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Eyebrow Makeup Dominates U.S. Eye Makeup Sales

Eyebrow Makeup Dominates U.S. Eye Makeup Sales

Prestige eyebrow makeup sales have increased by 28% in the United States in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to The NPD Group's recent Beauty Trends and Beauty Trends Geo-Level reports. More specifically, eyebrow product sales boosted the overall prestige eye makeup category, which only grew about 3% from March 2013 to March 2014.

Spirit of Life Opens Silent Auction With Electronic Bidding

Spirit of Life Awards Gala

The City of Hope 2014 Spirit of Life Award Gala, entitled "Celebrating Cures" and honoring Harlan Kirschner of The Kirschner Group, has opened this year's silent auction with a new electronic bidding system.

The new system allows bidding to be done through cell phones and on computers—hosted by AuctionsByCellular—allowing bidding anytime and anywhere, up to the close of the auction. Users even get an update when they're outbid.

ICMAD Announces New Chairman, Board Members

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors

Clarisonic co-founder Robb Akridge, Ph.D., is the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors new chairman of the board. ICMAD has also welcomed six new members to its board of directors.

ICMAD’s 2014 CITY Awards Winners

ICMAD’s 2014 CITY Awards Winners

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors awarded its 2014 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards at an event in New York City June 11. Here are the winning entries:

PRODUCT INNOVATION

Product Color Cosmetic: Grande Naturals, Grande Liner
Product Skincare Face: Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare, Ferulic + Retinol Fibroblast Anti-Aging Moisturizer
Product Bath & Body: KALLISTA, Daily Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands

Pro-Beauty Appliances & Shears Grow 4.2%

2013 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study

The professional salon beauty industry’s appliances category grew 4.2% in 2013, according to the new "2013 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study" from Professional Consultants & Resources, a U.S. salon and pro-beauty strategic consulting, market intelligence and data research company.

The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2014 Recipients

The Fragrance Foundation president Elizabeth Musmanno & model Coco Rocha

The Fragrance Foundation Awards honored the industry’s creative achievements of 2014 on June 16 at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Emmy-Award winning comedian Dana Carvey hosted the event, while Carine Roitfeld, editor in chief of CR Fashion Book, and model Coco Rocha served as co-chairs. Sony Music recording artist Judith Hill performed for the event.