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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.

Natural Products Expo East Prepares for More Growth

Natural Products Expo East

Natural Products Expo East 2014—the East Coast’s largest natural, organic and healthy products trade event—is expecting continued growth, show officials say. The event, which includes natural beauty products, will take place Sept. 17-20 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Redken Co-Founder Paula Kent Meehan Passes Away at 82

Co-founder of Redken Laboratories Paula Kent Meehan passed away at age 82 in her Beverly Hills home June 23.

“Today, we lost a true legend in the professional haircare industry. The legacy that she has left sustains the brand today,” says Redken U.S. general manager Leslie Marino. “Paula created products and education programs that propelled the industry’s transformation. Her pioneering ways will be missed but her spirit will be in our hearts and minds forever.”