Features


  • 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

  • Stay Connected

    Stay Connected

    CSPA members meet in Florida to join forces and leverage relationships between one another, associates and, in many instances, adversaries.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.21.13

  • A Colorful History

    A Colorful History

    For 50 years, chemists have searched for a formula that provides complete coverage, yet still remains gentle to the hair.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.18.13

  • Actives | Skin Care
    The Anti-Aging Benefits Of Hyaluronic Acid

    The Anti-Aging Benefits Of Hyaluronic Acid

    Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean looking old
    Navin M. Geri, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription 11.21.12

  • Actives | Color Cosmetics | Functional Ingredients | Preservatives | Skin Care
    On the Wild Side

    On the Wild Side

    The IFSCC Congress is held in Johannesburg, South Africa, marking the first time that the Congress is held on the continent.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.21.12

  • Hair Care | Polymers
    Wash and Care

    Wash and Care

    The shampoos and conditioners sector grows more sophisticated and segmented with ingredient-packed products and "free-from" formulations.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 11.21.12

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients | Hair Care | Household Cleaning | Skin Care
    Green, Natural  Organic

    Green, Natural Organic

    Sustainable products are still in demand, but successful companies must find the right audience and deliver the proper message.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.21.12

  • Actives | Skin Care
    Taking Initiative

    Taking Initiative

    Innovative active ingredients are fueling growth within the skin care industry by way of anti-aging, specialized SKUs.
    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor 11.21.12

  • Laundry Care | Surfactants
    Not Exactly Cleaning Up

    Not Exactly Cleaning Up

    The category continues its years-long slump, as the innovations that jump-started the detergent industry fail to materialize.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 11.21.12

  • Actives | Color Cosmetics | Pigments
    In the Mood

    In the Mood

    Here's a look at the latest innovations in mood cosmetics and the emergence of color adaptive formulations in the marketplace.
    Imogen Matthews, Consultant to In-Cosmetics 11.21.12