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Why Your Company Needs to Break Into the Men’s Grooming Market

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In the past, moisturizers, anti-aging creams, facial cleansers, and makeup were products exclusively used by women, but times are changing. Modern men want to look and feel their best — and they’re willing to stock their bathroom cabinets with grooming items that will help them do just that. Of course, men don’t want to use… Read more »

Director of Sales – Chemical Distributor

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A well-known chemical distributor selling into the industrial, personal care, food, cosmetics and nutrition industries is seeking a Sales Director to manage 10+ Account Managers with territories across the Western United States. This expanding company with over 50 years of business history just closed out their best year in sales ever! Come help drive their… Read more »

Career Path for the Cosmetic Chemist

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Thinking of becoming a cosmetic chemist? This is a very rewarding career that allows you to create products that help people look and feel better. Enjoy the ability to make innovative cosmetics that are safer and produce better results. Working as a cosmetic chemist is very fulfilling, but it also takes a lot of hard… Read more »

Working with Your Recruiter to Onboard an Employee

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No two companies in the beauty industry are the same, so it’s important to provide new hires with a solid onboarding experience. The first few months of an employee’s tenure should be filled with constant training, on-the-job learning, mentoring, meetings with key staffers, field and product experiences, and more. In order to thrive at your… Read more »

The Key to Staying on Top of Color Trends

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The color of a cosmetic item can make or break its success. Staying on top of the hottest colors of the season is essential because customers want to keep up with the latest trends. As a cosmetics company, it’s your job to be on the cutting edge with your colors, and never let them go… Read more »

How to Market Men’s Products to Men…And the Women Who Buy for Them

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It’s no secret that the men’s grooming industry is booming. The number of personal care and grooming product launches aimed at men worldwide has increased more than 70 percent since 2012, with total sales in the U.S. reaching $4.1 billion in 2014, according to Mintel. U.S. sales are predicted to increase to $4.6 billion by… Read more »

What to Do with a Broken Cosmetic Formula

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There are few things more frustrating or panic-inducing than having one of your cosmetic formulas break. However, this is a fairly common issue. You may need to replace an ingredient that has been discontinued, banned by the government or regarded as unacceptable by the public. It’s important to know how to handle a broken formula… Read more »

Consumer Safety Series: What is a Cosmeceutical?

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Invented in 1984 by Dr. Albert Kligman as a way to describe innovative skincare products that have a physiological impact, cosmeceuticals are products sold as cosmetics that offer more substantial results. Initially defined by Kligman as “a topical preparation that is sold as a cosmetic, but has performance characteristics that suggest pharmaceutical action,” many products… Read more »

Why You Need Momentum On Your Side

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At Momentum Search Consultants, we understand that every company in the cosmetics industry is just as diverse as the vast array of products produced. Consequently, we offer a wide variety of services designed to benefit businesses of all sizes, budgets, and needs. Our team has you covered, whether you want us to help you find… Read more »

The Importance of Multisensory Formulations in Bath & Body

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As a company producing body care merchandise, you’re well aware that products must be soft to the touch, leave the skin feeling silky after application and smell great — if scented. However, you’ll need to take it up a notch if you want to enjoy a competitive advantage. Products offering a multisensory journey provide customers… Read more »