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Harlan Kirschner's Celebrating Cures

Harlan Kirschner's Celebrating Cures
The Kirschner Group's CEO will be honored with the industry's City of Hope "Spirit of Life" Award July 12.

Saturday, July 12, is the date for the beauty industry's 2014 Spirit of Life Award Reception & Dinner at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. This year, Harlan Kirschner, CEO of The Kirschner Group, is being honored. Kirschner is only the second manufacturers rep firm principal to ever receive the award. (The previous manufacturers rep firm principal honoree serviced only one beauty retailer.)


CPNA Reveals BOUTIQUE's Complete Brands Lineup

Cosmoprof North America 2014 BOUTIQUE


Cosmoprof North America's 2014 BOUTIQUE is being presented in collaboration with GLOSSYBOX during the beauty trade show July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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