• Blurred Lines

    Blurred Lines

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 5, 2014
    Category leaders are formulating lotions and sprays that feature anti-aging ingredients with improved feel and performance, making today’s sun care products easier to incorporate into both the daily routine and a day at the beach.

  • For Men Only

    For Men Only

    Silke Langer, Dr. Manuela Pflaumbaum, Dr. Annika Schrader, Isabell Witt and Paul Zayas, Evonik March 5, 2014
    In today’s fast-growing men’s grooming segment, guys want tailor-made solutions that require unique ingredients, according to Evonik researchers.

  • TSCA Reform Tops ACI Agenda

    TSCA Reform Tops ACI Agenda

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director March 5, 2014
    The laundry care category is awash with novel chemistry and dispensing concepts. But to keep the innovations flowing, the industry calls for meaningful reform of the 1976 Toxic Substances and Control Act during the annual meeting and convention of the American Cleaning Institute.

  • Innovation Wanted

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 5, 2014
    Suppliers to the laundry and home care sector bring new products, new capacity and new technology to market as consumers seek solutions to make cleaning easier than ever.

  • 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.

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