This year, Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) introduces “Spotlights,” an exclusive initiative within the Discover Beauty program. This new exhibit space will allow smaller companies that excel on creativity but seek economic solutions the opportunity to showcase their products at CPNA.
Every year, CPNA attracts various indie boutique retail store owners, major salon and spa owners and international buyers from more than 100 countries who come to scout and find new resources to launch in their establishments. Spotlights will house small artisan labels that are a prime fit for high-end retail stores, boutiques, salons and spas.
The 2012 Spotlights inaugural line-up includes:
ACQUARELLA – USA
Acquarella is a water-based nail polish brand that uses water-based technology without harmful petrochemical solvents and chemicals.This green-alternative polish is ideal for clients who have asthma, allergies, and religious concerns, are pregnant or in cancer remission.
DOSHACARE – USA
DoshaCare natural and organic Ayurvedic products is customizable skincare made easy. Endorsed by the leading authorities in Ayurveda, including the Chopra Center and Ayurvedic Institute, DoshaCare combines modern science with ancient wisdom for a unique approach to beauty.
EYESLICES – SOUTH AFRICA
Eyeslices are reusable eye treatment masks that use cryogel polymer technology. The professional eyeslices offer an all-in-one solution to puffiness, dark circles, tiredness, redness and wrinkles, while the biotanix eyeslices target different eye concerns. Both provide an instant cooling sensation without a fridge and are reusable up to 10 times.
GREENLAND – NETHERLANDS
Greenland, a natural and organic bath and body brand, uses fruit extracts, essential oils, milkies and natural butters in combination with unique packaging which not only make Greenland products great for your skin, but also for your senses.
LA C C BY LA COULEUR COUTURE – USA
Fashion forward, sophisticated and urban-edgy, la C C provides vegan-friendly nail lacquers, available in various couture colors. Contains a protective UV inhibitor to protect against brittle, yellow nails.
LAVIE ORGANIQUE – USA
LaVie Organique is an organic skin care system that encompasses a proprietary blend of botanical oils and organic herbal extracts. Provides hydration, nutrition and sun protection.
LILY.B SKINCARE – USA
Endorsed by dermatologists, the Lily.B Skincare Collection is simple by design. It is naturally derived, rich in fun botanical and sea sourced ingredients as well as simply formulated without skin irritating additives like parabens, sulfates, dyes or synthetic fragrances. Lily.B Skincare products focus on optimizing skin health and managing the signs of aging.
LINE N GROW BY LASHIOUS – USA
Line N Grow by Lashious are an all-natural, non-toxic lash-growing eye liners. Available in five shades, Line N Grow also offers a clear colored treatment serum for lashes and brows. Line your way to longer, stronger, beautiful lashes in 30 days... naturally! Made in the USA, all of the packaging comes from a facility that is run on wind energy.
LVX – USA
LVX, meaning light; the essence of all color in Latin, is a devoted fashion brand, dedicated to providing a deep understanding fashion. The unique color collections are carefully selected to be the top colors of the season, and will be the perfect compliment to your wardrobe.
MAMA MIO – USA
Mama Mio creates face, body care and spa treatments. They believe that “whatever your shape, age or skin type, if your skin looks firm, smooth and glowing, you will feel gorgeous… and if you feel gorgeous, you will LOOK gorgeous!”
NIA24 – USA
NIA 24 Niacin-Powered Skin Therapy delivers a patented Pro-Niacin molecule deep within the skin's layers to build a stronger, healthier skin barrier from the inside-out that is more resilient and resistant to sun damage. NIA 24 provides prevention and protection and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, brown spots and hyperpigmentation.
PEACEKEEPER CAUSE-METICS – USA
A premier non-violence advocate cosmetics line, PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics’s sources certain ingredients from developing world farmers. PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics is supporting these farmers in a sustainable trade. They donate all of their profits, after taxes, to women’s health and human rights advocacy issues.