The first Indie Beauty Expo will take place Aug. 27 in New York City. Happi checked in with the duo behind this new event that’s out to serve this fast-growing sector of the beauty industry.
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Sales: $182 million for 2014.
Key Personnel: Stephen H. Swigart, chairman; John Swigart, president; Jim Lenardson, executive vice president; Scott Libbe, chief financial officer; Justin Bl… Read More »
City of Industry, CA
Sales: $450 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Eric Chen, founder, chief executive officer and president; Bill George, president and chief operating officer, Markwins Beauty Products.
M… Read More »
Westlake Village, CA
Sales: $521 million.
Key Personnel: Mauro Schnaidman, president and chief executive officer; Matt Petersen, senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Tony Prudhomme, senior vice preside… Read More »
Sales: $3.3 billion for personal care and cosmetics. Corporate sales: $11.4 billion for the year ended Feb. 1, 2015.
Key Personnel: Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and chief executive officer; Charles C. McGuiga… Read More »
Producers from The Today Show, Rachael Ray, NY1 News, and top beauty editors from InStyle, Cosmopolitan, People StyleWatch, Glamour, Shape, Health and online outlets flocked to Limani Restaurant to the hear about the newest launches from Repêch… Read More »
Since 1911, Cutex has made its own way in the nail care industry by looking outside of the box, or in the most recent case, the jar. Cutex Twister with Spa Formula is the latest in the company’s arsenal of cleaning, strengthening and conditioni… Read More »
Anti-glycation has no meaning to most consumers; hence, the claim is usually reserved for higher-priced prestige products that tend to be sold in department stores, which permits some level of consumer education, according to Sarah Jindal, senior inn… Read More »
Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa: named Chad Waetzig as its new chief marketing officer.
Waetzig brings more than 25 years of experience in the beauty, entertainment and hospitality industries to the Red Door Spa executive team. Most recently, he served… Read More »
The Lubrizol Corporation’s skin care business introduces a new solution for the continuously changing and demanding skin care market. Its selection of six new and innovative skin care formulations combine novel concepts and performance benefits… Read More »
The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN): selected Valorie Reavis as its executive director. In this new position for ISBN, Reavis will serve as the liaison between the ISBN board, its executive committee and membership and drive the busine… Read More »
The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Mid-Year Meeting is May 5-8 in Chicago, IL. This meeting will feature 50 sessions including presenters from the US EPA, retail organizations, consumer products industry, and entrepreneur and keynote… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN): elected Debra Penzone, president/CEO of The Charles Penzone Salons and Day Spas, and Amiee Thomas, vice president, JCP Salon, to its board of trustees.
In this role, they will lead the owners of th… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will host a new continuing education course entitled “Formulating Spa Products—It Takes More Than Rose Petals,” on March 25. Although “spa” has become one of the most overused and a… Read More »
Symrise has launched Conexión Latina, a program designed to help manufacturers from the beauty, household and oral care industries offer Hispanic consumers fragrance and flavor solutions that are suited to their needs. In the US, the purchasin… Read More »
By Navin M. Geria, Senior Technical Advisor and Principal Doctors Skin Prescription
Published March 4, 2015
Formulators in the trend-setting beauty markets in countries such as France, South Korea and Japan are pushing a new anti-aging active—water. Few compounds are more basic, yet today, water is being billed as the ultimate moisturizer. Luckily fo… Read More »
Growing your brand or just starting out? Happi’s upcoming Brand Building Breakfast Seminar, April 22, 2015, will feature a panel of experts and dynamic entrepreneurs who have succeeded in the competitive personal care space.
For more than 50… Read More »