Press Release August 2019

Press release August 12 2019

The Aerosol & Dispensing Forum (ADF) and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) today announced the shortlist for its annual Packaging Innovation Awards. The Awards are designed to showcase new technology and excellence in aerosol, dispensing, personal care and cosmetic packaging. This year’s finalists represent a wide range of high-quality production and industry-leading innovation. The judging process was overseen by an independent jury of packaging experts from leading brands, universities, organizations and the media. 

 New categories this year are The Rising Star Award, for outstanding student projects; and the Dandelion Clocks Award, to recognize an inventor.

 The winners will be announced at the ADF&PCD New York conference at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 18 at Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, in an awards ceremony led by Christophe Pradère, CEO & Founder of BETC Design


 ADF&PCD New York 2019 Packaging Innovation Awards Shortlist:

 Five PCD Categories

Personal Healthcare

  • Coppertone – Glotion Sunscreen
  • Coppertone – Sport Clear Sunscreen
  • Ren Clean Skincare (Clean Screen Mineral)


  • PCR Airless Bottle - SR Packaging
  • Wendy Iles – Iles Formula

Fragrance (Women)

  • Cacharel – Yes I am
  • Chloe – Nomade
  • ES-84 Parfums
  • Paco Rabanne – Pure XS For Her
  • Sue Phillips – Scenterprises


  • Bourjois – Eye Catching Volumizing Mascara 
  • Bourjois – Rouge Velvet - The Lipstick

The Rising Star (new category)

  • Recognizing student projects from Pratt Institute and Fashion Institute of Technology. Prototypes will be on display during ADF&PCDNY 2019 and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony.


 Two ADF Categories

Personal Care

  • Kao – Rerise
  • Kenra Professional (Dry Oil Control Spray 14)
  • Monat Studio One™ Strong Flexi-Hold Hairspray
  • Nivea – Forming Sprays
  • PureHale/Aptar Pharma

Technical Application/Sustainability

  • Lindal Group (DuPont's Great Stuff™ Smart Dispenser™)
  • Monat Studio One™ Strong Flexi-Hold Hairspray
  • PCR Airless Bottle - SR Packaging
  • Virbac (Smart Cap)


New in 2019: Dandelion Clocks Award

This year's Innovation Awards will also include the Dandelion Clocks Award. A special prize for an inventor, the Dandelion Clocks Award is organized by Marisol Simard, Founder of Dandelion Clocks Inc., a consulting firm focused on business growth through innovation strategies and creative team dynamics for the beauty industry. The award's objectives are to:

  • Spotlight inventors whose mindset, practice and scientific contributions (patents) improve lives and generates ROI beyond initial launch.
  •  Celebrate the intelligence and agility required to transform ideas into concrete solutions that transcend consumer expectations.
  • Improve how creatives are perceived within an organization, because they are the company's future. Recognize that their strategic and business acumen will benefit all.
  • Educate the community.
  • Create a network of inventors in the category.


Innovation Award Jury 

The jury panel met on July 11 at the Pratt Institute to review all submissions. Jury members include:



Qareena Ahsan

Sabrina Black

Scott Carpenter

Ricky Chapman

Jeb Gleason-Allured

Melissa Hago

Cindy Hundley

Pierre Janssen

Ginger King

Sandra Krasovec

Pinar Lacroix

Parker Manis

Detlev Melcher

Eric O’Toole

Sneha Patel

Marisol Simard

Kyle Strenski

Deanna Ustroke



Tarte Cosmetics

SMB Style

Formulated Solutions


Global Cosmetic Industry

Fashion Snoops


Lush Media

Grace Kingdom Beauty


Pinar Lacroix Design


Aerosol Europe

Pratt Institute


Dandelion Clocks

UPM Raflatac

Cosmetics Design



New Product Development

President and Creative Director

VP, Marketing/Partner Innovation



VP – Creative Beauty


Creative Director


Professor Packaging Design Dept



Publisher and CEO

Adjunct Associate Professor

E-Comm Packaging Innovation Lead


Dir Global Business Development




For complete program schedule and event details visit:  ADF&PCD New York 2019


For further information, please contact:

Laurent Lemire: