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Sep 10, 2008 | 07:44 AM CDT

C&T magazine Announces International Technology Award Winners

During the 2008 HBA Awards Dinner, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine announced the award recipients for best new technology and best new technology launch...

Sep 08, 2008 | 08:27 PM CDT

Beiersdorf Launches New Men's Hair Care Line

Beiersdorf

Product formulated to stimulate the metabolism of hair follicles and hair roots; initial launch across 11 European countries.

Sep 08, 2008 | 08:20 PM CDT

Dow Corning and Elevance Announce Partnership

Partnership designed to bring naturally derived performance ingredients to the personal care industry; step in Dow Corning’s focus to move beyond silicon.

Sep 05, 2008 | 02:22 PM CDT

Cosmeceuticals: Still Topical

By: Lakshmi Prakash, PhD

A close look at cosmeceuticals as a category and the nature of ingredients defined as such sheds some light on the possibilities in creating a harmonious line in which topically applied products, along with those ingested, play an increasingly important role.

Sep 05, 2008 | 02:17 PM CDT

Nutricosmetics: Eat and Drink Your Skin Care

By: Leslie Benson

As consumers continue to incorporate appearance into their overall concept of wellness, nutricosmetics may prove to be a financially advantageous new frontier for the beauty industry.

Sep 05, 2008 | 02:03 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Constructive Criticism

By: Steve Herman

A backlash against the use of chemicals in personal care products has spawned a complicated and emotional situation. As the industry continues to stand behind the safety of these ingredients, there may be nuggets of gold in informed criticism that inspire us to new advancements.

Sep 05, 2008 | 01:48 PM CDT

Fragrance Safety and Evaluation

By: Matthias Vey

The scientific director of the International Fragrance Association provides an overview of the regulatory environment for the fragrance industry, regulatory bodies, the fragrance regulation process and the segment’s relative preparedness for overarching regulation.

Sep 05, 2008 | 01:36 PM CDT

Materials: The Scent of a Winner

By: Steve Tanner

The fragrance industry has never been better prepared to meet the demands of marketing clients around the globe. And thanks to proactive industry initiatives, fragrance makers are protecting both consumers and material sources.

Sep 05, 2008 | 10:28 AM CDT

Shelf Life: The Future of Preservatives

By: Nancy Jeffries

To preserve the integrity of skin care products and ensure consumer safety, products must be supported by an effective preservative system.

Sep 05, 2008 | 10:22 AM CDT

Is Silicone the Fountain of Youth?

By: Jeff Falk

Advances in silicones have improved the material’s efficacy and enabled new combinations in skin care products. The properties of silicones enhance the efficacy of products in which they are used.