Cosmoprof North America Beauty ID Awards Winners Announced

Las Vegas, NV (August 30, 2018) – The second annual Beauty Innovation & Design Awards (Beauty ID Awards) held on July 30, 2018, as part of a ceremony that took place at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas during the Cosmoprof North America (CPNA)  2018 exhibition. Acknowledging innovation in material and product formulation as well as packaging design, the Beauty ID Awards welcomed applicants from across the industry, including suppliers and finished goods producers. All cosmetic product categories were recognized in the prestigious awards – from hair, nail, skin and color to personal care, fragrance and sustainability – across all three market segments – mass, professional and prestige.

Cosmoprof North America Beauty ID Awards winners announced

The panel of judges included leaders from Air Paris Group, Barneys New York, Material ConneXion, Pearlfisher New York, Pretty Connected, POPAI, L’Oreal, Aware Products, BeautyStat, The Estée Lauder Companies and FIT. The judges looked at a combination of factors when assessing entries – a product’s unique design and formulation, as well as the innovation it offered in terms of user functionality – scored high on the list of valued features and benefits. The esteemed judging panel had the difficult but rewarding job of choosing ten product category winners and one Grand Award winner from the multitude of groundbreaking entries. In addition, one Audience Choice winner was selected through public online voting, with thousands of people voting across the US.

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Cosmoprof North America Beauty ID Awards winners announced

2018 Beauty ID Winners:

Formula Innovation: Cosmetic Contract Manufacturing- Algenist | GENIUS Liquid Collagenthe first ever vegan, plant-based collagen formula with the highest concentration of active collagen, listed as the number one ingredient, helps restore skin’s bounce and resilience in just 10 days.

Package Innovation:Color (Nail/Makeup) [Prestige/Mass] – HCT Group | Jeremy Scott x MAC – Known as a fashion rebel, Scott’s collection for M·A·C introduces frenzied colour for eyes, lips and cheeks specially packaged in boxes reminding us of the days of mixtapes and boomboxes.

Package Innovation:Fragrance [Prestige/Mass] – Yanbal International | Liberatta Noire thatincludes two complimentary piecesan elegant black glass bottle with a unique shine and a flaring collar and a fully textured 3D relief matte finish lid with winding shapes. A golden stamping the bottles individuality.

Package Innovation:Hair [Professional | Prestige] – Naturelab Tokyo |Naturelab Tokyo – a unique, laboratory flask-like bottle that delivers simplicity with a modern twist. The design creatively conveys the combination of science and nature embedded in the product concepts. Striking by its effortless simplicity that has the expected jaw-dropping effect.

Cosmoprof North America Beauty ID Awards winners announced

Package Innovation: Personal Care [Prestige | Mass] – LiLu Lip Care | LiLu Lip Care – the company’s patented LiLu Lip Balm Pearl™ is a true innovation in lip care. Using all natural and organic ingredients displayed in an eco-friendly packaged, the lip balm is mess-free, hygienic, and follows trends for smaller portion-sized products.

Package Innovation:Skin [Mass] – Kocostar USA | Kocostar/Lip Mask – these floral lip masks soothe and hydrate parched lips and add soft glow for an irresistible look. Both Rose Lip Mask and Cherry Blossom Lip Mask are packaged in distinctive lip shaped cases according to the color of the flower: velvety red for rose and blush pink for cherry blossom. Designed to be spill-free, the case opens without hassle. The inner lid prevents desiccation of the 20 hydrogel lip masks included in the container, which can be used as accessory storage or interior prop once the lip masks are gone.

Package Innovation:Skin [Professional] – Dermaflash | Dermaflash – This exfoliating facial treatment comes packaged in a distinctive soft touch box that gives a feel of luxury, with the interior compartmented in order to fit each element of the treatment perfectly.

Package Innovation: Sustainability – Express Tubes Inc. | Choose Green: Eco-Friendly Packaging (Sugarcane Tubes) – a bio-based, sustainable product produced from the from the renewable resource sugarcane. These are a great alternative to traditional PE Plastic Tubes. The innovative production process of the tubes capture CO2 rather than emit CO2 into the Earth’s atmosphere, leaving a positive carbon footprint. 100% recyclable, this process uses existing recycling streams. Grand Award Winner: HCT Group | Jeremy Scott x MAC

Audience Choice Winner:Yanbal International | Liberatta Noire

The winners received a business building award package that included a customized trophy and prizes from the following sponsor companies: Adduco Communications Inc., BASF Care Creations, Beauty Packaging Magazine, Cosmetic Industry Buyers & Suppliers Organization (CIBS), Cosmoprof North America, Empauer, Material ConneXion, Riviter and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC),

Cosmoprof North America Beauty ID Awards winners announced


Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is the award winning premier international B2B beauty trade show covering all facets of the industry under one roof and the largest event of its kind in the Americas. For more information, please visit Event information and exhibitor updates are also posted on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@COSMOPROFNA).

Organizer: Cosmoprof North America is organized by North American Beauty Events LLC, a joint-venture company between the BolognaFiere Cosmoprof S.p.a. and Professional Beauty Association.

BolognaFiere Cosmoprof S.p.a., the world’s leading trade show organizer in the cosmetics, fashion, architecture, building, art and culture sectors, features in its portfolio more than 80 exhibitions, both domestic and international, among which Cosmoprof, an international platform with events in Bologna (established 1967), Hong Kong (established 1996) and Las Vegas (established 2003)

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advances the professional beauty industry by providing our members with education, charitable outreach, government advocacy, events and more. PBA is the largest organization of industry professionals with members representing salons and spas, distributors, manufacturers, and beauty professionals/NCA. Visit or call 800.468.2274 (480.281.0424) to learn more.


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