2014: The Year in Review

How well did you follow beauty news this past year? Take our quiz and find out. Have fun!

1.) Sally Beauty Supply celebrated its ...

A. 60th anniversary
B. 50th anniversary
C. 40th anniversary
D. 75th anniversary

2.) For the first time ever, the Professional Beauty Association presented ...

A. a distributor executive conference
B. an event for beauty store owners
C. an executive summit
D. ISSE in Long Beach, California

Murad Hydrate for Hope Set

For the fourth consecutive year, Murad will donate 10% from the sale of this set sold to retailers to City of Hope’s breast and women’s cancers research, treatment and education programs. This set comes with a cute pink cosmetic bag that includes Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture that features a luxurious blend of super-hydrating ingredients that quench skin and restore youthful resiliency and tone. The cosmetic bag is lined with fabric of a painting by Dr. Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD, CEO and founder. Call 888 .996.8723 or visit

Murad Pore Reform

Murad Pore Reform

This collection includes Blackhead & Pore Clearing Duo—the Blackhead Remover mask/scrub and Pore Refining Sealer—which unclogs pores and prevent future blackheads; Daily Cleansing Foam, which cleanses, tones and tightens pores; Balancing Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 15 | PA++, a lightweight daily moisturizer that helps control oil production and provides antioxidant protection; and T-Zone Pore Refining Serum, which normalizes oil production. Call 888.996.8723 or visit

Murad Renewing Cleansing Oil for Face, Eyes and Lips

Murad Renewing Cleansing Oil

Murad’s new Renewing Cleansing Oil for face, eyes and lips is a noncomedogenic cleanser that uses a combination of natural botanical oils to gently remove impurities, irritants and makeup—including eye makeup. The formula eases dryness and restores suppleness to dull skin by maintaining the skin’s natural moisture barrier to revitalize and restore a youthful glow. Call 888.996.8723 or visit

14 Beauty Companies Win ICMAD's 2012 CITY Awards

2012 ICMAD CITY Award winners

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors’ seventh annual CITY (Cosmetic Innovator of The Year) Awards took place June 20 at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City.

Fourteen winners were selected by a panel of industry experts who cast their votes based on innovative products, packaging, and advertising/marketing concepts from 2011.