Recent Issues

  • May 2015
  • Why Innovative Packaging Matters, The Power of Focus Groups, Questions to Ask Before Developing a Product, Sustainable Ingredients, Emerging Market Challenges & Mature Market Growth
  • April 2015
  • Storm Clouds Gather Over Sun Care, The Feel of It: Packaging With Sensory Clues, Millennials and Brands, What's the StoryScore?, It's All About Moisturization: Consumer Insights Through Social Media
  • March 2015
  • How to Successfully Structure Your Marketing Foundation, Beyond the Launch: Three Ways that Beauty Product Testing Breathes, New Life into Mature SKUs, Form, Function or Fun?, As the Modern Male Consumer Evolves, So Must His Packaging
  • February 2015
  • The F-Word of Color Cosmetics: Functionality, The Color Essentials, Spring/Summer 2015 Color Trends, Branding and Rebranding, Fun, Flirty, Functional: Trends in Color Cosmetic Packaging
  • November 2014
  • How Research Helps Brands Sell More, Trends from Emerging Markets, New Skin Brightening Ingredients, The Power of Product Sampling, 2014 Beauty Packaging Identity Trends
  • October 2014
  • Creating a Social Shopping Situation, Legitimizing Claims, Total Evacuation, Samples Are Still the New Black, The Balancing Truth

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2009 Issues

December 2009

Sun Care in the 21st Century

Focus on Color

Considering Test Methods’ Impact on Your Brand


November 2009

Reaching the Right Man: Make Your Packaging Work Overtime

Sea Change: Beauty’s Historic Opportunity

Fair-trade in Beauty: Certification and Case Studies


October 2009

Stem Cells: A Widening Horizon

The Brilliance of Autumn: Color Trends

Case Study: Steer for the Fast Track


September 2009

Bath & Body Market: Balancing on a Bubble

Packaging: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Facing Challenges, Russian Beauty Maintains Potential

Special Fragrance Section


August 2009

Deodorants Market Smelling Rosy

The New Age of Antiaging

The Demands of Natural Product Claims on Fragrance

Case Study: Rebranding a Cosmetics Line


July 2009

The Beauty Metaverse: Virtual Worlds Through Digital Innovation

Making the Brand/Consumer Connection (and sale) Online

Is Your Digital Marketing A Turn-On?

Housing Market Stunts Air Care Growth


June 2009

Evolution of Spa Treatments Harkens Changing Consumer Attitudes

The Science of Innovation

Outsourcing Supplement


May 2009

Beauty Innovators

Hair Care Market Forecast

Beauty Packaging Identity Trends

Thriving in Challenging Times


April 2009

Parents Look to Nature for Baby Care

What's Next for Cosmeceuticals; Nutricosmetics

Pushing Boundaries with Skin Care Claims

Capsule; Single-dose Options Boon to Brands


March 2009

Innovation: The Clash of Structure and Chaos

Cosmetics Packaging Boosts Brands

Natural and Organic Products Supplement


February 2009

Can Oral Care Keep Up the Pace?

Teeth Whitening Now at Spas, Salons

New Spray Options for Thicker Formulas


January 2009

20 to Know

Specialty Skin Care Makes Multiple Claims

Airless Packaging Brings Form, Function


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