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ICMAD Reveals Finalists for CITY Awards

May 30, 2013

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The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association is pleased to announce the finalists in each category for the prestigious 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year Award. These finalists represent the best new breakout products, packaging, and advertising campaigns in the industry. From cosmetics to marketing, hair products to body care, each new product or concept has stood out above the rest this year to warrant inclusion in this exclusive pantheon.
Winners will be announced June 18 at the exclusive awards ceremony, after careful consideration by five renowned judges and experts from the beauty, design, and marketing industries. Judges include Ron Robinson, former cosmetics chemist andfounder of; Maria Corbiscello, president of creative beauty concept firm Studio MC²; Jerome Bérard of Bérard Associates strategic thinking consultants, David Lyon, creative design and brand strategist atSyntax NYC, and Laura Kenney, editor in chief of, the first science-based beauty and wellness site.
President of L’Oréal, Luxury Products Division Carol Hamilton will deliver the keynote address at this illustrious event. ICMAD offers congratulations to all the finalists.
The 2013 ICMAD Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Award Finalists include:
Product Innovation
·       Product Color Cosmetic:
o      DePasquale Beauty ADDICTS ShowOFF Mascara
o      NYX Cosmetics Wonder Pencil
o      Forsythe/Solar Club Ruby Wing Spring Garden

·       Product Skincare Face:
o      Atlantic Coast Media-Hydroxatone
o      Dr Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Triple Correction Eye Serum
o      IT Cosmetics No. 50 Serum Anti-Aging Collagen Veil Primer

·       Product Bath & Body:
o      Daily Concepts/ Industrias T.TAIO LLC Daily Concepts
o      IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Mega Fan Body Brush
o      Suki Body Sensitive Cleansing Bar

·       Product Fragrance:
o      Groupe Trapeze Callas LaDivine
o      Intertrade Europe Eight & Bob
o      Royal Apothic Conservatories Interior Perfumes

·       Product Haircare:
o      Oribe Gold Lust
o      Tangle Teezer LTD Tangle Teezer Aqua Squash
o      Thermafuse Amino Express
Package Design Innovation
·       Color Cosmetics:
o      Blinc Ultrathin Eyeliner Pen
o      IT Cosmetics Tightline Full Lash Length Black Primer
o      NYX Cosmetics The Curve

·       Package Skincare Face:
o      eos Smooth Sphere Lip Balm
o      GlamGlow Supermud
o      IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Color Correcting Cream with Stand & Brush

·       Package Bath, Body and Haircare:
o      Depasquale Travel Hair Dryer
o      KVG Group Inc/ Footlogix Footlogix Pediceuticals
o      Thymes Temple tree Jasmine Body Lotion

·       Package Fragrance:
o      Royal Apothic Conservatories Botanical Fragrances
o      Intertrade Europe Eight & Bob
o      Intertrade Europe Agonist
Marketing/Advertising Innovation
·       Print:
o      CIS Not a Time of Loss

·       Social Media:
o      NYX Cosmetics

·       Grass Roots Marketing:
o      Amazing Cosmetics Even More Shady
o      DePasquale-Ecru New York Cross Promotion Campaign
o      The Elixery Dessa Lipstick
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