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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.

Apr 30, 2009 | 12:47 PM CDT

Honing a Competitive Edge

By: Brian W. Budzynski and Jeff Falk

Innovation is the development of a competitive edge. It’s a linchpin in creating successful business, and includes a willingness to implement new business models, develop new brand experiences and create new strategic partnerships.

Apr 30, 2009 | 11:48 AM CDT

In Depth and In Focus at in-cosmetics

Although the aisles of the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany, were less crowded for in-cosmetics 2009, attendees were more focused, driven and dedicated to their goal of absorbing information about cosmetic formulating in the 21st century.

Mar 23, 2009 | 02:41 PM CDT

FDA and Academic; Research Institutions to Collaborate Under Nanotechnology Initiative

Overarching goal toward developing an efficient pathway for safe and effective nanoengineered products; effort concentrating on medical use, but implications for personal care likely on horizon.

Mar 03, 2009 | 03:42 PM CST

Wipes Market Forecast Through 2013

Freedonia Group projects annual growth of 3.9%; task-specific wipes will gain share, propelled by ingredients such as surfactants that offer biocidal properties.

Feb 04, 2009 | 04:00 PM CST

Case Study: R&D Test Method Expedites Speed to Market

By: Jeff Falk

Test method allowed Alberto-Culver R&D to create scrub that met marketing's vision and speed to market.

Oct 14, 2008 | 12:16 PM CDT

Integrating Science and Nature

By: Nancy Jeffries

Skin care products for spa and home spa use are reaching new levels of sophistication thanks to some very interesting ingredients providing functionality and marketing impact.

Oct 09, 2008 | 10:43 AM CDT

The Value of Green Processing

By: Stephanie K. Clendennen, PhD and Neil W. Boaz,…

As consumers’ quest for natural in every aspect of a product continues, a comprehensive story of overall ecological impact of product will be required—and green processing is part of that story.

Oct 07, 2008 | 12:30 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: The Power of Soap

By: Steve Herman

We sometimes forget that the benefits of our industry go beyond simple beauty, and some of the most elemental and taken-for-granted products, combined with the marketing knowledge pioneered by the companies in our industry, can save millions of lives.