More »
Sparkle. Panache. Spectacular special effects. That’s what forward-thinking formulators and chemists are saying about Impact Colors’ Chromagix dynamic collection of multi-variable pigments.
Chromagix colors are prismatic—think of h… Read More »
The challenges of dispersing standard silicone elastomers in water are well known. Standard silicone elastomers can be very difficult to disperse uniformly in external water phase emulsions or aqueous gels due to their inability to fit into o/w micel… Read More »
Dollar Shave Club is entering the hair care space with new Boogie’s by Dollar Shave Club hair styling products. The range currently includes gel, clay, cream, fiber and paste while a pomade will arrive this summer, according to the company. To… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… Read More »
Looking across the global skin care market, the facial mask is probably one of the few categories where Asia dominates. This is especially true in China, where, in recent years, the mask has become the fastest growing category. According to Ogil… Read More »
For Super Bowl XLIX, men’s grooming brand Zirh sponsored the Kia Luxury Lounge presented by Zirh at the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center. The pre-game event space was transformed into a player’s paradise, synergizing sports, electronics,… Read More »
Orla Kiely’s Geranium bath and body range is now available at Nordstrom.com. Inspired by the designer’s fashion prints and retro style, Geranium blends essential oils of geranium, eucalyptus and clary sage.
The collection includes shower… Read More »
The winners of the 2015 Product of the Year Awards—a select few chosen from the votes of more than 40,000 consumers—have been announced.
“Nearly 50,000 new packaged goods products are introduced each year,” said Rich Fryling,… Read More »
Better Homes and Gardens and market research firm BrandSpark International have unveiled the winners of the 2015 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards. Here’s a rundown of the winners in household and personal care:
Acne Treatment:… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water, an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally a betaine derivative… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 4, 2015
Formulators in the trend-setting beauty markets in countries such as France, South Korea and Japan are pushing a new anti-aging active—water. Few compounds are more basic, yet today, water is being billed as the ultimate moisturizer. Luckily fo… Read More »
Shoreditch, London is the place to go to pick up on the latest fashion, food and grooming trends. This inner city section of London is where the trend for thick full hipster beards got its start and now, everywhere you look, men aged 18-40 are sporti… Read More »
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. posted a slip in third-quarter results, with a 30% decline in revenue to $638.8 million. Comparable revenue in the third quarter of 2013 included $203 million in sales from the company’s limited-time introduction of it… Read More »
You can sum up the European facial care market in two words: simplicity and efficacy. They are the primary drivers within the category, reflecting polarizing trends for multi-functionality and multi-step regimes. The alphabet trend is still in full s… Read More »