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Oct 10, 2008 | 04:26 PM CDT

A Trend Toward Natural

By: Imogen Matthews

Natural and organic are the current buzzwords in beauty, with niche rather than mainstream brands setting the pace for change.

Oct 03, 2008 | 04:40 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Green Chemistry—Safer from the Start

By: Steve Herman

A scientist and educator suggests that making products safe from the beginning would help safety, environmental and regulatory issues disappear, and the general public less likely to view the industry as insensitive purveyors of toxic materials.

Oct 03, 2008 | 04:12 PM CDT

Sustaining Natural Growth

By: Karen A. Newman

Growth in natural and organic personal care products is strong, but it’s not been without its challenges including definitions and enforcement, channel expansion, sustainability and supply chain management.

Oct 03, 2008 | 03:09 PM CDT

The Naturals Consumer: 12 Truths

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured

The path to success in naturals is reaching all consumers, addressing the whole person—spiritually and emotionally—and educating them. Tell your story.

Sep 29, 2008 | 02:36 PM CDT

Growing Cosmeceutical Applications

By: Lakshmi Prakash, PhD

Complementary to the September 2008 feature "Cosmeceuticals: Still Topical," the author explores formulation challenges, preservatives, skin lightening and other topics.

Sep 29, 2008 | 11:53 AM CDT

Beauty Companies Lead in Fair Trade

Organic Monitor reports growing resonance of ethical sourcing and social responsibility; report evaluates the business potential of fair-trade cosmetics and ingredients.

Sep 25, 2008 | 09:48 AM CDT

Cognis Introduces Green Formulation Grid

The company moves into phase two of its Green Chemical Solutions (GCS) classification system.

Sep 25, 2008 | 09:17 AM CDT

Pilot Chemical Surfactants Acknowledged as ‘CleanGredients’

NSF International provided the third-party certification and environmental screening for the surfactants now listed on the online database.

Sep 10, 2008 | 11:51 AM CDT

Silicon Ingredient Leader Joins High-Performance Naturals Supplier

Dow Corning and Elevance representatives discuss new partnership.

Sep 08, 2008 | 08:20 PM CDT

Dow Corning and Elevance Announce Partnership

Partnership designed to bring naturally derived performance ingredients to the personal care industry; step in Dow Corning’s focus to move beyond silicon.