• Trade Association Directory 2014

    February 7, 2014
    || Following are the contact details of trade associations that serve various segments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in the pages of Happi. Associations that are not listed but wish to be included should contact Tom Branna, Happi/Rodman Media, Ramsey, NJ Tel: (201) 880-2223; Fax: (201) 825-0553; Email: tbranna@rodmanmedia.com.

  • Importance of Preservatives

    Mohinder Singh, PhD, Consultant to Blistex Inc. February 7, 2014
    || Whether in food or dermatological and cosmetic formulations, the right preservative is critical to a product’s efficacy and safety.

  • Not So Plain Jane

    Not So Plain Jane

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor February 7, 2014
    || Mineral cosmetic company Jane Iredale celebrates 20 years of carving a niche for itself in the beauty industry.

  • Homeward Bound

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor February 7, 2014
    || High-tech devices can improve skin or remove unwanted hair and the consumer never has to leave her home. These new tools of the trade continue to capt

  • Dermatology’s Critical Role In Product Development

    Dermatology’s Critical Role In Product Development

    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics January 1, 2014
    || Innovative ideas at prestige skin care counters and on drugstore shelves can often be traced back to the doctor’s office. Here’s a closer look at how dermatology and professional skin care impacts the mainstream.

  • Take a Closer Look at these Burgeoning Brands

    Take a Closer Look at these Burgeoning Brands

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor January 1, 2014
    || Here’s a look at the latest contenders in the billion-dollar skin care arena.

  • Nature’s Bounty Grows

    Nature’s Bounty Grows

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor January 1, 2014
    || Consumers continue to crave “natural” when it comes to personal care. Their appetites are satiated by naturally inspired SKUs as well as brands that offer no comprises when it comes to their final formulations.

  • Now Smell This!

    Now Smell This!

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 1, 2014
    || Fragrance plays an important role in every household-cleaning category. No wonder why marketers are devoting more resources than ever to product perfumery.

  • A Laundry List Of Innovation

    A Laundry List Of Innovation

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 1, 2014
    || Unit dose formulas have made the biggest splash in the laundry detergent category in the past year, but formulators still have more ideas to spur growth in a sluggish category.

  • A Passion for Pants (and shirts, too)

    Nancy Jeffries, Contributing Editor January 1, 2014
    || As fabrics become more complex, Procter & Gamble researchers look for new ways to care for them.

  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 1, 2014
    || As the Consumer Specialty Products Association celebrates its centennial, it gives a nod to the important role that strong leadership plays in the Association.

  • Blinding Them with Science

    Blinding Them with Science

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director January 1, 2014
    || The scientific community must issue a clarion call for good science, said the keynote speaker at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase.

  • The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    Mohinder Singh, PhD, Consultant to Blistex Inc December 3, 2013
    || Free radical oxidation is the basis of the aging process because it causes permanent deterioration of the skin cells and supports structure by decreasing elasticity and resiliency.

  • Burn Rate

    Burn Rate

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director December 3, 2013
    || Sun care product sales have expanded nearly every year during the past half century as consumers learn the importance of proper UV protection.

  • The Actives Arsenal

    The Actives Arsenal

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor December 3, 2013
    || Key ingredients are driving efficacy in the skin care category.

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