Recent Issues

  • 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
  • September 2014
  • State of the Industry, Beauty Tech: Devices and Data Mark What’s Next, Tuning Strategy to an Evolving Landscape, Getting More from Multifunctional Ingredients, Beyond Product Packaging

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2012 Issues

GCI magazine December 2012

December 2012

Connecting the Dots to Reach Consumers

Beautiful, Effective Product Messaging

Growth Picture of Global Bath and Body Care

The Link is the Thing: Cohesive Packaging


GCI magazine November 2012

November 2012

Growing Organically

The Process of Going Organic

The Lure of Organic Ingredients

The Right Message: Translating Sustainable Packaging


GCI magazine October 2012

October 2012

Directory of Suppliers


GCI magazine September 2012

September 2012

Inspiring Imagination with Color Ingredients

The Art of Online Ads

Underneath Skin Care

Creativity + Consumer Insight = The Right Packaging


GCI magazine July/August 2012

August 2012

Two Worlds of Hair Care

Development in Brazil

Ingredients Across Segments

Too Much Information for an Informed Decision?


GCI magazine June 2012

June 2012

State of the Industry

Fragrance Packaging

Multitasking Ingredients and Their Applications

Private Label Strategies


May 2012 issue of GCI magazine

May 2012

The Sun Also Rises

Packaging + Typography

The Art of Science in Beauty

Defining Cosmeceuticals


April 2012

The Future Bright for Color

The Process of Product Development

The Beauty Business is Not for Sissies

Sustainability Drives Game Changing Innovation in Beauty

Science With the Glamour: Ingredients’ Brand Impact


March 2012

The Changing Face of Beauty Distribution

Case Studies: Giving Brand Packaging a Face-lift

Ingredient Innovation: Inspired by Nature

Innovation is the New Value


January 2012

Biodegradable to Recycling: Packaging Choices and Your Brand

Oral Care Market Report

Building a Beauty Brand Online

Leveraging Social Referrals


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