The latest creation at 147-year-old household and personal care marketer J.R. Watkins is pure castile soaps ($4.99-$7.99). According to the company, the soaps are versatile and can be used in the bath, as a face cleanser, as a shampoo, around the hou… Read More »
The latest release at Evonik is Tego Betain P 50 C, a cost-efficient, concentrated cocamidopropyl betaine based on RSPO certified palm kernel oil. The new 38% active betaine provides superior thickening that can reduce the formulation cost.
The easi… 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 »
Installed at most recent annual meeting in New York City, the 2015 board of directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is headed by Tony O’Lenick (Siltech LLC), who will serve as president. Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories, Inc.) is the… Read More »
This month, Olay is launching the new Fresh Outlast Collection ($5.49-$5.99), featuring four “farmer’s market-inspired scents” including White Strawberry & Mint, Orchid & Black Currant, Champagne Mango & White Ginger and… Read More »
Simply SoapBerry has been named a 2014 National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) Gold winner. The brand was also named by Natural Child World Magazine as winner of the 2014 Eco Excellence Awards in the Cleaning Product category as “Best Ki… 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-b… Read More »
Building the brand in the early 1980s on bar soap that they couldn’t keep in stock, the Kiss My Face founders are going back to their roots with the introduction of Pure Coconut Milk Bar Soaps, a new breed of bars that are as pure and hydrating… Read More »
Procter & Gamble: announced that its president for North America, Melanie Healey, will step down in June, after almost 25 years at the company. Healey, a native of Brazil, started her career there in 1990 as a brand manager for Phebo Soap.
She w… Read More »
Sweet or spicy? Why not both! Vitabath’s festive Holiday Carrier ($9.99) includes a set of four 2oz coordinating body washes and hydrating lotions in its top-selling holiday fragrances: Sweet Pink Peppermint and Spice Is Nice. Perfectly package… Read More »
Rising prices are hurting customer satisfaction with everyday products—including some personal care and household items according to the latest results of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a national economic indicator… Read More »
China remains one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but the GDP growth figures that hit double digits in 2009 have declined dramatically, stabilizing at around 7.5%. Consumers still have disposable income to spend, and the middle class… Read More »
It is common to use antibiotics to kill bacteria both internally and externally on the human body. But researchers say they’ve created a new category of personal cleansers.
In an article in The New York Times Sunday magazine, author Juli… Read More »
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. Read More »