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Carma Laboratories names VP of research and development
FRANKLIN, WI — Carma Laboratories, the manufacturer of Carmex lip balm products, has appointed Keith Edgett as VP of research and development.
Edgett, who officially boarded on Jan. 1, is responsible for leading all facets of product development, global regulatory compliance and product innovation.
Prior to his appointment, Edgett served as VP of R&D at eos Products, where he led the design, startup and staffing of a research and development facility establishing internal product development capabilities. At Kimberly Clark HealthCare, Edgett directed innovation and product development, overseeing all new infection prevention and wound healing medical device product development. Edgett has also served as VP of feminine care R&D at Playtex Products, senior director of open innovation at EPC and director of Suncare R&D at Schering-Plough Healthcare Products.
ITCosmetics, author Emily Liebert team up for exclusive beauty set tied to new book
NEW YORK — Beauty brand ITCosmetics has teamed up with author Emily Liebert, who writes novels about the real-life concerns and complexities of women, to create an exclusive set of products tied to her new book.
Liebert’s new book, Those Secrets We Keep (out June 2), is about three women whose lives are forever changed one summer when their deepest secrets are revealed.
The new products include: Mini Hello Lashes (a 5-in-1 mascara), Mini No Tug Black (a waterproof gel eyeliner), and Mini Brow Power (a universal eyebrow pencil.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with ITCosmetics on a set of products tied to the launch of Those Secrets We Keep. I’ve had nice success in the past collaborating with brands that organically complement my novels. IT is the perfect partner for this new book because their products are a woman’s best kept beauty secret and my book is all about the secrets women keep,” Liebert stated.