Fans of celebrity fragrances will be glad about the imminent launch of scents from the likes of Madonna and Lady Gaga, while beauty junkies can learn all about the latest cosmetic innovations at the 22nd In-cosmetics Europe next month.
Madonna Truth or Dare fragrance launch
In stores April
Global pop star Madonna will be following in the footsteps of singers including Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé Knowles by launching her debut perfume Truth or Dare in the US to coincide with the release of her new album MDNA. Launching exclusively at US department store Macy's, the scent includes floral and vanilla notes. It will hit shelves in April although is currently available for online pre-order here (shipping to US addresses only): http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/pre-order-truth-or-dare-by-madonna-fragrance-collection-exclusive-to-macys?ID=665143
Lady Gaga fragrance launch
While few details are known on Lady Gaga's debut fragrance, the scent is scheduled to be released by global beauty company Coty Inc. this spring. Gaga has previously been quoted as saying the scent would recreate the tones of an "expensive hooker," while US photographer Steven Klein captured what is likely to be a groundbreaking campaign.
22nd In-cosmetics Europe
Held annually each spring in a major European city, In-cosmetics Europe is the leading industry event for personal care ingredient suppliers, formulators, and research and development specialists. Staged over two days, it will showcase the most innovative cosmetics ingredients and technologies, offering insight into scientific advances and emerging trends.