Fall’s crisp, collegiate cosmetic colors pop against fashion’s earthy military looks and whimsical floral prints. Cool blue, warm burgundy, soft mauve and dark green (this season’s putty gray) all appear in OPI, Essie and Zoya&rsq… Read More »
I’ve got a crush—on Stila’s new lip and cheek stain, that is. Packaged in Stila's iconic clickable pen, Stila Raspberry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain ($24) is the latest addition to the brand’s popular color range.
This rev… Read More »
By Steve Harripersad u2022 Beauty Avenues Dr. Lambros Kromidas u2022 Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs Professional Dr. Nava Dayan u2022 Lipo Chemicals Inc.
Published August 27, 2010
Consumers are becoming more environmentally savvy and seek natural cosmetic products that are safe and perform as well as conventional products. Here are some guidelines to help chemists get started in the lab. Read More »
Natural cosmetic brand Tarte, known for its “skinvigorating” ingredients, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this Fall with a variety of limited edition products (http://www.happi.com/news/2010/06/22/tarte_turns_10).
The brand als… Read More »
No, no, no. Not in the size of its global economy, nor its personal care and household product sales. Nope, China is now the largest consumer of energy, powering its way ahead of the U.S., according to the Paris-based International Energy Agency. Mor… Read More »
Ready for a double-dip? More consumers in the U.S. are curtailing their vacation plans in an effort to save money. Their cost-saving measures play a role in the household and personal care industry, too. Read More »
By Ken Wasik, Managing Director, Stephens Investment Banking, Stephens Inc.
Published July 2, 2010
Looking to get a foothold in the competitive personal care and household product space? Consider direct marketing channels where there are still plenty of brands and companies out there that deserve attention. Read More »
MAC’s new “To the Beach” lipsticks ($14/each) arrived at Happi on a hard to believe, cooler-than-average windswept June day—channeling all that is summertime with its punchy 1970s-esque orange casing stamped with a seashell… Read More »
Warmer weather is finally here. For some, this means leisurely nights out enjoying the cool breeze. For summer 2010, “boogie down” with new disco-inspired nail polishes in the High Steppin’ collection from Shades by Barielle ($8/e… Read More »
Cargo takes makeup aficionados to La-La-Land with its latest “destination” Color Palette ($28), Los Angeles. The four-color eyeshadow set features oversized, professional quality shadows are easily layered and blended. It joins other th… Read More »
By Tom Branna, VP/Editorial Director, Happi/Rodman Publishing Corp., 201.825.2552, ext. 323
Published April 29, 2010
First off, In-Cosmetics 2010 was a rousing success. No, I don’t know how many kilos of raw materials were exchanged nor do I know how many new ideas were generated on the show floor during our week in Paris last month. No, the reason why In-C… Read More »
Less is more with Clinique’s new High Lengths Mascara ($14). The ophthalmologist-tested formula is applied with a unique "willow" brush that coats lashes to the very tip—making eyes appear noticeably wider. Upon first encounteri… Read More »