InnoCos is a huge international cosmetics and personal care conference taking place on May 21 to 23 in Rome Italy. For the first time ever, this year, the conference will present Leader of the Year Awards in the categories of product development, packaging, and marketing
The winners won’t be announced until Thursday, May 22, but the finalists in each of the categories are available. To determine the winners, Global Cosmetics Community judges are now interviewing the finalists, many of whom are from the US.
Here are the finalists:
Isabella de Oliveira Vianna Cavalcanti Wanderley, Marketing Director, Grupo Boticário
Mark Edwards, Research and Development Director,
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But you’re also not a “geek” in the traditional sense. You like to be cool. You wear dresses, and you like to look like a girl, and not some stereotypical lab technician with a white coat and glasses. So who do you turn to for a role model? Who do you identify with to inspire, uplift, and educate you?
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The Cosmetic Executive Women’s Product Demo is an annual event that brings together all the leaders in the beauty industry to test and ultimately vote on the year’s best introductions across 29 categories of makeup, skin, hair, body care and fragrance. This year’s demo, which took place yesterday in New York City, was no different, with approximately 2,000 members of the industry sampling and learning about products that are all vying for the coveted CEW Beauty Awards seal.
From vibrating lip exfoliators to the latest keratin hair treatments and peptide packed anti-aging creams, over 625 products representing more than 300 brands were on display at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West
Wendy Lewis, Jennifer Cirone and Rita Rakus have been selected as judges for the Thermage + Fraxel Best Friends Forever Awards, launched online in May. At stake is a major grand prize worth $10,000 – a custom Thermage + Fraxel treatment package for one lucky winner and best friend pair!
Meet the impressive panel: Jennifer Cirone – Mrs. USA 2010, Wendy Lewis – International Image Enhancement Coach and Founder of Beautyinthebag.com, and Dr. Rita Rakus – Fellow of the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors.
The winners will be announced on July 16th, so stay tuned as the judges deliberate!