Features


  • Ethnic Hair Care Ingredients

    Ethnic Hair Care Ingredients

    Evonik researchers have developed new materials.
    Uta Kortemeier, Brian Yang, Stephanie Facuri, Silke Langer, Peter Schwab and Anna Howe , Evonik Industries 04.03.13

  • Breaking Barriers

    Breaking Barriers

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 04.03.13

  • Laundry Daze

    Laundry Daze

    From powders to single dose packs and pods, convenience and performance have driven the US detergent category over the last 50 years. And while consumers have benefitted from these all advances, they still don’t like doing laundry.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.13.13

  • ACI Cleans Up

    ACI Cleans Up

    Attendance jumps, membership grows, and marketers and suppliers get down to business at the American Cleaning Institute’s annual meeting in Orlando, FL.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.13.13

  • Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet?

    Like many of their customers, suppliers to the detergent industry continue to wait for the global economy to make a complete recovery. In the meantime, they’re counting on innovation to propel the market forward.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.13.13

  • Of Aches & Acne

    Of Aches & Acne

    Over-the-counter remedies run the gamut from anti-itch to anti-zit. Some categories are growing faster than others, and there are several profitable niches to be mined.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.13.13

  • Style in Motion

    Style in Motion

    Today’s styling aids deliver performance—and care—in a variety of forms.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.13.13

  • Guiding Light

    Guiding Light

    Wearing sunscreen and other products with SPF is becoming as common as brushing your teeth or combing your hair. No wonder then that sales of suntan lotion and oil in mass market outlets rose more than 3% to $1.2 billion (see chart below) in the pa…
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 03.13.13

  • Saving Face

    Saving Face

    A look at the facial skin care segment over the years.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 02.12.13

  • Natural/Organic Has Room to Grow

    Natural/Organic Has Room to Grow

    After slumping during The Great Recession, global sales of natural and organic cosmetics and toiletries topped $9 billion in 2011.
    Imogen Matthews , In-Cosmetics 02.12.13

  • Katz Comes Back

    Katz Comes Back

    Fragrance industry veteran Neil Katz is back in the game with Omni Scents.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 02.12.13

  • Trade Association Directory 2013

    Trade Association Directory 2013

    Following are the contact details of trade associations that serve varioussegments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in the pages of Happi.Associations not listed should contact the editor at 70 Hilltop Rd., Ramsey, NJ 07446,Tel: (201) 825-2552; Fax: (201) 825-0553; E-mail: tbranna@rodmanmedia.com
    02.12.13

  • Great Communicators

    Great Communicators

    From its new headquarters in Philadelphia, EMD Chemicals works closely with its customers to create unique personal care products.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 02.12.13

  • The Annual happi Buyer

    The Annual happi Buyer's Guide

    Here is a comprehensive guide to suppliers of raw materials for the manufacture of soaps and detergents, cosmetics and toiletries, waxes and polishes, disinfectants and sanitizers, insecticides and other chemical specialties.
    02.12.13

  • The Green Way

    The Green Way

    Marketers are keeping up with the growing demand for natural personal care.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 01.21.13

  • Where’s the Bounce?

    Where’s the Bounce?

    Unit dose products promised to revolutionize the laundry detergent segment. But nearly a year into their launch, category growth remains elusive.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.21.13

  • Why Business as Usual Won’t Work Anymore

    Why Business as Usual Won’t Work Anymore

    The world is changing, and not all for the better. The global detergent industry meets in Singapore to grapple with the complexities that define this New Normal.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.21.13

  • The O Factor

    The O Factor

    Olfactory, that is. Performance is job one in household care, however the fragrance must hit the right note with consumers.
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 01.21.13

  • Making Their Mark

    Making Their Mark

    From start-ups to companies with several years under their belt, the following firms are garnering attention in the skin care category via their topical skin treatments and DIY devices.
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 01.21.13

  • The Show Must Go On for SCC

    The Show Must Go On for SCC

    The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ headquarters were flooded by Superstorm Sandy, but SCC executive director Bill Cowen and his staff rose to the occasion and the Annual Meeting took place without a hitch.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.21.13