KALLISTA Wins Prestigious ICMAD CITY Award

KALLISTA Beauty, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, recently announced that KALLISTA Daily Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands has won a 2014 ICMAD CITY Award for Product Innovation in the Bath & Body category, presented by the Independent Cosmetics Manufactures & Distributors association (ICMAD). The CITY Awards represent Cosmetic Innovators of The Year.

The CITY Awards winners were announced at the annual ICMAD member dinner, on June 11, 2014, in New York City. KALLISTA co-founders George Frantzis, Managing Director, and Linda Gillette Parodi, Director of Sales & Education, attended the gala event and accepted the award. “We are thrilled to win a CITY Award from ICMAD,” noted Frantzis. “To be recognized by our industry and our entrepreneurial peers is an honor.” The CITY Award is known as a gold standard cosmetics industry award for breakthrough beauty products. “To be doing something we love, for the love of hairdressers, and now to win an award for our efforts, is a true gift for which I am grateful,” added Gillette Parodi.  

The word “Kallista” is Greek for “most beautiful.” The brand's mission is to look after those who make others look more beautiful.  

KALLISTA’s first two products are exceptional hand creams created for salon professionals whose hands are in water and chemicals daily, as well as endure high heat. The products were formulated in Europe (France and Switzerland), sold and produced exclusively in the USA, without parabens, silicones, petrochemicals, phthalates or synthetic chemicals.

  • KALLISTA Daily Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands is for everyday hand care in the salon. Its fast-absorbing formula leaves hands moisturized, revitalized, non-greasy, supple, soft and protected, even with repeated washing.
  • KALLISTA Intensive Moisturizing Cream for Creative Hands offers a rich emollient formula to immediately comfort dry, dehydrated and overworked hands. The formula deeply nourishes hands to provide long-lasting benefits Hands appear radiant, youthful and smooth following use.

KALLISTA products are available to salons and salon professionals through territory-exclusive, full-service distributors throughout the country, including: Evolve Salon Systems, Goldwell NY, EISS European Image Salon Supplies, Twin State Salon Supply, Premier Beauty Supply, Princess Salon Services, Salon Service Northwest and, Bassett Salon Solutions.

More information can be found at www.kallistabeauty.com, and at www.facebook.com/kallistabeauty.

[Images courtesy of Vi Nelson & Associates]

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