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Weekly beauty agenda: Cosmoprof North America

The US edition of the major beauty event opens this week. Plus: find an updated list of August fragrance launches.

Cosmoprof North America
July 18-20
Las Vegas, USA

Organized by product categories, there will be four pavilions that cover the entire spectrum of the beauty industry, ranging from cosmetics and personal care to packaging, and from spa and wellness to hair, nails and beauty tools.

North American Hairstyling Awards
July 18
Las Vegas, USA

The NAHAs will once again be celebrating the "Haute Fashion and Inspired Design" of the professional salon industry. Special honorees will include Beth Minardi who will be presented with the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Frederic Holzberger who will be inducted into the NAHA Hall of Leaders for his "tireless efforts to educate and inspire both current and future industry professionals."

Fragrance launches

In women's prestige, Givenchy will release two new fragrances, RWD Play FFWD for Her and RWD Play FFWD Intense, while Yves Saint Laurent launches its 'updated' version of Opium, called Belle d'Opium. Lanvin will introduce its romantic Marry Me, and designer Orla Kiely has her first fragrance in the works. Meanwhile, designer Betsey Johnson plans to relaunch her 1982 debut scent (she is reportedly also working on a cosmetics range).

As for new celebrity scents for women, Kate Moss will release a flanker to her Vintage perfume, called Vintage muse, featuring the rather interesting combination of plum, rhubarb, blackcurrant cream, peony, violet, tiger orchid, white musk, ambergris and chocolate. Halle Berry will also launch a new fragrance in August (even though in the US, it won't be out until next year): Reveal is described as "floral," "classic," and "easy," with notes of mimosa, peach, honeydew melon, red berries, plumeria, iris blossom, neroli, vetiver, cashmere woods and skin musk.

For men, Chanel is getting ready to launch Bleu de Chanel, and Antonio Banderas will present his seventh fragrance, The Secret.