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Apr 03, 2008 | 10:02 AM CDT
According to a new study, women are cynical about scientific claims from anti-aging products and are confused by the effectiveness of cosmeceuticals....
Apr 02, 2008 | 10:44 AM CDT
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
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
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
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
The U.S. FDA is establishing a regulating presence in China to monitor exported food and cosmetics...
Mar 07, 2008 | 11:19 AM CST
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
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
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
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.