CatchThis Blog / cosmetic branding

Laurel Sutton

July 13, 2011

The Name Game has stumped even the savviest brand experts. See if you can guess the famous company or product name described in each game below. 5 clues. 1 famous brand name. 0 shame in defeat. Game #8: Name That Brand Where Stratford lies Jockey Club and Heliotrope You can read it in a backward […]

Laurel Sutton

April 28, 2010

This item was originally published on April 21, 2010 at Fast Company. Did you know that Cindy Crawford has her own line of face creams? Did you know that the anti-aging properties are due to the key ingredient, Charentais cantaloupe, a “rare French melon”? Did you know that Cindy Crawford allegedly retains her youthful looks […]

Mark Skoultchi

November 2, 2009

Okay, I’m just gonna come right out and say it: I know Gilly. She’s a friend and former cosmetic branding professional (as a well as a part time namer) who recently launched her own line of organic hair and body products. So, this is in part a plug for her new conditioner and exfoliant, but […]

Laurel Sutton

November 3, 2008

I let my boyfriend use my Clinique moisturizer. I have never thought to buy him a bottle of his own and I’m not sure he’d like it if I did. As liberated as we may be from traditional gender roles, it’s still difficult to sell American men on products they’re used to seeing in a […]

Mark Skoultchi

November 4, 2007

According to my bio I’m a magazine junkie with a predilection for high fashion. It’s true – I love magazines, especially my wife’s fashion mags (yeah, I’ll admit it). Flipping through her recent edition of People Style Watch I noticed this curious new brand name for a lip moisturizer: Chicken Poop. That’s right – CHICKEN […]