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Apr 02, 2008 | 10:44 AM CDT

Chemical Reaction: When Looking Back is Looking Forward

By: Steve Herman

The beauty industry has an insatiable craving for innovation. Evaluating the foresight and acumen of the founders of the modern beauty business informs where the industry’s been, the methods of its advancement and where it can still advance.

Apr 02, 2008 | 10:42 AM CDT

Marketing Matters: The Market Potential of Antiaging Cosmeceuticals

By: Liz Grubow, LPK Beauty Group

Regardless of how they are delivered—topically, ingestible or both—cosmeceuticals bring performance and ease of use, as well as surprise and delight, to the consumer.

Apr 02, 2008 | 10:35 AM CDT

High Performance, Good Business

By: Jeff Falk

GCI magazine recently spoke with skin care marketers about their businesses. Although their products target different, specifically defined segments of the market, there are caveats across the board—notably that today’s hyper-aware consumers expect products to perform at a high level and that the partnership between R&D and marketing is paramount in meeting this expectation.

Mar 27, 2008 | 09:16 AM CDT

ISP Makes Introductions at SCC Meeting

Company seeks to address global consumers' concern over the safety and efficacy of preservatives through introduction alternative preservative systems based on organic acids...

Mar 19, 2008 | 03:31 PM CDT

FDA Increases Presence in China

The U.S. FDA is establishing a regulating presence in China to monitor exported food and cosmetics...

Mar 07, 2008 | 11:19 AM CST

Changes Predicted for Natural Cosmetics Market

Organic Monitor predicts 2008 to be defining year in the adoption of natural and organic standards in the cosmetics industry...

Mar 06, 2008 | 10:46 AM CST

Looking for Alternatives

By: Imogen Matthews

Ingredient lists and labels are facing more and more scrutiny as consumers, unwilling to accept cosmetics and toiletries at face value, seek purer, more natural alternative formulations, leading to significant growth in alternative ingredients in new launches.

Mar 05, 2008 | 11:31 AM CST

Profile: It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green

By: Leslie Benson

When Tim Kapsner was developing children’s personal care products for Minnetonka Inc. in the 1980s—themed after Sesame Street characters like Kermit the Frog—he couldn’t have imagined that his introduction to the Muppet known for “Bein’ Green” would bring him full circle more than 20 years later as a senior research scientist for one of the most eco-friendly beauty companies in North America.

Mar 05, 2008 | 11:29 AM CST

Chemical Reaction: Controlled Release

By: Steve Herman

Through unexpected twists and turns, encapsulation became a game changing technology for the fragrance industry, and controlled release and targeted delivery of active ingredients remain critical to today’s personal care products. The future of evermore effective products depends on continued advances in actives delivery—and those advances may come from work outside the industry.

Mar 05, 2008 | 10:00 AM CST

Standards Launched for Organic Personal Care Certification

Industry stakeholders launch OASIS: Organic And Sustainable Industry Standards for personal care...