Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

Beauty Pitch 2016 Winners Announced

The 2nd annual Beauty Pitch event, hosted by Professional Beauty Association in conjunction with Cosmoprof North America, took place during Cosmoprof North America 2016 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, July 24-26.

The event, which provides beauty entrepreneurs with an opportunity to compete with peers to connect with qualified investors, awarded its 2016 participants during INSPIRE: A Night Celebrating Beauty Entrepreneurs on July 23.

The winners are as follows:

Primal Pit Paste—The natural deodorant company was awarded a $10,000 cash infusion from TSG Consumer Partners.
Sunlights Balayage—The hair brand received a $5,000 cash infusion from The Kirschner Group.

In addition:

O.R.G Skincare won the CosmoProf Store Partnership
Alexandria Professional received the Audience Choice award, including a ready-stand booth at Cosmoprof North America 2017 and a one-year PBA corporate membership.

The winners, including the semi-finalists, were awarded an opportunity to display their products in an online boutique hosted by Amazon Launchpad.

The awardees are as follows:

  • Alexandria Professional
  • The Brush Guard
  • Flip-It
  • JeNu
  • O.R.G Skincare
  • Peter Lamas
  • Primal Pit Paste
  • Pur-Lisse
  • Sunlights Balayage
  • Vanity Girl
  • Whish

Cosmoprof North America 2017 is scheduled to take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, July 9-11, 2017.

[Image courtesy of Beauty Pitch]