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Mar 03, 2010 | 11:41 AM CST

Skin Imaging

By: Steve Herman

The ability to produce before-and-after images with modern skin imaging tools is a tremendous marketing tool, and, in use on a cosmetic counter, certainly motivates the sales of treatment regimens.

Feb 02, 2010 | 01:44 PM CST

Liquid Crystals and the Skin

By: Steve Herman

Liquid crystal technology has not had the dramatic marketing impact of other ingredient and technology breakthroughs, but the performance benefits warrant continued consideration.

Dec 07, 2009 | 12:31 PM CST

Considering Test Methods’ Impact on Your Brand

By: Brian Dell, Celsis Analytical Services

Addressing reduction, refinement, replacement and reproducibility of animal testing yield cost reductions, regulatory compliance and speed-to-market gains for brand owners.

Jun 09, 2009 | 11:23 AM CDT

Dow Corning Transforms Business Strategy

Initiatives focus on innovations in sustainability, efficiency and alternative energy. Company adjusts to meet evolving customer demands; sees sustainability as key business driver.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:55 PM CDT

Exploring Outsourcing—Challenges and Opportunities

By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD

As companies’ needs for both innovation and building efficiencies accelerate, the benefits of outsourcing become clearer and clearer.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:45 PM CDT

The Hypothetical Nature of Natural

By: Steve Herman

There is no shortage of debate on what is natural and what is not, and—considering the obstacles to consensus—debate is likely to remain a feature of the segment.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:27 PM CDT

Everything Old is News Again

By: Nancy McDonald and Salvador Pliego

Although not always as sexy as new ingredients and technologies, proven ingredients get the job done and are embraced by consumers. It is the combined job of marketing and R&D to couple the proven with new and appropriate technology to launch a cutting-edge, winning finished product.

Jun 05, 2009 | 04:09 PM CDT

The Science of Innovation

By: Alexandra Voigt

Two product lines born of a prestigious technical university are paving a path through the beauty industry—relying on innovative science, clear insight on channels and in social marketing techniques.

May 29, 2009 | 01:52 PM CDT

Suppliers’ Day 2009: Formulating Efficacy and Efficiency

Suppliers’ Day 2009 was not just about ingredient efficacy, it was also about efficiency, and suppliers focused heavily on developing tools to assist formulators with finding efficiencies.