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Cosmoprof North America Names Spotlight, Boutique Brands

Anne Moratto | May 14, 2013 | 7:35 AM

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) will bring back SPOTLIGHTS, an exclusive initiative within the Discover Beauty program.  This department store-like presentation serves as a showcase for companies that are big on creativity yet smaller in size.  The SPOTLIGHTS section can be found in the Discover Beauty section, inside Pavilion A dedicated to Cosmetics & Personal Care sector.
The 2013 SPOTLIGHTS lineup includes Aphelia – The Origin of Beauty, Balanced Guru, Briogeo, Daily Concepts, Delaney Wellness, EDIA Cosmetics for Hair, Frais Luxury of Australia, Gleam by Melanie Mills, Kallini Beauty LLC, LAY/N/GO, Luksus Biomedical Skin Care, The Men’s Soap Shop by Lathergy LLC, Perenelle Beauty, Purely Pro Cosmetics, RevivogenPRO, Royal Apothic, Sciote Skin, SERENITY+SCOTT Beauty, sen7 and Swoon. 
"Traditional Chinese medicine masters have turned their skills to formulating a truly inspiring range of premium herbal skincare for both spas and retail. Aphelia developed “The Principle Superior Regime” drawing upon the expertise of herbal synergies and Aphelia’s biotechnology process to deliver a profound natural skincare experience directly targeting the signs of aging."
"Balanced Guru is passionate about wellness and how it translates to all aspects of beauty. The company’s promise is to offer only certified organic choices, formulated based on ancient eastern wisdom and modern scientific research. You’re already beautiful, so Balanced Guru hopes you find a way to maintain and nourish your beauty inside and outside."
"Briogeo is a prestige, naturally-based hair care collection created with pure, premium ingredients.  Our luxurious formulas combine the best of science and nature, with at least 95% natural & naturally-derived ingredients.  Briogeo uses only the finest blends of natural plant & fruit extracts, oils, antioxidants, and healthy-hair vitamins that deliver performance-based results for a diverse array of hair textures and types."
"Your bathroom is your sanctuary, that’s why Daily Concepts spends most of their time in the bath thinking of new ways to cleanse your body & mind. This line of clinically tested eco-bath accessories gives the ultimate bath and body experience with an expiration date concept that is all about functionality and wellness."
"Delaney Wellness Products feature the proprietary Beauty Reserve™ Complex from the prized Cynthiana Grapes recognized for their high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Active ingredients and a time-release delivery system help promote improved skin texture and clarity, helping to diminish the signs of aging fine lines, dry lines and dullness for healthier more beautiful skin."
"EDIA Cosmetics For Hair offer simple hair styling solutions for on-the-go chic. Using technological advancements to keep beauty mobile, EDIA Cosmetics For Hair products are for the time conscious, yet style savvy consumer.   The EDIA Cosmetics For Hair design (patent pending) empowers by providing fresh and uniquely portable products for crafting individual, versatile looks.  By using high-grade ingredients and innovative packaging, EDIA Cosmetics For Hair is for all hair types both male and female."

