Professional Beauty Association

Cosmoprof North America 2014 Is A Huge Success

Cosmoprof North America 2014 Is A Huge Success

Cosmoprof North America, held July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, saw the largest number of exhibitors—992 companies—ever. The annual trade show was created in 2002.

Also, this year the total number of international exhibiting companies and countries represented at Cosmoprof North America was higher than ever. There were 314 international exhibitors representing a total of 38 countries—a 7% increase.

Preview Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America 2014

Cosmoprof North America is set to take place July 13-15 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Mark Cuban Named PBA Business Forum Keynote Speaker

Mark Cuban

Businessman, TV personality and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the Professional Beauty Association's keynote speaker for the 2014 PBA Business Forum, taking place July 13 during PBA Beauty Week. Hosted by Cosmoprof North America, PBA Beauty Week is scheduled for July 12-15 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

Beauty Store Business attended the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors' 2014 Cosmetic/Technical Regulatory Forum March 6 at the Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica, California. One of the many topics discussed there was pending state legislation across the United States banning the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products.

After the event, we asked Myra Y. Irizarry Reddy, director of government affairs at the Professional Beauty Association—who also attended the ICMAD forum—for an update.

Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products Stall

Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products Stall

Progress toward new federal legislation for beauty products in 2014 took one giant step backward, perhaps more, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a letter March 6 criticizing industry trade associations and their ongoing efforts to create it—and made that letter public.