Features


  • Functional Ingredients | Hair Care | Polymers
    Always in Style

    Always in Style

    Ashland adds a workhorse polymer to its lineup, further solidifying its place as an expert partner for brands that want to thrive in the $8 billion hair styling category.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 03.04.15

  • Hair Care | Personal Cleansers

    Inspiration & Innovation

    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…
    03.04.15

  • Other Types of Calamities

    Other Types of Calamities

    Over-the-counter (OTC) remedies rescue consumers from skin and health issues that are—at the time—more pressing than fine lines and wrinkles.
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 03.04.15

  • AP&Deo Efficacy

    AP&Deo Efficacy

    Take a closer look at how these products tackle underarm odor and perspiration and how consumers perceive their effectiveness—a perception that varies by country, according to the authors.
    Barrie Drewitt and Cheryl Gizzi , Princeton Consumer Research Inc. 03.04.15

  • A Kaleidoscopic Revolution

    A Kaleidoscopic Revolution

    Marketers put new twists on classic color cosmetics for 2015.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 03.04.15

  • It’s a CoverUp

    It’s a CoverUp

    A dreadful 2013 season had ripple effects in 2014. But marketers remain confident that sun care 2015 will shine brightly for several reasons.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.04.15

  • Down to Business

    Down to Business

    More than 900 industry executives attended the American Cleaning Institute’s annual meeting and convention, which was held last month in Orlando, FL.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.04.15

  • Supplier-Speak

    Supplier-Speak

    There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 03.04.15

  • Effective & Sustainable

    Effective & Sustainable

    A new year, yes, but many of the same issues will dominate the personal care space, according to Evonik executives.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 02.06.15

  • Scientifically Speaking…

    Scientifically Speaking…

    With nearly year at her post as chief scientist at the Personal Care Products Council, Beth Lange sees education as an essent
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 02.06.15

  • To Have and To Hold

    To Have and To Hold

    Will hand-held devices, wearable technologies and connected apps change the way consumers tackle their beauty and grooming issues?
    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor 02.06.15

  • Head Start

    Head Start

    Hairstyling SKUs now nourish and protect while molding and shaping tresses, too.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 02.06.15

  • Natural Alternatives for Cosmetic Preservation

    Natural Alternatives for Cosmetic Preservation

    Extracts, organic acids, enzymes and antimicrobial peptides all have a place in a cosmetic chemist’s toolbox, according to researchers at Active Concepts.
    Eric Schmitt and Kathleen Norris, Active Concepts 02.06.15

  • Trade Association Directory 2015

    Following are the contact details of trade associations that serve various segments of our industry and are mentioned frequently in the pages of Happi.
    02.06.15

  • The Annual happi Buyer

    The Annual happi Buyer's Guide

    Learn more about hundreds of suppliers to the global household and personal products industry.
    02.01.15

  • AP/Deo | Color Cosmetics | Personal Cleansers | Sun Care
    Yeah, But How Does It Make You Feel?

    Yeah, But How Does It Make You Feel?

    An update on the growing importance of creating a sensory dimension in cosmetics and toiletries.
    Imogen Matthews, In-Cosmetics 01.06.15

  • Air Care/Environmental Fragrance | Disinfectants | Functional Ingredients | Laundry Care | Surfactants
    A Nod To The Nose

    A Nod To The Nose

    The right scent enhances the experience and adds some excitement in the workhorse household products sector.
    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor 01.06.15

  • Functional Ingredients | Laundry Care | Polymers | Surfactants
    A Dose of Reality?

    A Dose of Reality?

    Unit dose formats have provided a shot in the arm for the laundry detergent industry, but issues remain.
    Tom Branna, Editorial Director 01.06.15

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients | Packaging | Skin Care
    New and Improved?

    New and Improved?

    Emerging skin care brands manage to find their way in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor 01.06.15

  • Color Cosmetics | Hair Care | Personal Cleansers | Skin Care | Sun Care
    Think Differently

    Think Differently

    The 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists attracted the largest crowd in years.
    Tom Branna , Editorial Director 01.06.15