• Beyond Softness

    Beyond Softness

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 14, 2014
    In the evolution of wipes, what they contain has become just as important as how they feel. Efficacy now, as well as aesthetics, plays an increasingly important role in a product’s success.

  • The New Generation of Dispersible Technology

    The New Generation of Dispersible Technology

    Karen McIntyre, Senior Editor April 14, 2014
    Today’s new wipes products are looking to achieve higher levels of dispersibility to meet consumer and industry demands.

  • Positive Visualization

    Positive Visualization

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor April 1, 2014
    Artisan ingredients and novel presentation inspire marketers to boost business in the fine fragrance arena.

  • Beauty Without Borders

    Beauty Without Borders

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor April 1, 2014
    Leaders in multicultural skin and hair care focus on solution-driven formulations.

  • …But I Won’t Do That!

    …But I Won’t Do That!

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 1, 2014
    They’ll do anything for the businesses that they love.

  • These Are Big Days For Big Data

    These Are Big Days For Big Data

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director April 1, 2014
    Tracking the consumer has never been more important…or more precise.

  • ‘Miles’ A Minute

    ‘Miles’ A Minute

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor March 5, 2014
    TSG Consumer Partners’ Diane Miles—a former CEO of Perricone MD and Benefit Cosmetics—discusses lessons learned in the fast-paced beauty business

  • No Prescription Necessary

    No Prescription Necessary

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director March 5, 2014
    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.

  • Variety is the Spice

    Variety is the Spice

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor March 5, 2014
    R&D teams are adapting to consumer demand by incorporating novel ingredients, forms and functions to the latest hair styling products.

  • 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.

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