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March of Dimes New York Division Kicks Off New Spirit of Beauty Luncheon

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March of Dimes New York Division Kicks Off New Spirit of Beauty Luncheon

The first-ever March of Dimes New York Division Spirit of Beauty Luncheon is set to take place May 12 at Cipriani in New York City and become an annual event. As a nonprofit, March of Dimes focuses on supporting pregnancy and baby health.

The Spirit of Beauty Luncheon will honor Sarah Brown, Vogue beauty director; Mally Roncal, Mally Beauty president and founder; and Jacquie Tractenberg, Tractenberg & Co. president.

Spilo Worldwide Adds New Vice President of Marketing

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Spilo Worldwide Adds New Vice President of Marketing

Spilo Worldwide has appointed Nikola Cline as vice president of marketing.

Cline joins the professional-beauty manufacturer, master distributor and importer with more than 18 years of experience in the professional-beauty industry through top brands such as Paul Mitchell, Sebastian and Nexxus.

She most recently served as senior director of marketing for John Paul Mitchell Systems.

Cline has a wealth of experience in driving brand growth, developing award-winning products and forming global partnerships.

Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

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Plastic Microbeads Legislation Update From the Professional Beauty Association

Beauty Store Business attended the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors' 2014 Cosmetic/Technical Regulatory Forum March 6 at the Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica, California. One of the many topics discussed there was pending state legislation across the United States banning the use of plastic microbeads in beauty products.

After the event, we asked Myra Y. Irizarry Reddy, director of government affairs at the Professional Beauty Association—who also attended the ICMAD forum—for an update.

CFN Beauty Representation Expands Into the West, Is Now Nationwide

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CFN Beauty Representation Expands Into the West, Is Now Natonwide

CFN Beauty Representation expanded to the West Coast as of Feb. 1, completing its goal of "offering the finest beauty manufacturers national coverage with a full-time team of experienced sales professionals," its co-owners have told Beauty Store Business.

"As distribution continues to consolidate, it is essential that we evolve to the expanding needs of our customers," says CFN co-owner Gary Fishkin.

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