Shower, shave & save?
NIVEA for MEN have announced the launch of Active 3 in Turkey. Already available in the US, the innovative three-in-one product combines body wash, shampoo and shaving gel in one bottle and claims to offer optimal simplicity and convenience without sacrificing grooming results.
Why it matters
This product appears to be playing on convenience and multi-functionality in the hope of attracting the busy modern man whose budget is beginning to feel the pinch. Will the success of more and more products become tied to the recession as consumers look to scale down their personal care spending, but nonetheless get the most out of their budgets through multifunctionality?
Source: Client brief
19. August 2009
Vichy has partnered up with designer fridge brand Smeg to promote its Aqualia Antiox range. The “Big Ice” in Milan is a huge ice-cube at St. Lorenz Columns. Inside the ice cube is a Smeg fridge people can win, to then keep their Vichy beauty products at the right temperature.
L’Occitane Ma Crème Nature is an organic moisturiser which you buy in its unmade form. Consumers mix spring water with a sachet of organic plant oils as and when they need it. A ‘made on’ and ‘best before’ label can be stuck on the made-up moisturiser before keeping it in the fridge.