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2013 CITY Award Finalists Announced

Posted: May 29, 2013

The Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) association announced the finalists in each category for its 2013 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards. These finalists represent the top new breakout products, packaging and advertising campaigns in the beauty industry. From cosmetics to marketing, hair products to body care, each new product or concept has stood out above the rest this year to warrant inclusion.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at an exclusive awards ceremony after careful consideration by five renowned judges and experts from the beauty, design and marketing industries. Judges include Ron Robinson, former cosmetics chemist and founder of BeautyStat.com; Maria Corbiscello, president of creative beauty concept firm Studio MC2; Jerome Bérard of Bérard Associates strategic thinking consultants; David Lyon, creative design and brand strategist at Syntax NYC; and Laura Kenney, editor in chief of YouBeauty.com. President of L’Oréal luxury products division and beauty industry leader Carol Hamilton will deliver the keynote address at the event.

The 2013 ICMAD Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Award Finalists include:

Product Innovation, Color Cosmetics

Product Innovation, Skin Care Face

Product Innovation, Bath & Body

Product Innovation, Fragrance

Product Innovation, Hair Care

Package Design Innovation, Color Cosmetics

Package Design Innovation, Skin Care Face

Package Design Innovation, Bath, Body and Hair Care

Package Design Innovation, Fragrance

Marketing/Advertising Innovation, Print

Marketing/Advertising Innovation, Social Media

Marketing/Advertising Innovation, Grass Roots Marketing