• Advocacy

    Representing Cosmetic and Fragrance industry issues both locally and on Capitol Hill.

    ICMAD Supports the Introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act .

  • Education

    Fostering business growth and success for ICMAD members.

    - Technical/Regulatory Forum

    - FDA Workshop

    - Webinar Series


  • Network

    A toolbox of networking events that connects you to opportunities.

    - Annual Meeting

    - Tradeshows
    - Networking Receptions


  • Resources

    Relevant technical and regulatory information delivered to you such as:

    - Webinars

    - Labeling Information

    - EU Guide


  • Marketing

    Innovative marketing ideas, tools and resources to get you results.

    - Beauty Reference Guide

    - CITY Awards - Now the Indie Beauty        Innovator Awards

    - Young Designers


  • Events

    ICMAD provides events to meet your industry need for knowledge. Check back often to see what we have planned.




Welcome to the ICMAD website. ICMAD is a non-profit trade association supporting creative, innovative companies from startups to established multinational businesses of all sizes.  ICMAD’s goal is to help our members succeed in the rapidly changing, highly competitive global cosmetics and personal care industry.  Since 1974, ICMAD has provided essential guidance and support through business tools, publications, education, networking opportunities, and key advocacy support.  We are proud to help our members foster the creativity and innovation that is the heart of the cosmetics and personal care industry.  Stay on top of the latest industry regulations, news and events with ICMAD online at www.icmad.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

  • 17th Edition Cosmoprof North America | Cosmoprof North America is the leading B2B beauty event in North America, offering the entire industry an opportunity to come together, make new relationships, and foster collaborations.
  • REGISTRATION IS OPEN for ICMAD's Indie Beauty Innovators Awards! | The Indie Beauty Innovator (IBI) Awards recognize excellence in product innovation and company stewardship. Formerly the CITY Awards, since 1995 ICMAD has honored outstanding and innovative entrepreneurs for their achievements in the cosmetics and personal care industry.
  • ICMAD/PCPC Regulatory Breakfast | Please join representatives from the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors (ICMAD) for an "insider" look at some of the key issues impacting our industry in the United States and around the world.
  • ICMAD's Cosmoprof Cosmotalks Session | Get practical advice from successful entrepreneurs on how to create a product, find suppliers, sell into retailers, raise money and, how to stay focused as you grow. The session will be sponsored by ICMAD, an association of hundreds of indie beauty businesses, built by entrepreneurs who have created billions of dollars in value using creativity and grit.