"Frais Luxury Products of Australia draws on nature and science to create all-natural personal care products that nurture the skin, lift the mind with natural aromatherapeutic essences and promote health and well-being.  Frais’ mission is to improve the health and welfare of travelers, business people and families with healthy all natural products that are effective and luxurious."    
"Gleam Body Radiance & Lip Radiance created by Emmy award winning makeup artist Melanie Mills are definitely the “Must Have” products for every professional artist and consumer who wants to achieve a flawless finish. Formulated with natural ingredients to nourish, moisturize and provide anti-aging benefits; they also enhance, illuminate and leave a perfect finish for all skin types and nationalities."
"Kallini Beauty’s premiere launch is their signature brand, Kamou.  Kamou utilizes a technology that comes from possibly one of the most unexpected places for a skincare product - the Military.   Kallini Beauty took innovation to another level when they tapped into the technology that soldiers use to camouflage themselves in combat and applied that technology to a collection of products that camouflage imperfections and give the skin a flawless appearance. The first launch from Kamou is a product duo that works together to create skin perfection.  How is it different from other brands?  This dynamic pair works to perfect and enhance the natural beauty of the skin…not cover it up."
"LAY/N/GO COSMO (patent pending) is a 20” diameter washable cosmetic bag that converts into an easily transportable handled clutch allowing for quick and effortless use, clean-up and storage of your cosmetics. Cosmetic collections used on the LAY/N/GO surface are easily spread out on a clean, contained, and dry surface. No more dumping your collection onto a towel or having to worry about your cosmetics rolling off the counter. The ultimate cosmetic bag…smart, chic (and washable)!"
"Luksus Skin is a biomedical approach, conceived of and created by Dr. Lili Fan. Luksus has harnessed patent-pending SCS™ (stem cell stimulation) technology, creating a unique RetinoPeptide/LYSODAG/Probiotic complex that increases protein genesis and decreases protease reaction. This extraordinary anti-aging skin care works with your body’s natural structure to help skin properly digest each product’s ingredient base, diminishing age factors, youthifying skin stem cells and nourishing your face with what’s needed, where it’s needed."
"The Men's Soap Shop is the premier purveyor of handcrafted, all-natural skin care, and grooming products formulated specifically for men looking to elevate their morning routine into a ritual."
"Steeped in the lore of alchemical philosophy, Perenelle uses the finest elements from the Earth in their products to transmute beauty intrinsic to every person. Perenelle carries a full line of luxurious, all natural, pearl based skin care and botanical perfumes inspire everlasting beauty."
"Purely Pro Cosmetics is a professional makeup line that offers the finest performance in application, coverage and texture.  Providing a wide variety of options in rich pigments and shades, Purely Pro accommodates all ages and skin tones."

"Revivogen PRO represents the first medically-formulated natural solution for thinning hair from the dermatologist office to the salon. Formulated by renowned dermatologist Alex Khadavi, MD, Revivogen products have been successfully used to treat thinning hair in dermatology offices, hair transplant clinics, and pharmacies in the US and 40 countries worldwide. Revivogen PRO brings this clinically successful product to the Salon Professionals and Clients seeking a medically-based, natural and effective solution for fine and thinning hair."
"Inspired by a forgotten apothecary manual and landing stateside in 2009, Royal Apothic set out on a mission to bring sovereign luxury to every home with its complete range of perfumes, bath and body care and home fragrances. The exclusive design house is led by noted designer Sean O’Mara."
"SCIOTE SKIN creates highly effective, results driven, non-toxic products for beautiful, healthy, and more radiant, youthful skin. With a  perfect blend of natural, certified-organic ingredients combined with the latest science for visible results, the ingredients are all pharmaceutical-grade, free of harmful sulphates, thalates, parabens, dyes, toxic or harmful chemicals and artificial perfumes and are always cruelty free." 
"Combining the skills, talents and esthetics of West Coast makeup artist, E. Scott Thompson and East Coast makeup artist, Serenity Eyre, SERENITY+SCOTT Beauty has created a new line of cosmetics that features a selection of must-haves for the everyday woman and makeup artist alike."

"sen7 is a refillable fragrance atomizer which now allows you to carry your favourite fragrance around with you. It has two ways of filling from your fragrance. 1st is the flush fitting funnel for filling from a bottle with out a spray head. The 2nd is easyfill: simple and sophisticated, with just one hand the sen7 can be filled by spraying directly into the tank by removing the spray head."
"Swoon is a new, patent pending cosmetics tool that is part spoon, part applicator. It’s designed to retrieve and apply every bit of gloss from a lip gloss tube.  Every lip gloss lover knows, no matter the brand, the applicator never reaches the bottom, leaving valuable, unusable product inside.  Say “goodbye to lost gloss!” and hello to savings with Swoon."

Cosmoprof North America will take place July 14 - 16, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.  Stay tuned for regular CPNA show updates, and for more information, visit, and

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