Sensitive skin care brand Avene combined mineral makeup with a broad-spectrum sun protection in its new High Protection Tinted Compact SPF 50 ($29). This water resistant, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic facial foundation is formulated with 100%… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $147 million for personal care products.
Corporate sales: $3.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Michael O. Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer and director; Brett R. Chapman, general counsel; De… Read More »
Los Angeles, CA
Sales: $205 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Zvi Ryzman, president; Terri Cooper, executive vice president; David Woolf, executive vice president of retail sales; Mark Moesta, vice president of profe… Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $482 million.
Key Personnel: Eric Sung-Tsei Chen, chief executive officer; Bill George, president; Martin Toh, general manager; Eric Weeks, vice president, sales; Brian Talbot, vice president… Read More »
Sales: $676 million for cosmetics.
Corporate sales: $2.6 billion. Net income: $218 million.
Key Personnel: Rick Goings, chairman and chief executive officer; Anna Braungardt, senior vice president, w… Read More »
Sales: $1.1 billion.
Net income: $40 million for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: E. Scott Beattie, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Joel B. Ronkin, executive vice president… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $1.3 billion.
Net income: $53 million.
Key Personnel: David L. Kennedy, vice chairman; Alan T. Ennis, president and chief executive officer; Chris Elshaw, executive vice president and chief operating o… Read More »
Sales: $2.9 billion (estimated) for home fragrance and personal care products.
Corporate sales: $10.3 billion. Net income: $850 million for the year ended Jan. 28, 2012.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner… Read More »
Sales: $3 billion.
Key Personnel: David Holl, president and chief executive officer; Richard Rogers, executive chairman; Timothy Byrd, chief financial officer; Terry Cole, president, international supply chai… Read More »
Sales: $5 billion for personal care and home care products.
Corporate sales: $10.9 billion as reported by parent company Alticor.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president; Candace M… Read More »
5. Avon Products
New York, NY
Sales: $8.2 billion for cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances.
Corporate sales: $11.2 billion. Net income: $513 million.
Key Personnel: Sheri S. McCoy, chief executive officer; Charles M… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $8.8 billion. Net income: $700 million for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Fabrizio Freda, president and chief executive officer; Amy DiGeso, executive vice president, global human re… Read More »
Sales: $68.7 billion (estimated for personal care, oral care and household care products).
Corporate sales: $82.6 billion. Net income: $11.7 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Bob McDonal… Read More »
Like red lipstick? Then Three Custom Color’s A Century in Red Lip Palette ($45) is for you! This palette features a collection of “the most stunning reds of our time, celebrating the beautiful women of the 20th century, the trends we co… Read More »
The 90s are back in style, so why not round out your retro-infused collection of artsy nail lacquers and deep burgundy lipsticks with a classic Caboodles travelling case? Sold at major retailers, this handy plastic cosmetic organizer called “… Read More »
I’m a little skeptical about nail polish remover wipes. I think of those sponge dip products from the 1980s where if you’re wearing a fuchsia or red polish the sponge turns that color and stains your fingers. However, modern times call… Read More »
For the third year in a row, the R&D members of the household and personal care industry provide information on their salaries and major concerns at work. See how your paycheck and opinions stack up. Read More »
Get “wow” brows with High Brow Glow ($20), a soft but strong highlighting pencil from Benefit. The original incarnation was a matte ballet pink; its sister SKU is bolder and brighter in a glowing champagne-pink shade. A single stroke un… Read More »
By Beth Ann Browne u2013 Dow Microbial Control,Phil Geis u2013 AdvancedTesting Laboratories, Tony Rook u2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company
Published April 30, 2012
Green aspirations must be tempered with practical realities—an environmentally preferable product is not a success if the formulation falls apart or is overrun with potentially pathogenic microorganisms due to the lack of an effective preservative. Read More »
Here at Happi we see a lot of innovation on a daily basis through our reporting. The following personal care products really stepped up to the plate by way of efficacy:
Naturally Fresh Deodorant Roll On in Lavender ($3.99)
This elegant deodor… Read More »
Tinted lip balms are a tricky formulation—some products don’t have enough pigment to give that pop of color; others feel too chalky or worse, have a strange aftertaste. Naturals marketer Yes To Carrots created a winning blend in its new… Read More »
The email subject line read, “Exclusive Invitation.” But after 23 years in this industry, I’ve been to enough “exclusive” events to know that these invites usually mean getting jammed into some cramped New York City loft… Read More »
American International Industries' China Glaze officially confirmed a collection of nail polish to debut in conjunction with the March 23, 2012 release of "The Hunger Games," after a few buzzworthy weeks in the beauty blogs where the pr… Read More »
One of OPI’s latest celebrity collaborations is with hip hop songstress Nicki Minaj (who also recently performed with Madonna at The Superbowl). The collection of six limited edition shades includes a purple Shatter texture coat, amongst others… Read More »
As we know, nail polish is a cosmetic category rife with innovation right now—as seen in mass, where nail lacquer sales climbed 20% to $363.4 million for the year ended May 15, 2011 in supermarkets, drugstores and mass-market retailers excludin… Read More »