, The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association, announced the winners of its annual Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards. The winners are: Product Innovation: Face/Nails—Amazing Cosmetics Illuminate Primer Highlighter; Facial Skincare Product—Coola Suncare Full Spectrum 360° Sun Silk Drops SPF 30; Bath & Body—Visha Skincare Face 2 Feet; Haircare—Ouai Anti-Frizz Sheets; Accessories & Tools—Foreo UFO; Organic—Biomod Nature Source Dry Mask; Luxury Items—House of Sillage Limited Edition Lipstick; Marketing/Advertising: Campaign of The Year—Atlantic Coast Brands’ (I Want My Hair Back); Industry Contributor: Innovative Company—Patchology; Charitable Company—Arbonne; Entrepreneur—Sundial Brands; Best All Around Indie Brand—Skinfix; Best All Around Brand—Coola; Green Brand—One Love Organics.
“Since the inception of ICMAD’s CITY Awards in 1995, we have been recognizing and celebrating the creativity and ingenuity of our industry’s professionals and their breakthrough innovations,” said Pamela Busiek, president and CEO, ICMAD. “ICMAD’s 2018 CITY Awards dinner was a wonderful celebration of the collective success of the companies in our industry. I congratulate the finalists and the companies honored with a CITY Award.”