Sustainable, non-GMO, all-natural, organic—the terms appear across product categories. There’s no doubt that the world’s getting greener, and natural products within the personal care space are gaining in importance among consumers… Read More »
Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
Reports to: Director of Operations
Date: June 2015
About the Job
Leading, privately-owned consumer skincare and beauty product organization seeks applicant to manage our logistics operation. T… Read More »
Industry veteran Ro Oteri has created Sixth-Man Consulting to support companies participating in the personal care industry, ranging from materials suppliers to branded marketers. He brings a wealth of commercial and technical expertise having served… Read More »
One of the perks of working at Happi is the range of products that make it to our desks. Over the years, I’ve tried all manners of skin and hair care products, but with little or no reaction from my loved ones or co-workers; maybe I’m not… Read More »
The New York Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Suppliers Day was a success, as usual. There were approximately 400 exhibitors and more than 5,500 attendees crowding the aisles. Among the masses, were the following exhibitors pr… Read More »
Happy belated birthday to Moore’s Law, which turned 50 years old last month…but does Gordon E. Moore’s observation have legs to last another half century?
Moore’s Law, as everyone knows, is the observation that, over the his… Read More »
The FDA has decided to move the goal post. It has declared that to approve a new UV filter you must surpass the requirements of a New Drug Application (NDA). The new hurdle set by the FDA is that all such ingredients must pass the stringent req… Read More »
You are what you eat, and sometimes what you eat can provide multiple benefits. This month’s column is based upon recommendations from Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research in the department of dermatology at Mount Sin… Read More »
Beautifying the appearance of the skin by merely covering it, thereby minimizing the appearance of superficial imperfections, became just another stream in the flood of compounds that are presented by suppliers in the skin care industry. The majority… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »
Lubrizol Advanced Materials has been accepted into the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the not-for-profit association that unites stakeholders from seven sectors of the palm oil industry to develop and implement global standards for sustai… 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 Twin Cities Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists will host its sixth biennial Holistic Cosmetic Symposium & Supplier Showcase on March 17 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, MN.
The supplier showcase will provide su… Read More »
Turns out no one really needed a life-sized replica of King Tutankhamun’s burial mask with a secret compartment to store his valuables. It’s no surprise to me that SkyMall, that publication that can be found in every backseat pocket on ev… 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 »
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.
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