Just about a month in advance of HBA Global Expo and the announcement of this year's winners of the coveted International Package Design Awards (IPDA)—co-sponsored by Beauty Packaging and Happi magazines—HBA Global has announced the finalists in the popular competition. The IPDA Finalists will be displayed during the HBA Global Expo & Conference, June 19-21, and the IPDA Winners will be announced at the HBA 20th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June 19 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Special Events Hall of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.
As the only design award to celebrate the year’s most innovative packaging in all of beauty’s product categories, the HBA IPDA received entries from major brands, niche players and indie companies from all over the world.
The Committee of 100, made up of packaging executives, designers, suppliers and media, selected the following finalists in 11 categories:
•pH Matchmaker pH Powered Bronzer, Blush & Lip Gloss by Physicians Formula; submitted by Physicians Formula Holding Inc.
•Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Shadow & Liner, Universal Looks by Physicians Formula;
submitted by Physicians Formula Holding Inc.
•Voluminous False Fiber Lashes Mascara by L’Oréal Paris; submitted by Alison Brod PR
•Willa Smile Shine by willagirl LLC; submitted by Project MM
•Burberry Cosmetics Line by Inter Parfums; submitted by Topline Products Company, Inc
•chocoholicks Lip Gloss by jane iredale; submitted by Iredale Mineral Cosmetics, Ltd.
•Socializer's Can You Keep A Secret? Lip Exfoliator & Conditioning Balm by Elizabeth Grant Skin Care; submitted by Elizabeth Grant Skin Care
•Stila Dream Catcher Palette by Stila; submitted by Stila
•Embleme Fragrance by Zermat Internacional; submitted by Zermat Internacional S.A de C.V.
•Seduttore by LBEL; submitted by Belcorp
•XOXO Mi Amore by Five Star Fragrance; submitted by Five Star Fragrance
•Arbonne Fragrance Trio: The Dreamer, The Dazzler, and The Dynamo by Arbonne International; submitted by Arbonne International
•Beyoncé Pulse by Beyoncé Parfums; submitted by Coty Inc.
•LH Beauty Fragrance Jewelry by Lisa Hoffman Beauty; submitted by Lisa Hoffman Beauty
•Too Too by Betsey Johnson; submitted by Inter Parfums, Inc..
•Biao Beauty Rejuvenation Collection by Biao Skincare; submitted by Biao Skincare
•Environmental Repair Plus by COOLA; submitted by Behrman Communications
•MudPot by Black Rock Mud Company; submitted by Black Rock Mud Company
PERSONAL CARE MASS
•Just For Men AutoStop by Combe, Inc; submitted by Combe, Inc.
•L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Crystal Clear Mist (30/50+) by L’Oréal Paris; submitted by Alison Brod PR
•Renpure Organics Color Protecting Line by Renpure Organics; submitted by Berlin Packaging / Studio One Eleven
• Vatika Styling Hair Gel by Dabur International Limited; submitted by Dabur International Limited, Dubai-UAE
PERSONAL CARE PRESTIGE
•Beautydrink by beauty'in; submitted by beautyin
•ColorProof™ Evolved Color Care Collection by ColorProof™ Evolved Color Care; submitted by Creative Media Marketing
•Garden Alchemy Lemon Geranium Bubbling Bath Elixir by Thymes; submitted by Thymes
•Lea Journo Hair Care Line by Lea Journo Cosmetique; submitted by Lea Journo Cosmetique
•Love. Lust. Light Body & Boudoir Candle by Naked Princess; submitted by Naked Princess
SAMPLING/TRAVEL SIZE PACKAGING
•b.right! Radiant Skincare Samples by Benefit Cosmetics; submitted by Xela Pack
•HEVIA SKIN SCIENCE™ by Hevia Cosmetic Dermatology; submitted by The Design Spot
•It Kit by vbeauté; submitted by vbeauté
SKIN CARE MASS
•bébé de forêt by Yuhan-Kimberly; submitted by: Kimberly-Clark (KCWW)
•Cure Solutions Eye Smoothing Roll-on by Yves Rocher; submitted by Yves Rocher North America Inc.
•Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International; submitted by Creative Media Marketing
SKIN CARE PRESTIGE
•DermalQuench Liquid Lift™ Advanced Wrinkle Treatment by Kate Somerville Skin Care;
submitted by Tina Thomson Communications
•MAC Lightful Marine Bright by MAC; submitted by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
•Oasis Collection by H2O Plus; submitted by Behrman Communications
•Re-Nutriv Recreation Face Cream and Night Serum by Estée Lauder; submitted by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
•SK-II Whitening Spots Specialist by SK-II (P&G Prestige); submitted by Nicosia Creative Expresso Ltd. - Nice Ltd.
TOOLS/AT HOME DEVICES PACKAGING
•iCurl Twin Heated Lash Curler by Mirenesse; submitted by Mirenesse
•Sephora Collection Brush Wand by Sephora; submitted by Anisa International, Inc.
•Serum Permeation Enhancer (SPE) by Nanomed Skincare, Inc.; submitted by Nanomed Skincare, Inc.
To view photos of the 2012 IPDA Finalists go to: http://www.hbaexpo.com/ipda_2012finalists
for more information and to register for the HBA Global Expo & Conference. Beauty Packaging and HAPPI magazines are the media sponsors of the HBA IPDA Awards.