Features


  • Beauty Without Borders

    Beauty Without Borders

    Leaders in multicultural skin and hair care focus on solution-driven formulations.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 04.01.14

  • …But I Won’t Do That!

    …But I Won’t Do That!

    They’ll do anything for the businesses that they love.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.01.14

  • These Are Big Days For Big Data

    These Are Big Days For Big Data

    Tracking the consumer has never been more important…or more precise.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 04.01.14

  • ‘Miles’ A Minute

    ‘Miles’ A Minute

    TSG Consumer Partners’ Diane Miles—a former CEO of Perricone MD and Benefit Cosmetics—discusses lessons learned in the fast-paced beauty business
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.05.14

  • No Prescription Necessary

    No Prescription Necessary

    No pain, no gain. When it comes to over-the-counter products, the best-performing segments include analgesic rubs and anti-itch treatments. Acne treatment sales may be down a bit, but when folks are hurting, they’re turning to OTC treatments rather than relying on their doctors.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.05.14

  • Variety is the Spice

    Variety is the Spice

    R&D teams are adapting to consumer demand by incorporating novel ingredients, forms and functions to the latest hair styling products.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.05.14

  • Blurred Lines

    Blurred Lines

    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.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.05.14

  • For Men Only

    For Men Only

    In today’s fast-growing men’s grooming segment, guys want tailor-made solutions that require unique ingredients, according to Evonik researchers.
    Silke Langer, Dr. Manuela Pflaumbaum, Dr. Annika Schrader, Isabell Witt and Paul Zayas, Evonik 03.05.14

  • TSCA Reform Tops ACI Agenda

    TSCA Reform Tops ACI Agenda

    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.
    Tom Branna , Editorial Director 03.05.14

  • Innovation Wanted

    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.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.05.14

  • Air Care/Environmental Fragrance | AP/Deo | Color Cosmetics | Disinfectants | Fine Fragrance | Hair Care | Household Cleaning | I&I Marketplace | Laundry Care | Oral Care | OTC/Medicated  | Packaging | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care | Sun Care | Testing

    Trade Association Directory 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.
    02.07.14

  • Importance of Preservatives

    Whether in food or dermatological and cosmetic formulations, the right preservative is critical to a product’s efficacy and safety.
    Mohinder Singh, PhD, Consultant to Blistex Inc. 02.07.14

  • Not So Plain Jane

    Not So Plain Jane

    Mineral cosmetic company Jane Iredale celebrates 20 years of carving a niche for itself in the beauty industry.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 02.07.14

  • Homeward Bound

    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
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 02.07.14

  • Dermatology’s Critical Role In Product Development

    Dermatology’s Critical Role In Product Development

    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.
    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics 01.01.14

  • Take a Closer Look at these Burgeoning Brands

    Take a Closer Look at these Burgeoning Brands

    Here’s a look at the latest contenders in the billion-dollar skin care arena.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 01.01.14

  • Nature’s Bounty Grows

    Nature’s Bounty Grows

    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.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 01.01.14

  • Now Smell This!

    Now Smell This!

    Fragrance plays an important role in every household-cleaning category. No wonder why marketers are devoting more resources than ever to product perfumery.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • A Laundry List Of Innovation

    A Laundry List Of Innovation

    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.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • A Passion for Pants (and shirts, too)

    As fabrics become more complex, Procter & Gamble researchers look for new ways to care for them.
    Nancy Jeffries, Contributing Editor 01.01.14