Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics Executives Launch Makeup Line

Former NYX Cosmetics and Cargo Cosmetics executives Jeffrey Ten, Teresa Romano Broome and Tonie Shin are launching a prestige-quality, professional line of makeup called NOTE Professional Cosmetics in the Americas. NOTE Professional Cosmetics launched in April 2014 in Europe and Asia through corporate headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. It launched to the trades at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna March 18-21, and the brand will launch in the Americas at Cosmoprof North America July 24-26.

BSB Reader Discount for Cosmoprof North America!

Cosmoprof North America is right around the corner! As an exclusive, special offer, Beauty Store Business readers can purchase show tickets at a 50% discount by using code “2016BEAUTY.”

Beauty store owners can also register with the following manufacturers reps to take advantage of two complimentary show tickets: Gerry Udell Inc., Greg Dawson & Associates, Jay Halaby + Associates, The Kirschner Group, Southeast Rep Services, Ted Fishman & Associates, Van Nest Company and The Freeman Group. Complimentary badges may not be obtained after July 1.

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents Expands Into the Southwest

Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents, which debuted last year in the Northeast and Midwest, is now in the Southwest—Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Industry veteran Steve Simon has joined the manufacturers rep firm as Coleman/Harrison Beauty Brand Agents' Southwest partner. Simon is managing accounts in Texas and Louisiana, where he has more than 25 years of experience. He can be reached at

The Makeup Show Gala LA to Be Held March 18

Along with The Makeup Show LA, which will take place March 19-20 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles, show officials have also slated The Makeup Show Gala LA the evening of March 18 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel—home of the first Academy Awards ceremony.

It is The Makeup Show's first-ever West Coast gala, and there will be networking opportunities, open-bar drinks, hors d'oeuvres and dancing.

Sprayco Acquires Miamica Travel Accessories

Sprayco Consumer Products has completed its acquisition of Miamica, a line of trendy travel accessories.

“We welcome Miamica to the Sprayco family of brands,” says Eric Seidel, Sprayco senior vice president. “We believe the addition of the Miamica products will greatly complement the current Sprayco travel line. We welcome [Miamica founder] Devra [Miller], her team and their tremendous creativity to our family.”