Welcome To Cosmetics Alliance Canada


Who We Are

Cosmetics Alliance Canada is the leading Canadian trade association representing the cosmetics and personal care products industry.

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What We Do

We act as the voice of the industry with government and media, representing our members on a wide range of issues and interests.

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Our members include brand-owners, distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and associates that provide products and services for the industry.

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View the most commonly asked questions about Cosmetics Alliance Canada, our members, and the cosmetics and personal care products industry.

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    Fall Regulatory Workshop

    Register before end of day September 10th to take advantage of earlybird pricing!


    Cosmetic Alliance Canada’s Regulatory Workshops provide members with the opportunity to stay up-to-date and informed on “everything regulatory”. You will not want to miss this opportunity to hear from government officials and Cosmetics Alliance staff first-hand on issues that will directly affect your business. Cosmetics Alliance will be hosting a Member Engagement Session at the end of the Workshop followed by a reception so be sure to attend for the whole day. A preliminary agenda with speakers will be shared closer to the Workshop.


    Hotel Information

    To reserve your room at the Omni King Edward call 1-800-THE-OMNI or click here to reserve on-line before September 18th to take advantage of Cosmetics Alliance Canada’s room rate of $289.

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    Cosmetics Outstanding Service Awards (COSA)

    The Cosmetics Outstanding Services Awards (COSA) recognize the great work Canada’s Beauty Advisors do every day. These service awards are unique to Canada and this gala is one of the beauty industry’s highlights each year.

    5:00 pm – Reception
    6:45 pm – Opening Remarks
    7:25 pm – Dinner
    8:45 pm – 10:30 pm – Awards Ceremony

    Dress – semi-formal

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Industry News



The Science of Cosmetics

    Cosmetic products are designed to work at the skin’s surface. Forms of cosmetic products include: Solutions – ingredients are dissolved in water or another liquid Creams & Lotions...

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NAFTA Update – U.S. Announcement of a U.S.-Mexico Agreement

  With this week’s news and media coverage surrounding the Trump administration’s announcement that the U.S. and Mexico have reached an agreement on NAFTA, CA and our industry colleagues in...

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Product Refusals at Border Due to International Website on Label

    ***EMERGING DEVELOPMENT***   It has come to Cosmetics Alliance’s attention that there have been recent incidences of imported cosmetic products being refused and turned back (or destroyed) at...

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