ICMAD Announces 2018 CITY Award Winners at Cosmoprof North America


The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) has announced the winners of its annual Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards. 

The CITY Awards, which honor industry contributors, product innovation and advertising/marketing concepts, were announced during the CITY Awards dinner and gala celebration on July 30 in Las Vegas, in conjunction with Cosmoprof North America. 

The 2018 CITY Award Winners

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

Pamela Busiek, president and CEO, ICMAD, said, "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. ICMAD’s 2018 CITY Awards dinner was a wonderful celebration of the collective success of the companies in our industry. I congratulate the finalists and the companies honored with a CITY Award."

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