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Visit Discover Beauty at CPNA 2012

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Discover Beauty at Cosmoprof North America 2012

If you’re a high-end beauty retailer, I urge you to spend time at Cosmoprof North America 2012 later this month in the Discover Beauty program area inside Pavilion A. Tear yourself away from that industry rep who’s likely attached himself to you at the waist and won’t let you leave Pavilion D, and cross over into this oft-misunderstood “show within a show.”

And the CITY Award Goes to …

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Manhattan Penthouse front entrance

The finalists for the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ seventh annual CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards were announced last week.

Unlike the Oscars most years, there isn’t a clear favorite for one CITY nominee to win really big with something—such as five of the prestigious awards.

Nevertheless, please get your ballots out, ladies and gents ...

Here’s who could be winning CITYs—usually, one per category—during the dinner ceremony June 20 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City along with my picks (not that I have a say in any of this).