Cosmetic Executive Women (UK) hosted its annual Achiever Awards last week, which celebrated not only the accomplishments of leading women and one gent in the beauty industry, but also the global organization’s 20th anniversary.
The 2012 event took place at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane in London and paid homage to the international reach of CEW by presenting Special Industry Awards to Carlotta Jacobson, president of U.S.-based CEW Inc., and Françoise Montenay, president of CEW France. Kenneth Green, chairman of Kenneth Green Associates, a major distributor of luxury fragrance and beauty brands, also received the Special Industry Award.
A poignant highlight of the evening was the pres
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With the Olympic trials over and the chosen athletes on their way to the Summer Olympics in London, Beautyinthebag takes a look at some of our favorite skincare and body brands originating from across the merry old pond. The British may have a reputation for being buttoned up, but these products will definitely enliven your beauty regimen.
Just in time for the summer, sunless tanning products from St. Tropez put the bronze in safe tanning. We love that it’s a gradual tan which means it looks natural and not orange and streaky like some other self-tanners. St. Tropez’s main tanning agent is dihydroxyacetone – a colorless sugar that interacts with the amino acids in your s
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The Body Shop has always been vocal in the cruelty-free department, and has been vocal about its non tolerance of animal testing for a long time. But now, it’s elevated its voice to an entirely new level, by signing up actress and environmental activist Lily Cole as its first ever Global Brand Advocate and spokesperson for its first-ever “Cruelty-Free” makeup collection. The Lily Cole Cruelty-Free Makeup Collection is launching in tandem with the brand’s “Beauty with Heart” campaign, which is in partnership with the Cruelty-Free International Foundation.
Cole says, “I feel like people are questioning superficial values and looking for real value instead. True beauty comes from within, a
Hanukkah celebrates a miracle; a small amount of oil that only should have lasted for one day illuminated the rededicated temple for eight. That’s why fried latkes figure so prominently into the festivities. But as cosmetics aficionados, we will take our oil in our beauty products instead of on our plates, thank you very much. Some of the best solutions for skin and hair make use of natural oils. Here are eight of our favorite miracle oils and some of the best products showcasing them.
Olive Oil – It’s a wonder in the kitchen, but olive oil is equally amazing fo
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