• 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.

  • 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

  • Taking the Lead

    Taking the Lead

    As the Consumer Specialty Products Association celebrates its centennial, it gives a nod to the important role that strong leadership plays in the Association.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • Blinding Them with Science

    Blinding Them with Science

    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.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.01.14

  • The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    The Role of Antioxidants In Dermtological & Cosmetic Formulas

    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.
    Mohinder Singh, PhD, Consultant to Blistex Inc 12.03.13

  • Burn Rate

    Burn Rate

    Sun care product sales have expanded nearly every year during the past half century as consumers learn the importance of proper UV protection.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 12.03.13

  • The Actives Arsenal

    The Actives Arsenal

    Key ingredients are driving efficacy in the skin care category.
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 12.03.13