After missing the final cut for the CEO spot at Procter & Gamble, Martin Riant is heading home. Riant, a senior executive who oversees some of P&G's biggest brands including Pampers, Bounty and Always, is retiring after more than 35 ye… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published September 1, 2015
The concept of nanotechnology was introduced in 1959 by Richard Feynman, a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. In the past 46 years, nanotechnology has made a lot of progress, and this column will briefly review recent developments in this field.… Read More »
The global organic personal care products market is expected to expand at a strong CAGR of 9.3% between 2014 and 2020, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
In 2013, the global organic personal care products market was estimated a… Read More »
Elizabeth Arden: hired JuE Wong as president, Elizabeth Arden Brand, effective Aug. 3, 2015. A seasoned professional within the beauty industry, Wong was previously CEO of StriVectin and Astral Brands and also held several leadership positions for br… Read More »
The latest launch at Coast Southwest is Endicare DP-530S, the newest ingredient in the company’s line of personal care solutions. This water-soluble hair fixative polymer is in easy-to-use liquid form, according to the company. It is bill… Read More »
New products are the lifeblood of consumer product companies, and suppliers feel the same way about new raw materials. Here are two that are said to be improvements over existing chemistries.
A new addition to Lubrizol’s Carbopol line is Car… Read More »
Beiersdorf: appointed Jesper Andersen to the executive board. Born in Denmark, Andersen has held several management positions at Colgate-Palmolive worldwide since 1994, most recently in New York as CFO North America.
Following an introductory phase,… Read More »
The new Artistry Men Collection targets the two primary skin care needs of men: oil control and hydration, according to the Amway brand. The line, which includes face wash, shave foam, post shave toner, serum concentrate and facial moisturizer, is fo… Read More »
Active ingredient supplier Greentech has launched a variety of new natural skin care ingredients. According to the company concepts include:
• An anti-aging material acting on skin micro-relief. This is an isolated and purified natural bioactiv… 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 »
CHINA: Phase I of Unilever Project West, Unilever’s global manufacturing base in Meishan, Sichuan, has been completed and become officially operational.
With an investment of about €40 million, Phase I of the project is responsi… Read More »
Boomers, Gen Xers, even the Sandwich Generation—regardless their age, today’s consumers expect sensory experiences from all of their personal grooming products. Dow Corning executives maintain that their company is uniquely positioned to… Read More »
The ability to create stable emulsions is a cornerstone of a cosmetic chemist’s training. There are plenty of emulsifiers to choose from on the market, and one of the more interesting ones is Lipoid Kosmetik’s Herbamilk.
The Newark, NJ… Read More »
The final stage of the Indian animal testing ban on cosmetics has now been announced, according to Cruelty Free International, as it is ending the import of animal tested cosmetics into the country.
This move follows the steps taken in t… Read More »