Design, performance and a consistent pace of innovation are Helen of Troy hallmarks to deliver differentiated, solution-oriented products that delight customers. From simple items to more complex, we strive to create and design new products that are distinct and help make our life easier and more practical. And we continue to focus our efforts on making sure we continually upgrade and beat our best to deliver great consumer value and strong margins. Helen of Troy is recognized for its thoughtful design and consumer centric, performance oriented products.

We are proud to share examples.


Best Curling Iron in the EBONY 2018 Beauty & Grooming Awards

Hot Tools won a “Best in Hair” award for Best Curling Iron in the EBONY 2018 Beauty & Grooming Awards in the March 2018 issue. The magazine provides an authoritative perspective on the multidimensional African-American community and the EBONY brand, including print, digital and social reaches over 30 million readers monthly.

NPD Brand Award Winners for Top 2017 Increase in Online Market Share

Our Housewares segment earned three awards from the NPD Group Home Division at the International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago in March 2018. Two were awarded to OXO for Gadgets and for Food Storage and one to Hydro Flask for portable beverage ware.

European OutDoor Industry Award 2017

During the OutDoor European Trade Show, Hydro Flask introduced its new Unbound Series™ Soft Cooler products, including a 22-Liter Soft Cooler Pack and 24-Liter Soft Cooler Tote. The judges deemed Hydro Flask outstanding in the areas of degree of innovation, functionality and design.

Best of the Best

OXO was recognized for its Hand-Held Spiralizer, winning a “Best of the Best” Bronze award and also “Best in Category” for Gadgets & Kitchen Tools at the 2017 Housewares Design Awards presented by HOMEWORLD Business.

2017 iF Design Award

The Braun Thermoscan 7-IRT 6520 received a 2017 iF DESIGN AWARD; an internationally recognized sign of design excellence since its founding 1953. Industrial Design is one of the hallmarks of the Braun brand for decades.

Red Dot Award – Product Design

PUR earned a Red Dot design award for our PUR Faucet Mount Filter in 2016; an internationally recognized and sought-after quality seal since its founding in 1954. The “Red Dot Award – Product Design” appraises the best products of the year from all over the world.



Julien Mininberg awarded All American Executive Team Best Mid-Cap CEO 2017, Consumer Products

“As important as it is to develop a strategy for growth, you also need to clearly articulate that strategy and then execute year after year,” said Mr. Mininberg. “Everything we do at Helen of Troy; from consumer research and in-house product innovation, to improving our infrastructure in order to best serve our retail customers, is with the ultimate goal of creating shareholder value. I am very proud of what we have accomplished together and am excited about the bright future we see before us.”