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Jonathan Charles 30/09/2020 1 minute read

Snippets of commercial interest:

COPRA (Cosmetic & Perfumery Retailers Association) will hold its 2020 Awards Celebration online. The virtual presentation will take place at 7.00pm on Wednesday 25 November and will be hosted by Vesa Kalho, COPRA Chairman and Harrods Beauty Buyer.

The COPRA Lunch will take place on Wednesday 6 May 2021 at The Savoy Hotel in central London. For tickets contact hello@copra.org.

Gaia Skincare can now use the Leaping Bunny symbol on all its own brand cosmetic and personal care products. Cruelty Free International’s Leaping Bunny programme is the internationally recognisable gold standard for cruelty free products. Under the scheme, Gaia guarantees to adhere to a fixed cut-off date policy and proactively monitor its suppliers to ensure that Gaia products continue to adhere to the Leaping Bunny criteria. All approved brands operate a supplier monitoring system, which is independently audited. Use search term Cruelty-Free to find all relevant brands and references to this very important topic.

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Awards: Here are the opening and closing months/dates for some of the UK industry’s leading product awards:

Copra Beauty Awards 2020
Presentation: Online on 25 November 2020

CEW Beauty Awards 2021
Opens for entries September 2020
Closing Month: December 2020

Beauty Shortlist 2021
Opens for entries 1 September 2020
Closing Date: 6 November 2020
Awards Day: 2 March 2021

Free From Skincare Awards 2021
Entries open February 2021
Closing Month: March 2021
Winners Announcement: June 2021

Natural Health Magazine Beauty Awards 2020
Presentation Tewin Bury Farm Hotel – January 2021




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