Recent in Ethnic Care (page 4 of 4)
Feb 1, 2007 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Ethnic skin and hair care is a growing niche market, but in comparison to hair care, skin care falls short, according to Patrick Obukowho, president and principal consulting chemist at Advantage Research Lab. Although he has seen the ethnic skin care market grow, he still sees room for improvement.
Jan 30, 2007
Choices in specific categories of personal care products appear to be related to ethnicity, according to a recently released report.
Jan 3, 2007
This polymer-enhanced lye relaxer claims to be gentle to hair and protect the cuticle.
Aug 31, 2006 | Katie Schaefer
Researchers discovered that parents of children with African hair desired products without harsh chemicals that were easily applied to and removed from hair, and products that provided the moisture to make their children’s hair more manageable.
Apr 12, 2006 | Shani Vermeulen, Andrew Banham and Geoffrey J. Brooks, Arch Personal care
Companies are waking up to the potential of the ethnic hair care market. Of the estimated 960 million people of African descent in Africa, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean, 360 million are estimated to be regular or potential users of hair care products. This article discusses formulating some of the products found in the ethnic hair care market.
Apr 11, 2006 | G. Yosipovitch* and C.T.S. Theng
There are differences between Asian skin and the skin of other races. There also differences in the skin characteristics of Asian subpopulations. These differences are important for development of new products and therapies.
Mar 24, 2006
Jafra Cosmetics launches a campaign and products designed to appeal to US Hispanic women.
Mar 9, 2006
A new line of natural mineral makeup extends the darker color palette to meets the needs of the under-served ethnic market.
Dec 23, 2005 | Colleen Rocafort, Emily Bazemore and Ellen Werner, Ciba Specialty Chemicals
This article discusses the Asian hair care market, properties of Asian hair, its unique physiology, and prototype conditioning formulations to protect and care for this hair type.
Dec 23, 2005 | Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, Uniqema
Skin toning is defined and various mechanisms of action are discussed, including examples of molecules working via this mechanism. Specific attention is given to a possible new mechanism of action, namely that of reversed tanning.
Dec 13, 2005 | Valerie D. Callender and Cherie M. Young, Howard University College of Medicine
This article surveys the racial differences of hair, and then focuses on African-Americans, their hair grooming practices and how these practices relate to the common hair and scalp disorders unique to this population.
Dec 1, 2005 | Laurie DiBerardino
In the saturated market of personal care, setting sights for the rich ethnic market seems a no-brainer. According to the United States Census Bureau projections, the non-Caucasian population is predicted to almost double from the current 26% to 47% (of the total U.S. population) by 2050. Black consumers globally spend an estimated $US 2.7 billion on ethnic hair care products and count for 30% of all hair care purchases. But is the industry really addressing the needs and fulfilling the wants of the ethnic consumer? By Laurie DiBerardino