Cloyd to retire as P&G technology officer
CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble has announced the retirement of G. Gilbert Cloyd, chief technology officer.
Cloyd will retire effective Sept. 1, 2008, after more than 33 years of service. Until that time, effective June 1, Cloyd will be named officer on special assignment, reporting to A.G. Lafley, chairman and chief executive officer.
Effective June 1, Bruce Brown, current vice president of research and development of Global Hair Care and Global Hair Colorants, will be elected chief technology officer. Brown will report to Robert McDonald, chief operating officer.
:10 Minute Manicure opens latest location at Dulles
DULLES, Va. Walk-in salon :10 Minute Manicure has expanded with the recent opening of its newest location at Dulles International Airport.
The Miami-based company operates 11 locations and will be adding new stores at JKF International’s Terminal 3, Miami International’s South Terminal and Cincinnati’s A concourse later this spring.
The concept, initially launched in 2006, was created to meet the needs of women, who make up 48 percent of the traveling population and command an estimated $6.1 billion in spending power. It addition, 30 percent of its airport customers are men.
An express manicure and pedicure is available based on a passenger’s schedule, with services beginning with the company’s signature manicure completed in 10 minutes for $15. A spa length manicure or pedicure service is also available. Prices range from a $5 hand massage to a $45 aromatherapy spa manicure.
BellaPierre Cosmetics introduces pressed mineral foundation
LOS ANGELES Mineral cosmetics company BellaPierre Cosmetics has expanded its product portfolio with new pressed mineral foundation. Previously, products were available only in loose form.
“BellaPierre’s pressed mineral cosmetics come with the benefits of our loose mineral powders, but in a convenient pressed compact,” stated company director David Oren. “They are made with natural ingredients and are paraben-free, promoting healthy, glowing skin.”
Additional products in the BellaPierre line include bronzers, blush and a range of pigment-free mediums that allow beauty shoppers to create customized lipstick, nail varnish, eyeliner, mascara, eye shadow hair and hair lighter colors.