CITY Award Nominees for 2014 Announced

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributions (ICMAD) association announced the finalists for its 2014 CITY Awards. Honoring innovation in the beauty industry—as CITY stands for Cosmetic Innovators of The Year—the awards program takes place Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Battery Gardens restaurant in New York.

The finalists include:

Product Innovation—Color Cosmetics

  • Grande Naturals Grande Liner
  • Jouer Cosmetics Eye Cream Shadows
  • Youngblood Hydrating Lip Crème

Product Innovation—Skin Care, Face

  • Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic +Retinol Fibroblast Anti-Aging Moisturizer
  • One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil & Makeup Remover
  • Paula’s Choice Resist Weekly Retexturizing Foaming Treatment

Product Innovation—Bath & Body Product

  • Kallista Daily Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands
  • Coastal Salt & Soul Romance By the Sea Creamy Bar Soap
  • Royal Apothic Lemoncello Bubble Cream

Product Innovation—Fragrance

  • Soap & Paper Factory Sea Collection
  • Royal Apothic Jasmine Vine

Product Innovation—Hair Care

  • Ecru Lifestyle Beauty Little Green Lice Guard Collection
  • LaboMAI Activilong Actiliss Multi-Care Mask Spray
  • Oribe Grandiose Hair Plumping Mousse

Product Innovation—Nail Color & Treatment

  • Butter London Nail 999
  • Mischo Beauty Luxury Nail Lacquer
  • ProStrong ProBite Natural Nail Whitener

Product Innovation—Accessories & Tools

  • Clarisonic PediSonic Foot Transformation
  • IT Cosmetics Tightliner 10in1 Custom Brush
  • Iontera pathology energizing eye patches

Package Design Innovation—Color Cosmetic & Nail

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+Full Coverage CC Cream
  • Japonesque Velvet Touch Finishing Powder
  • NYX Cosmetics Two-Timer Dual Ended Liner

Package Design Innovation*mdash;Skin Care, Face

  • Dr. Dennis Gross Clinical Concentrate Boosters
  • Glamglow Gift Sexy
  • Foreo Luna

Package Design Innovation—Bath/Body/Hair Care

  • ColorProof Evolved Color Care Wicked Goodness Weightless Shine Spray
  • Royal Apothic Holland Park Cream Crème

Package Design Innovation—Fragrance/Perfume

  • Soap & Paper Sea Collection
  • Thymes Jade Matcha Cologne

Package Design Innovation—Accessories & Tools

  • Iontera Patchology Energizing Eye Patches
  • IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Micro Airbrush Blurring Brush Set with Stand
  • Scott-Vincent Borba Anti Fatigue Corrective Concealer Tool

Marketing/Advertisement Innovation—Print Advertisement

  • Demert Brands Not Your Mothers Way to Grow Leave-In Conditioner
  • Purity of Elements
  • Orly International “It All Started with Pink” Ad Campaign

Marketing/Advertisement Innovation—Social Media

  • Amazing Land
  • NYX Cosmetics 2013 FACE Awards
  • Purity of Elements “Win Your Way to Magical Santa Fe”

Marketing/Advertisement Innovation—Grass Roots Marketing

  • Jentiqa System La Crème Premier
  • One Love Organics The Elizabeth Dehn For One Love Organics
  • Elixery RollerGirls Team Lipsticks

Award winners will be able to enjoy exposure to consumer and trade media, presence in new distribution retail outlets, and visibility to industry peers. Winners also are featured in the ICMAD Digest (July/August 2014 issue) and on the association’s website, and are displayed at the ICMAD booth at industry trade shows. They also are able to take part in a meet-and-greet event with top online beauty editors before the CITY Award Dinner, as well as take part in a display of nominee products at CITY Award Dinner event.

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