New Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant hits retail shelves
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Launching on shelves in March is the new Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant from Unilever. It is positioned as the first and only U.S. deodorant designed to reduce underarm red and dark marks caused by shaving irritation.
Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant is specially formulated with calendula and sunflower seed extracts to accelerate the skin’s natural renewal processes. It also features added moisture to help repair irritated skin and even skin tone over time with regular use.
In addition to targeting dark marks, Dove Clear Tone provides 24-hour odor and wetness protection, and care for delicate underarm skin with one-fourth moisturizers. The formula also is designed to leave no white marks.
Dove Clear Tone antiperspirant/deodorant is available in the following formulas:
Skin Renew Invisible Solid — Light floral notes of violet, lilac and rose with vanilla musk;
Sheer Touch Invisible Solid — Light citrus notes with hints of almond and coconut milk; and
Clinical Protection Skin Renew — Offers prescription-strength wetness protection with the maximum level of active ingredients (20%) available without a prescription.
Thomas Blischok joins Booz & Co.
SAN FRANCISCO — Thomas Blischok on Friday joined the global management consulting firm Booz & Co.
"Thom Blischok is a recognized expert in the grocery, drug, convenience store and mass retailing space, and we couldn’t be more pleased to have him on our team," stated Les Moeller, senior partner at Booz & Co. "His experience in designing, developing and implementing organizational, operational, and technology strategies and capabilities for global retailers complement and expand our strong offerings in these markets."
Blischok comes to Booz by way of SymphonyIRI Group, where he was president of retail, global strategy and innovation. Before that, he served as chairman and CEO of his own technology consulting firm, MindMeld.
Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal kicks off 2012 model search
NEW YORK — Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has kicked off its 2012 model search to find the new face of Black Opal.
The national True Beauty Model Search contest kicked off on March 1; online entry will run through April 2. One grand-prize winner will be awarded a $10,000 educational scholarship and will become the new face of the brand.
Black Opal believes that true beauty is more than skin deep and is searching for applicants who are striving for education advancement, committed to bettering their community, and who are naturally beautiful, both inside and out, according to the company. Applicants will be evaluated based on essays, community service involvement, educational aspiration and a photo, which represents true beauty.
A panel of judges from the beauty and entertainment worlds will include singer/songwriter and VH1’s "Love & Hip Hop" cast member and R&B singer Olivia; celebrity makeup artist Frank Guyton; international model and philanthropist Noella Coursaris; celebrity hairstylist Eric Bland; editor-in-chief of Juicy magazine Paula Renfroe; and celebrity fashion stylist Andre Austin.
One grand-prize winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship (payable directly to the school), an all-expense-paid trip to New York for a photo shoot and the opportunity to be featured in the brand’s 2013 marketing materials. In addition to the grand-prize winner, 10 finalists will be awarded $2,000 scholarships (payable directly to the school), as well as a chance to be featured in Black Opal promotional materials. All winners also will receive complimentary Black Opal skin care and cosmetics products.
True Beauty applicants can enter to win by visiting BlackOpalBeauty.com/TrueBeautyModelSearch or via Facebook at Black Opal Beauty.