Global Beauty Care, InnovaDerma win accolades at ECRM


At top from left: Judy Ard, VP of HBC, ECRM; Jack Savdie, Vice President of Sales and Albert Savdie, President, Global Beauty Care; Alex Tomas, Area Manager, DSN. At bottom right, from left: Judy Ard, VP of HBC, ECRM; Peter Mulholland, General Manager Australasia at InnovaDerma Aus & NZ Pty Limited, Louise  Ferguson co-founder of SkinnyTan; Alex Tomas, Area Manager, DSN.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Global Beauty Care, a N.Y.-based wholesaler of skin care products, and Australian-based company InnovaDerma won top awards this month at ECRM’s 2016 Skin, Bath, Cosmetics & Fragrances show.

GBC was named the winner of the 2016 ECRM/Drug Store News Buyer’s Choice Award for its Spascriptions DEAD SEA Wash-Off Mask. It was the second year in a row in which the company earned an award (it was a finalist last year for its So Fresh So Clean GROOVY Green Tea Wash-Off Mask). 

InnovaDerma, PLC, earned the 2016 finalist award for its Skinny Tan brand, a sunless tanner that reduces the appearance of cellulite.

The two products were selected from a dozen entries in the award program. Samples of the products were displayed in the ECRM hospitality area during the show. Buyers cast their votes based on product innovation and packaging.

Global Beauty Care’s Spascriptions DEAD SEA Wash-Off Mask is formulated with a blend of salts and minerals from the Dead Sea in Israel. This mud treatment was developed to draw out dirt and impurities from skin and peel away dead skin cells. According to the company, it helps to restore elasticity and fortify the skin with essential moisturizers.

In addition to masks, GBC offers cleansing and makeup remover wipes, face brushes, creams, oils, nose strips, and pore scrubs, and has just expanded into the color cosmetics category, which will be available in the coming months.

InnovaDerma, PLC’s Skinny Tan is a new sunless tanning brand that uses natural ingredients and is PETA-approved, gluten-free and suitable for vegans. According to the company, it offers the only clinically-proven claim of visible reduction in the signs of cellulite. The brand, which has seen strong sales in the UK, Australia, and Korea, made its U.S.-debut at the Orlando ECRM meetings.

InnovaDerma, PLC is an Australian-based, publically-traded, beauty innovation company that acquired a majority stake in Skinny Tan last year. It also offers the Leimo hair system and Tri Pollar Stop & Pose devices for skin tightening and rejuvenation.

“We congratulate Global Beauty Care and InnovaDerma on their recognition at this year’s event,” said Lisa Carrillo, SVP of Beauty Care for ECRM. “ECRM’s platform and process was developed to drive growth for suppliers – particularly new and emerging ones – and this recognition in strong trade media brands like Drug Store News helps to further their reach into the market.”