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Sephora Arrives in Mexico

By: Cristina Kroll
Posted: January 31, 2012, from the January 2012 issue of GCI Magazine.

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The Chanel Boutique features three fragrance bars for the “Les Exclusifs” feminine and masculine fragrance collections, as well as separate corners for the four annual makeup collections designed by Chanel makeup creative director Peter Philips, the Make Up Studio collections, and a more secluded space for private makeup and cosmetics consultations.

Hugo Boss Brings NYC to Buenos Aires for Fragrance Launch

On Nov. 10, 2011, Hugo Boss and its Argentine beauty distributor, Diffupar, hosted a “New York style” cocktail party for beauty editors and VIP guests in San Telmo (one of the most emblematic neighborhoods of Buenos Aires) to launch the latest Hugo Boss men’s fragrance: Different.

Fibella Moves to Paraguay

The Fibella beauty trade show celebrated its first Paraguay-based event. Previously held in Peru, the November event was organized by the Paraguayan Personal Hygiene Products Companies Chamber, CAEDHPA. In addition to a show floor featuring more than 25 beauty companies—including New Color, Ponds, Dove, Day’s and Être Belle—the event offered beauty seminars, workshops, fashion shows and business meetings. The 2011 show also hosted the launch of the Moschino Forever fragrance in Paraguay.

CANIPEC Raises Breast Cancer Awareness While Promoting Beauty Industry The Mexican National Cosmetics Products Industry Chamber (CANIPEC), which represents 70 companies that manage 85% of the beauty market in Mexico, launched a campaign to promote the importance of early detection of breast cancer, which is communicated through educational materials, the Internet, social networks and audiovisual ads. The chamber will host lectures on the topic at its affiliate companies in conjunction with its beauty lectures program, “Promoting the Beauty Culture.”

Cristina Kroll is a business journalist specializing in the beauty sector and living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has written for the main Argentine magazines related to the beauty business, and was a correspondent for French magazine Beauty Business News.