Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

ICMAD Announces 2018 CITY Awards Winners During Festive Event at Cosmoprof North America

ICMAD announced its Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards winners on Monday evening, July 30, during Cosmoprof North America at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. At a dinner celebration complete with live entertainment featuring Las Vegas showgirls, ICMAD's president and CEO Pam Busiek presented the awards with ICMAD board member Dr. Robb Akkridge. “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 Busiek. “ICMAD’s 2018 CITY Awards dinner was a wonderful celebration of the collective success of the companies in our industry."

The 2018 CITY Awards winners are as follows:

Product Innovation

Face/Nails: AmazingCosmetics – 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 (Ur Future Obsession)
Organic: Biomod – Nature Source Dry Mask
Luxury Items: House of Sillage – Limited Edition Lipstick

Campaign of The Year: Atlantic Coast Brands – I Want My Hair Back

Industry Contributor
Innovative Company: Patchology
Charitable Company: Arbonne Charitable Foundation
Entrepreneur: Sundial Brands
Best All Around Indie Brand: Skinfix Inc.
Best All Around Brand: Coola Suncare
Green Brand: One Love Organics

ICMAD’s CITY Awards were sponsored by CIS (Cosmetic Insurance Services), CO Bigelow, Beauty Solutions, Gordon Labs, WWP, Obliphica Professional, Liquid Technologies (LTI), Dynamic Blending, Masterpiece International and Tiffany Andersen Brands.