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Mar 02, 2012 | 04:42 PM CST
By: Sara Mason
Exploring the potential of augmenting or replicating nature’s intelligence to create ingredients that are safer or better for consumer use.
Mar 02, 2012 | 04:36 PM CST
By: Neal Marder and Christian E. Dodd
When seeking to promote their “greenness” as a competitive advantage, brand owners must understand the legal pitfalls of self-created symbols and labels that express environmental superiority, are trademarked and not immediately associated with the product, and are identified as a rating system.
Mar 02, 2012 | 04:24 PM CST
By: Fernanda Bonifacio
Dynamism in toothpaste, hair care and perfume segments help volume growth; performance of direct sellers slips.
Mar 02, 2012 | 04:16 PM CST
By: Rob Walker, Euromonitor International
Emerging markets fueled 81% of the incremental retail value of the global beauty industry in 2011, but can consumers in emerging markets continue to offset the lackluster demand in mature markets?
Mar 02, 2012 | 04:08 PM CST
By: Marie Alice Dibon, PharmD
New research reveals that we need to let the skin protect itself, and product development strategies should focus on restoring the skin barrier and, more importantly, not impair skin’s function.
Mar 02, 2012 | 03:56 PM CST
By: Eric Abrutyn
An examination of the ingredient components of shampoo, their function and examples of brands’ methods of differentiating through their use of ingredients.
Mar 02, 2012 | 09:12 AM CST
The market research company found the prestige beauty market generated $9.5 billion in 2011, an 11% increase over 2010—the largest increase The NPD Group has seen in the 15 years it has tracked this market.
Mar 01, 2012 | 04:46 PM CST
Consumer perception of and misconceptions about sun care products, as well as scientific advances in sun protection and interactive sun care product demonstrations, among the highlights of the 2012 event.
Mar 01, 2012 | 11:12 AM CST
Called Watashi+ and launching in April, the service will help provide questions and information to beauty consumers.
Mar 01, 2012 | 11:07 AM CST
Moving ahead with the realignment of the company's corporate structures and streamlining of its consumer business, Beiersdorf recorded group sales of €5,633 million.