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Join ICMAD at Cosmoprof Asia in Hong Kong: The Premier Event for Beauty and Cosmetics Companies in the Asia Pacific Region - Nov 08, 2018

Meet ICMAD‘s experts at Cosmoprof Asia from November 14 - 16, 2018 at Hong Kong’s Convention and Exhibition Centre.  ICMAD will host networking and educational opportunities that are beneficial to beauty companies of all sizes – from Indie brands and start-ups to large corporations.  

Statement by Pam Busiek, President and CEO, ICMAD on the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2018, HR 6903 - Oct 12, 2018

ICMAD and its more than 900 member companies are ardent supporters of modernizing federal cosmetics regulations provided the updated law continues to foster innovation and keeps the U.S. as a worldwide leader in the cosmetics industry.

ICMAD President and CEO, Pamela Busiek, to Speak at beautypress® Spotlight Day in NYC - Oct 03, 2018

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) Association's President and CEO, Pamela Busiek, is speaking at the beautypress® Spotlight Day in New York on October 17, 2018. 

ICMAD Response to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners Report on Fragrance - Oct 02, 2018

In response to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, “Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Report,” ICMAD issued the following statement.

ICMAD Kicks Off Young Designers Award Competition - Sep 26, 2018

ICMAD, The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association, is looking for design students to showcase their emerging talent and creativity with its Young Designers Award Competition.

ICMAD Statement on Passage of California SB-1249 - Sep 06, 2018

On Sept. 1, California lawmakers approved Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, which is expected to be signed into law.  ICMAD is pleased amendments were made to the bill that saved more than 400,000 California jobs, while protecting consumers and continuing to prevent animal testing.

ICMAD Statement on California SB-1249 - Aug 09, 2018

Consumer health and safety is of the utmost concern to the cosmetics and personal care industry, and while the reduction and eventual elimination of animal testing and use of alternative testing methods is something all cosmetic and personal care companies are working towards; California’s SB-1249 could ultimately ban cosmetics from being sold in California.


ICMAD Announces 2018 Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards Winners - Jul 31, 2018

ICMAD, The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association, announced the winners of its annual Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards, which honor industry contributors, product innovation and advertising/marketing concepts within the cosmetic and personal care industry during the past year. The nomination process was open to member and non-member companies both domestic and international.

ICMAD Welcomes 2018-2019 Board of Directors - Jul 31, 2018

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors announces its 2018-2019 board of directors and new officers, including some of the most experienced cosmetic company owners and executives in the industry.

ICMAD Now Accepting Submissions for Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards - Jun 04, 2018

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) Association’s annual Cosmetic Innovator of the Year (CITY) Awards enrollment deadline – June 15 – is rapidly approaching.  “There is still time to submit your nomination for the CITY Awards! We’re always so fortunate to receive compelling and creative entries from companies around the world. I’m really looking forward to this year’s nominations to see the impressive achievements being made in our industry,” said Pamela Busiek, President and CEO, ICMAD.


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