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Beauty is in the Eyes, Hands and Nose of the Beholder

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Beauty is in the Eyes, Hands and Nose of the Beholder | H&H Graphics

Surveys suggest the average woman will spend between $15,000 and $300,000 on beauty products in her lifetime.

Regardless of age or walk of life, anyone can easily get lost among the walls of shiny products promising radiant skin and lashes that are miles long. In a world of one-click buying, the beauty industry continues to thrive in shops, boutiques, and department stores around the globe.

Those shopping for beauty products crave physical experiences with the products they are dishing out their hard-earned cash to buy. Successful beauty brands understand this – a product is appealing because of both its standout packaging and the quality product inside.

Kylie Jenner's lucrative beauty brand, Kylie Cosmetics, carries not only the attention-grabbing celebrity name, but also the dessert-like scent of vanilla cupcakes. This intelligent marketing strategy is supported by consumer psychology, which says multisensory effects like scent are one of our strongest tools for memory association. In fact, research suggests that the brain can store and recall sensory-rich memories long after they were first experienced.

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Anything but Ordinary: H&H President Michelle Leissner

Posted Friday, December 15, 2017

Anything but Ordinary: H&H President Michelle Leissner | H&H Graphics

H&H Graphics President and CEO Michelle's Leissner's approach to business is as out-of-the-box as the projects she creates. When she took the lead at H&H in 2008, she was determined to put people over profits.

It's an approach that has served both the people and the business well, and was recently covered in an interview of Michelle by Voyage Chicago.

Anything But Ordinary

Today, the company is established as the go-to special effects printer for a wide variety of national brands looking for a little something different. From cosmetic packaging to book covers to promotional posters, mailers and scratch-off cards, Michelle inspires the work of an R&D team that consistently manages to create new and improved techniques for impossible-to-ignore promotions that are, as we like to say around here, anything but ordinary.

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HAPPI Article Shows How to Increase Sales with Multi-Sensory Packaging

Posted Friday, August 18, 2017

HAPPI Article Shows How to Increase Sales with Multi-Sensory Packaging | H&H Graphics

HAPPI Days: H&H Graphics Featured in HAPPI

Because of our work with brand managers, by creating unique and fun consumer engagement in packaging and retail point-of-purchasing (POP) displays, we are proud to have an article written by our CEO, Michelle Leissner, in HAPPI Magazine entitled "Uncommon Sense: Multi-Sensory Appeal in Packaging Creates Consumer Engagement."

About HAPPI Magazine

HAPPI is the leading media outlet in the global personal care and household product market. Celebrating 50 years of global coverage in 2013, HAPPI provides in-depth analysis of this $530 billion market for our 16,500 subscribers around the world.

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More Cosmetic Packaging Trends with Special Effects

Posted Monday, July 24, 2017

More Cosmetic Packaging Trends with Special Effects | H&H Graphics

More Cosmetic Packaging Trends with Special Effects

Though they have substantial appeal across many types of products, cosmetics packaging that uses thermochromic ink, glow-in-the-dark and our proprietary SnapShot effect all increase consumer engagement by adding fun and intrigue.

These are superb ways for you to stand out from the crowd and blow away your product sales goals. Here's how.

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Health & Beauty Packaging Case Study

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2016

Health & Beauty Packaging Case Study | H&H Graphics

Health & Beauty Packaging Special Effects Printing

We recently printed an ultra-high profile raised UV coating to make packaging for a cosmetics consumer packaged goods (CPG) company stand out and be Anything but Ordinary.


Our client sought a high-end printed effect for cosmetic packaging. A printer they spoke with proposed using an embossed effect but the client later discovered that cannot the effect cannot be achieved with embossing.

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