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Empowering Women in Beauty: CEW's Carlotta Jacobson

Carlotta Jacobson, president of Cosmetic Executive Women, reflects on her career accomplishments and a lifetime of contributions to the beauty industry.

As a veritable force of nature continuously forging ahead throughout her decades in the beauty industry, Carlotta Jacobson isn’t usually one for looking back. She’s always onto the next, biggest, brightest thing—whether growing Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) to record membership numbers in her role as president since 1996, her continuing education both
inside and outside the industry, or giving back in a big way.

CEW Presents Spring's Beauty Insider Series on the West Coast

Cosmetic Executive Women held its spring West Coast Beauty Insider Series: "Brand New: Finding Your Niche" event featuring a panel discussion with top beauty executives March 22. The event—open to CEW members and nonmembers—kicked off with a cocktail and networking reception at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, California, followed by the panel program.

Lucas Joins Behrman Communications as EVP of New Business Development

Strategic public-relations and brand-building firm Behrman Communications has introduced Claudia Lucas as its executive vice president of new business development. Lucas' new role begins Feb. 5.

“In the crowded and ever-changing landscape of public relations, I have decided to give clients the only full-service experience in the industry,” said Nancy Behrman, founder and CEO of Behrman Communications. “With Claudia on board, we will offer unparalleled services and expertise, and do our best, most dynamic work to date.”

Birchbox and CEW Are Offering Two Limited-Edition Boxes

Discovery ecommerce company Birchbox is partnering with Cosmetic Executive Women on two limited-edition boxes. The boxes were launched July 23 and feature winners chosen from the CEW 2013 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards.

The Limited Edition: Mass Appeal box (pictured) contains a selection of winners from the mass market; while the Limited Edition: Prestige Headliners features product winners from the prestige category.