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Dec 10, 2007 | 11:51 AM CST

Chemical Reaction: Skin Care: The Importance of Feel

By: Steve Herman

It is necessary to formulate a product with pleasing sensory attributes and to confirm the results with meaningful tests. Using systematic methods to create the proper feel and appearance is a prerequisite for a new formulation.

Dec 10, 2007 | 11:42 AM CST

Green is Mainstream in India

By: Priyanka Bhattacharya

Driven by a back-to-nature consumer trend, homegrown herbal beauty brands, and increased spending capacity and awareness, India’s natural beauty market is thriving.

Nov 08, 2007 | 04:03 PM CST

2 in 1: Makeup Meets Skin Care

By: Sara Mason

Makeup’s dynamic sales growth is, in part, a reflection of the demand for added benefits and natural ingredients, challenging formulators to continually work toward ever-more sophisticated products.

Oct 03, 2007 | 11:32 AM CDT

Alpine Treatment

PENTAPHARM introduces an Ecocert Alpine ingredient that reduces sebum production and oily appearance on skin...

Oct 03, 2007 | 09:34 AM CDT

Hot Ingredient: Gemstones

Nearly 15 years after launching its first scent, Bulgari, a Roman jewelry firm, is set to enter the skin care market.

Sep 06, 2007 | 11:57 AM CDT

The Green Report Part II

By: Jeff Falk

Aug 07, 2007 | 02:12 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Talking Germs

By: Steve Herman

Communication at a cellular level lies at the heart of modern cosmetic treatments and the continued creation of efficacious products.

Aug 07, 2007 | 12:31 PM CDT

The New Hair Care Equation

By: Nancy Jeffries

Consumers are showing an increased willingness to pay more for hair care products that address specific needs, and technological developments in ingredients are broadening the scope of options available on shelves.

Aug 03, 2007 | 04:00 PM CDT

The Hair Equation on the Shelf

By: Nancy Jeffries

Complementary to her article The New Hair Equation, Nancy Jeffries highlights products that demonstrate that consumers are showing an increased willingness to pay more for hair care products that address specific needs...

Jul 02, 2007 | 02:55 PM CDT

In Sight—Fragrance and Raw Materials: Birds of a Feather

By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…

There is more to fragrance formulation than meets the eye—or nose that is. Both raw material and fragrance formulators spend significant time in the lab testing different materials to determine which ingredients, oils, extracts, etc. best meet their formulation and consumer’s needs. And although fragrance and personal care are two different industries, the discovery processes prove similar...